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

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Void Space

by HuvaaKoodia - Jam Entry


There is no gameplay offered at this time.
Said gameplay will be added post haste.

Delivery date uncertain.

-- Controls --
Space = Toggle Simulation
Alt = Toggle Between 1x, 5x & 10x Simulation Speeds

MWheel or +/- = Camera Zoom
WASD/Arrows or RMB/Shift= Camera Pan

L = Show Debug Data

--Release notes--
V 1.0 JAM

Initial Release.

V 1.01

Optimization, AI improvement and simulation speed toggle.

V 1.05

Conquest! Debug data.

Downloads and Links




Axebane says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:38pm


Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Pretty interesting simulation, though, despite the lack of gameplay.

cstudios says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Maybe because I am a huge fan of ant colony optimisation or its just mesmerising, I was watching it for 20 minutes... This would be a nice live background for android. How do you plan to make the gameplay? Where can I get the final version?

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:23pm

Glad you liked it. Even in its current state.

The gameplay will be about choosing sides rather than playing as one of the factions themselves. Ain't gonna be giving anything else away yet.

I'll update this page with any new versions for now.

Skipi says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:32pm

That's pretty interesting. I'd really like to see where this goes.

Cheshyr says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 5:50am

I don't actually know what this is, but it would make a cool screensaver. Interesting simulation, and nice use of special effects.

kidkarnage says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 7:15am

Looking good! Like a simulation of synapses firing in my brain, except mine contains much more void space.

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 8:55pm

Relax time! Great simulation! But.. were is the game? However it is a good job. I have long been enraptured ;)

Aug 29, 2014 @ 8:27pm

This is the closest to me the interpretation of the theme of what I've seen here.

Almax27 says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 9:48pm

Verycool to watch when zoomed out, though not sure if you can class the submission as a 'game' :P

hamster_mk_4 says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 6:40pm

I am not sure what kind of game play you are going for with this, but I am interested in finding out.

LeftRight92 says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 9:04pm

Exceedingly pretty, however, due to the fact it's not a game it can't score very highly....

jukimv1986 says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 9:44pm

Weird take on the theme. Will be waiting for the gameplay release!

invader says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 9:51pm

very good looking and meditative visuals...

I have troubles with zooming in and out on macosx, though. And on linux I can't even run it, since there is no unity :(

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Sep 4, 2014 @ 9:34pm


I though some people with wheel independent mice might have a problem with the zooms, but don't the + and - keys work either?

Sep 4, 2014 @ 10:20pm

It's only really a screen saver.

Tex Killer says ...
Sep 5, 2014 @ 12:44am

This is not really a game yet, but it looks promising! Keep it up!

xRubbermaid says ...
Sep 6, 2014 @ 6:16pm

I find it really hard to rate this as a game - I love algorithms so I feel that my opinion may be skewed. I've elected to vote by how much I feel like this should be seen, which is definitely "as much as possible". Lovely visualisation of an ant colony simulation.

frogcheese says ...
Sep 6, 2014 @ 6:44pm

It's a really nice visual design, if not very gamey. Like @xRubberMaid said, I can also a bit of an algorithm nerd at times, so I still found this to be a pretty cool thing.

RodRoy1 says ...
Sep 6, 2014 @ 8:28pm

Interesting sim

lkr says ...
Sep 7, 2014 @ 9:24pm

While it wasn't very interactive, I love the look of the game/simulation and how the moving thingies light up the paths as they move between nodes.

I'd love to see where you're planning on taking this :)

runvs says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 6:35pm

Looks interesting. Don't stop! :)

Jeasonfire says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 8:10pm

A pretty cool simulation, the lack of gameplay didn't bother much while I stared at moving colored rectangles for a few minutes.

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