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

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by poohshoes - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I wouldn't exactly call this game fun, but please read along with the story and see where I was going with this. If I had more time I think this could have been quite a well done game. Also this is my second Ludum Dare, and also my second Ludum Dare without using a pre-built physics engine. I feel that if I didn't spend all my time on the physics, I could have worked more on the animations and the combat.

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JayCFraser says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 6:06am

I don't think there's much to say about this - it's clearly far from a full game and that is the reasoning behind my ratings. The sprites are reasonable, but the lack of animation lets it down a lot.

poohshoes says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 7:22am

I agree Jay, I totally ran out of time, and while I still think its a good story, it needs better sounds and animations, as well as interesting combat. Also I think it would take me a full weekend just to do walking animations for all the sprites, perhaps I will practice them before the next ludum dare (or stick to drawing space ships).

eld says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 11:31pm

It is quite lacking, but it's still good to enter the compo than not at all. More practice for next time!

caranha says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 3:36am

Well, looking at your time lapse, you did spend a lot of time on the sprites... maybe you should leave those for last, and start with simple shapes as character... a good game with squares is better than an incomplete game with nice sprites :-)

binary_girl says ...
Jan 6, 2012 @ 8:07pm

i do like the sfx tho :)

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