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

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Mobile gamer simulator

by skyr - Compo Entry

Welcome to the mobile gamer simulator!!!

You control the finder of mobile gamer, using the arrows to move and spacebar to tap. You can select three games to play:

1. Tower Defence: tap to shoot at the orcs
2. The block: tap or hold to move the player up or down
3. Zombie attack: tap to change the direction of movement

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Pcholt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:12am

Clever concept! :)

swedishbacon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:44am

Thats pretty funny! haha

Donutttt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:14pm

Is it a finger or a... maybe that's just me haha. Nice work though, it's an original idea and it's well executed.

JJEvil says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:14pm

Freakishly big finger on my screen. Cool.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:18pm

very good take on the theme

Tonasz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:34pm

Mobile games without microtransactions? Always cool! ;) I liked finger mechanics making even simple things harder (but still on level giving satisfaction) due to controls and covering half of screen (like in real life).

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:02pm

Fun idea, and it was executed pretty well!

geckojsc says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:28pm

Best take on the theme I've seen so far! My one criticism is that even with the silly finger simulation controls, the games all seem a bit too easy, with no real difficulty curve.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:53pm

Hi there. Nice idea, well executed. Serves to remind how annoying touch interfaces can be 'cos finger gets in the way. Good job!

PlonkyDonkey says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:46pm

Very Nice Concept

zeal says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:47pm

Great, well thought out! Can't see what's behind the finger, that's what is irritating when I play on mobile.

Dec 15, 2014 @ 8:50pm

Interesting idea. I think it simulates some mobile design considerations quite well, like fat-finger inaccuracy and view obstruction. Now go integrate it with the Android and iOS emulators ;)

zatyka says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:44am

That was sort of fun. While it incorporated the theme well, the game would probably be better without the whole phone simulation aspect.

DonovanWu says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 4:15am

That's three games on one screen! Nice idea! XD

hissssssssss says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:21am

This is a cute minigame collection! Each game could have individually used some polishing (a lot of the enemies were too small, for example), but the finger-on-screen control was novel.

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