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

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Fortress Austria

by FortressAustria - Jam Entry

You are the leader of Austria, a small country in Europe.

As you all know, we have these days a lot of refugees from other countries.
No one really knows what to do and there are a lot of hateful people in the internet who talk about just killing the refugees.
Their terrible (german) comments are the base of our game, in which you question your actions as the leader. <- where we got our comments

With the space-key you can use the weapons (there are a few more - if you klick on it you can change it! ;) )

Programming: David Szammer
Graphics: Anna Prem //
Music: Stefan Putzinger //

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A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:48am

Simple and solid. Can run on web player and that really benefit. So gj.

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:02am

Interesting to make a game about refugees. I was able to get 412 on head count :)

tmpxyz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:33am

hard to comment, the topic is solid.

NoWandStudios says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:56am

Interesting concept!

Larzan says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:57pm

Good visual style, i like the political angle that you used, i was thinking about sth similar myself (watching refugee boats while not helping them)
Good entry.

jofra says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 11:25pm

Nice concept with great graphics and a very cool mood :)

Big Cow says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 3:02pm

Heh, this was actually pretty fun! Nice variety of weapons to use and interesting concept to relate it to the migrant situation and compare hateful comments to weapons.

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