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

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Universe Connector

by SK16 Games - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A game about connecting all the planets and taking over the universe!

Of some reason the sound (music) won't work on the web version. So if you are playing the web version on GameJolt, I have added the soundtrack so you can listen to it anyway (scroll down a bit) or: You could just download the damn game!

So... In the beginning I had a very different idea, but because of time, you know, I had to cut a lot... About 3 hours before deadline I found out I couldn't make it in time, and changed everything, to make at least something done :P

Hope you'll like it!

----------Tools used----------
Engine: Game Maker: Studio
Graphics: Photoshop
Music: Fruity Loops (FL Studio)

And also, I like comments, so please leave one and let me know what you liked/disliked, or tell me on twitter :D
- and I might check out your game too, and give you feedback ;)

AND ALSO ASLO: I would be really glad if you would read my post-mortem :)

Downloads and Links




Dasginger says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:42pm

I loved the music loop! My game crashed with a fatal error when I got a spaceship to Naboo though.

Druid says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:44pm

OMG another good idle game! Give me backy my time! :D

Druid says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:49pm

Same here

SK16Games says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:35pm

Thanks for the comments! :D Bug has been fixed!

Aske says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:30pm

Remember to post the source :) but great game!

CeriseGhost says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 1:27am

Cool little game! It gets pretty hard if you decide to build multiple spaceships at one time :D

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 1:41am

Nice little game, and the music rocks.

Only complaint is that you are waiting more than playing ;/

SK16Games says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 1:51am

@CeriseGhost thanks, and yea building more at once makes the controls more fucked up haha ;D @RadioLemon Thanks a lot! :D I know that you are waiting too much :P My original idea was that you could upgrade stuff on each planet etc. but (of course) didn't make it in time

dtruby says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 2:17am

Nice little game. Suffers the classic problem of resource-over-time games that without some balancing factor, it's just a matter of time rather than strategy. To play, I just upgraded resources until the cost was greater than that of a spaceship. Alternatively, I could have made a cup of tea. Nice audio, but the loop was a little too short.

Ted Brown says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 3:08am

Seems like a good start to a strategy game.

slumber says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 3:28am

So i started playing. I wanted to see the game to the end but i got bored of waiting for the money so i walked away and left it open for 5 mins. Then i got bored of upgrading earth so with out the ship i started exploring to find other plants but then i got lost in the purple universe.

Sep 2, 2014 @ 3:43pm

At first I was really excited, but I was a little bit sad when I realised there wasn't as much exploration as I expected.
This could potentially be the next cookie clicker though if your work on it a bit more. :D
Keep up the good work, and well done. :)

SK16Games says ...
Sep 2, 2014 @ 8:17pm

Thanks again people :)

Dietrich Epp says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 1:34am

Not much here, but what is here is polished. Looks like you could have used a little more time.

Sep 12, 2014 @ 9:17pm

Simple but well done. I included it in part 23 of my Ludum Dare 30 compilation video series, if you’d like to take a look :)

mrspeaker says ...
Sep 17, 2014 @ 9:01pm

Aww - feel like you got cheated on the final score: especially "graphics": they were awesome!

SK16Games says ...
Sep 17, 2014 @ 10:12pm

@mrspeaker Thanks a lot!! :D

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