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

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Mountain Life

by flouiz - Compo Entry

= ENGLISH =

Mountain Life is a
contemplative game where
the player controls
seasons. Being hasty,
the player haywire game
as the human haywire
nature.

== STANCE ==

I used exclusively
powerpoint for assets
graphics & animations.
There is only one Slide.




= FRENCH =


Mountain Life est un jeu
contemplatif dans lequel
le joueur contrôle les
saisons. En étant hatif,
le joueur détraque le jeu
comme l'homme détraque la
nature.

== PARTI PRIS ==

J'ai exclusivement utilisé
powerpoint pour les assets
graphique & les animations.
Et il n'y a qu'une seule
Diapositive.

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Ratings

#526Innovation3.17
#649Audio2.55
#892Graphics2.57
#905Humor1.73
#920Mood2.50
#1123Theme2.78
#1166Overall2.30
#1856Coolness35%

Comments

christopf says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:35pm

First of all i think it's no good requirement that the player has to download an additional software like the Powerpoint viewer in this case although i have to give kudos for using such a weird program to try to create a game of it. +1 for experimenting

Sadly as it seems PPV isn't a program you can create diverse games with. It felt like not having a real impact on the game which were resulting in less interest. It's more like a presentation, kind of like a movie.

But props for trying and finishing it. Good luck Sir!

flouiz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:05am

Yes, the game is strictly contemplative if you simply browse the animations animations and taking the time.

However, using powerpoint I was aware of the problem by multiplying actions and animations. So I knew that I could use powerpoint the ideal effect of climate irregularity by the fact of man. I use the bug as a resource, and I did not need anything more;)

Liam :D says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:14pm

Unity, Unity, Unity, Unity, Unity, Unity, Unity, Power Point, Unity, Unity... hold on, back up. Powerpoint??

I like it when people use creative platforms. Last time someone made a game in matlab, this year you're the first I came across who made a game on a strange 'platform'.

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:17pm

Powerpoint is a bold choice. It needs more interaction, but conceptually this is great. looks like ill have to update our sales presentation for the next board meeting :P very cool

Pickens Inc. says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:53pm

Not exactly a game, but bonus points for bringing back the time I used to spend doing these things in PPT as a kid, thinking it could be used to make fully fledged games! Some more interaction maybe, but unique choice.

fleegle2000 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:54pm

I'm simply impressed that you made a game with powerpoint. That said, it felt a bit lacking in the interactivity department, and the graphics could have been higher quality given that there's not much more to the game. Cool, relaxing experience though.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:54pm

Well, this is indeed interesting xD It wasn't really much of an actual game, but it was a very pleasing experience ;) good graphics and audio!

TijmenTio says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:55pm

Not the first to say this, but wow, powerpoint? Ididn't even know you could do interactive presentations with it! Very very original idea :D

triplefox says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:02pm

This is a great idea and an unusual way to do it. Thank you for making it.

01rafael says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:08pm

Cute! Not really innovative, but looks nice!

jachepe says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 9:12pm

woww powerpoint! very innovative and unusual idea!

mactinite says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 11:03pm

Powerpoint. Hm, that was a bold choice of a tool to use. Nice job though. I wonder if it would have been easier to maybe have done a like text adventure? haha

CodeNMore says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 11:03pm

Heh, I like how you made it!

HotBoxGames says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 11:07pm

Woah. First game I've ever seen in PowerPoint... Good job man, good job.

mrhill says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 9:56pm

pretty pretty

lxd1 says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:08pm

Powerpoint?

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