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

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Sandbox 31

by mechabit - Jam Entry

The universe in a cube.
Requires Leap Motion



Here's my interpretation, you are some omnipotent being who creates a universe from the big bang in our limited 3 dimensions (a cube).

Everything exists inside the cube, there is nothing beyond it.

There's no real gameplay mechanics, just poke stuff and see what happens.

Tools:
Unity3D
Leap Motion
sfxr
Audacity

Bug: Sometimes the water freaks out, it might calm down or you might need to restart, try closing any unnecessary programs to free up CPU time.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness68%
#53Innovation(Jam)3.97
#87Mood(Jam)3.78
#182Overall(Jam)3.64
#242Graphics(Jam)3.78
#255Fun(Jam)3.38
#268Audio(Jam)3.29
#285Theme(Jam)3.78
#311Humor(Jam)2.96

Comments

Mindcake says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:10am

Awesome!

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:35pm

Looks like it would work well as a VR demonstration, should look at getting Oculus Rift support if you haven't already.

mechabit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:13pm

@Gamepopper you should check out my leap motion VR jam entry http://itch.io/jam/leapmotion3djam/rate/13511

The problem with ludum dare is fewer people have oculus rifts (and even fewer with rifts and leap motions)

mechabit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:15pm

Added day/night, whale, seagulls, clouds

apiotrw says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:18pm

Really nice sandbox game

rabbit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:39pm

Awww man, no leap motion so I cant play. Sad day.

Rene Damm says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:23am

Looks awesome! But yeah, no Leap Motion either :(

lukz says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:59am

Game looks awesome. I need to buy Leap Motion now!

Azlen says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:10am

Great idea!

Ozcr says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:10am

Cool.

el-pepi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:14am

Too bad it need leap motion, it looks really cool!

aare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:15am

I love this one - at last a real reason to dig out my leap motion device :D
I like smacking the water :3

mechabit says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:55am

Just put a little boat in, now you can push it around on the water and maybe pick it up and place it on a cloud.

Shigor says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:22am

I should have bought the leap motion :/
This looks... neat, atmospheric.

goodbadokay says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:16am

супер! Хорошая работа!

Murchurl says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:17am

Interesting mechanics! graphics are nice as well as the sound! Nice Job!

masterhyjinx says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:38am

Looks awesome. Wish I had a Leap Motion to play with. I'll msg my friend who has one!

mechabit says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:24pm

Yeah, I just got a Leap Motion and I couldn't resist :)
I'm fully aware that not everyone can play this game but I tired it was mouse support and it was not very fun.

Thanks for all the comments!

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:45pm

wow, the game looks nice.
too bad i don't have such a device :(

Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:37pm

Couldn't play, but watched the video and it looks really cool. Definitely worth developing, with some sort of narrative (or even without) it could be pretty compelling - though the Leap Motion requirement is a bit of a hurdle. As others have said, a VR version would certainly be interesting too.

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 12:19am

great idea loved ^^

runvs says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:23pm

Awesome idea! I like the water mechanics and the fact you can poke all kinds of stuff around.

Love it!

HUMANICS says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 11:24am

Too bad there are no fallback controls when you don't have a leap motion thingy...

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:49pm

nice work

Kuality Games says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:50pm

This game is so cute, its beautiful and very fun to play!

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