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    Ludum Dare 24

    August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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    Stickman Evolution - chaosBrick - Jam Entry

    Stickman evolution is a first person shooter in which you have to shoot 'stickmen' that evolve and mutate (and sometimes fall from the sky) while saving your own life.
    For shooting them you get scores and are listed in a local highscore list.

    System requirements are pretty high since this game runs a low class selfmade physics engine and a pretty highly detailed map as well as complex fog. (The fog can be disabled though)

    Have fun playing!

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    Ratings

    #47Humor(Jam)3.19
    #68Mood(Jam)3.19
    #78Fun(Jam)3.18
    #121Graphics(Jam)3.28
    #133Audio(Jam)2.71
    #139Innovation(Jam)2.81
    #151Overall(Jam)2.94
    #201Theme(Jam)2.24
    #719Coolness40%

    Comments

    geekygenius says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:34pm

    D: I had no idea if I were hitting the guys. I lost with only 50 points... :(

    charliecarlo says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 11:55pm

    This game is so great! I was laughing my ass off the entire time. Those animations are spectacularly hilarious. I'm not quite sure how this pertains to evolution, but it's great regardless.

    RARoadkill says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 6:18pm

    Ha I liked this one, very fun. Would like to see more done with it

    zkenshin says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:28pm

    Would have liked the R key also be usable to reload, but very well done. It would be nice to see it taken further and enemies evolving different body shapes and such to keep the progression moving smoothly. :)

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:45pm

    The game was hilarious. It was really creepy too. Probably because of the enemy movemtn. haha. GJ

    Gidaio says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:46pm

    Umm... that's about all I can say.

    Porpentine says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:39pm

    scariest thing i've played all comp

    mutating stick figures falling from the sky is a great idea

    i like the relentless garishness

    kiwi says ...
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 11:47am

    Getting errors:

    first 2x this: http://screencast.com/t/xucoSK383Kfs
    then: http://screencast.com/t/Kk4XeGdnYx

    chaosBrick says ...
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 11:11am

    @kiwi
    Sorry, i haven't been able to send a proper directx9 setup with the game, which causes these messages to pop up. Maybe it will run if you install another DX9-game on your computer and then try it out?

    Gryxitl says ...
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 11:17pm

    Flailing masses of limbs will haunt my dreams! 5030!!!

    Will Edwards says ...
    Sep 1, 2012 @ 6:58pm

    Very impressive graphics / physics! Please do do a post-mortem and explain your engine in detail :)

    mohammad says ...
    Sep 3, 2012 @ 4:39pm

    in short, counter strike with stickfigures.
    0_0

    demonpants says ...
    Sep 6, 2012 @ 5:52pm

    Any chance for a Mac version?

    chaosBrick says ...
    Sep 8, 2012 @ 8:17pm

    DirectX is not supported on mac systems, and I do not own a mac system., so there's no way to get this thing to run on a mac.

    mohammad says ...
    Sep 8, 2012 @ 8:19pm

    Wow fun!

    Jedi says ...
    Sep 17, 2012 @ 5:50am

    This is the most fun FPS-game I've seen in a Ludum Dare! Kudos!

    I wish there was a little more of a goal, and I thought most of the weapons were underpowered, but headshots with the magnum were SOOOOO satisfying! :) I got 10450.

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