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

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Defend Earth From Ancient Asteroid

by burnedkirby - Competition Entry

Defend Earth from ancient asteroid!!!

source: https://github.com/Stephen-Seo/LudumDare36_AncientTechnology

screenlapse video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKUJNYWhtBo

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Comments

QwaKlak says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:59am

Nice game

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:25am

A solid entry. I particularly commend you on your music. The game does get very difficult with time.

asteryz says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:33am

Nice soundtrack!

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:36am

Solid bullet hell. Nice music. Love it!

Vony256 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:46am

Pretty decent game, and nice music, the movement seems a little slow though.
Great work

Joff says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:03am

Very good game, The only thing I found that was missing was an end state. Would be very cool to see a post jam version of this like a Titan Souls of SHMUPS

madalaski says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:04am

Great soundtrack. Gameplay needs some improvements, especially with the collision detection but probably the best bullet hell I've ever played on this site.

v3nevergod says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:52am

Fun to play and that's the key thing, innit? I wish you had made something like a parallax scrolling background, like some stars, to create the illusion that the asteroid is heading towards Earth, it would maybe add a feeling of urgency to the whole scene. Also, perhaps the asteroid should move left and right as well, because as it is you may just lock your mouse onto it and mash space while only paying attention to evading the projectiles. As everyone is saying, solid music. Keep up the good work!

Bentou says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:53am

I love the music! Gets really hard later on, so unfortunately I wasn't able to finish it.

ninja00283 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:08pm

So lets start with the best thing,
the music!
It is great.
Next i got a few(1) problem.
the problem is if you are in a corner you are doomed.
It's probably because the asteroids come from the side.
Further i can't realy say more because i didn't get far in the game...
So yeah good game has a few(?) problems.

edve98 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:45pm

The music was awesome! Also the game was pretty hard (Although I was never good at these sort of games).

Suggestions: as someone already said background would have been amazing and I wish there was some sort of screen "You won" after you kill the asteroid - I thought that the animation would continue and I was pretty sad when it didn't (or that might be problem with Linux build).

Also I don't see how an ancient asteroid is technology :P

VitasaMode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:41am

Pros:
- The music was solid. Nice techno beat.
- AI was fun and challenging
- Game felt good and reliable

Cons:
- I wish there was more sound FX for the shooting.
- The art could be better

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:26pm

Great games i like it good works

Lacaranian says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:24am

Rather good! The progression of the difficulty/interest curve was especially good, as the asteroid doesn't begin to attack the player until you know the player can fight back. A good challenge, and as others have said, good music!

gonutz says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:24pm

Unfortunately I cannot play your 64 bit executable on my 32 bit system. I tried compiling your code but it required more fiddling than I was willing to do.

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