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

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Nexus Elemental Wae

by maurojones - Jam Entry

Welcome to medieval age!!!

Your king gave to you an important mission, conquest the enemy kingdom.

Use your gold to construct towers, each tower will generate a mage to fight for you.

Use yours mages with intelligence, have fun!

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Ratings

#2296Coolness10%

Comments

Raxsus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:46pm

Pretty fun. The battles were quite interesting.

hoyt hoy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:15pm

10/10
I love this game!
Hard enough

hoyt hoy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:45pm

Nice, more things to vote!
Congratulations!

Benjamin says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 12:31am

There was a "wall" of mage phenomen when too much mage with low hp stack together. They can instant focus first mage they meet and loose life very slowly
I played 2x games and most of the time the winning lane was the lane with the "wall" and I had now clue on how to create this.

Dec 22, 2014 @ 8:59pm

The player doesn't really get enough strategic input. It wasn't always clear what effect my choices were having on the game.

Halleflux says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 12:12am

It feels like pure snowball wars. One side gets ahead, they win. End of story.
Part of the issue is that it seems that there isn't any counter-circle setup. (By which I mean, fire is weak to ice, ice is weak to earth, etc.)
However, an expansion on this concept could yield great results.

Igor KinGamer says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 12:50pm

Awesome! :D

Even if there are no weaknessess, it's still fun to strategically make upgrades and keep an eye on both sides of the battlefield.

Once I got into a more than 15 (or 20) minutes long battle, almost losing or winning several times to finally win!

Loved the "stray bullet" effect when the original target is already dead. hehe :)

Chaoseed says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 4:13pm

This is really fun to watch, although I'm unclear on the strategy involved. Is there an RPS thing, like Fire beats Earth, Earth beats Ice, Ice beats Fire, that kind of thing? If so, it's pretty unclear. What does upgrading your towers do, does it just produce mages at a faster rate? And how do you win? My mages got all the way past the area marked off with flags, and nothing seemed to happen...(And when you get that close to the enemy towers, it's VERY hard to make any progress since the enemy mages keep popping into existence and killing you.) Still, though, it has great animation and music, so it just needs a little work. ;)

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