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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Dibs: Top Bunk

by kidando - Jam Entry

You are the last born of a family of 4 kids and are tired of sleeping on the bottom bunk of a bunk bed. Things are about to change in the bed room. Because you just called dibs on the top bunk!

Action shooter. Like contra. With a little bullethell :).

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Ratings

Coolness68%
#32Fun(Jam)4.06
#131Overall(Jam)3.85
#143Humor(Jam)3.52
#167Graphics(Jam)4.15
#182Audio(Jam)3.60
#186Mood(Jam)3.72
#282Theme(Jam)3.85
#490Innovation(Jam)3.03

Comments

eerongal says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:40am

Fun horde shooter. Tight controls, nice art style.

laylow says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:42am

Very creative. The themes based on age are a nice touch. The controls feel good. Good job!

Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:48am

One of the most anticipated entries for me :)

Really great idea, and I love the art style. Controls feel really great.

I think the rounds could have been a little bit shorter, maybe 30 seconds? Also, It would be really great to have some sort of transition between bunks, to sell the idea of rising to the highest bunk.

SpaceRelated says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:14am

This game was very fun! I loved all the graphics, and this interpretation of the theme was super clever.

cyfixus says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:00am

what is that spray paint looking thing
super fun
so glad my socks just get lost

Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:29am

Wow looks and plays good! Great job!

ZQMony says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 8:39am

Very fun and addicting. The music is awesome, the graphics are very clean, and the controls are very tight. Great job!

Jurgler says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 9:39am

One of the best games i played yet. Very well done.

slimabob says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:39am

Excellent controls and great art, nice work!

Cosmic-Hawke says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:46am

Fun game, nice clean graphics. I felt like the hardest level was the first on though.

Stefanie899 says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:35pm

Fun game! Wish the levels were a little shorter though, it's kinda rough to get to the boss and know you have so long to wait to try again.

Artsicle says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:37pm

Love it!

Kazik_210 says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:38pm

Awesome soundtrack, i really enjoyed to play your game :D

ninjascript says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 4:33am

Love the artwork, and I'm amazed by how much you managed to fit in there. Awesome!

BathPirate says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:24am

Wow! Cool game/ Art also very good! super fun !

hugofock says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:00am

I like the 8-bit alike game, fun game =)

Haddy22 says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:49pm

I wish you could hold dowh the button to spam bullets instead of having to mash it - and I thought the pillow was some sort of power-up or health as it had an H on it-

Fun game- I enjoyed playing :) A little difficult- I got to the first boss once but didnt beat him- those damn dirty socks jump out of nowhere on top of you!

UltraRat says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:00am

I like the variety of enemies and how individual instances will have slightly different height movements and things, little number tweaks make a huge difference to the end experience.
I also really enjoyed the fullscreen UI flash when getting hurt, really clear what was happening.

PaidGEEK says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 9:23pm

Fun to play and really nice art. A bit hard for me (I'm just bad).

Dec 16, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Challenging game! I included it in my compilation video series of the Ludum Dare 37 games, if you’d like to take a look. :) https://youtu.be/HllFgHUemY4

HotByteDog says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 11:25pm

Fine and cute minimalistic pixel style. Driving beat that does not get on your nerves is cool. Good mechanic.
Some enemies should not pop out of nowhere. That gives a slight feeling of unfairness to the player.

Fib says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 1:21am

This is a solid entry. It was pretty polished and fun. Thanks for the submission!

yuigoto says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 7:07am

Really fun arcade shooter! :D It has a really nice mood, thanks to the soundtrack, good work with that. :) Nice use of concept of sharing a room and "deciding" on who gets the top bunk in bed! :D

Graphics wise, I really like the style and the theme on each stage but, as some said, a transition could be a nice add-on, to give that feeling of progression. :)

Controls work perfectly, really fast and responsive, which is really important in an action game like this one. :D Though I felt that last bunk was kinda "easier", compared to the second one. :P

Great job! Cheers! :D

Dec 19, 2016 @ 6:51am

really nice, finally something "arcade" with nice action.

Dec 23, 2016 @ 5:48pm

Very fun shooter game! One strange thing I noticed is that when I played it the text and weapon at the top is offset to the right... Nevertheless, it's very nicely done :)

Dec 30, 2016 @ 11:09am

Yeah ! That was a lot of fun, totally the kind of games I love as a player and a designer !! Super action shooter with great game feel for a jam game, nice diversity on enemy pattern and strict to the theme, each mechanics seems designed for this "One Room" area, which is really good. I love your lowrez pixel art animation ! As I made a similar game for this jam, I know the amount of work required by bossfights and you did super well ! Enjoyed it a lot and played much longer than expected, so addictive !

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