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

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The Great Space Ambassador

by BeardoGames - Jam Entry

Here's our humble entry to LD30, "The Great Space Ambassador", made with love by us using Unity3D's newfangled 2D sprite engine, and with art made using Flash.

Note: at the beginning hit start to view the directions, then start again to begin the game.

We wanted to kinda channel the 'connected world feel' of Star Trek or something similar, with you, the Robo-Ambassador, stylishly representing your planet at the Great Interplanetary Cyber-Summit of 53264. From the game's manual:

"You represent your robo-planet government at the Great Space Ambassador Summit. Your goal is to negotatiate a trade deal with at least six of your fellow robo-ambassadors. Use the left and right buttons to move. When you encounter a robo-ambassador, offer one the resources you are holding to sweeten the trade deal. REMEMBER: THIS IS NOT A BRIBE, IT IS A MECHANO-GIFT. Fail, and you will return to your disappointed mecha-kingdom as a pitiful loser. Win, and you will have all the cyber-delicacies you can analyze! GOOD LUCK! YOU'LL NEED IT!!"

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Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:36am

This is awesome. I love how they connect to exchange goods lol

RobotFriend says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 4:05am

Love the graphics!

mess110 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:35pm

pretty cool! reminded me of day of the tentacle

Aug 26, 2014 @ 5:14pm

This is fun to play. I like the graphics, and the way they connect.

anserran says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 5:50pm

Really cool characters and animations!

Aomeas says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 5:50pm

The graphics are awesome :3

DesignerNap says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:05pm

"seal the deal" Something very futurama about this :) I like the movement and theme but could have done with more clues on what to offer! :D good work though

commodoreKid says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:30pm

I played the game just now. It's alright but except the concept not very attractive to play. Here is my feedback.
- The text at the beginning is not that readable.
- The floor image has a seam.
- Game fits the theme but trying to find the right option out of many is not much of a game in my opinion.
- Idea of trying to satisfy different representatives is great.
- Graphics and humor is not bad.

JavadocMD says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:55pm

This is a game with a solid sense of style. I really like the art: the robot design was excellent. A lot of great humor! "Seal the Deal" is priceless.

rojo says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:33pm

Definitely chuckled at this a few times! One thing I noticed is there's a minor music looping issue (for me at least). I think some sound effects would be a nice touch as well.

grillaface says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:00pm

great job I love the humor aesthetic and art! walk animations look great and omg #sealTheDeal ++

AlbertoSM says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:31pm

Got stuck with the guy who loves old things... but I already traded the sacred processor and i think i didn't have any options...
Nevertheless, I like the design of the robots. That "Seal the deal" is meme material xD

igoramendola says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 12:23am

Uff! Finally I won!! It took me awhile ^^
The gameplay reminded me the Monkey Island dialogs.
Funny graphics and awesome the "SEAL THE DEAL" thing hahahahahha.. cool!

micahcowan says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 7:19am

The art is good, and I love the kinky deal-sealing.

rogueNoodle says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 4:16pm

Those robot designs are great and "seal the deal" alone was enough for me to give top marks for humour ;)

Aug 28, 2014 @ 7:30pm

Love it :)

The choices felt a little arbitrary, but it was good silly fun.

Ted Brown says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 8:52pm

Thank you for your gift of the Sacred Holochip of Ineffable Curiosities. Consider my vote for the next super-space election purchased and yours!

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