Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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The Wrath of Gandhi

by greysphere - Compo Entry

You are Gandhi. Not the Gandhi from Wikipedia. No, the Demanding, Tyranical, Despot Gandhi from the Civilization series.

You face 5 foreign civilizations.

Unleash, The Wrath of Gandhi.

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Pusty says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:22am

nice one :D

EwChap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:25am

Love it. Take that other cultures!

SvenFrankson says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:36am


foxor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:40am

Apparently it was an arithmatic overflow in Civ 2 that turned Ghandi from a pacifist for a bloodthirsty murderer.

Great entry, although I had to restart after I clustered my buildings too close the first time.

PokeyOne says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:42am

great game

misterwalter says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:01am

The first time I "negotiated" with another civilization I actually spit out my drink. You've done the world a great service. The volume might have been excessive in other situations but it was perfect here.
If I was to complain about about anything I would say that the game seemed to take longer than it needed to. I'd say either shrink the map or add a bit more variety to the building sections.

wavertron says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:41am

Fire ze missiles! LOL not bad. I got a little bored trying to find the civs, glad I stuck with it.

Demy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:48am

Very cool game. Gandhi at his best =)
It became a little bit hard to discover lands after i opened about 4/5 of them because of expensiveness of buildings.

iMer says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:57am

Brilliant! made me laugh the first time ;)

Like misterwalter said, the cost scaling gets tedious towards the end, but all in all very enjoyable

Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:42am

Other than the slow endgame (maybe make it so research can be converted into other resources? I banked hardcore on those schools, yo), this is a solid game. Creative take on the theme, and it works as a full-fledged game. I'd like to see a way to lose (A time limit, maybe? That would make it more exciting!), but this is a good one.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:45am

I wanted to play this but the web version didn't work in FireFox or IE. :( Let me know if you change anything and I'll try it!

greysphere says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:35pm

@GAFBlizzard. Hmm, I just tried and it worked in both Firefox (38.0.5) and IE11 on Windows 7. Maybe there's something different w/ your set up. There's an windows executable you can download if you are still having problems. Hope it works out for you!

Jelinib says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:24pm

Oh man, this is the kind of game that I just want to see everything expand and grow. Loved the juxtaposition of Ghandi and violent explosions!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:48am

I liked it! I love this "old game feeling" you did it right!

miotatsu says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:26am

How did you make this in 48 hours ._.

greysphere says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:40am

@miotatsu :) Actually this game came in at slightly less code than my normal jams (2500 lines vs around 3000) and has the least art of all my games as well. I think the art quality is higher though but I'm practicing art and my skill has improved as well so I think I took less time there too. That left more time for game design and actually I got more sleep this jam as well! Overall I think it's just practice and experience. I do feel like I'm improving each jam!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:55am

@greysphere that's really strange. I specifically tested with IE11, automatically updated to the latest version, on Windows 7. I get a message that explicitly says this browser isn't suported. :(

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:57am

It may be an emscripten thing because someone else's first-person emscripten game didn't run on my browser either.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:59am

With Firefox 40: uncaught exception: abort() at jsStackTrace@

greysphere says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:04am

@gafblizzard Thanks for the info. I'll look into it tomorrow and post back (bed time here right now!)

greysphere says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:05am

(And yes this is made w/ emscripten.)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:31pm

Wow, this game has a lot of content. I like it!

ArchBang says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Very nice! Such a complete game befitting the theme. The endgame is a bit painful as tends to be the case in 4x games but the completeness of this entry is very impressive.

jk5000 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:09am


Dizzly says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:44pm

Great concept for the theme! It s difficult at the end but overall it s veery good!

pi_pi3 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Nice game.

arzi says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Nice twist on the theme and good mechanics, but the game gets quite boring towards the end.

kaitokidi says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:07pm

best xD
Fucking best

DaleP says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:14am

The interface, graphics, and basic mechanics were nice and very polished, but more interesting gameplay would have been nice. It quickly became a repetitive waiting game after nuking the first foreigners, because all of the civilizations were identical (just giving each one a character graphic and a different line of dialog would have made a huge difference) and none of them offered any challenge other than trying to find them.

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