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

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Airship Journey

by vmunhoz - Competition Entry

Airship combat. You are alone against 6 steampunk airship pirates. The idea was to create a story with more levels and variations, but this was my first Ludum Dare and I didn't had time to implement it all.

Features: Cannon balls, explosions, airships and steampunk music.

There is a bug when you die in the cannon view mode. I know how to fix it but I just found it now... =/

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Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:07am

I found myself staying in "cannon view" because of the direction the camera moves in the other view. Enjoyable regardless.

PetterBergmar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:31am

Airships was one of my first ideas too! But I didn't go with that. I feel the movement is a bit slow. I mean, that's probably realistic but it feels a little boring because of that. But still a nice effort. And now I know what steampunk music sounds like!

vmunhoz says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:43am

@PetterBergmar hahaha, thanks for the feedback. I developed the game while listening to Abney Park (steampunk band). They have a song called Airship Pirates!

Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:30am

Fun! Simple! A lil slow.

Kitkom says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:57am

I like the design of airships and explosions very much.

And shooting at the balloons won't make ships going down?

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:42am

I would have liked to be able to aim my cannons a bit more, and moving is super slow. but the slowness makes sense. It does have the side effect of making the iteration time really long though.

Aun says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:46am

Nice game. It is a bit slow but it is perfectly fine as it gives more time to control. AT the end, I found that getting in mode "turret" and shooting enemies from far was more efficient. I do not know if it was wanted but once, I exploded a ship and a ship close to it flew quite far due to the explosion.

MAnimal says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:55pm

Awesome music, nice idea with combat system, I like this. With greater speed it could be awesome gameplay

austintradr says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:00am

Absolutely amazing, but I would increase the speed of the ships. Also I loved the explosion, super cool

SuperMsp10 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:35pm

Very good, it is satisfying but challenging at the same time. The ship art is also good.

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