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

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War Game?

by Ovidios - Compo Entry

The United States of America, like 205 other countries, were recently involved in a giant war known as World War 3.

No one is getting closer to winning. Millions die.

Until one day a clever NASA-employee, code-named 'RKT' initiates a risky plan...

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A graphics card that supports shaders is necessary!
The Mac Version does not Seen to work. I can't test it though since I don't own a Mac... Sorry guys!
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DISCLAIMER:

Though it might seem differently, the game is not meant to have a political message!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness58%
#167Humor3.53
#485Graphics3.15
#503Audio2.79
#554Mood2.93
#618Innovation3.00
#629Overall3.09
#653Fun2.94
#668Theme3.20

Comments

zzForrest says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:24pm

I can't seem to run the game. It seems I'm missing the C++ redist files. Sorry, but I can't really play it.

ohai1 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:36pm

I Like it!

zeejfps says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Could not play, I was missing some DLL :(

Ovidios says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:42pm

@zzForrest: I'm guessing you were running on Windows? I never had that error on any of the devices I tested it on... :/ If you happen to have love2d Installed you can download the source and run it that way...

lanza says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:42pm

I have the same problem, it says OpenAL32.dll is missing.

Ovidios says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:46pm

TO ALL OF THOSE WHO COULDN'T RUN THE GAME PREVIOUSLY:
I replaced the old Windows-download with a new one that contains some more DLLs. Might fix the errors you might've had. I'm so sorry for that!

eXpl0it3r says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:52pm

In addition to the redist (which everyone can install easily) you also forgot to include the OpenAL DLL.
I guess this is just the kind of game I don't really like that much. Lots of relatively unrelated yet funny text.
However I quite like the graphic style! :)

pta2002 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:39pm

I don't know how missiles can be an unusual weapon. However, this game was pretty fun after all. However, when I hit backspace to delete something I typed, it deletes like 3 chars. You better look in that

Ovidios says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:56pm

@pta2002: The fact they aren't real missiles is basically only revealed in the ending sequence were you see them flying into space and just exploding into firework... ^^

iapc says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:12am

Fun game, but the controls are suprisingly poor for a textbased game. The backspace is too sensitive and the enter key is too sensitive.

mcburrobit says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:16am

dat backspace doe :(

Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:16pm

Very funny. I included it in part 2 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/N2U1d1bXaPI

rudra says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:31pm

Very Funny ! Enjoyed it a lot !

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Hah, good work!

plams says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:42pm

That was fun!

dvdfu says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:43pm

Very funny! Although I wish the controls were a bit better suited for text and that I could check previous messages.

ianb96 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:54pm

Pretty good, but I got stuck on the screen with the earth and the missile launching sound playing over and over.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:54pm

good idea. At one point i didn't know what to do and i couldn't scroll back to re read previous messages

UrbanHelsing says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:47pm

Do I have to pay for this one?

Ovidios says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:55pm

@UrbanHelsing: No you don't! ^^
The site I'm using allows you to pay or to download it for free. I should probably remove the option to pay to prevent confusion though... ^^

chaotikZA says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:56pm

Pretty cool! I just got stuck on the end screen without any fireworks, so it wasn't obvious how the weapon was unconventional until I read the other comments. Probably due to running on a crappy laptop with Intel Graphics...

nassi says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 5:09pm

The ending animation didn't play for me either. Checked what it should've looked like from the assets. Quite annoying that you couldn't scroll the console nor the chat the backspace indeed deleted a lot more than it should have.

I guess this is quite fitting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHWjlCaIrQo. Left a lot to be desired.

May 8, 2015 @ 2:57am

Didn't run on Yosemite.

John Vanis says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 10:11am

Could not play this(

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