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

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Mountain Life

by flouiz - Compo Entry


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

== STANCE ==

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


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


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

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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


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