Ludum Dare 30 — August 22nd-25th, 2014 — Theme: Connected Worlds

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SolarSim

by Nsmurf - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is what I have at the end of 42 hours. I can't see a way to make it fun in 6 hours, so I'm putting it up as is.

CONTROLS:
Click + Drag to connect planets
Right click to try to send people from other planets to the one you clicked on
Middle click to speed up time.

Connecting planets creates a teleportation link between them, allowing people to move from one planet to the other.

There isn't really a goal: It's just a game about people on planets.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#348Theme3.53
#850Graphics2.63
#867Innovation2.76
#1052Fun2.39
#1182Overall2.29
#1570Coolness40%

Comments

Skills641 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:38am

You have a notepad on instructions on how to run the game, but it is not running. Can't play the game.

Nsmurf says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:00am

@Skills641 What error are you getting?

OnlySlightly says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:01am

It was a neat simulator. I liked seeing the stats of each planet change over time and seeing how I could influence that subtly. Investigating and discovering how the mechanics affected the wealth and resources was a fun puzzle :).

Shmackson says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:29am

Interesting simulation style game. I'd love to see where it could go given extra time.

varun says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:48am

Interesting idea - could be expanded into a population management game.

buckslice says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:18am

I could not get it working with the love.exe on windows 64bit. Game looks cool though!

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