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

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by jaxonf92 - Competition Entry

in 1947, Roswell, New Mexico, a mysterious shape appears in the sky

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PotatoIng_ says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:07am

A bit bare-bones and a quite hard, but fun to play nevertheless:)

Azlen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:16am

I wish I could move up and down so that I could dodge while using the tractor beam. In its current state its really hard to get points and dodge.

My high score so far is 15.

Pix3M says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:20am

Max score was 14. Most of the difficulty I encountered was the arcing of the projectile, especially if it covers a lot of horizontal area reaching a peak height about as high as my spaceship hovers. Even more difficult when tanks are on both sides of the screen which they are capable of shooting projectiles you literally cannot dodge

Pulling people from the ground is also very difficult. Often you have to dodge which means not being able to aim the tractor beam

Fine tuning would benefit this game a lot, otherwise my game plays would last maybe 30 seconds or less

tomer_cool says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:42am

This game is very fun to play. The idea is nice, and the mechanics are really good.

maffydub says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:58pm

Quite fun, but as others have said, it would be much better if you could move up and down - it's a bit too hard to dodge tank fire. I did like how you can "drop" people with a splat!

franklyn says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:44pm

I like the mechanics!

More variety in the kinds of enemies you encvounter would have made this a motivating and challenging game but good job nevertheless!

BloodJohn says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:46pm

Little funny game. Nice mechanics.

I did not think that kidnapping could be so funny. My sinister laughter frightened the household.

MrBrenan says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:06am

Awesome music, cool graphics, peoples splashing on the ground ... Great job :)

MrErdalUral says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:56am

Cool game!

Eggplant says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:09pm

Cool idea that plays nicely. A health bar on the UFO would've been handy but it's by no means a deal breaker. It's very simple and fun. Good job!

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