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

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Rocketship Rescue

by Rose - Jam Entry

Rescue stranded alien astronauts in this two-button twist on Asteroids!

How to play:
- Use left and right arrow keys to move.
- Collect fuel
- Avoid asteroids
- Follow the indicator to find aliens to rescue!

Know issues:
- Collision with asteroids causes the ship to become slightly off-center over time.

For more games I've made, visit my website:

I did everything except audio myself, but didn't finish in time to enter the compo. Music is Akiko by Arif_Banto from

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scottrick says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:47pm

nice work!

anael says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:48pm

very cute, thanks

Hemuuuli says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:09pm

Nice entry, I would have enjoyed some inertia in the movement.

HJP says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:17am

nice mechanics, i really liked

iovorobiev says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:30am

good work, very funny! Will be great if you make it a bit harder:)

MicroMacro says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:44am

This game is very cute. I love the characters. Very nice job!

zzapp says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:29am

Really good job overall. Loved the graphics and the mechanics work well.

Auroz says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Fun take on the "two button controls" theme, lovely art style.

markusfisch says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Great game! Really like the beautiful graphics and all the cute aliens. Are they procedurally generated? I must have rescued quite a lot of them without meeting anybody twice :)

2011petia says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:34pm

NIce Job !!

tantumgames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Awesome "atmosphere" and great art.

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

Cool game, I really liked the artstyle.
Nice entry :)

Husky says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:34am

Nice work, the controls is really solid!

Headmade says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 11:27am

Cute game, I really like the portraits. But why is there so much friction in space? Also doesn't my ship get very crowded over time? Very important questions!

xhunterko says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Really cute looking game! Others have already pointed out some problems so I won't. I must say though, at times it just felt like a dance with no real difficulty. Still, very nice!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 3:48am

nice polished game - a little more drift would have been good - solid game - well done

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