April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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Skater Sketcher

by JohnBroadley - 48 Hour Compo Entry


W - Up
A - Left
S - Down
D - Right

Well since this is my first Ludum Dare, I was relieved to find the theme to be something that was easily achievable, so I went ahead and made 'Skater Sketcher', the idea being that the player could be minimalistic, and do what minimalistic people do best, procrastinate. The game is surprisingly good for time killing, and I've wasted a good few hours of the competition already by drawing pictures, or rather attempting to draw something.

If anyone manages to draw something cool, do send me a screenshot, you can send them to me at - JohnBroadley93@gmail.com

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leeowen says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:46am


Aaants says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:49am

Cool, a good one to chill out to. There's 2 icy puns for you :)

mtrc says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:48pm

Link is currently broken for the web version!

mtrc says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:48pm

Oh, and the windows version.

JohnBroadley says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:05pm

Hey, sorry about this, my webhost is currently down! http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/webs.com.html so sorry about this!

JohnBroadley says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:07pm

And literally just as I say that, it's back up. Hallelujah!

mtrc says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:00pm

Really liked it! Glad you got it all working in the end. Very soothing, lovely graphics and general aesthetic. You nailed the theme too, I think. Well done!

ataxkt says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:50pm

Fuck it.

FredericRP says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:40pm

It's fun and smooth, I like it !
(but it could really be fun if you could support AZERTY keyboard also, because that's really hard to draw something with ZQSD :) )

JohnBroadley says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:54pm

Thank you! I'll look into fixing that, I wasn't thinking of an international release when I uploaded it sorry! My bad!

ThirteenWB says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:26pm

Yep, I successfully procrastinated on that one.
Nice and simple, fits the theme well :)

May 2, 2013 @ 3:58am

Nice art style, needs an objective!

JohnBroadley says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 9:04am

Thanks, and yeah, unfortunately I only ended up spending about 4-5 hours on this game, and thus there isn't a lot to it at the moment! Will hopefully add to it once I've finished development on my current project, http://www.johnbroadley.com/development

Norgg says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 9:54pm

Cute! One random idea: Give the user a random noun to draw, display an online gallery of the attempts.

galman says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 9:55pm

Nice mood :D

hissssssssss says ...
May 15, 2013 @ 12:12pm

What a clever idea for a simple game. Nice job.

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