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

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Beneath The Surface Of Scratch Ticket

by dejant - 48 Hour Compo Entry


Your goal is to win as much money as you can with only 5 scratch tickets.

On the first screen you can select your ticket price - more expensive the ticket, the more you win. You can scratch off a little bit of the ticket before you buy it. If you don't like it, just pass it and try another one. But beware, if you scratch it to much, you will be forced to buy it.

Game is over if you loose all your money or when you buy your fifth ticket.

Done with Eclipse and LibGdx.

I downloaded sounds and music from Detailed list can be found in assets folder.

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:27am

Really unique and cool idea.
Very well executed.

Empyrealhell says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:35am

Awesome take on the theme. It was really hard, but fun, and I felt like I was getting better at scamming that poor lottery girl each time.

denvil says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:41pm

Nice idea. Kept me trying for a while. Only problem was that sometimes it didn't cash the win. The casher took my money but didn't cash my winning ticket... so who was cheating who..

Caridorc says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:44pm

Very good game, I loved playing this! btw MyHighScore is 18.

Boodog says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:23pm

Cool game!

Marcellus says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:07pm

Had fun playing, graphics and music are solid, good entry and very original

Moosefly says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:57pm

That was intense! Managed to take home 31$ because of the 10$ ticket I was forced to buy. Really unique game with interesting gameplay and nice graphics and music.


pLaw says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:42pm

That's a nice one. Really innovative concept. Good job!

jacklehamster says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 3:28am

Not bad! I expected a classical luck based scratch game, and I thought... meh, I'll just relax a bit and pick some easy going game. Turns out the whole cheating part adds a whole dimension to it.

May 1, 2014 @ 7:58am

Excellent, really fun idea!

Delca says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:01am

Excellent game! My high-score is 50$, but I got as high as 80 once. I really liked how it got harder the higher I paid. Great job!

MSaul says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:04am

Nice idea. It's really hard to stop playing. Well done.

MintArcade says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 6:18pm

I'm reach now!! Seriously addictive game. Have to stop before to late ;)

Dominator_101 says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 9:03pm

Nice! Pretty funny.

Loved the "Oh, yeah!"

Anti says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 9:28pm

This is a great game! Nice idea and good execution and!

XenosNS says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 12:24am

Nice! Love the mechanic of trying to cheat and see what's on the ticket before buying.

Konrad Zegis says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 10:11pm

Love audio. It reminds me of that peacefull Ragnarok Online location themes :) also idea is really unique. And quite addicting, lol.

I'd like to see it on mobile :D

Myyyvothrr says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 1:16pm

Interesting idea, good work!

jsmars says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 8:16am

Really fun! Always nice with some gambling :) Got $40

CMaster says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 9:22pm

Downloaded sounds and music means that this breaches compo rules -everything other than fonts + libraries must be your, 48 hour work for the compo.

Other than that, I liked the idea, and you managed to add an interesting mechanic to the basic premise of gambling.

KevinWorkman says ...
May 12, 2014 @ 12:36pm

This is a really interesting take on the theme. But using sounds from freesound (even if they're publicly available) means you should have entered the jam, not the compo.

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