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

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Connected Worlds Defender

by pcmccull - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Survive as long as you can!

* Build more mines to get more resources on each world.
* Click the factory to build fighters
* Connect the planets to see what resources are available and to build more mines.

Developed using libGDX, Paint.NET, and Inkscape.

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mess110 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:30pm

nice game. I ended up building way too many fighters for the beginning

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:32pm

Nice job on the concept.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:33pm

Very well done game. I loved all of the ships flying around. Great use of the theme too. Nice job.

dhargan says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:34pm

very straightforward in a good way. I like it, good job :)

clofresh says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:36pm

Pretty cool. I didn't connect very many worlds, but I did enjoy spamming the screen with fighters

Mali says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:40pm

Having the game pause after I leave the window would be a neat little addition. The game is fun, took me a moment to work out what the connectors actually were. I did get fucked over by the lack of pause >.< but thats my fault.

Mali says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:40pm

Having the game pause after I leave the window would be a neat little addition. The game is fun, took me a moment to work out what the connectors actually were. I did get fucked over by the lack of pause >.< but thats my fault. First tower defense game I've seen too.

Dasginger says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:40pm

Really nice idea! The game gets pretty hard pretty quickly, I can't get further than around wave 50 (which I count as a good thing). Fun to play!

Zupoman says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:51pm

Fun game, I like it! Though, later there are too many ships - it gets laggy for me.

x1212 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:59pm

Great game, might be usefull to know which planet can be connected to which other planet, so you can plan better from the beginning.

AdricZero says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:20pm

Didn't hear any music. Would have helped with mood.

MrSylar59 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:25pm

Nice game, I survived till wave 85 and then I died x)

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

Really fun game, after the first play through I knew which planets to focus on and then got to wave 100 but the screen was so full of fighters the enemies were stuck off screen lol.

smizmeal says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 12:21am

Very fun. I enjoyed the resource managing, but the crazy shooting/explosions during fights was the best.

ponk says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 12:25pm

Impressive ! Great work !
Nice AI and animations

arzi says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:44pm

Quite a good little strategy game. The controls and the mechanics are clear and intuitive. I got swarmed by the enemies quite fast, though.

holgk says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Nice game.

Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:51pm

Cool stuff! I thought it was too easy at first, but then it totally kicked my ass.

Dry Tree says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 1:01pm

Very fun game! I survived 135 waves... and then I was absolutely overrun :) (I assume there's no win condition and everyone gets swamped by attackers eventually?). Some audio would have been nice, but still a good game overall.

majorcrampas says ...
Sep 2, 2014 @ 12:55pm

Kind of like a simple Eufloria.
I love it! :)

Snicklodocus says ...
Sep 5, 2014 @ 9:19pm

Cool idea. Took me a while to get the hang of. I ended up having to wait a long time to expand since I didn't realize each planet yielded one mineral type. Really fun though. Good job!

camlang says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 11:15am

Fun and simple game. Love it!

teamawesome says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 10:20pm

Fantastic game and use of theme. This is the game I wish I made!

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