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

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Planet Yarrr

by dix - 48 Hour Compo Entry

It lacks a lot of things, but I'm done for today with it, and the time is up!
So here it is Planet Yarrr!
In a system where all planets are trading with each other, but the united federation of planets took your planet out of the tradings, you must help your planet by being a pirate and attacking cargos from other planets!
Watch out for the space-police tho!

Turn the ship with A and D, move forward with W and shoot with Spacebar.
Oh!and click on the title and gameover screen :D

This is my third attempt at the ludum dare, but i couldn't get around the theme last time.
So I'm pretty much quite happy as it is, even if the game lacks music and funny stuff :D

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4KbShort says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:53am

A cute game, but I did get lost when I started. Once I knew where everything was I was able to putter about laying waste to my enemies for profit! Though there is no way to die I see as I lost 200% of my health and was okay. Ah, the life of a space pirate.

xrm0 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:14am

Nice little game.
The text looks a bit blurry.
Sounds would have added a lot to the experience.

Rozaxe says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 5:40pm

Good game.
Would be better with sound and less void ;)

TrickFishPie says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:31pm

Good game, easy to play. Would be nice to have some reverse thrusters :)

Boberro says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:37pm

On Windows7/Chrome: Downloaded jar open splash screen then crashes, and web version never loads.

dix says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 7:37am

@Boberro, weird to my tester-friends works fine, does it give any crash report?

havana24 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 11:23am

Good game! I think you should add arrow keys instead of WASD!

AmmoreChicks says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 2:28pm


dsoft20 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:38pm

Nice little game! With a little of sound & a background starfield it will be perfect :D

Hippolyta says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 12:09am

Had fun playing this game!
Well done!

cstudios says ...
Sep 6, 2014 @ 8:14am

maybe space police + not blowing up enemies but hijacking them for profit would be welcome.

JonathanG says ...
Sep 12, 2014 @ 4:37pm

It is very easy to get lost if you fly out of sight of any planets! (but then the same could be said of my game too)

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