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LD19 Planets

by mjau - Competition Entry

Pretend you're exploring space! Hit enter to search for and discover planets!
(Not really a game. Requires OpenGL 2.0+)

enter: discover new planet
space: toggle spin
arrows: manual rotate
0..9: set quality (default 6)
+/-: increase/decrease quality

Libraries used: SDL, OpenGL

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Ratings

#74Graphics3.23
#81Coolness7%
#140Community2.58
#174Innovation2.31
#190Audio1.17
#220Theme2.00
#221Humor1.14
#224Fun1.70
#235Overall1.64

Comments

ThatSnail says ...
Dec 20, 2010 @ 5:38pm

Hm. Really can't be called a game. Works very well as a generator though, haven't seen any messed up triangles.

Hempuli says ...
Dec 20, 2010 @ 7:21pm

I'd play this for hours if you added the possibility to walk on the planets! Or fly around them.

Devenger says ...
Dec 21, 2010 @ 4:07pm

Impressive on a graphical-technical level. Some of the lower quality planets could be great as a backdrop to a 3D spacecraft game, and I'm sure you could build a game around the higher quality ones.

kurtwaldowski says ...
Dec 22, 2010 @ 6:29am

Love the models! They look very nice; however, I can't really call this a game. I can see these being used in a beautiful game though. Pretty neat.

Fififox says ...
Dec 22, 2010 @ 10:20am

I cannot run your game on WinXP, it crashes after a few seconds, without having displayed anything but an empty black window.

KoryWazHere says ...
Dec 23, 2010 @ 11:34am

pretty ;-)

LiquidAsh says ...
Dec 26, 2010 @ 8:10pm

It would be interesting to see what kind of game this jagged terrain/planets could be uesd for.

Endurion says ...
Dec 30, 2010 @ 10:15am

Looks very interesting. Brings my laptop to its knees with quality over 5 ;)

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