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by disdanes - Compo Entry

Armicus is a game about a poor unarmed fellow. Through slaying other's he can change to acquire the power of their arms. The game was intended to basically be Gauntlet but with bear arms.

WASD movement, with click to attack, or space to attack (for laptop folks). Mobs will drop arms, which you can then click to equip or use the number keys to equip.

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qu2 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:55pm

I have the right to bear arms!

Nicely done. I like the animations and the music.

Red15 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:59pm

Nice little game, the bear claw seems to be a bit too powerful, a shield or some sort of healing consumable would be nice.

Also saw the level change a bit but wasn't sure how that mechanic worked.

Have you considered embedding your submission as html playable in ludumdare site itself?

bentglasstube says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 12:18am

The hit detection seemed a bit wonky and the levels were repetitive but an interesting game.

AngerFork says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Love the arm swap mechanic, super fun. Never was quite sure when the level changed, but worked quite well. Nice job!

brandann says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:14pm


imepp says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:34pm

Simple game. Concept was a bit lacking for me, the hit detection was not working properly too.
But nice job!

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