Don't let those deadly Executables steal your internet CONNECTION (get it 'cuz the theme of the jam is Connection?)
Use WASD keys to move, LMB to shoot, and P to pause! Aim for a better score every time you play. Collect HEALTH DROPS to reduce bandwith usage.
This game contains particles and GPU intensive stuff that may not work on all machines. Recommended browsers to play on are Chrome and Firefox.
Epilepsy warning - This game has a lot of bright particles and physics trajectory stuff that may cause pain to people with epilepsy and other such conditions.
This game was made for the ScoreSpace x Alakajam game jam in 12 - 16 hours. Please don't be too harsh!
@Mills_Himself Thanks for the review. I wanted to keep the scope of the game small. The game's complete, but I couldn't get any time for music due to my life getting in the way. Next time I'll make sure to add it!
Graphics were nice, and the game increased in difficulty which is also good. I did find the audio very soft though, and the collisions with the bandwith felt a little too sudden (along with the fact that there was no immediate feedback when you take damage. Perhaps a particle effect, or even an animation in the bandwith might have been helpful). Overall though it was fair entry. Good job!
Fun little game. Worked very nicely on Edge (Firefox had trouble running it). As mentioned by other, additonal levels, weapon types and enemies should be considered if you work on this later on. 11,724 was my best score
Only issues I had were:
Couldn't quite hear any of the sound effects without turning up the volume.
Had some cases where i was trying to shoot an enemy but no projectile was shot. Not sure if it was a bug or it was something on my end.
Thanks for the reviews, @mr_chocolatesalmon and @CFusion. Some people found the loud shooting sounds annoying but I think I reduced the volume too much. Won't do that next time :P I did add a sound effect when the player got hit but that was tooo low and i didn't get time to add a particle effect when the player got hit.
Idk CFusion, I've played it quite a few times but that never happened (no projectiles being shot).
A few interesting mechanics, the separate healthbars for yourself and the modem were interesting, and having to move to different areas of the map to clear enemies.
The deadly executables seemed a little too unpredictable and gained a lot of momentum from some of the bounces. It was exciting when they'd make a beeline for the modem but after that they often seemed to just chill at the bottom of the map.
Sound was minimal, could probably have done with a little more sound feedback for different actions.
Thanks for the reviews @Yaro, @hattoum and @alyphen! The movement was supposed to be hard as I intentionally gave the player a bounce, but maybe I pushed a bit too much. I'll keep that in mind next time. It's same with the executables, I made them too unpredictable. I seem to have a problem with adjusting the difficulty in jam games, I orginally wanted to create a difficulty option but time didn't permit. And yes, the game would have definetely felt better with more sounds and a music track. Next time I'll pay more attention to those and clear an entire weekend to dedicate myself to the game.
Thanks for the feedback, again :)
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