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LEVEL 3 10 Points Beat level 2!
LEVEL 4 10 Points Beat level 3!
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LEVEL 10 100 Points Beat the game by beating level 9! :D

Author Comments

This abstract game game involves using a wrecking ball to block ninja stars from chopping your string. Or something like that! xD

Made in 48 hours for Ludum Dare #28!
Please rate it! http://ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-28/?action=preview&uid=11407
This is fixed up a bit from the compo. Lots of small bugs are fixed, it's a little bit easier, and there are medals! ;D

Music:
http://zanzlanz.bandcamp.com/album/str1ngle-soundtrack
(Also, the main soundtrack is to the left)

- Use the arrow (or WASD) keys to direct the wrecking ball.
- Do not let stars touch the rope! You lose health.
- Run the wrecking ball into stars to destroy them.
- Collect power-ups and upgrades!
- HAVE FUN! :D

Edit:
- Made it a little bit more challenging
- The timer accounts for lag
- Q toggles particles/quality

Reviews


chaosbotchaosbot

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Simple. Surprisingly fun. Music was good. Thankful game wasn't longer though - my fingers were getting tired of keeping ball in almost flat ellipse while aiming at things (lots of button pressing!). Power ups were good. Fire was best! Big mad circles! Argh! Power-up finished - back to flat ellipse ASAP!!


People find this review helpful!
Zanzlanz responds:

Hahah yeah that's usually the most-used strategy.
It could be considered bad game design, but, hey, at least it's pretty fun ;D
Thank you very much! :D


MCHUBBZ420MCHUBBZ420

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Simple, But it was not bad. I could see it entertaining others for longer. I played for e few levels until death. Keep it up buddy!


Zanzlanz responds:

Well thank you for playing! :D


Wildlife321Wildlife321

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Decent, needs a little more accuracy on where the ball/string hitboxes are though. I found quite a few times my ball hit things it wasn't in range to block, and other times I hit something dead on with the ball and it did damage to me.


People find this review helpful!
Zanzlanz responds:

Yes exactly. I used a line to line algorithm, but I didn't realize I should have used a circle to line algorithm. I might fix that soon. Thanks for rating


blyndidblyndid

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I lost to a girl a few times in tetherball, thanks for bringing back unwanted memories.


Zanzlanz responds:

Beating the game might just be the only way to cope with your regret :3
Haha but really, a girl could probably beat me at almost any sport, don't feel bad XD


zuper21zuper21

Rated 4 / 5 stars

this is a awesomely fun game also this seems to me that this is almost like miley cirus wrecking ball but I never heard it before


Zanzlanz responds:

I knew someone would mention Miley Cyrus early in the reviews! XD
No that wasn't my intentions, but I'm sure everyone's thinking that, lol!
Thank you! C: