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

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Triage

by Me4502 - Jam Entry

Triage - A game about assigning doctors and nurses to patients to ensure they do not die.

You lose if your score goes below 0.

How to Play:
* Red Crosses are Doctors.
* Blue Crosses are Nurses.
* Drag staff to hospital beds to move them to a room.
* Drag staff to a room to assign them there.
* Doctors heal patients, Nurses stop patients dying.
* Multiple doctors or nurses improves healing speed.
* Try to stop any patients from dying.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#329Theme(Jam)3.72
#484Innovation(Jam)3.06
#698Fun(Jam)2.79
#793Overall(Jam)2.85
#819Mood(Jam)2.56
#869Graphics(Jam)2.39
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

wandersenus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:23am

what a good game!!!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:05pm

Pretty fun game once you figure it out. Always fun deciding who gets to live and die lol. Great work!

danielilett says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:10pm

This is pretty nice, I found it pretty fun. At the start, I was pretty confused, but I got the hang of it eventually. Maybe a suggestion would be to put the tutorial bit in the game itself, rather than below the game, because it's obscured unless you scroll down. Other than that, it was great to play, and some of the severity levels are a bit funny (ebola symptoms = minor???). But good job!

Insality says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:18pm

Cool idea :D
have fun with people lives

error031 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:04am

Very nice concept. I like it!

Me4502 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:45am

Thanks everyone :)

I've added a description to this page to explain it a little more, must've forgotten to add that when submitting.

NickName says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:14am

Really enjoyed this. Conveys a sense of urgency really well. I had to stop after getting 3514 points.

max_peabody says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:32pm

I don't know whether the controls were glitching out on me or there was just no good graphical feedback but I honestly had no idea what I was doing - not so much in the "don't understand the rules" sense, more in the "I'm not clear on if what I intend to do is actually happening, or how to make it happen reliably."

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:51am

Hi there. Chewed up loads of idle loop on Chrome/W8.1. Liked the idea and was looking forward to it, but UI was not obvious, couldn't work out what to do, blue/red crosses wouldn't drag, nothing changed with mouse clicks. Nice music.

Jed T. says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:17am

I had fun, confused because there were no in-game help but the gameplay is really fun. First few tries my patients were dying like flies. until I found out that I can drag the doctors into the rooms then my patients recovered rapidly. Good concept! Curing the sick is one great core mechanic. Just ask Peter Molyneux ;)

andreaswitzen says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:21am

Idea is good! Not very challenging as it is though and controls are a bit off (hard to hit the doors, sometimes get lift doctor from room when trying to lift nurse). Could be really fun with some more challenge and features to it (simultaneous patients, maybe different medical equipment needed for different afflictions, staff need to take breaks etc.).

01rafael says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 1:10am

I can't achieve this gameplay. Sry. But, graphics is awesome! Fancy style xD

rjhunter says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:51pm

I would have liked to do more actual "triage" -- once I figured out that a doctor and nurse could both help a patient at the same time, I scored over 2,000 points without even paying attention to the patient's afflictions or severities.

Good work :-)

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