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

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Room 5

by Thingus - Jam Entry

Room 5; a tech demo
By Thingus(code) and i0003(assets, level design)

The idea we had behind this was to have a game where you interact entirely with a world viewed through CCTV cameras, using only a switchboard and PA system. Who's listening to the PA system and carrying out your instructions? Good question!

Unfortunately, real life got in the way and we were only able to implement this basic demo. You can view the cameras using the switchboard (if you see static, experiment some), and one room brings up an interaction menu (but the interaction doesn't work). I spent too long trying to do the puzzle system 'right', and wound up with no puzzles at all :-( However, we do intend to carry on development of this, at least until our UnityPro trial expires and we can't use the RenderTextures anymore; watch this space for further updates.

Tool used: Unity Pro, Blender, Paint.NET

Thanks to itch.io for hosting.

Update (10/12/2014): Increased the resolution of the web player a touch

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#387Theme(Jam)3.67
#437Innovation(Jam)3.13
#472Graphics(Jam)3.33
#997Overall(Jam)2.33
#2185Coolness20%

Comments

keyle says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:13pm

Love the look of it!

Meral says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:29pm

Erm... The Windows Version that is provided is just the html file with an embed to a unity3d scene that does not exist. Did you mean to share that too?

I'll check back tomorrow for the web version. Judging by the lighting this looks goose bumpy.

srakowski says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:19am

I really love the visuals. I would love to see it fully-implemented!

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:20am

Aesthetically this is beautiful., but play space is a little small with respect to the tiny CCTV haha.

Murchurl says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:21am

Seems like it's got potential! hope you do continue development!

flatgub says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:21am

O.O
Very spooky and atmospheric, I am defiantly very interested in what comes out of this.

Meral says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:03pm

Checked the web version out. Definitely needs to be played within a big window. It will be interesting to see what comes out of this.

Now your ludumdare as well as your itch.io page say "watch this space for further updates.". So I take it both are good to go after.

Raiyumi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Neat. Too bad you guys didn't finish this. :(

el-pepi says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:03am

It had potential, but it is a shame you didn't finish.

alvarop says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:09am

I won't rate it because it's unfinished but the concept looks neat and the presentation it very nice. Will you keep working on it?

Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:14pm

Looked like it could have been awesome if finished.

TyrusPeace says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 4:45pm

Good idea for the theme! It's a pity you weren't able to get it done.

Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:49am

This submission is a great fit for the theme. It's a shame life got in the way of development. I hope this concept is pursued further in the future!

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