MiniLD #58

Theme: “PONG” – hosted by bitslap – March 2015

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Pirates Vs Planets

by noxuma - Mini LD 58 Entry

Inverse Pong style game. Dodge the attacks!

Press Escape to quit ( or reload the page if in web player )

Choose your side:
Play as Pirates trying to capture the moon using their harpoons and destroy it.
Play as the Planets and crush the pirates using various planetary debris.

Or play head to head -vs- mode with a friend. Supports Xbox controllers, or keyboard.

Planet keys are - WASD + space bar to fling your asteroids.
Pirate ships moves with Left and Right arrows, and aims with the mouse. Fire using Mouse button one.

All art and code is custom made. Sounds are public domain, CC-ByAttrib 3, or re-mixed based on Kenny.nl

Music Credits - "Theme for Harold (var. 2)" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
CC-Attrib-3 - Mario_Jumping-Mike_Koenig-989896458 - Mike Koenig

Other Sounds - http://kenney.nl/

Downloads and Links


Comments

noxuma says ...
Mar 27, 2015 @ 9:59pm

At the moment, the moon is overpowered. Still trying to balance the game!

freaknarf says ...
Mar 28, 2015 @ 4:57pm

:p wtf ahaha that's a funny one

noxuma says ...
Mar 28, 2015 @ 11:14pm

=)

noxuma says ...
Mar 28, 2015 @ 11:34pm

Alright, it should be a little more balanced now. Pirates take longer to respawn, and the "moonlets" now have lower gravity, and its easier to break the anchors.

loxo says ...
Mar 31, 2015 @ 6:34pm

Great graphics and effects! And a surprising idea. I had some problems with the controls, because I have only a trackpad on my notebook. So on playing the pirates, I have to use the left hand to control the cursor. It makes the game much more challenging for me. I would have thought that the check boxes at the top allow to switch the controls to wsad, but it always jumps back to controller1 when I click on play as pirate.

noxuma says ...
Apr 1, 2015 @ 5:37am

Thanks =)
Ya, I had debated if switching that setting should switch the controls or not. But that is a good idea. Uploaded to: http://www.ghosttap.com/Downloads/PiratesVsPlanets/index2.html

loxo says ...
Apr 1, 2015 @ 6:58pm

That's much easier now, thanks ;)

Apr 16, 2015 @ 11:36pm

Pretty interesting game! I enjoyed playing it! I included it in 11 of my Mini LD #58 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/UsgSnugC3yQ

Mark T says ...
May 21, 2015 @ 2:38am

Thanks Jupiter! I like your reactions. We're trying to work on the balance still so it's less frustrating to play against the AI.

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