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

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GameBoyz don't cry

by neural - Competition Entry

The Ancient Technologies, like PlayStation1 or Nokia 3310 try to zombify a little GameBoy!
But it is strong....until....

Controls on Android:
- tilt your phone to move GameBoy
- tap to somewhere on the floor, to throw a grenade

Controls on Windows/Web:
- cursor/WASD to move GameBoy
- click to somewhere on the floor, to throw a grenade

All assets (models, sound, code) created by me :)

Downloads and Links


Bioloid says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 11:00pm

Made me laugh :)

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

A funny game. The animations and game over screen are absolutely brilliant. 5/5 humour.

cushycode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:28pm

Pretty funny, but the leg animation on thge main character not matching the speed really threw me off and he wasn't as nicely animated as the enemies somehow?

neural says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:44pm

Yeah, I know that it is a problem, hopefully I will have enough time to redesign that part.
Thanks for all the feedbacks!

Guennor says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:02pm

hahaha definitely the most WTF game i've played so far. The music makes me laugh. Actually everything makes me laugh. The animations remind me of that "Really3D" channel on youtube.

Addidy says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:35pm

This is great the models textures and animations are bloody amazing

Yazara says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 1:05pm

The music is amazing :)
The Nokia should definetely resist more than one hit though :D

Tegu says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 9:33pm

Simple yet fun action! Those sneaky little Nokias got to my back too often.

On Android, it was a bot difficult to see at tikes when you have to tilt the phone. Or maybe I'm just tilting it too much when being in an intense situation and hope that the GameBoy would go faster. Anyway, I found myself in a bit weird positions when tilting, tapping furiously and trying to see the whole screen at the same time.

The animations were hilarious and went well with the music. It helped me a bit that the grenade does not hurt yourself. If it did, the game would be a lot hardrr as you couldn't really do close range combat. On the other hand, currently you can stand nearly still and spam grenades (cartridges?) to your own position. Even then the enemies still get you if you're not careful, though.

My best score was 155138.

invader says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 10:54am

wow, it is intense! And I feel really connected to the poor GameBoy hated by any other piece of ancient technology :)

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