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

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The Mediator

by luismb55 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You play the role of a mediator in a conflict where innocents lives are being lost.

- Block the aggressions of both parties in order to make the negotiations succeed before it's too late.

W,A,S,D or Arrow keys to move the mediator on the conflict zone.

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TrickFishPie says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:12am

Like the idea but found it really difficult to stop the bullets - is it beatable or am I just that rubbish :) I failed miserably and now I must live with the lives of an entire nation on my conscience.

Good effort

luismb55 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:55am

Thanks for trying it out! The difficulty is high and demands some skill (although nothing compared with real-life task) but I can assure that mediation is possible.

royvanrijn says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:10pm

The second time I stopped the bullets, it is doable IMHO, good game!

Inudenis says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:12pm

One of my favorites! Simple and beautiful

Zoomyzoom says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:14pm

I look this take on the theme :D Nice little DontKillThemUp :P

CryoGenesis says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:18pm

Really good idea + execution. Bit difficult though, quickly becomes overwhelming.

AkirAssasin says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:24pm

Haha, nice game! 300+ casualties as a result of only protecting green side

Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:54pm

Cool metaphor, works great.

badlydrawnrod says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:46pm

Harsh message, but probably a good lesson for the kids. A little disturbing that I couldn't bring peace to the world.

Kedume Bits says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:37pm

The concept is clear but it's a very hard game :-S Good job.

CustomPhase says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:39pm

pretty interesting idea. gameplay is a little bit on the dull side though.

ittlebit says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:47pm

Good use of the theme. Pretty challenging as well. Good work!

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

First, I though it was Palestine vs Israel..
Seriously, a bit difficult but fun !

seagaia says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:11pm

interesting...maybe it's better to not intervene at alla nd let things play out , vs extend it for a long period of time.

rantt says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:56pm

397 innocents died :( but peace was achieved :)
Interesting take on the theme. I enjoyed it, good job!

KeyMaster says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:32pm

Nice and compact game! The movement didn't feel completely right but very close to it I think. I especially like that the task got harder the closer both sides got to the middle, increasing the difficulty as you get closer to your goal. Good entry!

lorniebear says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:10pm

Very hard, but very fun. I would recommend this game

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