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Dungeon Crawling Simulator 2013by MrBlade - 48 Hour Compo Entry
Have you ever wanted to experience the old style "Dungeon Crawler" with a modern feel? Well now you can! Made in 48 hours by one man with a dream, this may or may not be the next Zork. (Probably not.)
No, but in all seriousness, this was pretty hard to make for me, I am just guy, and, in the scheme of things, I have pretty little experience with C++. A few bug fixes from my mates and I was good to go.
This whole game is set in a "dungeon" but with my lack of knowledge in C++ (I had a WHOLE three weeks of experience! Whoa!) It was hard to get a good representation of the dungeon, but I think I did it pretty well.
(Special thanks to Owen and Caleb: If it weren't for you guys, I wouldn't even know about Ludum Dare, you guys are great!)
Tools That I Used:
Notepad ++ - Text Editor
C++ (Base) - Programming Language
MinGW - Compiler For C++
Play it and let me know what you think!
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