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

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Connection Lost

by Enzo42 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is my second Ludum Dare entry. I unfortunately did not have enough time to make some decent sound or add some music.

You're stuck on a very far and dangerous planet because your radio has been heavily damaged. It is your goal to fix the connection and ask for help. You will have to collect materials and craft items to fix the radio.

Walk: Arrow keys
Use / attack: Space
Open inventory: E

Click an item in your inventory, then click a crafting slot to put it on the crafting interface.

In the game crafting recipes are described in numbers.
slot 1 = upper-left slot
slot 2 = upper-middle slot
slot 9 = lower-right slot

Downloads and Links




ViliX says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 9:10am

You should mention that those links are Windows version.

sapermysz says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 9:32am

This game has some bugs but its OK but enemys can be more difficulty

Enzo42 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:39pm

Ported it to a jar, it should now work for every OS.

psydack says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:06pm

I can't play on MacOsX. Just open and go to "grey screen". Need some specific version of Java?

FGM says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:13pm

Interesting idea. You need to keep the recipes somewhere though. I can't remember all that stoof.

Enzo42 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:54pm

I thought I did my best to keep the recipes simple, when you take your second gold the recipes will be told so you don't have to mess around trying to find the recipes

Tomker says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:54pm

Nice work, has potential.

theCoder15 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:45pm

Ok game u guess

bvanschooten says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:09pm

Looks promising. However the biggest challenge was getting the recipies, as the text box in which they appear tends to disappear before I could read it. The game works in Linux OpenJDK except for the sound.

eemmbbeerr says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 10:54am

It took me a while to find out how to use the key, and without your screenshot I wouldn't have been able to craft a hammer. But good game afterall

Piscythe says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 1:06am

The grid crafting is cool, though it could do with stacking and item movement/removal. The core top-down gameplay was fine for the most part, but the fight with the green enemy was rather confusing. Also, only mentioning the recipes in one dialogue each was not enough for me to memorize them - I'd recommend giving the player a reference sheet for recipes they've found. Still, not bad at all, and it has the potential for interesting expansion later if you can find ways to make it unique.

SK16Games says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 3:07pm

Nice little game :) But I forgot the last recipe, so I couldn't finish it... It would be nice to be able to look up the recipes you've learned or something ;)

ShadowStryker says ...
Sep 6, 2014 @ 9:34pm

Really the only difficulty I could find with it was getting the recipes. Other than that everything else seemed to work alright.

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