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

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Super Paddle Ball

by Slothmachine - Jam Entry

Super Paddle Ball.

Digital version of a very ancient gaming device. Enjoy!

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ReboundGames says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:31pm

I love the little touches like the particles and the way the score number bounces a little bit when you get points. It's unfair how much fun this is for how simple it is.

J says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:45pm

Норм че!

Flatgub says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:47am

This was REALLY well polished! Gameplay was minimalist but perfect and I suck at this as much as I suck at real paddle ball! xD

MaTeX-7seven says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:37am

OMG this game is so smooth ~ feels good man ^^ Teach me your ways xd

snake5 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:22am

A very good implementation of a simple idea. Every effect (particles, ball stretching, even text motion) is spot on. While I didn't initially understand the physics, the second time I turned it on I got a high score of 100.

One strange thing I noticed was that the ball was orbiting perfectly around the paddle in certain situations. Perhaps it would help to add a bit of damping to reduce the velocity of the ball.

kyyninen says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:12pm

This game on touch screen would destroy my life.

Abrexas says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:30am

One of my favorite so far. The game was simple, but I like the use of the theme. I've seen more than enough games that didn't even try to implement the theme in any way.. not even in the description =/

This was possibly harder than a real paddle ball =P Well done.

Would love to hear your thoughts on my game!

volando says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 2:27pm

Nice one! but my highscore was 4

PlasmaErnst says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:25pm

Hey, cool feedback-effects. It was fun to play. Highscore of 10, uups!

KitiJenGames says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:41pm

There isn't a lot to do but it is a lot of fun! Interesting idea to think of an ancient gaming device. My hi score was 14 but I think I was lucky, most times I got 3 or 4.

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