Ludum Dare 25
December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
TYRANOFORCE - blob - Jam Entry
***About the game
TYRANOFORCE is about the last tyranosaurus coming back to earth in 25XX AD to get the planet back to dinosaurs. However, an intrepid hero is after you. Send your countless minions after him in a reversed bullet hell shoot 'em up style game.
To win, destroy the Hero until he runs out of lives. Hurry up, because he'll finish the level after a minute !
***How to play
Left or right to move the minion spawner
Hold space to spawn minion ships. The longer you hold it, the stronger the ship you spawn ( for a total of 4 different ships).
Learn the strength and weaknesses of each ship and swarm the hero till he gets the Game Over he deserves.
*** Extra Notes
The project was ambitious and we couldn't get all the stuff we wanted. Originally we planned that after a minute or so, the player would reach the villain for a final, traditional boss battle. The goal being to reduce his number of lives as much as possible during the level to make the boss fight easier to win for the villain.
We also wanted to add power ups for the Hero ship: a shield and stronger weapons to make the game more challenging as the level went on.
We thought of a reversed score system where your goal is to make the Hero have the lowest high score possible by killing him fast enough or by spawning ships he's not able to destroy.
And sadly, the game lacks musics.
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