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

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

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Box Shooter

by Miotis - Jam Entry

You, a gun, one room, full of boxes. Shoot your way to the top of the leaderboard!

If Windows gives you a hard time about where it came from, just click the link on the message and tell Windows to run it anyway.

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Ratings

#119Fun(Jam)3.76
#145Theme(Jam)4.06
#263Overall(Jam)3.59
#365Mood(Jam)3.41
#611Humor(Jam)2.00
#662Innovation(Jam)2.71
#1173Coolness37%

Comments

BloodJohn says ...
Dec 11, 2016 @ 7:56pm

File not found. :(

Miotis says ...
Dec 11, 2016 @ 8:51pm

Fixed it. I may have forgotten to make the page public...

slimabob says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:46am

Loved this one! A very awesome take on the theme, and you got the aesthetic down to a tee! My only gripe is that it was tough to remember what each shape did- maybe a billboard that had the shapes on it in-game?

Either way, great work and this is definitely one of my favorite entries so far!

victorcrafty says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:51am

I love your graphic

fishbrain says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:37am

Nice clean crisp graphics and style. It would be nice if it were easier to tell the score of each type of box without having to remember them.

saurterrs says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 2:10pm

That was fun ))
Missed an autorifle though x)

muriel says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 1:29pm

Simple, clean and nice good job :)

BloodJohn says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 5:31pm

I fell in love with this space shooter from dice. Simple and addictive gameplay.

cosmiksoul says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:58pm

Well, it's a game tutorial from Coursera Game Developmet course, week 4 (https://www.coursera.org/learn/game-development).

s-london-by says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 7:30am

This tutorial is completely copied with Coursera. This is really bad!!!
How could you do this to us? You broke our hearts!

Dec 19, 2016 @ 1:16pm

This game does actually look nice!
But I can't relay do anything. The Frame does always freeze at my PC (Win 7)!
I would appreciate it If you go ahead and look at my Game!

peredm says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 1:28pm

Amazing game! Maybe the concept wasn't very innovative but the game itself was super fun and the highscore really makes you want to play more. Good job

Miotis says ...
Dec 22, 2016 @ 6:21pm

This is based on the Box Shooter project on the Coursera course (that's why I am not including art or music for judging) but the code is all mine! I had to do a complete overhaul of the code to create the unique functionality found in this game. I will post the source.

Dec 22, 2016 @ 6:50pm

Good game! I enjoyed playing it and I set a score of something like 1535 or so. This seems like it could be good training for somebody who wants to get better at point aiming for FPS games. Maybe you could turn this into a full on FPS training system.

phoenix1987 says ...
Dec 31, 2016 @ 2:59pm

Fantastic Game, very smooth, sound effects and music tied in nicely. Keep up the great work 5/5

ElKorbo says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 10:54am

Rescue Chicken got me here.
I liked the game. (it was a bit laggy on my slow laptop.) but i got the Idea. I would have prefered more shapes for the targets. I'didnt know which one i could shoot after start playing.

Overall it was great.

yuigoto says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 12:34pm

The idea is pretty fun! And visually, it kinda felt a bit like Tron! :P Wonder if that's how you feel if arena shooters become full 3D. :P

Controls work great, but an autorifle could pump some more action into the game (and add that tension of not shooting by accident :P).

Great entry! Nice work! :)

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