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Santa goes to town… and died falling of a wall… too bad!

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Sunday, December 13th, 2015 7:40 am

ESRB_AOI’m quite happy with what I have today. A playable game, with (poor) 3D isometric visuals, coded with the great Love2D framework.

The theme I stick is “Two button controls“, and I’m sure my control mode (mouse buttons used to rotate the character direction…) will make people mad!

The game is quite trash as the Santa is dying a lot! Not sure to get my ESRB rating under 18…

I will, today, continue to add some content and levels to reach 10 levels then polish the menu, and other stuffs.

Here are the first levels :

Reindeers On Strike

So I was late to the party and only decided to start on my Ludum Dare game on Sunday evening, I had been busy all weekend. I knew I didn’t have much time so I went for the Jam even though I was by myself and would’ve qualified for the Compo. Because of the time constraints my game has loads of bugs and aspects which I have clearly cut corners. But despite this I am happy with the outcome. I have managed to get a small buggy game working.

I chose to make a 2D shooter because I have done it before and it would save time. Christmas is just around the corner so it was a favourite in terms of game ideas, and who doesn’t love a violent santa?

The game itself has got pretty good overall reviews and considering the time put in to it I am very happy with the result. The game functions which is a miracle in itself. On top of that with (good) music, (good) art it really looks like a game.

I am quite proud of it and to answer the question, yes it is possible to make a game in 8 hours. Whether or not it is good, thats for you to decide.

Link to game page

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