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

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Stock Madness

by c0nfused - Jam Entry

This is a madcap stock trading simulator you get one minute to make as much money as you can in a randomly determined market. We tried to make it have as many moving parts as possible. Scoring is tied to how many actions you perform so try to be doing things constantly.


I find shouting helps stock performance.



It ended up being a tough weekend for getting our schedules to sync and our game idea was pretty limiting so in the end things are imperfect at best.

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Comments

ketura says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:32pm

This is a very...different idea, lol. Was great fun, though more keyboard controls to allow faster interaction would be nice.

madalaski says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:54pm

Overall, a fun and interesting game. Strangely enough, I've never seen a stock market game before. Sound effects could have used a bit more work...

Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:34am

Very fun and novel idea, lol! Never play any game like this before. Could be a very promising idea if polished, good job!

snapman_GT says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:44am

It's an interesting idea, but there needs to be some additional channel of information to interpret for what stocks might do next (like news stories or rumors, etc)

madlee says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:58pm

Neat idea! I think it was just a little _too_ fast-paced, most of the stocks had died before I even figured out what was going on :P

Maxw3ll says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 1:57am

Really liked it! Might bump it up to a minute thirty or two minutes.

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