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Mini Wars

by cowieaaron - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Mini[malism] Wars is a minimal version of a standard RTS such as Age of Empires.

A top down view is replaced by a side-scrolling battlefield.

Note: This game is not finished.
The game was meant to play like an RTS but due to some game breaking bugs my development was delayed.

The game is now an ambient medieval/fantasy war simulation. You have some limited interaction with the game, but nothing fancy.

BTW: click and drag to scroll!

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deige101 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:55pm

liked the graphics. would love to have seen this finished.

8BitPimp says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:17pm

What a nice start, its just a shame that the development couldn't have progressed a little farther. Still, there are lots of nice things in this to explore and see.

Kitch says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:54am

I really liked this. The art, music and "action" just work well together.. I found myself really wanting to figure it out... then I read the comments... :( Then i sat and watched it for a while.. wow... like 10 minutes now. Something very minimalist.. (and relaxing) about it.

dertom says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:57am

Nice one, I actually did like it and it fits very good the theme, no matter if it is finished or not. Good job

mollymus says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 12:02pm

I like the idea, but it doesn't play very well yet unfortunatly:(

Jod says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 12:40pm

I couldn't find out how to interact with the game. Am I missing something obvious?

bushmango says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:57pm


Qaterknan says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:46pm

Well, it's a shame it's not a game. But it's nice simulation and has great graphics.

toonheart says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:13pm

Nice nice.. I like it.
AoE was my fav game :)

Done rating.

Please do check out my game

hissssssssss says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:34pm

It's a shame this one didn't get a bit further along. I love sidescrolling RTS games.

Alucard J says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 11:55pm

A good idea with nice graphics and animations. Would have liked to play the finished version, still, Well Done =]

sP0CkEr2 says ...
May 18, 2013 @ 1:54am

would have been fun if you could do anything other than scroll

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