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

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Potatoed Encryption

by MonoS - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A very simple (edu)game in which you factorize number while preparing potato salads! Very exiting!!!1!

The game is written in pure c++11 and PDCurses with a bit of SFML for the music, the sprite instead was made using jp2a, i'll upload a mac and linux build in a couple of days [but you should be able to build it for yourself if you don't want to wait ;)].
Also i recorder the complete development process and it'll be uploaded to my youtube channel [ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8D347rVI2Ys584rCw6zTFg ] asap.

Please, when and if you rate it give for sound/music a 0 because the music is not from me and i added it the last minutes for fun, so RATE ZERO and if you like the music potato-tan is on twitter :D. But if you would have liked it without sound effect/music then rate accordingly.

I hope you'll enjoy this little game as much as i enjoyed making it.

PS: is my first game [but not my first project] and the idea is not so interesting, so be gentle :)

Midnight update: I noticed that i had still some time for polishing my game, and so i did :D.
I added some wonderful music from potato-tan [https://twitter.com/potatoTeto], a scoring system [not so good, i don't know if it's fair], and the exit panic button, press esc and the game close by itself

Post compo edit: Corrected some typos in the code, nothing special :)

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Ratings

#2027Coolness17%

Comments

ViliX says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:39am

The game crashes when I press 0, but hey, an interesting idea :)

MemoryLeek says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 5:06am

Compiled it on Linux though it was a bit of work.
PDCurses wouldn't work for me, but luckily it it was API compatible with ncurses, so linking it against ncurses instead fixed it for me.
I am not sure what this game had to do with the theme, but it was an interesting idea anyway :)
Also, it seems the music is not included with the source version.
I tried copying it from the windows build but still didn't get any sound.

Aug 30, 2014 @ 1:43am

Wasnt really sure what to do. I included it in part 12 of my Ludum Dare 30 Compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/NXgeb3Jk3nI

OinkIguana says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 3:29pm

Pretty cool idea. I like the music a lot... too bad I can't rate it.
The game is pretty fun too. Could use an explanation of what the goal is but I figured it out pretty quick.

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