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

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Hair Technology

by ginger9 - Competition Entry

# About Game

* There they came, Alien and War
* The Ancient Hair Technology is the only hope
* Protect world with special hair style

* 6 kinds of hair style, each has own ability
* Generated map, hair item and enemy
* Game in Ludum Dare 36

# About Operation

* Move - WASD and Arrow Keys
* Jump - Space
* Attack - Left Ctrl or Mouse Left
* E - Use hair cut point beside steles
* \ - Change between front camera and follow camera

# What's More

* The 6 styles are: Normal, Gun, Tank, Sword, Snipper, Jumpper
* There are white and black steles in game
* The white one generates Normal, Gun, Snipper and Jumpper
* The black one generates Tank and Sword

# For WYQ


Downloads and Links


AstroEngiSci says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 11:34pm

This game is pretty fun! I chuckled when I got the first new hairstyle and suddenly I had a pistol attached to my head. Fun concept, and the graphics are nice.

I would have appreciated some sort of ambient soundscape or music, but that's really my only complaint. Nice job!

Kitkom says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:52am

I feel like walking on the moon.
I like the voxel models, and the hair cuts.

But that the camera can't move vertically is really a trouble when aiming.

Looking forward for upcoming version (if it's possible XD)

fenwick says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:15am

The haircut mechanic is uhh... unexpected.

I couldn't get anything but the gun and normal variations... I could see other haircuts that I couldn't reach.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:25am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! cube-world style :D We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

ginger9 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:55am

@AstroEngiSci Thx for comment.
I'm happy to hear that you enjoy it, that's my pleasure XD. Audio is my week point, I'd like to learn later. Maybe my next game can have some simple background music.

ginger9 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:57am

@Kitkom Thx for comment.
I play some trick to complete the aim module quickly, that's why there is no vertically moving. There maybe next version, it depends on my TODO list :(

ginger9 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:01am

@fenwick Thx for comment.
Why? I think you can just touch the item before the stele to have a haircut. The white stele have 4 kinds of haircuts, which is easy to get. And the map is generated, you can just walk towards some direction to find more stele with free haircuts.

kyyninen says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:43am

Got to say: I Like the Hair. I loved that enemies had several different variations.

Aiming was bit hard, some kind of crosshair would have helped.

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