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

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One Roll Yahtzee

by mattr555 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This weekend, I decided to learn Dart. This was mainly influenced by watching Notch's livestream and reading the opinions of HackerNews. I felt like building a game to demonstrate my knowledge, so Yahtzee it was. Then I said, "Hey, this could be a Ludum Dare game! I wrote all the code this weekend." So, I modified the source to only get one roll, and here we are, my first Ludum Dare submission.

tl;dr - Dart One Roll Yahtzee

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mattr555 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:12am

P.S. I made another version off the theme (not for compo, actually made after the end) called "You only get ones Yahtzee": https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/19114857/yahtzee-only-ones/yahtzee.html

302_Dave says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:39am

I love that you have the ability to save the dice even though there is literally no reason to do so. It's a nice little self aware wink at the player.

Sestren says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:37am

Highest score was 163. Solid implementation, and the twist to fit it into the theme actually makes the strategy to this classic game quite different. I agree with 302_Dave about saving dice, that actually made me laugh. Nice job!

ghosrath says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:01pm

I liked it, the YOGO roll keeps the game quick and fun :)

Afal says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:18pm

Nice, simple game. Would be cool if there was a high score table but I suppose You Only Get One score :)

PEBKAC says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:19am

Nicely done. One of the best uses for the theme I've seen yet.

Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:21am

Simple game, yet fun. Nice one.

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