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Angry Squid

by Pent - Compo Entry

Destroy the city as you avoid the helicopter attacks!
How long you can last?
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## Controls ##
WASD or arrow keys to move
E to shift into Ethereal form
Spacebar or mouse 1 to activate Squid Ink
~Generate rage by either soaking bullets in Ethereal form or activating Squid Ink!~
Hold shift while moving to "Rage Roll" in order to destroy buildings and build up a rad destruction score. This ability consumes rage.

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#135Humor3.17
#348Innovation3.29
#385Audio2.88
#504Mood2.88
#537Fun3.00
#684Graphics2.61
#723Theme2.93
#725Overall2.89

Comments

torcado says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:49am

interesting idea! i like the rage mechanic
nice job

Jukepoks1 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:34am

Nicely balanced game, where you need to change form to collect rage-energy and other to release it! Good sounds!

Jordan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:05am

It was hard to read the in game instructions since the game was playing at the same time. Otherwise, quite fun and nice effect on the squid! Good job.

nicotuason says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:06am

Ha, rage-rolling was awesome! Not sure if there is a way to destroy the helicopters, but I wish there was. Could also use a hit animation to let you know when you get hit.

mikedirl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:24am

I like it but then again I always like destruction games

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:19am

Wow, one of the best i've seen so far.

mactinite says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:46am

I really liked the the idea of just doing massive destruction. Pretty great idea!

mutonizer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:39pm

I don't even...

monkeybit29 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:46pm

I would definitely work on some art direction for this, it was hard for me to focus

hunttis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:46pm

It made me wish that the sprayed ink had stayed in the level, so I could mess everything up :D

Pent says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:51am

Thanks for the comments, the feedback is gold!

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