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

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by dylanigan - Jam Entry

Satellite is a 3D first person complex space simulation game that was made in Unity3D in ~30 hours. This was my third Ludum Dare. This game has AZERTY and QWERTY support!

Story : "In the distant future humans live on two different planets, these two worlds are connected be only one thing, a single satellite. When this satellite breaks NASA repurposes a spaceship<2> to go deploy a new one, before it is too late..." You play as the single astronaut on the spaceship, you must pilot the ship while repairing broken systems, navigating, and trying to stay alive.

Player Controls: WASD to move, Mouse to look. Walk up to something to use it. E to repair things. M to eat, drink and energize.
Helm Controls: M to cut engine power. N to use the booster rocket. Up and Down arrow keys to increase speed, Right and left to increase turn speed.
Satellite Controls: M to deploy Satellite. Arrows to move satellite, Only deploy when the engines are stopped.

<1> This is a complex game with many different controls and
functions. To play it at it's fullest take the time to go through the tutorial (and by go through I mean listen to every clip and go into every room.) Please don't rate the game if you didn't at least skim the tutorial and read the mission details
<2> With faulty Ion engines, as you will see.

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TideS says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:10pm

Good idea and a nice realization for 72 hours format. I'm sure you should work to make the game much better.

akymos says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:41pm

Good game. Very nice intro. :D

Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:48pm

Good job! looks like it was fun to make. My only complaint is I kept getting stuck to the walls. Next time consider making a material with no friction for them.

Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:37pm

Like the intro! On my linux machine mouse speed is extremely fast, can't control game well. Maybe, fault on Unity side.

dylanigan says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:34am

Sorry! That is completely my fault. I forgot to completly add mouse sensitivity settings! I will fix this ASAP.

Ofursnati says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 2:55pm

Good game, nice audio. GJ.

torvik88 says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 6:43pm

Wow, nice game you guys pulled off. Loved the fact that you could go through the ship and just manage all.

dylanigan says ...
Sep 11, 2014 @ 11:40pm

Thanks to everyone who has commented, I just want to point out that I did this by my self in 35 hours. It is jam because I use 3 days and music from opengameart which is credited in the game.

MunkeeBacon says ...
Sep 11, 2014 @ 11:52pm

Nice! A solid entry.

sephyka says ...
Sep 15, 2014 @ 2:45pm

Interesting entry. It's cool that you added AZERTY controls. I love the design of your asteroids. ^^
It might be better with more polished user interface and visual feedbacks.

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