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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Goldoom

by Peringo - Jam Entry

What's this about?

Goldoom is a game about one room filled with ancient traps - and the most valuable of treasures, of course!
Can you survive 5 rounds in the Tomb of Midas?

Features:

- Some neat, pretty difficult bullet-hell gameplay
- 5 different enemy types
- A greed mechanic : Will you take your treasures and leave, or risk your life to get 'em all?
- Some great tribal-electronic tunes

Controls:
WASD or the Arrow Keys to move
Shift or Space bar to Dash (Dashing makes you invincible, so be sure to use it a lot!)

Credits:

Coding : Sn4pi
Art and Sounds : Peringo
Music : Artverwandt ( https://soundcloud.com/artverwandt )

TOOLS USED:

Engine : Gamemaker Studio
Sounds : BRFX, Audacity
Pixelart : Aseprite
Music : Logic Pro


Hint for all people who think it's too hard:
you can dash THROUGH the bullets!!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#177Fun(Jam)3.63
#205Audio(Jam)3.53
#206Theme(Jam)3.95
#273Overall(Jam)3.58
#401Mood(Jam)3.33
#521Humor(Jam)2.35
#544Graphics(Jam)3.27
#599Innovation(Jam)2.84
#826Coolness48%

Comments

buckle2000 says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:52am

Well done, but it is too hard.

Paradoxa42 says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:52am

Cool game !

Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:24am

i Like the art, and works well. Good Job!

BathPirate says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:24am

Cool game! Not bad! Hard but interesting

Mark Overmars says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:55am

I enjoyed it! Classic gaming challenge :)

Karreg says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 12:09am

Ahah ! I loved the experience !
The game design hasn't anything original, but the staging is brilliant and the music so epic !
I shook so violently when I died ! Ah ah :D

eruiz00 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:08pm

Interesting classic gameplay. Not as hard as someone says. Wanted to see more rooms!

Megalink says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:15pm

This is quite fun! I love the music!

HolyBlackCat says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:19pm

This is a good game. Visuals are nice.
But there is a problem that no one seemed to notice yet: you can't die in this game, lol.

Also, you have some tiny graphical bugs: 1) the altar appears above projectiles and player, and 2) player sprite is displaced by a sub-pixel offsets, which makes it blurry.

Mordokay says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:21pm

Well done! ... for people that say its hard I agree ... but that's what makes it fun and the only reason you want to play again! ... Nice soundtrack, fun and fast paced gameplay makes this game really enjoyable:P

Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:49pm

I enjoyed it. It's a bit annoying how the window seems to stick to the bottom of the screen, though.

Greek85 says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 10:22am

oh! i saw it on indiexpo! So good!

Garris says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 7:46pm

Good audio. Simple, but consistent graphics, tight controls. You even got a little story and set-up in there! This was fun :]

ZpeedTube says ...
Dec 27, 2016 @ 12:53pm

Well done, but it's very hard!
Can't last for more than like 1 min.

One thing that would make it more interesting is online highscore, or at least a local highscore! :)

Dec 31, 2016 @ 2:01am

It's pretty hard but still a fun game. I couldn't get more than 3 before I died

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