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First Ludum Dare Submission: Star Supremacy

by sfdnetwork - 48 Hour Compo Entry

[Game Info]
This is my first Ludum Dare submission, entitled 'Star Supremacy.' A game where you take control of a sun, and navigate it to a red giant to create a supernova, trying to avoid the clusters of rock that zoom past you.

To make the game, I used none other then Java's standalone library, photoshop for the art and FL-Studio for the music. The games idea didn't come to me at the start of development but rather 10 hours in, after I had scrapped my other idea for being too boring. As a result some of the code in this is very messy, and it created room for bugs and errors. Nevertheless the game's core is intact, so that is why I have submitted it anyway.

[Known Bugs]
-Audio completely doesn't work outside of eclipse (Runnable jar)
-After playing a match or two, the 'play' button doesn't reset the game.
-Keyboard input doesn't work on some versions of java

[The Future]
In the future I will continue development on this game, fix bugs, add new items and features perhaps. You can help me out by reporting the bugs.

Downloads and Links




Fenmar says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 8:50am

Hey :-) I played your game and made a video. If you are interested:

Und[0]ne Devs says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 6:55pm

In my opinion the sun is a little slow, but well done anyway! :)

drentsoft says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 12:26am

I like the concept.

LexGarza says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 3:08am

It is an interesting game, fun as well, though I had a bit of a problem with it after losing, I don't get if I start from the last level I lost in or from the beginning, and the keys seemed to get stuck for some reason after losing and restarting. Still, very nice game =)

moomoo112 says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 5:39am

I seemed to occasionally get an instant failure when pressing play, and I don't think it reset properly so I somehow won

ChrisMingay says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 10:35am

Like moomoo, I get instant failure some times too! Almost as if the game is still running while I am on alternative menues

Dec 21, 2013 @ 11:43am

It's a shame the sound doesn't work, it would have added a lot!

dash2001imi says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 12:05pm

it is fun but a little buggy

Zephyr Raine says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 12:12pm

The game is kind buggy.

Xanjos says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 3:45pm

It's rather buggy but the concept is interesting nonetheless. The only problem I have with the game is how sometimes after starting the game, a rock just so happens to spawn really close to me (maybe add some sort of small period of invulnerability when the game starts?).

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