December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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Circle

by RichMakeGame - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Circle for Ludum Dare 22, by RichMakeGame
www.richmakegame.com
rich@richmakegame.com
twitter: #RichMakeGame

controls:

+ and - change mouse sensitivity
wasd- move
space - jump
left mouse - throw stone


NOTE- I didn't fully get to finish the game I'm afraid, after a certain point the game will loop back to the beginning. Please don't keep playing it to see if something's different! (er, well you can keep playing if you like but.. yeah it'll be the same :P)

thanks, and sorry it's not more finished! I bit off more than I could chew
-rich

PS- audio credit for the birdsong is to 'reinsamba' on freesound.org

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Ratings

#42Audio3.40
#62Theme3.63
#63Mood3.44
#77Graphics3.63
#170Overall3.06
#216Fun2.69
#340Innovation2.44
#543Humor1.36
#568Community1.91
#685Coolness0%

Comments

Cell says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 3:22pm

Really cool! :D
(Rich, if you can/want, then i would love to do an Colab with you :D)

finalsin says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 5:12pm

I liked it! The lo-fi graphics, the stone-throwing, the lovely music. Would love to see this worked on further.

Dec 19, 2011 @ 7:43pm

Interesting little surreal experience.

Jeremias says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 9:50pm

What an immersion, cool way to cope with the theme. Make more of this!

Jiggawatt says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 11:51am

Delightfully surreal, yeah.

Kind of strange you only need to throw a stone once in the game. Was expecting that to be the core mechanic.

RichMakeGame says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 12:27pm

Tell me about it! There's actually a ton of code for different puzzle plates which I wrote and never had time to implement :( also there was two more areas and another music track which got thrown out... I really misjudged what I could finish! I might upload the music track for anyone curious

Shigor says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 4:53pm

Good mood and visual / audio atmosphere, too bad you hadn't time to implement some other gameplay than slowly walking and jumping...

BTW isn't using premade assets (song from freesound) against the compo rules?

RichMakeGame says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 5:01pm

is it? I did a search for 'ludum dare freesound.org' and you get a lot of posts of people declaring freesound.org as a sound resource, I figured it'd be ok. I don't have any way to record birds and I needed some birds tweeting.

RichMakeGame says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 5:20pm

I removed the bird sound just in case.

rawbits says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 7:33pm

Nice music and good graphics, but it's more of an engine test and not a game...
The music is not by you, so in 48 hours you could have done something more game like.

RichMakeGame says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 8:33pm

the music is by me. I had some birds tweeting in the background from freesound, which I've removed

QXD-me says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 3:34pm

It's a shame you didn't get to finish as this seems pretty interesting. The atmosphere kind of worked, but kind of didn't - I think I could have done with a little more context or backstory to draw me in (the lack of which is understandable given the time constraints).

marudziik says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 11:49pm

It's not that bad, actually. It's just unfinished - in fact, I think that graphics and musics are pretty good, especially those pixellated textures. There's little gameplay, but this doesn't bother me that much. Either way, it's an interesting experience.

nuprahtor says ...
Dec 25, 2011 @ 1:10pm

Wow, at first it was like "North by Northwest" plane scene (though, there is no planes), and then it was like Indiana Jones movies.
I Liked it a lot.

ziomorti says ...
Dec 27, 2011 @ 1:58am

Great atmosphere and mood. Unfortunately lacks of gameplay.

Ghostik says ...
Jan 3, 2012 @ 4:18pm

I like it ;) Great graphic style and music!

Js5schnitz says ...
Jan 7, 2012 @ 3:49am

WOW! Amazing! You should definitely finish this game!

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