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

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Retro Fairground

by Sir_Kovitch - Jam Entry

Retro Fairground.

Wanna play Pong? Or a soccer game? Or a revisited Pachinko? Or a two player Breakout game? Or a retrofuturistic pool game?

There isn’t just one entire game on one screen.
There are five entire games on one screen!



Magenta: W, A, S, D
Cyan: Up, Left, Down, Right

Retro mode: P
Credits: C
Restart game: R

Have fun!

We hope you enjoy Retro Fairground.
The Glowing Alligator team.

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TheZiggy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:13am

Looks nice, very original idea, but I found it VERY hard to keep track of what was going on. Nice job though, interesting concept :)

thatwhichis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:16am

I made my wife play this with me and then I beat her at it very badly and she said, "Whoa," but I'm not sure if that was in response to the game or my awesome skillz at the game. 5 Stars, would play against my wife again.

Ossi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:18am

Pure madness is right! This game is really crazy and tough to play on your own. Definitely had to play this with someone else and it was a blast! Very much a party game. Good graphics, solid use of the theme and overall fantastic! Well done!

MrSun says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:19am

Nice concept! Good work

Muffinhat says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:19am

Basically what Ziggy said. I will say however that this is the best looking entry I've seen yet.

sheigeno says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:20am

..really , i don't know where to look at and what's goin on..xD but nice graphics

DavidErosa says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:20am

Oh, my. This was a difficult game! I could barely keep track of the balls. Anyway the game looks amazing and really polished. Thanks!

flyingbear says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:23am

My brain was not prepared for the first 5 seconds of this game! It sure was an overload of senses, maybe that's what you're going for? I think the game could benefit from a ramping up of all the different game elements.

ChuiGum says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:11am

Great graphics, nice music, and great innovation. Good job!

gana0 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:11am

I like the concept! But I felt there was too much going on at once. The graphics and retro feel were excellent though.

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

Excellent graphics and audio. I like how you have the balls moving around between games to focus attention and make it slightly more manageable.

Pankoman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:40am

Oh My...

PoQA Games says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:45am

My brain!!! Really complex and a neat idea! Easy to lose track and die, I lost like 10 seconds in :(

Nice job!

spy1 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:22pm


Pat Kemp says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:53pm

Haha, pretty ridiculous to play! My partner and I could barely keep track of what was happening. The idea is pretty funny though.

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:58pm

5 games on 1 screen! I had trouble keeping up with one at a time! Fun to play at 2 though! :)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:09am


LukuluK says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:04am

Good concept, the game is in the theme, the mood is right, but it's so hard to play well !

Code Medicine says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:50am

Super interesting. I love what the game looks and sounds like. Trying to play 5 games at once felt like sensory overload, I couldnt really focus on any objective because it was just madness. This led me to only playing it briefly.

bofink says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:23pm

Talk about multitasking! :)

hypnoticbytes says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:39pm

Woahhh! Nice game and idea but so hard to focus on every game! Anyway is a good entry!

vegard1992 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:41pm

Gameplay needs work! Who wins is mostly random, thats not a good thing.

Verz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:20pm

It's very nice I love the mood of old school retro machine :)

Alendro says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:17am

Wow. This is a cool idea. I don't think my brain can handle this though. Good Job!!

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:20am

way to throw it back at the theme " one game on one screen... psssshh." definitely becomes a bit of a ball-bouncing-around simulator though, how does one get good at playing 5 games at once?? great job, love your intro logo

TeamQuadratic says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 5:21am

Basically impossible to follow what is going on, but a cool concept!

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:35pm

nice work

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