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

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Caravan of Worlds

by Eero Tuovinen - 48 Hour Compo Entry

It's a tabletop rpg, text only. The genre is sensual scifantasy in the vein of Mezieres, Vance, Clark Ashton Smith. Play deals with an interdimensional caravan far from home, crossing strange worlds on its way to its destination.

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Sogomn says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:06pm

I dont really get how to play this...

tanjent says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:28pm

This is utterly impressive and so hard to rate - I don't know what to do! If someone magically turned up behind me and knew the system/rules I would sit down and play immediately, but 10500 words is a bit too much to have in my head... :) Well here the points from the Swedish jury (outside the LD-system): Overall: ? Innovation: 5 Fun: ? Theme: 5 (Really like the idea of prime factors to use for world/stats building, will keep this as a cool tool), Graphics: 3 (Nice map) Audio: n/a Humor+Mood: Depends on the people playing!

Bernte says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Difficult to rate this fairly? But I really love your map! First of all: very cool submission. I like your idea and the clever use of primes. But you are definitely into game design rather than programming. What about joining some team next time?

Bernte says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Ahhh and did you Betatest? :)

Eero Tuovinen says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 9:37am

No playtesting yet. I might set up something in the near future, depending on the schedules and inclinations in the local circles.

And yes, I am historically more of a tabletop game designer, although working on digital projects at some point is also an ambition. Perhaps once I finish my current writing project. I certainly discarded the possibility of writing code for Ludum Dare right off the bat, I'm far too rusty to have gotten anywhere with that in two days :D

Aug 28, 2014 @ 11:10pm

WOW! this game is very impressive, i mean i cant play it because i dont have a lot of people BUT i read the instructions and is very complex and looks fun! Very good job :D

Ben Lehman says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 1:01am

I like this game a lot! I already gave you some feedback privately. I think that the biggest thing that needs tweaking is caravan generation, but it's a pretty brilliant premise all-round.

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