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

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Beneath Plutonia

by CivvyThePandaTM - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Beneath Plutonia is a game where you have to manage an early human colony on the moon Plutonia. You must get money to create an Underground Colony Centre which costs 500,000$. The atmosphere and pressure of Plutonia are way too high for humans to live, so Beneath the surface is the only place where we can live.

The in-game tutorial guides you through the first steps of managing your colony. As soon as you click the button at the bottom of the game, the tutorial will be closed for this game and you will have to create the Underground Colony Centre by raising 500,000$.

Tools used :
Game Engine : Unity3D (2D)
Audio : Autotracker-C and Audacity
Graphics : Photoshop CS5
Version Control : Git with GitHub

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Ratings

#694Audio2.50
#823Theme2.94
#917Innovation2.58
#981Humor1.80
#990Graphics2.50
#1070Fun2.37
#1110Mood2.26
#1136Overall2.50
#1823Coolness33%

Comments

Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:43am

Nice builder!

kristof says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:17pm

Took me some time to find out that the things I bought where placed outside of the screen area. I had negative amounts of Oil and could not find out how to produce stuff. But the game looks like a good start.

Troy says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 3:49am

Love the idea, but I was confused for the most part of it. Understandable that you were under a time limit. If you ever extend this, I'd love to see a more fleshed out tutorial.

May 4, 2014 @ 8:41am

The idea is great, but more balancing is needed. I can spam the oil and get an infinite amount of money by just clicking "sell 100 oil" infinitely :v. Great concept though. :)

May 13, 2014 @ 1:12am

Yup, I didn't have a lot of time during the weekend since I had something to do, so I had to finish the game in the car and I didn't really have the time to balance it out. Honestly, I think I did quite good for my first Ludum Dare tho.

Dietrich Epp says ...
May 14, 2014 @ 6:57pm

The interface is a bit hard to understand, but I liked the in-game tutorial.

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