The Hicet: Iceburglaryby TTFTCUTS - Jam Entry
The Hicet ("Heist") is all about stealing an iceberg and trying to get away with it. Don't count on it.
They'd throw you in jail - you throw ice at them. Draw areas on the iceberg with left click to select them, click-drag on a selected area to aim it. Destroying ships nets you points, but beware! You're here to steal ice, so the less ice you have, the lower your final score will be.
Right-clicking clears selection and aiming.
Survive the full three and a half minutes to win, and avoid being boarded or running out of ice or you will lose. Escaping is not easy!
Not embedded because it's a bit too tall...
Stuff that was going to be added but didn't make it in time:
- ice breaking and explosion particle effects.
- better iceberg model logic.
Post submission changes:
- fixed a url issue which broke the music when it was uploaded. Darn leading slashes!
- tweaked object culling bounds to try and fix a bug where ships failed to appear correctly, partially fixed?
- performance fix for lower frame rates by splitting the updates into smaller pieces if they are too long. Should make gameplay more consistent at lower fps. (fixes the previous issue with ships not appearing)
- another tweak to bounding culling which should finally put a nail in the coffin of the ship bug... now nothing except ice is culled by going up, and ships are prevented from going further up than where they start.
- fixed issue where mouse coordinates were not taking window scroll position into account, making it more accurate in some cases.
Works best in Chrome, Firefox is a bit slower.
Made by a team of four. Written in Dart, exported to JS. WebGL via three.dart
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