Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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This is Where the Dead Live

by Nefarious Fox - Jam Entry

Choose your survivor and barricade the windows, zombies are coming!

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tylerraz says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 4:11am

Fits the theme and game play is simple but effective. Character variety is good as well.

Specific game play feedback:
*I like how you can barricade while reloading; "unrealistic" but it creates a nice rhythm.
*Emily's barricade speed is OP. Grizwald's is a little too slow.
*There's a reverse difficulty curve, since there's less zombies as you close more windows. Maybe the last window could spawn more zombies or stronger ones to keep the pressure up.

Nefarious Fox says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 5:43am

I originally intended to have at least one more type of zombie, but some things took longer than I anticipated. Thanks for the feedback btw!

Omniorcus says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 1:21am

Simple but effective. Definitely fits the theme. Nice character sheet too. Manual reloading feels clunky, but that more due to auto reloading being a thing. Also, the game feels a bit too easy. It's a bigger 'challenge' to remember to reload, than it is to kill the zombies.

Nefarious Fox says ...
Dec 23, 2016 @ 2:08am

I couldn't find a barricade decay rate that felt right, so I ended up choosing one that made the game easier, rather than impossible. I could've done automatic reloading, but that would've removed what challenge remained.

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