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

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Space Navels

by jkantzer - Jam Entry

This game is essentially a simplified RTS-style game where you fight off waves of enemy units.

The name Space Navels is a joke name that came up early on in planning, but we never thought of a better one. Something about it being like a naval battle in space. That was almost 72 hours ago, though. Who knows what really happened.

Instructions are on the page. It was my friend Ryan and I's first game jam, so we're proud just to have something playable. :) It was his first time using Unity and the first time I've worked on a game in a long time, so we weren't sure what to expect going in. It was definitely an experience.

As far as the game itself goes, we think it's moderately fun and hope you will too!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#310Theme(Jam)3.75
#504Innovation(Jam)3.04
#513Graphics(Jam)3.25
#565Audio(Jam)2.50
#599Humor(Jam)2.40
#625Mood(Jam)2.88
#719Overall(Jam)2.96
#856Fun(Jam)2.54
#1461Coolness47%

Comments

rabbit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:48pm

These ships are so bad ass. I love the designs and colors.

OldPeculier says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:49pm

Kind of a brilliant idea kind of destroyed by insane controls. Shift+Left click to fire? What?!

AntonyBaasan says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:58pm

Very hard game. But I like the idea.

Hellequin says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:03pm

Hard game but I love it!

GentlyPub says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:03pm

Nice game, but the controls are really awkward. But I like the visual style a lot.

arzi says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:07pm

The game gets a little confusing due to the unintuitive controls, but the sprites are nice and it's certainly keeping in with the theme.

Blockers says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:32pm

the controls are a bit cumbersome, but once you get past them the combat in this game is extremely satisfying.

ben_pxlplz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:44pm

Haha, that's some chaotic fun! The only thing I'd suggest is to maybe change the controls.

GSG says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:47pm

Like the idea, one of my favourite genres. The controls hampered the game a little

Todnut says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:48pm

The controls a are difficult for me, but the graphics and weapons are cool.

MjSpeCter says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:02pm

Hard game to play but I love idea and graphics.
The controls need to be switched to left click select, right click move and shift left click shoot.

MaesK says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:07pm

I like the ships and different shooting areas, but if a single ship is already difficult to control, with that many, I'm definitely losing all of them :D

d3garcia says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:07pm

very good game, I just hope it could play faster but your idea for it its real good

AinaSG says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:09pm

This.. this is too hard for me >3<
I liked the design of the ships. they look very cool!
Congratulations.

Wilson says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:20pm

Cool idea and I liked the art, but I really couldn't get my head around the controls.

Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:12am

The control might be a bit too complex. The graphic style is good, and the idea is interesting, good job!

ianatherton says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:20am

Great entry, fit's the theme, fun to play, just gets repetitive and hard to control everything that is happening! Still fun

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:31am

The controls are what make this game so complex but it could be so much more fun with regular RTS controls! I like the graphics and the action of the game. It can get confusing at times. Good entry overall.

p1x3lruckus says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 2:31am

There is a lot of content here, but the controls felt unresponsive and there was too much happening at once to keep track. Also I would of preferred if not all the weapons on a ship fired at once, maybe just the ones facing the cursor?

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:36pm

nice work

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