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

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Alien Machinery

by glbs - Jam Entry

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Rosencatz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:08am

Intriguing, but I gave up too quickly. I really like the concept of not instructing the user, and having them try to figure out the game. Has a mist quality.

Liam :D says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:46pm

The soundtrack in the back of my head was ViHart (youtuber) going "triangle triangle triangle triangle..." And this is by no means a bad thing! :D

Damdoshi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:03pm

Interesting concept. Graphics are nice and the game is mysterious. The idea of controling the interface that control the player make the game more active than it may appeir and I found it entertaining.

I found one of the four triangle because of luck (A weird flying object) and kill some red things.

Sound effects are nice at the beginning but after ten minutes, they gave me a little headache. : /

Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:57pm

Not sure what I just played but I liked it.

SoulGame says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:59pm

Mmmh this game seems to be really well realized. But, i feel stupid because i can't understand what i have to do. Not enough intuitive imo. Maybe if you low difficulty of the 1st challenge (that i don't understand) you will help player to understand his goal and how to achieve it.
Losing sound scared me.

LeReveur says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:53am

I like riddle games, and try to figure out what, and how to do it with alien commands, is an interesting riddle. But I don't know what to do know, I activated all four light blue triangles, I avoided and/or destroy the red - and understand they respawn on the three inverted black triangles - but nothing else to do, no more with the "alarm" that throw a yellow temporary triangle. And then, I was stucked into one of the respawn triangles, because I have hit one red "vilain" and it respawned directly on me, then die again and respawn elsewhere, but after that I was unable to do anything...

skonkan says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:13am

I did understand how to move, but not what to do.

paperweight says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 12:50pm

Excellent idea absolutely love it. But somewhat unfathomable.

Kate Kligman says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 10:30pm

I liked the mysterious elements to it and the effects.

klianc09 says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:25pm

Really mysterious game, loved finding out what everything did... but I'm still not sure what I had to do after going to all purple triangles and collecting all light blue triangles in the background. Also I still have no idea what the yellow triangles I can place do...
But I really liked the strange atmosphere, certainly an experience.

Dec 16, 2014 @ 9:17pm

interesting blend of strategy and shooter. took me awhile to figure out the controls but thats part of the challenge. still not sure of my objective or what the light triangles do or what the the blue bar is for. very cool.

mortus says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:35am

Great entry! Figuring out the controls was hard, but very satisfying in the end.

pjimmy says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 12:03pm

love the concept, very interesting and original, great visuals, well done :)

dunin says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 1:50pm

good mood and interesting concept.
I liked to search how it's work. After that, this ship is very complicated to control, Maybe the balance between mystery and gameplay isn't good enough?
Good graphics anyway.

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