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

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by Lyje - Compo Entry

PANORAMA is a minimal, omnivisual Proteus-em-up.

The entire island is always in view of your 360 degree vision. Calming, contemplative, mind-bending.

TIP: For extra trippyness, walk backwards :)

Known issues:
Poor optimisation.
360 camera only works properly on 16:9 and 16:10 aspect ratios.
Pressing escape the first time may hang for a few seconds - if in doubt, quit using ALT-F4, CMD-Q or similar.

Downloads and Links




aureliusnoble says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:31am

This is a really awesome concept and really well executed, not sure if I'd cool it a game, but your art work is amazing.

aureliusnoble says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:32am

*call - I've been up way too long :p

ljdp says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:25am


folmerkelly says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:30pm

Aw man this is lovely, found myself wandering wandering around forever

Lyje says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:36pm

Thanks all :)

mahalis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:29am

Nifty. Took me a while to get the hang of the 360-degree view, but I did at least restore my faith in democracy.

Groydis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:17am

I'm always a fan of low poly work, looks awesome.

Noah Ratcliff says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:27am

Nice! Love the interpretation of the theme. Would love to see it used alongside some gameplay.

Crosstales says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:56am

I really liked the graphics and the sound! Gameplay is missing a bit though

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:56am

Hi there. Yes very trippy.. nice. Go Democracy! Good job on the world creation. Like the music.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:21pm

Camera was cool. Like the low-poly graphics, weather particle effect were pleasant. Liked the horizon

Dokthar says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:49am

I enjoyed your game it's really remind my playing experiences with proteus. Im happy to downloaded your game I'll probably play it again. The 360 view is a really nice concept and impressive. Excellent low-poly graphics, except the flowers and the snowman .. in my opinion theres are too different from the environment. Good job

pjimmy says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:12pm

cool visuals, not so much gameplay, a great experience though, trippy

anokta says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:59pm

absolutely lovely, and fairly trippy indeed! :) secretly wished there were more interactions though. great job overall!

DonovanWu says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 3:42am

It feels very dizzy because of the 360 degree camera. Maybe it will be like the way we perceive the world if we have eyes on our back...?
Nevertheless, it is an awesome concept!

HUMANICS says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 11:10am

That panorama rendering could use a few more slices, but I guess it fits quite nicely with the low-poly art this way.
Reminds me a bit of a more complicated concept I have, which would actually bend the geometry before rendering... Nice to see something similar working quite well!

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