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

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Hollywood is Loomynarty

by Sakaki - Competition Entry

This is a game about how the ancient egyptician technology helped the loomynarties (23Δ) to create Hollywood.

The commands are simple :
Up: move foward
Down: nothing
Left: turns left
Right: turns right
Spacebar: shoots

Every action spends energy, the loomyship (the spaceship) is powered by shootingstars energy, so collect shooting stars to increase the energy.

Nothing more than survive and shoot, make some score and stuff. Enjoy!

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quentinus60 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:04am

I like the intro , it's funny ^^ the graphics are also good. But the gameplay is difficult

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:14pm

Nice artstyle and memes. Good job

Phil Strahl says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:17pm

Interesting intro, unfortunately not skippable, but the graphics are very nice. Sadly, I had wished that the actual gameplay had better controls, as the pivot point of the pyramid felt a bit odd, its turning speed is too low and too floaty, so it's hard not to overshoot the direction you want to shoot in. The aliens require a bit too many hits and the shit in general is too big for the screen. Nevertheless a solid entry :)

Ilseroth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:26pm

The intro was cute but t ran on, then it was asteroids without screenwrapping.

I loved that you can just straight ram the alien ships and cause them to bounce around like crazy though.

SetTheBet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:48pm

After the nice intro I expected a little more from gameplay. Really hard turning became more of a "move into them and hope that you wind up in a good direction" game. Ok, but not more I'm afraid.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:57pm

I love the intro! A good game, but very difficult. I love how I can shoot space ships as a pyramid in space. Good job!

Ido_king says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:03pm

great game i just love the art style even doe the game is hard its still enjoyiball

DiegoCTorguet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:13pm

I loved the art style and the comic humour.
--laughting in alien--
Anyway, I found hard to control the rotation of the spaceship in the game. But, hey, great game!

Sakaki says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:10pm

Hey I fixed some controls, may be more responsive now :P

mvieira says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:46pm

Man...Love the game especially the intro was very well design and well made. And to control you own pyramid LOL thats was great!

I played and the spaceships stopped comming. Is there an End to the game? Should I wait more ? I didnt know what to do afterwards.

This game needs little ajustment ( level maybe ) to me more commercial. Good Job.

Sakaki says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:52pm

@mvieira I actually don't know why they are stopping spawning, I'm trying to figure out the bug (is happenin on every export so may be something in the logic)

svyatozar says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:44am

Omg, yea, Bollywood, lol. It seems to me that goal is not clearly defined in this game. The alien ships are just increasing in numbers and it seems that no matter how many you destroy there is no way to win...

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:55pm

very nice game great work!!

ontherun says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 9:57pm

Loved the intro, but it would be better if it could be skipped, because it gets boring on replay. I found it impossible to control the spaceship, it was spinning way too much.

But yeah, epic intro and really cool idea with the pyramid spaceship.

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