December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

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by Rongon - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Space exploration game, worked between themes 'You only get one' and 'Colonisation sim'.

You need to colonize the Callisto moon, second biggest Jupiter's moon with 4 rovers.
Since there is a lot of distance between Earth and Callisto, YOU ONLY GET ONE command per 2s!!!

Mine the ore (green) and transport it back to base (red).
Move around mountains (brown) and beware of the sand pits (black), by watching for sand (yellow) which surrounds them.
Rovers have also limited power, so you need to return them to base to recharge.

Standard 1-4 for rovers.
NUMPAD/QWE-ASD-ZXC for commands.
P is cheat for showing whole map.

P.S. Didn't have time to implement building and more obstacles, which would maybe include some fun into this game :P

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burgerdare says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:48pm

the "sending" bar kind of made me feel really pressured in what seems to be a fairly casual game. Maybe it would have been better to let the player control each rover individually in real time?

pele says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:03am

The idea is good. The music is cool and moody. The usage of the numpad is irritating. The hook with the theme could be better explored.

mmickyman says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 11:07pm

The music background creeps me out a little, some of its mechanics are a bit frustrating, so I didn't find a lot of fun ...
Maybe add more of it as a sim game where the player can add one simple "script" to the rover (like "Go South and Stop if Meet ore")

Grafter says ...
Jan 2, 2014 @ 9:13pm

Good concept, liked the music!

OniiRam says ...
Jan 5, 2014 @ 11:27am

Very interesting concept!

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