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

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Strip Mine

by Cancermantis - Jam Entry

You've come to own an unstable planet rich in resources. But this corner of space is full of asteroids that threaten to blast it to pieces, scattering those resources all over space. You'll have to defend it, building and upgrading turrets with the resources you gather and the money you make from it.

Cashing out might be tempting, but as long as you have the planet's gravity, loose bits of destroyed comets can fall back to it and be collected too - see how long you can keep the planet going and make as much money as possible

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xlash86 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:25pm

The core mechanics are great!
There is not much to do right now, but i would love to see a more fleshed out version of this with more drone upgrades (perhaps on a "per drone" basis). It's very satisfying to just see your setup of drones work and produce money/mass. Reminds me of endless days of cookie clicker... ^^ Keep it up!

Leaghorn says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:57pm

The idea is good, but power ups doesnt work so on thing is possible is to build new ships. But if there is to many ships, they destroy comets with no problem but also stops the debris thus planet doesnt grow. It makes the game pointless. Good idea though.

Ellian says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:33pm

It's sad that there isn't much more to it (especially difficulty wise!), because you have a solid base to make a good game here.
Nice work :)

lycrashampoo says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:57am

Interesting tower defense setting! I wanted more things to spend money on... basically I agree with everything xlash86 said.

paperweight says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:11am

Nice but very easy. I accidentally placed all my weapons in one place and had no issues.

Orangy Tang says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 1:50pm

Nice idea. I wanted more upgrades :)

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