Connect and Conquer: Emperorsby Moosefly - Jam Entry
Connect and Conquer: Emperors is a real time strategy game focused on expansion and resource management. What this really means is that you get to take part in an epic battle for the control of a whole galaxy custom made to fit your tastes! You may also take the role of a spectator, allowing the AIs to duke it out on their own while you enjoy the show.
The game has four different factions each of which plays a bit differently. There is no balance to speak of and the AI is dumb as a shoe, but you can't have everything in a Ludum Dare game.
The round ends when the player is annihilated or when someone has conquered the whole galaxy.
Controls can also be found within the game, but here they are once again:
Control the menu with your mouse
left mouse button: select planets* / select menu item
* click on a planet to select, release on other planet to perform action depending on the planet (build bridge or send ships)
ESC: quit to menu
left mouse button: resume
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Please report any bugs or problems you encounter. Thanks in advance and have fun!
Gallery with screenshots taken during the development can be found here: http://imgur.com/a/Gb5I9
Edit: If Chrome flags the windows download as malware, try the mirror link. I think it might be due to the location it is being downloaded from. Alternatively download the love2d binary from https://love2d.org/, and then use the .love file.
Edit the 2nd: Non-windows users may also download the love2d binary from http://love2d.org/, and then use the .love file!
Edit: 3rd time's the charm edition: Even though you can change the window size, you probably shouldn't because it breaks the game. Yeah. Good programming and testing!
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