Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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by thenmal - Jam Entry

Play a warren of rabbits beneath the surface trying to survive as long as possible. "How To Play" is at the weblink.

Quick How to Play
Tab to switch between your rabbits, and center the camera on them.
WASD/Arrow keys or edge scrolling to move camera.
Click on dirt or carrots to issue orders, right click to cancel.
Click on button in bottom right to change current rabbits profession.
The targeted rabbit is darker brown and will say what they are currently doing in the bottom right.
Rabbits need burrows to store food and sleep in.

This is a team jam entry. This is our second ever completed ludum dare. Our previous entry being for ld26. We had a lot of fun making this and hope you enjoy it!

Thanks for playing :)

Apparently lots of other games have been having problems with the unity web player and mouse clicks not registering, I haven't heard about a problem with our game yet but if you can't get past the start game screen try downloading the stand alone version as they shouldn't have the problem.

Pushed a version with a camera bug fix detailed in comments below.

Downloads and Links




eerongal says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:33am

Interesting little game. Really needed buttons to move the camera, though.

omaha says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:39am

This was cute. I had trouble, couldn't figure out how to pick up the carrots so I kept dying after a short amount of time.

thenmal says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:41am

Picking up carrots is a three step process. First you need to have a burrow built to store the food in, then you need the carrot targeted by clicking on it and finally some rabbit needs to be assigned to forage.

KumoKairo says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:42am

The controls are confusion at first, but once you get used to it it is pretty neat hehe

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:18am

Nice game, takes a little while to figure out though. It would be useful to be able to move the camera with the keyboard.

pedro.thiers says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:38am

quite complex for a jam game. I liked, especially the music

matt_j says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:24pm

Confusing to learn, but I like the concept. Bunnies! :D

IAmSpencer says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:23pm

edge scrolling was a little fast and wonky, but nice audio and fun gameplay

SecularBaron says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:10am

That was really cool.

thenmal says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:45am

Just pushed out new version to fix camera bugs. Finally got to see this on other computers and apparently the camera scrolling was frame rate dependent, which made it much faster than intended on good systems (aka not mine :p).

While I was there I added keyboard movement controls since lots of people were asking for it.

cr2crstudios says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:33am

Really cool, couldn't always get my rabbits to do what I wanted. :P

NicoM says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:35am

Very nice game:), quite complex for a jam game, and yet not complicated to play, quite relaxing in a way, Great Job!:)

Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:27am

I had to puch the wall to feel like a man again xD This game is cute and relax. Sometimes i see the rabbits floating o.O , great work :D

whilefun says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:41pm

Pretty neat idea for a game! This game was pretty adorable on all counts. I kept encountering a weird bug where the screen would scroll left forever (focus problem maybe on my browser), but the windows build fixed this. Nice music, and fun entry!

xdegtyarev says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 7:06pm

Neat and funny!

zeh says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 10:01pm

Nice idea. Learning was hard. My rabbits kept dying on me. Took a lot of tries to get it to actually work in a way that I knew what I was doing.

MrShoestore says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 11:55pm

Cute game and I really enjoyed the music. The controls took a bit to get used to but after that it was a really nice experience!

kibertoad says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 8:48pm

Watership Down: The Game would be awesome. Please do a post-ld.

alvivar says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 10:01am

Innovative, curious and fun.

My only problem with the game are the controls. Hard to figure out how they work at first.

gre says ...
May 13, 2014 @ 1:08pm

Totally amazing how our games are similar.
Great job.

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