Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Net Clicker

by deathray - Compo Entry

An Incremental / Idle / Clicker styled game where you take on the role of a hacker, controlling a network in covert battles against rival networks.

Steal info, turn it into cash, buy upgrades, hire hackers, and dominate all the networks.

Runs great in fullscreen -- click "Toggle Fullscreen". The music is turned off by default, but feel free to turn it on if you'd like to fully rate the audio.

How to Play:
- Assign a Hacker to a job by clicking the "+" button. Then click the Hacker button (with the face) to manually perform the action. Clicking is faster than waiting.
- Attack your opponent with a Troll, then switch to a Black Hat to steal info, then switch to the Developer to turn that info into money. Then spend your hard-won money!
- If you can click fast, you can defeat opponents with just a Troll, but if you advance without any upgrades you might be in trouble.

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Ratings

#119Graphics3.96
#251Overall3.52
#295Mood3.25
#411Fun3.22
#440Innovation3.26
#539Audio2.72
#730Humor2.38
#843Theme2.95
#2054Coolness28%

Comments

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:41am

Really nice game. Not sure how it's connected to the theme, but I love it! :)

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:44am

I couldn't work out how to play it - I guess you just assign your dude and then wait? Seems like a mobile game?

ShIxtan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:49am

Very nice, very polished! Took me a while to figure out I'm supposed to click on the guys to do stuff.

winmac32 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:49am

Neat clicky game.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:50am

amusing idea, and really nice graphical menu system. glitched out a bit when trying to get my idler to go back to info, but overall a really nice submission.

Chadivision says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:53am

I like the interface and the overall look, but I didn't really find the gameplay very interesting. I may have misunderstood something about it (and I'll admit I'm not very good at resource management type games), but it seemed like I spent most of my time waiting for various numbers to tick up.

deathray says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:58am

@ViliX64 -- Hacking/cyberwarfare is the most "unconventional weapon" I could think of.

@ManicMiner -- I should've added some kind of tutorial. I'll add a few more notes to the description, but basically: clicky click click.

Glad some of you are enjoying it!

togie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:59am

Great game, i found that having more then one guy in a slot is usless though, clicking bring up stuff 1000x faster

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:13am

Not bad, but a little too slow off the get-go for my likes. That said, excellent visuals and overall neat game!

Timm638 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:06pm

I like it!

leo_p_mahon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:22pm

This is really well polished, an interesting and pretty fun too! I need to go rest my mouse clicking finger now!

hadesfury says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:51pm

Great game but does not seem to have an auto earn soon enough ... but quite fun by the way

Matsuki says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:05pm

That was amazing, incredibly clever idea, and a lot of fun too

Foxarya says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:34pm

I love this kind of games.

Yakka says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 8:33pm

Very clever! A bit too slow, and no female dev :-/ but I had a great time by playing this entry :)

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