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    Ludum Dare 23

    April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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    1625 - voidah - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    Inspired by the theme Tiny World, and by the so-addictive Plants vs Zombies game, 1625 is a game that give an humoristic look at the current conflict between the students and the government here in Quebec.

    Made in c++ and opengl under linux.

    Edit: Now works in Linux and Windows.

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    hungyg says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:25pm

    make a windows version. I thought that was an obvious todo.

    uberneen says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:37pm

    I built it in a 64-bit environment and it worked fine, just had to get libtak.so into the library path.
    The idea was good, but I didn't see much game. I placed some students and when they died I tried placing some more with mixed results and no real visual feedback as to why.
    I think I got the same score as what's in your screenshot too.

    omaha says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:55pm

    Having trouble building this app (the included binary won't run for some reason. 32 vs 64 bit issues?)

    A README describing what libraries are necessary and how to build it would be great.

    AlwaysGeeky says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 7:03pm

    Looks very similar to plants vs zombies

    voidah says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 2:30am

    Sorry about the lack of build instruction :/ This is my first LD, and I now know that I should take more time to package/write instructions for the next LD.

    Tested on linux 64 bit but should work on linux 32 bit too if you recompile. Quick and dirty instructions to build and test:

    - You should have the following dependencies installed: GLEW, sfml, devil (not only the libs, but also the -dev package)
    - Download zip file
    - unzip ludumdare23.zip
    - cd ludumdare23/tak
    - touch Makefile.dep
    - make depend
    - make
    - cd ..
    - touch Makefile.dep
    - make depend
    - make
    - make run
    - voila! :)

    voidah says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 3:26pm

    If you don't have linux but still are curious to take a look at the game..
    Gameplay: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c91qfTUiJyQ
    timelapse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viaPiR17pr4

    voidah says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 5:15pm

    Windows version added

    Kayamon says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 1:03am

    I couldn't run this (on Windows) - MSVCR100D.dll is missing

    haslettj says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 1:04am

    I can't run the Windows executable. it can't find MSVCR100D.dll

    Jerm says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 1:06am

    As others have said, it can't find MSVCR100D.dll. This usually means you need to compile it in Release mode instead of Debug mode, and get people to install the Visual C++ Redistributable package.

    Jezzamon says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 1:32am

    Sadly, I cannot play this game because I have a mac. :C

    voidah says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 2:10am

    Sorry about the missing dll, please re-download, it should work now..

    Jerm says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 3:52am

    Windows version works now :)

    Quite good, but it seems there wasn't much skill involved as the best strategy was to place the same number of students in each row (maybe?). Also once the guys with guns came out it was only a matter of time until you got game over and so you didn't really have any control over the outcome. But maybe that was the point you were trying to make? :)

    Fireblend says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 5:08am

    That got really hard, really fast! It was fun, and it got me scrambling for extra "students" really quick :P good job!

    NefariousZhen says ...
    Apr 29, 2012 @ 4:29pm

    Rating based on the video; on a mac here. Looks like your idea is well portrayed.

    samusetroid says ...
    May 6, 2012 @ 2:13am

    Nice! It worked good. The game was hard but fun. Come check out my game!

    flownerous says ...
    May 9, 2012 @ 12:56pm

    Nice idea and fun for a while. Don't really see how it relates to the theme though.

    Raptor85 says ...
    May 11, 2012 @ 8:32pm

    couldn't run the linux version, you really need to pack the library dependencies with it, was missing glew and a few others.

    tried running the windows version in WINE but crashes immediately on startup

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