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

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Survive

by sandbaydev - Jam Entry

You must try survive and travel as far as possible. Fight the freezing cold & darkness whatever means possible.

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* RECOMMENDED: TURN ON THE SOUNDS *
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TIPS:
Don't travel when it's freezing cold. Prepare decent shelter. Make sure you have fire wood. Hard wood is the best to fight cold, but make sure have twigs & tinder too. Cook food to yield better calories values. Fish when you can.

Good luck.

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Ratings

#5Mood(Jam)4.44
#40Fun(Jam)3.94
#96Overall(Jam)3.83
#215Graphics(Jam)3.89
#291Innovation(Jam)3.44
#989Theme(Jam)2.29
#2240Coolness20%

Comments

dylanigan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:51pm

This was a really cool game! I loved the concept and the mood was great. Great job!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:18pm

another very nice man vs wild LD game. i particularly like the vector graphics style - did you have to do anything special to get that working with webgl or do you have a svglib->raster->webgl texture approach?

sandbaydev says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:25pm

Thanks for trying.

I used Inkscape for art. I'm using Unity and for the jam purpose I simply exported files to png format. After that it was just clicking "publish webgl" in Unity.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:30pm

quite enjoyed it; very moody and stark. it does paint survival in a very difficult light. :-p it seems the darkness timer and the campfire timer run at different rates... seemed to be 2:1. art style was pleasant, and the audio was excellent. nice work dude.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:35pm

oh, other bug is fishing doesn't seem to refresh when traveling. made it over 40 miles, but there were never any fish at any location.

sandbaydev says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:16pm

Fixed those two bugs (plus few other things)

terpin says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:45am

I'm not really big on survival type games but I really enjoyed this one! I hope you keep working on it!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:52am

Very well-polished survival game with neat minimalistic graphics - reminds me of a great flash game called Gods Will Be Watching and idle game mechanics. Well done!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:58am

Awesome graphics and mood, put me in mind of The Long Dark. A cool experience overall - amazing use of sound (even though I know it's from packs etc)

Chaoseed says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:28pm

Well, the idea is sound; it reminded me of Unreal World, which is a good thing. The "iconography" graphics are great, and the sounds really help the mood. However, things weren't always clear. Like, I started building shelter and I saw this screen saying "Building Shelter...". And nothing happened for a long time. Eventually I noticed the "Shelter" thing was 100%. Shouldn't I have stopped building, or something? Also, the first time when I started a fire, nothing happened.

Thinking about it, I'm not really sure how the theme applies, either...

Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:49am

Brutally awesome. my longest travel was 10 miles. i wasted lot of time fishing. the shelter building should stop once you hit 100%

May 3, 2015 @ 3:33pm

I enjoyed the game made it 16 miles and survived a couple days. Had no sound though when I played it so not sure what happened.

May 3, 2015 @ 4:41pm

My bad, the sound works fine LOL

Tommyno222 says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Awesome game, very polished and well balanced! Minimalistic visual looks also great. I think it'd be nice to add some goal to the game and maybe some story on the background. Something like "The city has collapsed. Travel to your hut in the mountains, which is 30 miles away" :)

tmpxyz says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 12:08pm

interesting sim game.

Hjalte500 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Very cool game. Pretty hard though

mathmadlen says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 1:04am

Looks great, the mood is appropriately stark and chilling, great job!

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