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

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My Days with the Princess

by 138 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You know those games where the plumber goes to save the princess? This is a tower defense take on that game, but from the villains point of view.

How to play
Click on the castles to access the menu where you buy troops.

Standard disclaimer: This is my first Ludum Dare entry.

Extended disclaimer: As it turned out this project was a bit too ambitious for me to finish in 48 hours. I ended up scaling away about half of what I intended to be in there and unfortunately there was no time to polish it into an enjoyable experience.

-The Princess
-Tons of fun banter between the villain, the princess and the hero. (Haha... My eyes tear with laughter as I think about all the wacky stuff they'd say)
-A screen for all the interactions with the princess. (No, not that kind of interaction!) Keeping her happy was supposed to be a main part of the game. (No, not in that way)

Downloads and Links




dcolgan says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:29pm

I wasn't quite sure what was happening here. I think it is a tower defense game? I clicked around a lot and managed to buy some units but I'm not sure if I won or not. Even a short description of how it works would be helpful, but looks like you've got a good little chunk of code written.

mrspeaker says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:36pm

Hey - is there a better way to publish this - like as an applet or just a jar or something? The "are you sure you want to let this thing have admin privs" warning is too scary ;)

Beerman says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:49pm

Fun little twist on tower defence there.

Gornova says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:35pm

Works fine with Java7 launched from webstart.
Need some sfx and music and a title/instructions screen.

Tip: you should edit game entry and put some text explantions about this game?

Justin Kibbe says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:56pm

It may have been ambitious, but it was still a great idea for a game. I think with some more time this could be a solid game.

Rex Peppers says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:27pm

Can't get this to launch on mac osx...

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:33pm

WebStart is deprecated on Mac OS X and on Ubuntu 12 with Java 7 I get the following error:

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /home/arthur/.java/deployment/cache/6.0/17/76da7c91-495d1ca1-n/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
at java.lang.ClassLoader$NativeLibrary.load(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary1(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary0(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(
at java.lang.Runtime.loadLibrary0(
at java.lang.System.loadLibrary(
at org.lwjgl.Sys$
at Method)
at org.lwjgl.Sys.doLoadLibrary(
at org.lwjgl.Sys.loadLibrary(
at org.lwjgl.Sys.<clinit>(
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.<clinit>(
at org.newdawn.slick.AppGameContainer$
at Method)
at org.newdawn.slick.AppGameContainer.<clinit>(
at com.jugendmedia.ld25.Game.main(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source)
at Source)

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 6:44pm

Very good presentation and lightheartedness. Now if we only we can see our coins and know how to gain them :P

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