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

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Intergalactic Planet Mining Program (I.P.M.P.)

by fergarram - Jam Entry

You start as an Intergalactic Planet Mining Manager, the game is entirely on one screen, which in game is your Sales Computer. The game's main objective is to look for good planets, send a spaceship and start gathering resources. There are (more like will be) some things to take notice when sending a spaceship:

-How much it costs. You will be paying per in-game month.

-How much you earn. You will be getting materials depending on your miners, researchers, refinery, etc.

-There are risk too. You will encounter some randomly generated risks which can decrease your productivity, you can prevent this with security investments.

-Once you get a significant amount of resources you have to sell them, but the prices vary like a stock market.

-and many more things like upgrades, achievment rewards, etc.

We know it's not finished, we just wanted to show you our idea, we are going to finish it anyways.
Please rate and comment. :D



This game was (kind of) made by:

Devlious: Game Design
Fergarram: Everything

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2185Coolness20%

Comments

kraln says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:11pm

No se puede cambiar a la carpeta de destino? (Testplatformer error when trying to run)

fergarram says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:03pm

¿A qué te refieres?

Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:21am

Quite hard to understand but it seems really cool when you get into it!

Chaoseed says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:19am

I really want to like this, but I can't quite figure out what's going on...I choose planets and put them on a list. Do I do the sliders first, though? (Also, there's a bug where the sliders don't always update.) What does research do? Why would I 'type the planet number', and which number is it? When does time advance, like, you say I pay "per month" but when does it become the next month?

I do like the planet scan with scanlines, though, so that's good!

fergarram says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:20pm

The game is not finished yet, so that's the reason of why you can't understand how to play it. I will be posting updates to my website fergarram.itch.io

Asaratha says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:22pm

On the tutorial screen, after entering the username, the game just closes.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:59pm

Weird at the start, but fun when you do understand it, and figure out what's going on.

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:03am

The game crashed after the tutorial. Cool idea.

Sharky says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:30am

I'd like to see more of this game looks awesome. My resources vanished after mining them and they didn't get sold ended with 0 resources and 0 money

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