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A jam entry

HeartslingersView game page »

A shmup where your life is your ammo!
Submitted by ehgoodenough (@ehgoodenough) with 9 hours, 39 minutes before the deadline

Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw score
Theme#1783.5833.583
Aesthetics#2253.4173.417
Overall#2473.2503.250
Overall#2573.1833.183
Feel#2812.8332.833
Innovation#3292.8332.833

Ranked from 12 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

How does your submission match the theme?
It's a top-down shoot-em-up, but you use your health bar as your ammo bar. Every shot you take depletes your health to use as ammo. Killing an enemy and ripping out it's heart yields more health or ammo for you to use.

Third-party resources
Pixi.js, a javascript rendering library. Licensed under MIT.

Contributors
- Andrew McPherson. https://twitter.com/ehgoodenough
- David McPherson.

Source Code
https://github.com/ehgoodenough/heartslingers

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Comments

Pretty difficult!  I think the enemies might have too much health, but still fun!