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

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A Day At the Arcade

by sudorossy - Jam Entry

A Day At the arcade.

Basically an open area, with a pong arcade machine you can play on.

More arcade machines will be added into new builds, but here's what I managed in the jam time.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#538Graphics(Jam)3.19
#659Audio(Jam)1.87
#707Mood(Jam)2.75
#731Innovation(Jam)2.69
#789Theme(Jam)3.19
#878Overall(Jam)2.73
#909Fun(Jam)2.42
#1500Coolness46%

Comments

Animefrikis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:56am

The game crashes before starting :(

Animefrikis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:03am

@@ I'm sorry, I was playing two games at the same time and the first comment was for the other game!

Your game does work, but I can't control the pong machine =p.

I would suggest playing a bit more with the theme idea, and pondering all the meanings of the words before starting your game. Don't get locked on the direct theme meaning!

Good luck :)

Valeour says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:37pm

Really interesting concept rossy, would be cool if you continue it after LD :)

Cliff Lee(CL) says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 11:23am

It would be old school arcade playground?
I think it will be great after you finished it.

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 11:27pm

Nice concept - playing a game in a game, looks good as well. My only problem is that you can lock camera in such a way, that is really difficult to see anything...

Dec 29, 2014 @ 1:07pm

I like the idea here, and I think if could be really interesting to see where you can go with this. It might be worth looking into pre-electronic arcade machines too, there's some interesting things you can do there!

banana4life says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 4:50pm

Looks very nice, but it's basically a half-baked pong or am I missing something?

Alex Rose says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 5:39pm

I was promised a pong machine, but I only got a ping machine.

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 5:55pm

I really like the idea of exploring arcade cabinets and playing them like they are there. I hope you build a few more.

I noticed the ball got a bit buggy at times and few off at random speeds on occasions, but still well built.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:07pm

hy man really nice

Poxymyr says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:07pm

Really nice game, this is a good concept you got here. The gameplay is basic, but I love what you have done here. This is what im looking for in a LD!

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:12pm

It's pong, what can I say. The recreation was cool, and I like how it's called ping. Could be cool if you had all of the old classics.

mohammad says ...
Dec 30, 2014 @ 1:01am

A game in a game. Loved it more if there were more games to play, but nice concept.

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