Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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I Shall Duel Thee At Dawn

by rexx1888 - Jam Entry

A competitive typing flintlock pistol duel!
Hit the prompted keys when they flash to load your fiddly gun, and when the clock strikes noon, hit your corresponding CTRL key to fire!
Played on one keyboard with two players, so fight over the buttons to honour your duty!

Fun levels, like RAVE and MOON! Period specific victory sounds! The fast paced thrill of Duelling for the modern gamer!


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Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:22am

the idea is great, the execution great as well, i certaintly having fun
but not my eyes tho, i meant, the game ingame graphics very blurry at best, also the tutorial part is unreadable since its very blurry, dunno if its intended or not

ValiaP says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:31am

Cool idea! And it really gives me the western film mood.
But it could be hard to press the key since 2 players sharing the same keyboard. Maybe you could separate the random pool, like player one only got keys from the left half and player two from the other half ?

Bogden says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:09am

Very eye catching logo!

studdert249 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:47am

Blurry graphics aside, since others have already commented on this. I found the idea of two players sharing the same keyboard with no separation of sides a little off.

The music, though, I felt it was the standout feature by far. I even caught myself listening to the intro track a couple of times.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:17am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! and funny idea the duel :D We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

MrMordem says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 9:56am

Fun concept, with some good music and graphics, but there seems to be a wierd scaling issue going on with the assets, from the screenshots they look good, but in the actual game they seem to scale kinda oddly and are all blurry :/

this can be a problem since the how to play screen from the game is impossible to read.

Other than that its solid, had some fun playing this and the MLG horn that played when you kill the other player made me laugh :D

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