Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Broom Bot Battle

by A.W. Apps - Jam Entry

What do roombas do when you're not home? They have sumo wrestling matches on the rug of course!

-The goal is simple. Bump all of the other players off the mat.

-Play with up to 8 players (2 per controller)

THEME: One Room
ART: Photo Shop

Twitter: @A_W_Apps

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Magius96 says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 11:01pm

The movement is very slow, and it doesn't build up speed very much, if at all. This limits the player's options for strategy, as one might come from across the room, building up speed, to get that extra oomph to knock someone out. It doesn't seem to matter how far you've travelled before hitting someone, you bounce them the same amount.
I'd also advise spending just a little bit of time building an AI for un-manned bots, even it its just something simple.

PowerSpark says ...
Dec 20, 2016 @ 1:44am

I played myself, it's a good concept. Program some bots for those of us who just want to mess around with multiple opponents :D it'll help a lot.

Dec 22, 2016 @ 7:37pm

Fun idea, but too slow for my taste. Perhaps adding extra (moving) obstacles would also be interesting.

abcdef65g says ...
Dec 29, 2016 @ 11:23pm

Simple and effective idea, great concept. Was hard to gather a group to play this but it was fun. Maybe if it had more options for chaos and what not the game would be really fun but still it is pretty good!

ragnta says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 9:34pm

It's a funny game with keyboard, I didn't understand the picture of the controller. I can play 8 robot with only one controller? :D

A.W. Apps says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 11:10pm

The diagram of the controller means that two people share a controller.

kd7uiy says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 12:52am

It's an interesting start. I like that you can at least try it with only a single player. Could be really neat with some work!

Apr 13, 2017 @ 9:52pm

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

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