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Tiny Space

by Jan Willem - 48 Hour Compo Entry

My first real entry! Not much gameplay, but it works.
Movement with WASD & QE for strafing. Left mouse button to shoot a rocket.

Goal: target practice on the planet, that's it. Sorry no real gameplay, but it's better than giving up!

Thanks Ludum Dare for this great experience, again! :3

I'll upload my timelaps soon.

.NET Framework 4.0 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=199021)
XNA Framework 4.0 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=148786)

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Evgis says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:58am

4/5 on fun, because...it was very fun. No real point, but i destroyed the entire planet anyway!

Graham Weldon says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:00pm

Awesome first entry! Great work! You should definitely keep it up :)

BenW says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 5:10am

I made a tunnel through the earth and I like how the nebula in the background looks. The sound was a bit harsh. It could be fun if you do a bit more with it.

Evil Cult says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 5:14am

[Comments and ratings from this account come from various team members]
Played until the whole planet was gone! Pitty you didn't get the chance to put in some more content, but the game itself was quite solid. Movement seemed pretty smooth. Only real complaint I have is the audio.

Topaz says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 5:47am

Good work! I destroyed the whole planet too :P

Jan Willem says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 8:56am

Thanks for the comments! I'll be sure to continue working on this when I get the time.

invaderJim says ...
Apr 27, 2012 @ 7:00pm

A really good start! I would have picked some different sounds, though. The explosion sound hurts me ears

Jan Willem says ...
Apr 29, 2012 @ 12:50pm

@invaderJim I agree, first time I did anything with making sounds, so they're pretty bad. Didn't want to spent to much time on them though, so I just left it.

Raptor85 says ...
Apr 30, 2012 @ 10:45pm

can't test due to xna 4 dep, doesn't run on WINE

samwoakley says ...
May 4, 2012 @ 5:13pm

One word: FUN.

ps sound killed my ears

Jan Willem says ...
May 6, 2012 @ 2:26pm

I've created a blog: http://spacegame.crealuz.nl/.
I plan on expanding my idea, LD was only the start.

Ace says ...
May 6, 2012 @ 6:26pm

Very good for a first entry, could really use some more gameplay elements though.

May 6, 2012 @ 7:43pm

I tunneled through the planet. Nice basis!

xillix says ...
May 12, 2012 @ 1:31pm

This game would be really cool if you expanded it a bit more.

csanyk says ...
May 13, 2012 @ 4:53am

Although there's not much game here, I liked the controls. I haven't flown an Asteroids-style spaceship that had momentum on the turn speed before, and found it to be rather challeging. Enjoyed it a lot just for that.

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