Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Hellet Bull

by Allydither - Compo Entry

Rebel Ace Pilot Hellet has been attacked by Empire cruised 'GGS Zetsubou' !!!
A bullet hell game with shifty turrets.

(A second try and a first success at Ludum Dare.)

(Edit 19.4. - Updated Windows link to standalone executable instead of installer, renamed the website link)

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tomdeal says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:25pm

Yep, that's a bullet hell :-) The difficulty curve could be flatter, you get hit hard pretty much right at the start. Maybe introduce more towerslots later in the game, start with one in the middle, then expand. Like Plants vs. Zombies did it with the lanes.

Blobo says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:47pm

I was able to safe-spot due to the double turrets. other than that, it's a pertty nice entry for a first.

Soron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:26pm

That's not a web build, that's a web page about the game. The link named "Web" made me think it would run on Linux :-/.

Allydither says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:50pm

tomdeal: I thought about doing it, but time ran out. Next time I'll actually spend the previous weekend learning the tools. :P

Blobo: Had to drop a safe-spot killing feature in the late development and didn't think to make a another, maybe I'll do an extended version someday.

Soron: Oops, fixed. (and next time I'll use something a bit more cross-platform)

wissuk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:32pm

That really was bullet hell, you tricked me with your title! ;)
Good entry.

yuigoto says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 5:50am

Turrets that shift shapes on a bullet hell game? Nice! :)

It's quite challenging, though, so I'd ask you to make it easier on the first-time player by increasing the difficulty bit by bit. ;)

Visually, the game's simple but the graphics work quite well and are pretty clean! Nice work! :)

Keep going! ;D

M2tias says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 3:03pm

That's a nice start for a bullet hell game. Graphics look nice and it feels good! Usually bullet hell games are not quite as brutal :D
Usually the hit box is in the center of the ship and fairly small.

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