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.

Leap Motion

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.

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


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

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


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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