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

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Interdependence: THE GAME

by entropyofchaos - Jam Entry

Our take on the theme was to make a text game about economic and environmental interdependency vs. isolationism, with dinosaurs and kung fu masters.

We wanted to model things like pollution, environmentalism, militarization, plagues, overpopulation, cultural assimilation, global hunger, the tragedy of the commons, etc.

Unfortunately, we didn't have time to do all of that, so we made a short prototype that does a couple of these ideas to varying degrees of success.

Hope you enjoy!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#224Fun(Jam)3.31
#227Theme(Jam)3.50
#330Innovation(Jam)3.13
#487Overall(Jam)3.06
#1836Coolness28%

Comments

bluemaroo3 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:20pm

Really enjoyed playing this. Would love to play an extended version. Now want to replay as more aggressive Saurians :D

jshaffer94247 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:39am

Really enjoyed this, but it was too short for me to be sure that my choices mattered. Died quickly the first time after making thoughtful choices, replayed with violent choices and won. Hmm. I think that's the only part I didn't like. :) Nice little game.

bob_fish says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 12:27pm

Pretty nice to play, games like this are always fun. Maybe make some more art? like a picture showing the choices you have made? Idk, anyway good job!

TKia_ says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 2:01am

Interesting little prototype to play. Nice Jurassic Park music.

Tosic says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 9:35am

Nice political game, I like the fact one leader is a reptile! :)

jukimv1986 says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 9:41am

I'm a winner! And holding festivals is fun! It is great that it has replayable value, and that the options you make matter. Great job!

whalebot says ...
Sep 4, 2014 @ 9:41pm

I'm winner! Shoot they should nominate me for world leader me thinks... ;)

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