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

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SpaceTrader

by clearlyspam23 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

--Instructions--

Manage trade routes between planets in order to increase your coffers.

Click on a planet to manage it's trade routes and structures.
Every Planet can have 5 structures total. These structures can be upgraded to increase the rate at which they generate or disperse resources.

--Thoughts--
I had high hopes for this game, that ended up going no where. In my mind, the big goal to this game would be buying up planets. Every time you bought a planet, the "Universe" would expand a little, and you would be able to increase your rate of income. However, this never came to be.

Next time, I think I'll stay away from GUI intensive games. They always take longer then I think they will.

Web version coming soon

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Comments

tigerbyte says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:08am

I like the pop out menu on the right. Couldn't really track what effects my trade was actually having. I just started clicking trades and had no idea if they were "good" trades or not. I was swimming in money before I knew it and wasn't really sure what I was doing.

I like the concept though. I hope you revisit after the compo.

Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:36am

Nice simple strategy game, but bigger maps, audio and better trade system would be a good idea.

43iscoding says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:57pm

Interesting game, but there's no way to actually compare goods to some "market price", so trades being pretty much random.

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