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

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Vertex Cannon

by Maysickdev - Compo Entry

An arcade game about holding down a button and making shapes.

Use the Vertex Cannon to construct a polygon with the most amount of vertices possible.

Controls:
Space or click

Tools used:
-Unity & Visual Studio
-paint.net & inkscape

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#64Innovation3.94
#218Graphics3.59
#237Theme3.71
#397Overall3.29
#400Fun3.24
#1754Coolness33%

Comments

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:49am

A satisfying quick game! Deliciously satisfying cannon firing.
-kitty

Ayawaska says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:27pm

Nice game! I liked the little color effects :)

Xaychru says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:38pm

Interesting concept, though a bit confusing at first. It would help to have the square appear and move as you're firing the cannon. My best score was 28 :)

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:43am

This would make a GREAT mobile game! please keep working on this! and keep in touch :D

sumguy67 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:43am

Fun little game, though confusing at first. Mouse didn't work for me in the web version using Chrome. Very cool concept, though. Could make for a fun mobile game.

blockdroppers says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:47am

Nice game. Love the presentation

Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:51am

Scored up to 25. Fun and simply nice.

zzapp says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:51am

Really cool visuals, I liked the concept its simple yet quite fun once you get the hang of it. Great job

iendsl says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:51am

High score: 20 after 7 tries. Really great presentation. Fun and fast. The intro takes a while, like if you wanted to jump back in at another date besides that really fantastic loved it!

PeachTreeOath says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:58am

Top score: 41! A clever little arcade game with a surprising amount of strategy packed in. The mechanics and graphics are simple but the game play is definitely interesting and leaves you wanting to come back for just one more round each time.
I would suggest adding perhaps different starting arrangements to vary the game play, otherwise you could find an optimal shot that would work every time.
Overall great entry!

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:07pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

torcado says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:59pm

interesting concept. wouldve liked to see more built on this idea

Udell Games says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:01pm

Clever, simple, easy to learn and difficult to master. The art style fit the game perfectly and so did the sounds. Would make a good mobile game, I'd definitely buy it.

grayhaze says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:01pm

Really fun, and an interesting concept. Perhaps needs something to give it a little variety, as after a while I just found myself with no room left and no option but to end the game. Very polished presentation for a compo entry though, and definitely something I'd like to see expanded further. Well done. :)

Chris Delta says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:12pm

Love the style, but there's not much to the gameplay.

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