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

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Shepard (unfinished)

by acehk - Compo Entry

Unfortunately I only had 1 day of real work this LD. I think I had some interesting ideas despite the game being largely unplayable, and definitely enjoyed the experience. I plan on finishing this project or one like it in the future.

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peeweek says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:02pm

Your game has simple yet Awesome visuals. The gameplay loop is really simple yet it kept me playing around for some minutes until I realized i was trapped into my new job of collecting wool :)

A really good compo, yet probably missing a goal (and sound). But this is probably the purpose.

sprawl says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:32pm

It looks quite good ! Too bad you didnt have time to finish it.

snapman_GT says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:11am

I like the rain effect. Seems more like a sheep shearing game than a sheep herding game? Very pleasant minimalist graphic design.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:54am

Hi there. Good work so far. Keep it up!

acehk says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:02am

Thanks for the encouraging feedback. The planned goal for the game was something loosely comparable to Plants vs Zombies, where Wool would replace sun as the currency. I wasn't decided on what the player would be able to buy (different sheep breeds, sheep dogs/pigs, upgrades, etc). I was planning on the enemies being wolves and poachers. I'm not sure if I'll stick to this game design though.

Liam :D says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 5:33pm

I would hire this sheep herder, seems to know how to do his job.

fuzzalicious says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:55pm

Nice attack animation. If you had included a score counter you could claim it to be complete :)

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