December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Delve Deeply

by belk - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This turned out to be a sandbox-type game where you have the ability to change the landscape, and spawn zombies!
The original goal was to create a tower defense map, but the time it took to create all the art assets, create and code mobs, and implement an A* pathing algorithm ate up the time I needed to make a proper tower defense.
You can kindof do it if you pick a spot, build a fortress, set the target destination and spawn zombies around the outside of it!
Zombies are damaged by spikes, and if you kill one you're a good guy again!

Hope you guys have fun messing with it, and I can't wait to see your games!

Source is included in the jar.

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gigimoi00 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:55am

"Could not find the main class" error message on launch.

jurnacsr says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:23am

No errors on launch - but I don't quite understand how to play.

jurnacsr says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:25am

To clarify - I can just spawn zombies. How do I do anything else?

Xeke_Death says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:43am

"Could not find the main class: com.belk.dg.Game" error message on launch.

Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:05am

Works fine on Mac, no error messages. But how is this even a game? There's no goal whatsoever, you've got unlimited gold and you can't seem to be able to die :/

belk says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:31pm

Just a note, if you get the "Could not find the main class" error, try running it from the command line:
java -jar DelveDeeply.jar

All you can really do is spawn new blocks, set the target location for spawned zombies, and spawn zombies on your location. Like I said, it's just sandboxy at the moment, not really a game

belk says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:12pm

Oh, one important note for anyone who didn't get it. WASD keys to move around.

CoffeeOnimal says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:17am

Got it to run, but no, it's not a game yet.
Some interesting tech here, but nothing really works.

TehSkull says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 5:19am

Classic graphic styling and gameplay. I wish there was actual "gameplay" to it though, and not just walking around with buildings and skeletons.

Norgg says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 2:17pm

Ran for me, put some lava around the place.

jhrrsn says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 11:32am

Interesting idea, but as you've stated there isn't a lot to do at the moment. I'd love to see a finished version at some point!

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