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

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by tigerclaw - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Warp Gates to a parallel world are opening up in the realm. The gates are spawning monsters, and burn whatever gets near them. Using the Super Needle 9000, you must take apart the threads of Dimensional Essence (DE) that keep the warp gates open and the monsters in this plane, before the destroy the whole realm.
To Win: Close all the gates and defeat all the monsters
You lose if: All five cities are destroyed or you run out of HP
Hold LMB down to start "unthreading" the nearest gate
Hold RMB down to start "unthreading" the nearest monster
Bug Fixes
* If you got a "no such file as 'gate.lua'" error, that is now fixed

Downloads and Links




ViliX says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 11:37am

You should probably polish this game a bit more :/

Aug 31, 2014 @ 7:06pm

Told me that love.dll was missing.

LandoSystems says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 7:15pm

Also missing love.dll :(

jomomomo says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 7:23pm

Can't play windows games. Can we get a web version?

jpverkamp says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 7:37pm

Chrome thinks it's malicious.

tigerclaw says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 7:06pm

I would like to formally apologize for, figuratively, disappearing off the face of the planet after just posting this.

@jpverkamp The executable is now in a .zip file. You should be able to just download it and unzip it on your computer without Chrome thinking it's malicious now.

@ViliX Yeah, I know. Could you maybe elaborate more on what you think needs more polish?

@jomomomo As this was made in Love2D, I would have to use a different engine in order to do that. I'm not sure if there is enough time left. I apologize for not addressing this earlier.

Natrium729 says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 2:48am

I was not quite sure about what to do, but I finally realized that staying near a portal hurts you. I then closed all the portal before killing all the monster. With more mechanics, better graphics and some explanations, it could become something quite interesting.

bluesky says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 3:07pm

Good job!

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