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

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Basement RPG

by KBF123 - Compo Entry

A game made in RPG maker VX ace
It's my first Ludum Dare entry... So I may have made several
mistakes, I'll learn though.

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haveric says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:28pm

Not able to play this unfortunately. Downloaded and extracted the files, ran the exe and got an error: "RPGVXAce RTP is required to run this game."

scorched says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:32pm

Can't play, on app start a message pops up that reads: "RPGVXAce RTP is required to run this game."

OneTrueAaron says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:45pm

I'm having these same problems, "RPGVXAce RTP is required to run this game." Which is a real bummer, because i love RPGs. Let me know if you find a fix and i'll come back and give you a rating!

WebFreak001 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:01pm

I really liked the graphics and the idea to dodge every enemy because you were not able to kill them. However I collected everything and then I tried to kill the blue thing at the door, but I just couldn't make it. Did I miss some hidden door? Please dont hide doors at places you cant see.

Dungeonation says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:25pm

The face sprites are really nice, the overworld ones aren't. Can't get past the first area sadly. An eraser is a nice fit to the theme. Overall, okay.

KBF123 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:55pm

To answer WebFreak001's question, there is no secret doors
but you may have to equip the items you received.
For everyone else, I try fixing it somehow.

laluis1 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:59pm

This game looks great, but I cannot play it. The graphics look fun, and the idea of using an eraser as a weapon is great. I hope RPG maker VX Ace fixes the error so I can play it.

furriKira says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Since I already have RPG Maker VXA and can run this, this is quite okay... kind of. It's a good start if you are developing RPGs.

First, don't do big glaring text on the game over screen. Since you're doing VXA, I suggest learning random encounters as well and the battles escapable. Spiders alone are hurtful enough, I had to at least avoid 88% of the time... unless that what you intend to do. Plus, the text saying "your Eraser is unequipped" and such when you get something new..... and healing items.

Please don't take this as offense but please, keep on improving! I suggest exploring more of RPGVXA if you plan to join the next dare.

It's interesting I never thought of using school supplies and battling in a spider-infested house that you live in can be such a nice concept.

Here's a nice tip: Compress your game data, include the RTP. You can find it at "File > Compress Game Data" then upload it, then people can use that than spending the hassle of getting the RPGVXAce RTP.

retrophantom says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:14am

not bad, i like the concept.
some things to think about
-when leaving the room in any of the 3, you come back out from the 1st door
-if i went straight to dire room and took the bowl, i still get spoon without ever owning the pen.
all in all good attempt

xWarZonex says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:20am

188 MB...........................................................................................................................................

KBF123 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:55am

You can delete it afterwards, you know

Somnium says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:57am

Entertaining, with nice graphics. The battles should probably be balanced more. Even the "easy" spiders deals a lot of damage, so you pretty much have to avoid them, rather than fighting them.

On a Ludum Dare related note, your profile page won't display, unless you post at least once on the main page.

jprogman says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 1:04am

Not bad for a first time on LD.
I did find a little strategy in this game: just get to the darn weapon. After that, it was a major cakewalk of slaying all the spiders. Of course leveling up helped too. I've played it to the end at least and glad it wasn't too difficult. Sadly, there isn't anything innovated I can say about this game, but I hope you'll participate on the next LD!

BtheDestroyer says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Using RPG Maker VX Ace is kind of a bad decision for something like this because EVERYONE else needs to have it in order to play. Luckily, I do have it but not many people do.

May 7, 2015 @ 8:56pm

Liked the writing and the theme, but seemed unable to actually win any fights. Looks like you've mentioned equipping the items you pick up but I don't see how to do that.

May 7, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Also, the spiders only have 6 legs?

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