A downloadable game for Windows

Game made in under 72 hours for Ludum Dare 39. (Theme Running Out Of Power) 

Blast through three stages defeating enemies and bosses as you go. Be careful though as your battery meter continually keeps losing power. You can toggle through two power modes, (low and high) to help crush the enemy. Collect pick ups, avoid traps and blast your way through victory!

Default Controls (You can edit these in game)

Move: Arrows
A (Button 1): Fire
(Button 2): Shoot
(Button 3): Dash
(Button 4): Power Toggle
Enter: Pause/Unpause Game

Made with love, made in under 72 hours. Sorry it's a bit rough around the edges, I sadly just simply ran out of time. It didn't help that I am also been very unwell lately. Hope ye enjoy!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
TagsLudum Dare, Ludum Dare 39, Retro, run-n-gun, Shoot 'Em Up
LinksLudum Dare


Running VoltGun 1.04e2.zip 8 MB


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Great run n gun game!

I really have to pay attention to my power meter as it doesn't refill as fast as my shooting. But other than that, I can manage :D

This game is a perfect blend of speed platforming and bullet hell.  I couldn't go five seconds without worrying about my health, which is a good thing because without that it'd just be an instant win.

The bosses are fun. Really unique as well! The first one is nice, reminds me a bit of the Death Egg Robot, but faster and with a cool damage twist! The second one is equally brilliant, I love the idea of a boss practically spitting enemies at you while you fight it. 

I haven't gotten through the second one...

The difficulty of the platforming, life upkeep, and boss mechanics make for a great, enjoyable, and also partially soul crushing experience. Great work.

Hi there Sinclair,my name is Leo64 and i am planning to upload the gameplay footage of this latest build version to Youtube next week,and it's better if you subscribe to my channel so you will get notified once it has been uploaded


Also,this game reminds me the good old days of Sonic,Megaman,and other platformers way back in the 90s