Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Dont ask me to stop being a pig

by Ludic - Jam Entry

you start out as a simple pig who decides never to bow his head to the bullys!!

Z = Dodge
X = Punch

Watch the anticipation of enemy's attack to dodge it

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Krafty says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:30pm

I couldn't manage to beat the eagle guy at the beginning, how do you do it? His health regenerated really fast! =O The graphics and music were nice, I like the game a lot but I think it's a little bit too hard.

NirabazGAMES says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:46pm

PigBoxer what can be better)

Claire1605 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Nice little game. Like the graphics and the sound a lot and nice concept.

torcado194 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:33pm

this was neat! the music is cool and the art is really nice. the training games were a nice touch too. i wasnt able to get past the rat though. he would just punch constantly and even if i timed my punches perfectly between his his health still regained faster.

Ludic says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:01am

Thanks for the tips, guys. We already updated a new version adjusted based on your observations

SHLFStudios says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:19am

I like it. the art is really nice but it is pretty tough. Other commenters mentioned sound, but I wasn't able to hear anything

torcado194 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:49am

since the update i came back and played it again. got to the end this time, really good!

Aerohand says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:01am

decent work!
the pixel art is awesome. hope there could be more content!

Bobrocket says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:03am

This is an awesome game! Some people are saying stuff about sound but I couldn't hear anything? Still awesome!

Tuism says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:05am

Just misses the boat on being great.

+ presentation
+ graphics & animation
+ easy to understand
+ fun

- repetitive, could have done with some variation (besides the minigames, some of them were great but some were just kinda pointless)
- not enough information (what does +STR do? +AGI do?)
- a bit of a pause between activities would have prevented me from pressing the button to choose without meaning to.

arzi says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:52am

Awesome art and actually quite a lot of content!

BroCade says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:32am

What a great lil game, amazing work. The mini games are a nice addition to help break up what could have been repetitive gameplay.
The only thing i can suggest is to add a little more feedback to make the game more "juicy", If that makes sense.

SoulBound says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:16am

Fun game, The graphics where amazing!

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:53am

Very nice! Seemed like the gorilla was definitely harder than the lion, and it felt a lot like I could mash and just dodge as needed, but still fun.

herniewise says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 2:26pm

This was great fun to play and it is well polished. My favourite on LD so far.

doitle says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:13pm

Fantastic game! It's a complete thought and super polished. The music was great, the art is perfect for the aesthetic you were going for, and the mechanic was simple but took a bit of play time to master. If I had one suggestion to make the game a little less easy to breeze through towards the end it would be to make the opponents block more. I hope you are planning to upload this to some of the game portals because I think this could be a popular game and a lot of people would enjoy it.

anael says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:17pm

Great game!!

doitle says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:37pm

Any chance of a soundtrack download?

Ludic says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:13pm

Soundtrack by Mark Sparling. You can download free in

Riftpoint says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 4:57pm

Very cool game! I loved the pixel art. Good job!

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