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

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Rampaging Rogue

by Pietdagamer - Jam Entry

Space ships are trying to colonize you, a monstrous rogue planet! Move around and use your gravity to fling them into deep space.



Installation:

Windows:

- Unzip RampagingRogue_Windows.zip
- Double click RampagingRogue_Windows.exe


Linux:

- Unzip RamapgingRogue_Linux.zip
- Double click / execute from the command line RampagingRogue_Linux.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#520Innovation(Jam)3.00
#815Graphics(Jam)2.75
#819Humor(Jam)2.20
#900Theme(Jam)2.86
#981Mood(Jam)2.33
#1001Fun(Jam)2.33
#1069Overall(Jam)2.42
#1415Coolness45%

Comments

Treks says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:22pm

Cool concept, only thing is its pretty simple still. With some different kinds of ships and some upgrades or powerups, it would be even better.

BlackQuiltro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:02am

Original concept about gravity but lacked "gameplay" for me. It is very simple and easy to "cheat". Perhaps interact with some other celestial bodies to make the ship trajectory more interesting? Also a bit of "zoom back" could have been great so you can see the ship trajectory more on screen.
Side-note: Thanks for including a Linux port! Had to install sfml libraries but worked great.

tobbez says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:57am

Needs something that change the gameplay a bit. Trying to actually do something with gravity will probably hurt you more than it will help you.

boardtobits says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Cool idea, but might work better in more of a staged or puzzle format than just an open-ended world. I appreciate the limitations of the time in the jam though. The gravity physics worked quite well!

Sep 1, 2015 @ 7:48am

Like Treks said, power ups and different kinds of ships would have been better. The settings and gameplay reminds me a bit my game for the LD32: "Quantum Fields".

Drogulisk says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 8:40am

Creative take on the theme! It was fun to watch how long it took the final ship's orbit to decay and collide with the planet.

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