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

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Clear Screen

by Valtaroth - Compo Entry

Note: If you cannot see the UI in the Web Player, try updating your Unity Web Player Plugin or download a standalone version. :)

Your screen is falling apart and the creatures living inside it ask for your help to save it!

Clear Screen is a strategic building survival game in which you have to manage your resources to keep your screen from falling apart as long as possible. Try to beat my best time shown in the last screenshot!

Code: Unity 4.6.0f3 (internal 2D toolset and UI system)
Art: GIMP 2.8
Music: Bosca Ceoil

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Kitch says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:23am

This is awesome. Right up my alley. Only played it twice, but this nailed the economy game. Book marked to come back to later, as it appears I need more factories. :)

Groydis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:18am

This a fantastic game, such a cool concept, managing gets frantic as hell as soon as the screen starts falling apart.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:22am

Wow! Super fun great idea. love that feeling of panic as you lose more and more screen

Mokosha says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:26am

This is pretty good! I think with a bit more polish this could actually turn into a pretty good commercial game. The first time I played through I was really confused, but the second time everything fell into place! Good job. :)

cutandreil says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:26am

Great game!
I can't beat your time.
I've died both time just after the 200s.

andrewjoy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:37am

Fun game with an interesting mechanic. Well done.

2dgamedev says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:47am

I like! i made a survival game as well :D love the genre

Anti says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:48am

This was a very cool game. Nice graphics style and catchy music. The story was also very funny.

Vulture Tamer says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:54am

nice AI! :-)

very cool game :-)

hadesfury says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:56am

Gread idea and also fun
My best score : 220.99

taviandir says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:01pm

fun game haha. im not sure if you actually CAN win?? after a while it seems like the decay is going sooo fast. The concept is fanatastic though and really gives you a sense of crisis and good economy game too!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:23pm

Cool game! Very fully featured and looks quite done. Gameplay is fun and the strategy is very apparent. Also the tutorial is very nice. Theme was well implemented.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:13pm

Very difficult, but extremely interesting!

raincole says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:14pm

Nicely done. Is there a way to victory or I can only try to keep alive as long as I can?

CustomPhase says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:15pm

Cool integration with the theme. Not a big fan of this style of gameplay, but hey, it works okay.

JNyknn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:17pm

Wonderful concept, finally something more in-depth, not just another arcade game!

Absor says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:19pm

Very fun, kept me playing. Good job!

BlackBulletIV says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:58am

Great game! The take on them and its execution is really good.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:27am

Really fun spin on an economy game, and really smart spin on the theme. Good job.

Valtaroth says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:13am

Thanks everyone for the comments! It makes me really happy to see how many people like it. :D

@raincole No, it's impossible to really win the game right now. It's just a survive as long as you can/highscore type of game.

CullenCoyote says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:12am

this is so fun. i looooove the screen falling apart, wonderful use of theme as a gameplay element. keep it up!

HotBoxGames says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:13am

Fun game. Impressive for a solo entry - great work!

billrizer says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:13am

Really original idea. Would have loved to see a high score board :)

UI didn't render for me first time around (which was very confusing!)

dallonf says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:18am

That's one challenging strategy game you've got there with a frantic pace!

pancakecity says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:32am

Awesome game, both the concept and the execution! I got really creeped out as the game went on, excellent

SinistraGames says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:02am

5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5. <-- My rating. This was so fun. It was innovative, fun, great theme, good mood. Awesome job. This has to be my most favorite as of yet!

maybeimelias says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 3:46am

Flat out awesome game. Easy controls, fast paced, and fun. I feel like you nailed the theme and every aspect of this game is great. Best game I've played this LD!

01rafael says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 8:37am


hbocao says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 9:44pm

Really awesome! Great music and art and very well balanced. Great job, man.

Benjamin says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 11:27am

My best is 271 sec. This was totally apocalyptic ^^
I think the game could be less chaotic with :
- worker try to fill gaps closer to the factory first
- hole appear near another hole(90%) or in a random spot (10%)

Valtaroth says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 4:34pm

@Benjamin Not bad! The workers are actually trying to repair tiles closest to the factory first but get the closest at the moment of them finishing their last task, so it might not be the closest once they got a fresh tile. Maybe they should always grab a tile and then look for a broken one to repair. The idea of tiles near broken ones to break is good, too. Thanks for your suggestions!

Thanks to everyone else that commented as well :D

BooleanByte says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 6:09pm

Nice, realy like this idea.

Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:32pm

264s !

Dec 19, 2014 @ 7:09pm

Damn, only 231 seconds. ;)
Really fun game, great execution!

gre says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 7:56pm

Weird concept (in the good meaning of weird) and very original.

Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:04am

I really liked this game!

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:33pm

nice work

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