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

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Crossbow VS Cops

by dawi - Competition Entry

When you had a bad day.
When you have a balista in your garage.

You should take the road, and smash some cops.

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masterkrepta says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:15am

nice graphics. I really like the art. the delay in shooting really makes it challenging to time your shots.

AWOL says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:10pm

Pretty cool looks kinda like my game. Bobby Bow

ryte2byte says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:48pm

The art of the cop flying backwards is hysterical!
I really like the slow reload mechanic. Gives it some nice press your luck strategy.

Also funny how many times I misread Skewer Combo as Super Combo. I LOLed when I finally got the joke.

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 9:39am

It's a classic design (not the shooting cops bit!), but the implementation brings it down.

The crossbow is extremely fast and as a result avoiding damage is trivial. The enemy waves don't really become any more difficult as you play and in the end they completely stop. Even the road ends after a while.

You should create an enemy wave generator script which keeps increasing the difficulty slightly every wave. At some point the player is going to take a hit and lose gaining a highscore.

Also the .pdb files in the build are completely unnecessary, they only increase the build size.

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