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    Ludum Dare 20

    April 29th-May 2nd, 2011
    Theme: It’s Dangerous to go Alone! Take this!

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    Fish With Weapon - aymes - Competition Entry

    Fish With Weapon follows the adventure of Dishy the Fishy as she tries to save her friends and destroy the evil Shork!

    Dishy was about to go off and start her journey and you meet her just as the town elder catches up with her.

    View aymes's journal. | View all entries by aymes

    Ratings

    #36Audio3.38
    #50Humor3.13
    #86Coolness7%
    #91Theme3.00
    #134Fun2.88
    #142Overall2.94
    #152Graphics2.88
    #219Innovation2.38
    #265Community1.70

    Comments

    Cybs says ...
    May 2, 2011 @ 2:46pm

    Cool little game. The music reminded me of the water levels in mario 64. Was there a better weapon than the pistol? I found the bosses lair and saw another caged fix I didn't find.

    I like the excel map as well.

    aymes says ...
    May 2, 2011 @ 8:03pm

    Hey, thanks for the great comments Cybs!

    Yeah there are 4 friends to rescue overall, there's a machine gun and a bazooka that you can pick up by rescuing them.

    Fenmar says ...
    May 3, 2011 @ 8:23pm

    Awww - that was cute :) Also liked the dialogs, even though it would have been even funnier if the friends had different texts. Thanks for brightening my evening :)

    aymes says ...
    May 3, 2011 @ 9:34pm

    Thanks for the comments Fenmar! Different dialogues was definitely something I had planned, feel bad that I didn't manage it now.

    Thanks for the positive comments, they're much appreciated :)

    Endurion says ...
    May 4, 2011 @ 4:16am

    Very good game :)
    The music is very fitting. It's a shame the last little polish is missing (dying, etc.)

    aymes says ...
    May 4, 2011 @ 6:13am

    Endurion, I couldn't agree more! The music was done in the last hour I had available to work and, again, I really regret not having the time for putting in the dying events (not only for the main character but also a more interesting way for the bad guys to die.)

    Thanks for having a go! :)

    kylerhoades says ...
    May 4, 2011 @ 12:10pm

    It's time I took you to "school" :)

    Fun game. I liked it.

    aymes says ...
    May 4, 2011 @ 12:46pm

    Kylerhoades, I'm so glad someone mentioned that, it was one of the original puns I came up with before starting on the game so I'm really pleased it's not been wasted :D

    Thanks for your kind comments!

    May 6, 2011 @ 7:29am

    I was indestructible fish with a giant sword! What's not to love?

    The music was excellent, I'm guessing that's your main gig?

    Nice work.

    aymes says ...
    May 6, 2011 @ 10:22am

    Thanks for the comments about the music Jack, I've certainly been writing music longer than writing games! (Available for music work if anyone needs it! *hint hint*)

    hexygen says ...
    May 8, 2011 @ 10:38am

    Great music! It's a pity the game feels unfinished. I eventually got stuck inside a wall - after losing all of my health and blowing sea mines with my machine gun of course!

    aymes says ...
    May 12, 2011 @ 1:07pm

    hexygen, the collision detection issues were unfortunate. At least I know I should learn a better technique for this now!
    Glad you liked the music! :)

    Dan C says ...
    May 22, 2011 @ 6:34pm

    Lovely music - very fitting.

    The graphics are also very nice, although they could do with a bit more texture.

    I'm not really a fan of these sort of exploration games, but I'm sure it's a fine example of the genre.

    May 23, 2011 @ 1:09pm

    Awesome game!
    It was a little slow I think, maybe if there were like a dash/swim really fast thing?
    Music was really cool too. Definitely kept me entertained for a while :)

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