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

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Business in Tokyo

by 2dgamedev - Compo Entry

On a business trip to Tokyo "things" don't go as "planned".
Try and Survive on a Raft verses Sharks , The Elements, and Your mind. Be sure you don't Freeze to Death or over heat! use the water or tarp to cool off.. Are you freezing at Night? use the Tarp to keep your Temperature stable
reading Magazines might help you keep your Mind occupied!

~Controls~ are Listed in game ! CLICK HELP in the Bottom right corner while playing!
ATTENTION: if you experience lag use this link for smaller WEB version! \/ \/ \/

Made entirely live on!

Downloads and Links




shotty456 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:48am

HI... Lol, anyway i was so exited to play this and its AWESOME. Good Job!

Tacker says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:48am

Great game though

Alansaurus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:48am

i'm on tv.

Azenris says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:49am

Good Job !

LiThiuME3 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:49am

Good job, well balanced hard game :D

rodolfodth says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:49am

dat game changed the world :D

ryan_collins says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:49am

Really fun game mechanics and decent art given the time constraints! :)

Bognotheron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:49am


pleepleep23 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:50am

More fun than I expected it to be.

Flipshock says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:50am

Awesome game, I saw it being developed too so I feel special :D

ecoay says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:51am

I played this game before it was cool

macndplz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:53am

love itttt, gameplay is awesome and art is sooo good 10/10 would play again

Banto says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:53am

Well done i watched several hours today on your livestream.
I like survival games and i like the old school retro pixelated graphics
We all be insane!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:54am

Great work. Super cool concept! Love the character design.

2dgamedev says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:55am

Thanks guys :D!

MrKrinkles says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:57am

I am lending my awesome name to fully support this game. I am buying 3 copies for myself, my cat and my dog for Christmas.I think this is the game we were looking for that will finally bring peace in the world.

8008panda says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:58am

This is one sweet game! Be careful this game is higly addictive

CrytekGod says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:59am

I loved it, Feel like I had a part in it watching dave make it for over 20 hours lol

mishfire says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:59am

Yo... man those winds keep taking my tarp away. Great game anyways!

Snowflame says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:01am

And on that day, Ludum Dare was changed... forever...

and then dave won the compo

Three2Five says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:02am

Great game! Keep track of that tarp guys!

Paperscraps says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:28am

Very cool game. I like how this stays very true to the theme. Very unique concept and innovative.

iZotair says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:05am

Fantastic job Dave! Congrats on your first LD submission.

Spacemyname says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:06am

Perhaps a hint on WHY the player died would be useful?

zerotime says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:15am


ecoay says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:39am

@spacemyname The bars that state your temperature, nourishment, hydration, and sanity seemed pretty self explanitory. There is added effects as they decrease to further draw you into the reason why you died. I for one am tired of games holding my hand with text bubbles telling me what to do or what I should have done. Makes for a boring game.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:51am

Short and sweet, simple, reasonably fun. Nice job.

d74g0n says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:54am

Love it.

rsergiu2003 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:40am

the idea is great !

Quotingmc says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:43pm

Love it! Watched Most Of Development, deserves to win!

arg-games says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:49pm

Nice, but whats the point of this game? :) I've collected some crap in the water, and a shark killed me after that. Can I do something with the items I collect?

JJEvil says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:51pm

Another Construct 2 entry. Great job.

DavidVisscher says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:53pm

Very Awesome! Great Job!

Deity says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:55pm

Saw you stream this a bit, nice work! Graphics are great

CosyCave says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:01am

Nice idea. Fun game. Every time I just lost my sanity. Would go insane again.

SkullPixel says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:08am

I glanced at the stream from time to time and found it fun to finally play!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:44am

Nice graphics, challenging gameplay, but could have used some music, or at least some ambient noise like wind or splashes.

MT Kinyon says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:31am

Super fun game! Pick better sounds for jumping tho.

Bailman03 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:15pm

Awesome Game followed him on twitch through whole process!

Larry says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:38pm

I really enjoyed this one even though I didn't last for long.

lexi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:43pm

Great game, I liked the concept of balancing the different needs a lot. The graphics were also pretty good.

jelly says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:45pm

I really like the graphics and the idea. The control scheme seemed a bit off though. It feels like it could all be done on the keyboard which would make a much more comfortable experience. Overall though, I had a lot of fun. Nice work!

Robber says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:48pm

soso awesome, i lasted for a day then started trippin or something..great game

bitserum says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:54pm

I love the concept (obviously :) ) and kudos to you for live streaming the whole of development, that's awesome.
I did find it weird that the sharks are so slow (would expect agression) or that items spawn randomly around the raft instead of them coming in from the sides of the screen. Other that that it's pretty neat.

Mikel says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:26am

3 days ... very fun... the strange sunrays mean i was not reading enough magazines? :-)
makes you try again...
Anyway to pick the tarp again?

egos says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:35am

brillant realization
For a compo its just perfect

Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:01pm

Liked managing all the different stats. Nice entry. :)

xhunterko says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:46am

A little confusing as to what to do at first but not bad otherwise.

nesis says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:40am

The game was pretty fun, I had an easy time learning the controls, though the one difficult bit was realising I had to jump to get off the raft. Perhaps you could just walk off instead? I really liked the characterisation of the business man's emotions, they made the game very funny for me.

redoxkun says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:49pm

Very fun to play, good idea!

Dec 15, 2014 @ 4:02am

Wow what can i say, i really enjoyed playing this game, the sound effects were a little loud for me, i deafened myself, but there were so many features implemented in such a short amount of time. I really enjoyed it

xTacobaco says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:24am


Poupi says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 8:44am

Excellent !

el-pepi says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 4:53am

Great job! the graphics are very good, the events are cool. The time should run a bit faster in my opinion, but really good game anyway.

Interface says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 6:28am

Hah, interesting idea! Surprisingly addictive :)

2dgamedev says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 6:37am

i love lamp

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