Ludum Dare 25
December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
Evile, inc - nickworks - 48 Hour Compo Entry
A fun little bullet-hell / tower-defense game.
I guess I should add that you play the game with the mouse, clicking on buttons to spawn ships to attack the hero ship. Press SPACE to pause/unpause (although sometimes flash seems to lose focus, so if keyboard input isn't working, just click in the flash player again). Also you can use 1-5 as hotkeys to launch respective ships.
Clicking on one of your ships brings up the upgrade menu. You can spend money to increase your ships' abilities. You can also access the Customize Loadout menu before each level to customize the default loadout for each ship, so you you don't have to pause the game and add perks to each ship that you launch. Be warned that changing the default loadout of a ship makes each instance of that ship more expensive to produce!
All combat is done for you, so you can focus on resource management. I tried to add a lot of variety to the ships, upgrades, and perks to keep gameplay interesting and allow for a modicum of divergent play.
Unfortunately I didn't get to add audio, which really hurts the game's appeal. Anyways, I hope you enjoy!
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