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

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Airbattle over Paris

by ChainedLupine - Jam Entry

Update: Added WebGL version that can be played directly from Ludum Dare website, plus fixed UI not scaling properly on some resolutions.

Battle for the skies of Paris!

Ancient Technology is on glorious display in this Jules Verne inspired shmup.

WASD to move, SPACEBAR to shoot.

Enemies will drop two crystals. The YELLOW crystal is Cavorite -- the substance your airship needs to stay aloft. The RED crystal powers up your weapon.

When you are hit, you lose one weapon power crystal. If you have no weapon power crystals when you are hit, then... Well, let's just say it's a long way down.

No goal other than to see how far you can go.

Made in Unity, 3d art in Blender.

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Pat AfterMoon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:58am

Nice entry!

The first time I thought pink enemy projectiles were crystals, but they are not :D

I was never able to kill a big boat and I was frequently out of yellow crystals after them.

I have tried during 15 minutes and I only see one red crystal at 1700 yds, and I died before I could caught it :(

Geared Games says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:48pm

Pretty cool game! It has really nice models and effects. I just thought it took a bit too long to get red crystals. I was only able to get 1 in about 1700 yds and by then I was getting blasted by larger ships.

Anyway, still a great entry!

GGamesJRS says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 6:55am

Love this game! Maybe red crystals should be a bit easier to obtain, because big ships are difficult to destroy.

But overall, great entry!

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