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Save the World (with just one finger)

by RexSpaceman - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Save the World (with just one finger)

LUDUM DARE COMPO #28 - You Only Get One

The goal of the game is to match the patterns and sounds that some intergalactic jamsters have come to earth and challenged you with. Watch and listen to their jams, and play it back to them. Survive 10 rounds and you save the world.

Move the hand with the mouse pointer, and move press the correct key.

Press esc to restart the game.

Or try and freejam, where you are free to play on the alien music instrument.

======== Installation ========

Extract rar

If WINDOWS
- Launch LD28-SaveTheWorldWithOneFinger.exe
If MAC
- Launch LD28-SaveTheWorldWithOneFinger.app
If LINUX
- Launch LD28-SaveTheWorldWithOneFinger

Disclaimer: Both the Linux and Mac versions are untested.

======== Difficulty Levels ========

There are five keys.
There are ten rounds.

Six playback speeds.

Songs are randomly generated, and speed is determined at the end of the current round.

======== KNOWN ISSUES ========

Occasionally a round doesn't end. Sorry, was unable to fix it in the time remaining. It happened once in about 15 playthroughs. Press ESC to restart the game scene should it happen.

======== Development Info ========

Made in Unity3D
Art in Photoshop
Audio in Audacity
Estimated 30 hours

RexSpaceman
http://www.twitter.com/RexSpaceman
rexspaceman@gmail.com


NOTES: I wish I could have found the bug that causes the round to not end, but I'm just too exhausted. I also wish I could've spent more time on the art. The buttons are inconsistent, some are text, some are images, and that annoys me. Thanks and good luck to everyone.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1795Coolness0%

Comments

LukuluK says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 11:04pm

There is few gameplay, but how funny is the art and the overall mood ! Why don't you post on the blog to let people know about this game ?

ParaPup says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:21am

Loved it, I enjoyed these types of games back when everyone did them, You brang a spark back in me.

LatFoued says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 12:24pm

Very cool gameplay, love the pixel art. Good work

celsyum says ...
Jan 2, 2014 @ 8:35am

too easy , make it harder.

Noyb says ...
Jan 20, 2014 @ 2:02pm

Ooh, I like how the finger has a physical presence that can press down the keys.

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