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Such Thrust

by jjc180 - Jam Entry

You're returning from a extended mission in space to your home planet. Your space exploration has been long and arduous and your shuttle is low on fuel.

You only get one chance to line up your re-entry angle just right or you will burn up and die horribly alone in space.

Aim:

Line up the entry angle by adjusting your trajectory with your thrusters.
If your entry path (line) turns green you are within the correct approach angle and will be able to make it through the atmosphere.

Controls:

Arrows - Rotate Ship
Space - Fire Engines

Framework: Gamvas (http://www.93i.de/products/software/gamvas)
All assets & music created by us during the Jam.


Project Team:

Lachlan Krautz
Luke D'Alessandro
JJ Cantillon

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#77Innovation(Jam)3.45
#105Fun(Jam)3.35
#193Audio(Jam)3.10
#236Overall(Jam)3.15
#237Theme(Jam)2.84
#285Graphics(Jam)3.15
#1329Coolness37%

Comments

fued says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:02am

fun little game, finally my time playing kerbal space program pays off :P

Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:22pm

I love games with orbital mechanics. I played a couple dozen times trying different strategies, but only succeeded twice.

It could be interesting to have different planets/moons as additional challenges after you successfully touch down on the first.

jjc180 says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:37pm

Wow yeah an orbiting moon would be great. We're so going to add that.

Nazariglez says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:50pm

Nice game, nice physics and quite original concept!

dsoft20 says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 11:45am

Nice game :P a little bit difficult but very enjoiable!

Lyje says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 1:57pm

Great physics!

EM4N says ...
Dec 25, 2013 @ 2:10pm

much dare

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