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

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Tactical Dimensions

by Citsua - Jam Entry

For my third Ludum Dare, here's a turn-based tactical game.
The fight takes places in two different dimensions. Each dimension has different characters and a different map. The link is the characters' health: each character has a soulmate in the other dimension with whom it shares the same health bar.

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Ratings

#87Theme(Jam)3.79
#121Innovation(Jam)3.58
#224Humor(Jam)2.82
#312Overall(Jam)3.32
#382Mood(Jam)3.09
#391Fun(Jam)3.00
#518Graphics(Jam)3.00
#1523Coolness42%

Comments

doomista says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:15pm

Great concept. The alien characters of the player are kinda overpowered. While being outnumbered in pirate dimension, alien sniper saved the day :)

Stepwise says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:10am

Really cool concept indeed. It was a little impenetrable with having to read a lot of text, but there's a lot of cool stuff I can imagine to do with this game, + content. Hope to see a more completed version sometime. :)

Citsua says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:56am

Thanks for the comments :) !
There was actually a typo in the damage function, causing characters with high defense or strength to be OP.
I uploaded a new version which corrects this.

Tanser says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 10:24am

Nicely done, love the idea. These turn based games are my favorites.

OrangeeZ says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 1:01pm

The idea is interesting, although balance seems broken and I couldn't really see the benefits of switching between worlds. In any case, with more polishing and further development the idea could really shine, I think.

JonathanG says ...
Sep 5, 2014 @ 5:02pm

Interesting idea and good use of the theme. I liked the idea of the shared health but struggled to understand when/why I should switch worlds, especially on a 3 turn cooldown, so I was reluctant to use it and just strategised on the alien world.

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