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

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Electric Rat Arcade Simulator is putting you in the shoes of the Manny, Manager of a rundown arcade. To keep the arcade in business you must not let the customers be disturbed. They have to finish the entire game on one screen. Chase the rats away from the cables running from the wall to the machines. You can replace one piece of missing cable, BUT if the gap becomes too wide the connection is lost beyond repair.

When a customer is unable to finish a game they will switch to another machine. Once the server in the middle shuts down, you have 4 seconds to reconnect it - if you fail that task, you lose.

Movement - Arrowkeys
Replace Cable - Space

Downloads and Links




Drtizzle says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:09am

The Web and Windows links are the same, I can't play this on my Mac.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:11am

Had a 500 Internal Server Error when I tried to play.

BubbleChien says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:32pm

Too bad there wasn't a score displayed...
The game is fun and original nonethless.

pjimmy says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:25pm

love it, well done

yodamaster says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:34pm

Can't play it. No web version.

Harley77 says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:40pm

Original design and relentless little rats! Very good.

Halleflux says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 5:57am

Fun, but for some reason I couldn't replace certain cables. Furthermore, it would be nice to see where cables used to be, via some faded-out cable over an eaten cable.

efux says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 1:51pm

Cool idea. It's very hard to catch the rats. =D

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 12:29am

Really original idea. You have to keep your eye on a lot of things at once so the game doesn't get boring easily. Being able to replace cables is nice as well, makes things more fair!

Dec 29, 2014 @ 4:54am

I actually thought this was a really cool game! The music was great, and the gameplay was frantic. There were a few bugs in regards to how the electricity flow worked though.

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