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

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Tiny Universe

by superzac - 48 Hour Compo Entry


--Major bug: The fourth ring has a problem where it doesn't rotate the correct distance. Every time it moves it will get several degrees more off, until it doesn't register your points. Sorry, wish I would have caught it sooner :(

A 2-player local turn-based game in the tradition of strategy-based board games, "Tiny Universe" incorporates the theme of Connected Worlds by pitting two players against each other to see who can connect more of their planets together.

Roll the die in turns and click on an orbit to rotate those planets. You get 1 point for each of your planets that is "connected" on one of the three sunbeams. Get 7 points, and you win! Make sure to pay close attention so you can stop your opponent from taking the victory.

I ran out of time, so there is no audio. The resolution is also locked because of scaling issues, and you must completely exit the game before starting a new one because of bugs.

Thanks for playing, this was a great Ludum Dare and I can't think of anything I would rather have been doing on my last day of summer vacation!


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Ervin says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:40am

Chrome works if you switch to another tab and back - it's the same thing with all Unity web games + chrome currently :(.

BloodJohn says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:45am

looks like a board game. not good for video game.

Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:53am

Me and my wife had fun playing the 2 player, but got stuck and couldn't get it to rotate at one point. Fun game though!

Tanner says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:27am

Good game!

Toubib says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:22am

Nice idea, still dunno why you roll a dice, moreover the dice likes to go out of the screen xD.

Ted Brown says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 3:24am

Great concept for a game! My feedback:
- Increase mass and friction of the dice. :)
- Give the game a limited number of turns, which changes strategy and also guarantees an ending
- Learn how to rotate objects in Unity over time. That sort of animation really helps underscore which direction the planets go in.

xrm0 says ...
Sep 2, 2014 @ 10:53am

Works fine in Chrome.

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