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

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Dig Snow!

by magnontobi - Jam Entry

This is a game that me and my friends made over the weekend. I was responsible for the coding and they for other things (see credits in game). It is very unoptimized, but we all managed to run it fine. The code is also the most messy that I have ever written in my entire life. Anyway, it's our attempt at our first LD game ever. Hope you get some enjoyment out of it! :D

IMPORTANT: Requires the latest version of Java. If you are unable to run the game, upgrade Java here: http://www.java.com/

EDIT: Added a Java 7 compiled version. Please let me know if that works better for you guys! <3

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#209Theme(Jam)3.88
#375Overall(Jam)3.35
#435Graphics(Jam)3.41
#466Mood(Jam)3.07
#632Fun(Jam)2.88
#640Innovation(Jam)2.82
#1631Coolness42%

Comments

arg-games says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:42pm

Sorry, can't play the game :(
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: net/magnon/ld31/desktop/DesktopLauncher : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

CosyCave says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:17pm

I'm having the same problem. Using java version 1.7.0_67.

rabbit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:20pm

Unable to run using the most up to date version of Java. :(

Donutttt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:21pm

I managed to play it, it was fun. I got a score of 17. Nice graphics as well.

Zanaku says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:25pm

649! That's a pretty killer score you got there!
(I only managed 49.)
Nice, simply fun. I dig it!

RHY3756547 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:26pm

Nice work, but why did you leave out most of the voting categories? I can only vote on audio and humor...

CosyCave says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:28pm

It seems to require Java 8. I upgraded from java 7 to 8 and it works. You've only marked Audio and Humor and judging categories. Was that intentional? I'll wait for an answer before I rate the game. It looks nice.

magnontobi says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:29pm

Sorry, that was my fault. Going to edit everything straight away. Thank you everyone for playing! =D

magnontobi says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:31pm

Oh, and that 649 score took me like half an hour to achieve. Just sayin'...

cxsquared says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:09am

I really like the that you included a working leader board. Great graphics and a pretty fun game.

Verz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:46pm

Pretty fun, cool graphics :)!

KeeperofBee says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:13pm

Awesome font!

kothead says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:51am

I've got 78. Hint: it's easier to move around with left hand, and dig with right. I like this game.

sfdnetwork says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:53pm

I thought it was great. I scored 15. This game makes me really want to buy a mechanical keyboard.

Sharky says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 3:27am

windows version won't open

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 10:41pm

Tired my hand out.

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 11:27pm

OK, now I remember, why I dread winter sometimes. All that snooow...
Cute game though, especially since at the moment I actually miss snow - it's raining outside and that's pretty anticlimactic before Christmas.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:19pm

nice work

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