Wrath Of The Decem: A Mortem Of Posts

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August 27th, 2013 7:56 am


 Around 3 months ago I visited ludumdare.com for the first time, I was immediately hooked and decided that I must enter in LD27.  In July I entered in my first game making competition, 7dRTS. Somehow I managed to write a game in PHP (a language that I barely knew) which placed 4th in Humor, even though it wasn’t even that funny!


My 7dRTS game, which is called SyncMind was a great learning experience for me and also a lot of fun for me to code.

Anyway a few weeks later I discovered 7dFPS which I proceded to enter in a game called Challenger 34502 which was a puzzle FPS with  platformer elements in it. I made the game in Unity, wrote it in UnityScript, made the art in Paint.Net and models in Blender.

Challenger 34502 can be played here


Wrath Of The Decem:


After the theme (10 seconds) was announced I went to bed and slept for 8 hours, then in the morning when I got up I took the dog for a hour long walk. For the rest of the day I worked on my game,  finishing levels 1 through 4. I slept for about 9 hours, then realized LD27 was still on and jumped out of bed and finished the game.

What Went Well:

Windows 7: My computer held up fine, no crashes or lost data.

Kitten: My kitten model actually looks like a kitten

Almost Everything Else: Everything was fine, no bugs that took more than 15 minutes to fix or (severe) file loss.

What Didn’t go Well:

Timer: The giant timer in the corner of the screen had a Unity crashing bug that took 15 minutes to fix.


Time Lapse: The order of images got messed up so the timelapse is rather weird.

Gameplay Video: Camstudio Recorder lagged like heck during the recording of my gameplay video.


Time Lapse:

The timelapse video can be found at this URL because WordPress doesn’t let me embed videos:  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6XSI0zltIQUNUJ0R1diWGlzQ1E/preview

Gameplay Video:

The gameplay video can be found at this URL because WordPress doesn’t let me embed videos: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6XSI0zltIQUWTg3ODB5NGNUTlE/preview

Anyway, if you haven’t played Wrath Of The Decem yet you can at: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-27/?action=preview&uid=24589


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