Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Card Quest

by GAFBlizzard - Jam Entry

I intended to do the compo, but I was gone all Saturday afternoon and did not finish in time. This was made with compo rules but submitted for the jam instead. It's a super simple deckbuilder game.

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Ratings

Coolness95%
#418Theme(Jam)3.64
#437Innovation(Jam)3.13
#475Humor(Jam)2.64
#604Fun(Jam)2.92
#606Audio(Jam)2.37
#709Overall(Jam)2.98
#718Mood(Jam)2.73
#902Graphics(Jam)2.28

Comments

pontooncity says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:50am

The snowflake breakout was a nice touch.

sharp911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:02am

Like the intro to the game. The break out part

Interface says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:09am

The intro music is nice, you should have kept it playing during the card game. Takes a bit to figure out, but seems well thought out.

Red Sigma says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:11am

This was actually pretty fun, though the instruction were non existant. Like the others say the beginning was a great touch. Well Done!

RyanNielson says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:44am

Decent little card game once I got the hang of it. There really needed to be a tutorial ot something as card games can be tough to understand. I really liked the game though.

I'd recommend removing the breakout clone at the beginning. I just wanted to jump in and play the game.

Good work.

friken says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:54am

good work! I love the breakout intro

alvarop says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:46am

Kingdom of Loathing meets Magic the gathering. There is a lot of potential in this game. It would be a really cool browser game to play online :D

Asaratha says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:30am

Dropbox error when I try to load the game.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:43am

I don't know why dropbox is giving an error for accessing links right now. I can look for another host if this is still messed up tomorrow.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:51am

Dropbox is back up now.

PoQA Games says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:37am

Card games are a cool idea! It doesnt seem to fit the theme very well, but is a bold idea.

Nice job!

McNick says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:41am

Really cool entry! A little confusing at first, but I like it. Good work!

Demy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:45am

Nice card game. It even doesn't need any tutorial, you get everything in process. And i have a crown =)

Pestel Crew says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:14pm

Nice intro but need some skip button) didn't manage to play actually because I died at first fight and then Dropbox backup again. Sorry! Also add instruction please! Looks like it should be a great fun once I can try again)

Crefossus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:03am

Great gameplay. I had to play until I beat the 2nd guy, but couldn't beat the boss. Nice humor for boss. Strong sfx. Could use audio track during game.

CustomPhase says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:25am

Its ok, needs more hints on cards and in general.
p.s. Snowflake breakout was super annyoing, i dont know why it was a thing, why is there no button to skip it

01rafael says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:38am

The title screen is pretty funny! I like this style. Great job. But, the gameplay is little bit complicated.
Anyway the game is awesome!

AlbertoSM says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:16am

Not a bad idea, but its kinda hard to understand...
The title screen breakout is total eye candy, I thought that was the actual game!

cutandreil says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:14am

The only way I've found to kill the boss is to give up the defense. Only figthing, healing and getting card.
By the way I haven't understand what the C rank does.

CoderDozer says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:04pm

cool game and concept. Well done.

Mekuri says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 4:17pm

Loved the interactive intro screen! (Maybe make it skipable though) - Also I'm a sucker for deck building games, so I really liked it, although it wasn't easy to understand all the cards.

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:25am

Very nice! ;)

Jezzamon says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 10:55pm

Nice! I played it a few times to try and beat it, and doing that was pretty fun! I haven't really played any deck-building games, so that was good!

A game of this length is probably the limit of what these rules could be used for though, as a lot is relying on luck, as you said on the page.

I also liked the intro :)

Also the card designs were a little cryptic, would've been nice to have some instructions in game

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