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A jam entry

The Drones Strike BackView game page »

If a quick google search shows quadcopters can only lift 44 pounds... then how much does Ron even weigh?
Submitted by ALGameDev with 8 hours, 42 minutes before the deadline

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Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw score
Audio#332.6974.000
Visuals#582.5623.800
Overall#612.2923.400
Innovation#791.4832.200
Fun#801.4832.200
xkcd-ness (how well it matches/interprets the comic)#881.6182.400

Ranked from 5 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Link to xkcd comic / 'what if' article the game is based on
https://xkcd.com/1630/

Please list any pre-made art/music/other assets that you used.
Areo and xkcd fonts from www.dafont.com
Sounds made in FL Studio
That's it, really.

Team size

1

Team's social media links:
https://twitter.com/ALGameDev

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Comments

(+1)

That was old skool kind of difficulty. Dang. Once I could make it past a few enemies, I'd smash into a wall. Differentiating the inside of the red building with a different color so it's clear where there is collision might help. Visuals were great though! And some nice enemy variety!

(+1)

Wow it's hard! I seemed to get a level where nothing happened for a minute or more, before me getting blasted out of the sky - but still, a but of fun.

I didn't really see the XKCDness of it - it was almost as if you already had a game and just looked for an XKCD comic it would suit :)

(+2)

A lot of effort was obviously put into this I liked the art the game play was OK but I love that this game actually had music and sfx very impressed! Anyway one thing I do want to mention is I'm doing a review of design on the games in this jam so here's a shameless plug to my channel if you want to be notified of the vid when released: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Vj46GGL9VMUvd4YTMtjXg

My XKCD game jam analysis is out!

Developer

Comics #1646 and #1523 were also inspiration for this game.