[TINS 2017] Succubus Sans Frontieres
SiegeLord

Succubus Sans Frontieres

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Source
Windows Binary
OSX Bundle

Controls

  • Arrows - Move

  • Shift - Kiss

  • Space - Heal

  • Esc - Quit

  • R - Restart map

  • P - Pause

Elias

The first 4 maps were really easy, I didn't really know what is happening (it wasn't actually me hitting the monsters but the green guys!) but still won. Then come the gray wastelands... and after dying maybe 10 times I started realizing it's all about blocking paths and relying on both the soldiers' and monsters' path finding. And then I lost another 10 times. And then this happened:

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Everyone died and I was about to press R when I realized the soldier under me was not being hit by anything. Standing protected between me and the wall made him completely invincible and I had to do nothing but wait a long time and win :D

I really liked the atmosphere with the music and mysterious story and background pictures... leading to the pixel art gameplay :)

Onewing

Excellent entry! It made sense, I was challenged, I lost, I won and I played it again.

With where this is at, I wonder what one more day of coding would've gotten it.

SiegeLord
Elias said:

Standing protected between me and the wall made him completely invincible and I had to do nothing but wait a long time and win :D

Haxx.

Seriously though, at around 1AM, 4 hours before the deadline I realized my pathfinding was complete garbage. I tried to fix a little bit, but it's still terrible and easily exploitable (at least if you do nothing you at least lose now).

Onewing said:

Excellent entry! It made sense, I was challenged, I lost, I won and I played it again.

Nice, thanks!

I managed to create an OSX app out of this, feel free to try it as well.

Bruce Perry

In before thread lock! ;D

The second map (Gehenna) seemed impossible to me - three soldiers, four devils, I can only be in one place at a time, and my soldiers lose 2 while the devils lose 1. What am I doing wrong?

SiegeLord

I think the basic strategy is that you can always block at least two devils, one by body blocking and another by kissing. I think Elias found that you can exploit the pathfinding by running around the devils while the soldiers shoot them up.

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