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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One Room Dragon Schmup

by Roaming Gamer - Jam Entry

TL&DR Summary
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This is a kill two birds with one stone entry.
1. Help my community.
2. Submit my first Ludum Dare Entry (finally)

Made in 5 hours with: Corona SDK and SSK2.

Controls:

> Player auto-steers clockwise if no input given.

Android
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> Press and hold left side of screen to steer counter clockwise.
> Press and hold right side of screen to fire.

Win 32
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> Steering (counter clockwise): A or Right Arrow or DPAD Right
> Firing: D or Right Arrow or spacebar or buttonA on controller
> Click screen with mouse if you die.


Goal: Stay alive, kill other dragons, and collect coins.
DO: Shoot dragons
DO NOT: Run into other dragons or the walls.
Collect Gems: To change weapon
> Red - Fire projectile
> Green - Poison Projectile (kills over 1.5 seconds)
> White - Lightning Projectile (kills on collision or if nearby)


Longer Summary
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re #1:
A week ago I asked my community to put together a list of things they'd like to see in a schmup. The goal was to quickly write and then share the code for said game.
https://forums.coronalabs.com/topic/66772-ssk2-lets-make-1-brainstorming/

re: #2 - Friday I heard there was a Ludum Dare starting and thought, "Gee why not?"

So, here it is... A 'One Room' Schmup with dragons and some of the other things my community asked for.

While I collected inputs on ideas from the Corona coumunity last week, please note that no work began till Saturday the 10th.

Total time spent developing this game: 5 hours.

Credits
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Music:
Rocket by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Images:
Gems: From Reiner's Tilsets: http://www.reinerstilesets.de/
coin.png, dirt.png, tree*.png by Kenney (CC0): http://kenney.nl/
dragon1..4.png: http://www.gdunlimited.net/forums/topic/9493-dragon-sprites/


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Comments

Justin Mullin says ...
Dec 24, 2016 @ 2:42am

The two button controls work well for mobile here - I had a good time trying it out on Android. A few frame rate issues when shooting lots of projectiles, but I had fun. Nice work for such a short time!

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