Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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by shaulor - Compo Entry

grow - a Tile-based Builder Game

refer to the ingame help for questions, cancel building with right-click
sorry if the end of the game is a little underwhelming but i ran out of time :)
balance might also be questionable ^^

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Evannex says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:36am

Other than the font being a little small to read, I love it! It's the first game in my folder of games to play more of later ^_^ Great job it's fun!

tazdij says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:43am

it was a little difficult to figure out was produced the different resources.

yumaikas says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:46am

On a laptop screen, that font is *really* hard to read. Also, build a money maker first, otherwise you're stuck.

The game has some potential.

bushmango says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:58am

Boy those controls are awkward, but I blame the theme ^.^ Cute graphics. I would have liked if your guy could go faster.

Halleflux says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:35am

A bit small, but I think I'm going to have this open for a while on my desktop ^.^

bushmango says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:05am

Whoops I rated the wrong game initially, got confused, sorry. I like these games! There was a lot of waiting though, then a lot of clicking. Still addicting.

jackyjjc says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:21am

The font is very hard to read as the others already pointed out. It would be also nice to have tooltip showing what each of the building do, I didn't know trees has to build next to the wells for example. Also it seems to be very easy to run out of money if I don't know what I'm doing in the beginning. With that say, the graphics is very lovely and fits the them very well. I will definitely play more of this game if you continue working on this a bit more :) I've done strategy games twice before and I know it is extremely time consuming to make one so well done!

manabreak says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:25am

A game for ants. :D Nice work, although like others have said, all the stuff is waaaayyy too small. I had to bend over my desk and press my nose against the screen to see what's happening!

fakefrogsonly says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Nicely implemented, could have done with larger font size for text and some sounds.

shiny says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:55pm

Was really cool, never got really far. But it was great fun. :D

Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:36am

Really hard to understand what to do. But seemed fun on the long run too.

2pae says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:43am

Very moddy, i love the little history and the concept of the game.

Bloodyaugust says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:18am

Hi, nice to meet you, I'm your target market. Seriously, I spent an uncomfortable amount of time on this game. Well done. I wish the beginning wasn't so... click-spammy, but otherwise, this has the makings for a great game, perhaps with some enemies and larger text. ;) For an LD entry though, this was fantastic!

Jace239 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:42am

It has potential but it takes a bit too long to get anywhere, so I couldn't afford the time to keep playing.

I also thought the instructions were too small, difficult to read and not well organized. I ended up spending my resources in a way that I couldn't proceed any further due to running out. This could have been prevented if the bulldoze option gave you resources back.

Nonetheless, if I fully understood the way to play it and I had more time, I think I'd enjoy the game. I do like games like these. If you continue work on it and would like me to look at it again, feel free to let me know and I will when I have a chance.

It's apparent you put a lot of work into it, so good job and good luck with future projects. ^^

nunesbarbosa says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:43am

I have clicked everything.. there is no feedback and I have no clue what the game is about.

blurryroots says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 5:14pm

Awesome game. Played for about an hour to completion. Wished it had some sound effects and a bit more feedback to what each building needs and does. But that's how it is in compo xD I really liked the effect when you clicked on a building and the little text popped up and faded away. Great entry ;9

el_kloklo says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 8:26pm

Took me 3 try to understand the resource management (clicking on resources)
Good job, but a bit slow to my taste, maybe the mine giving the double should speed up the game without click frenesy.

hadesfury says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 11:15pm

Arrg you want to kill my mouse ...

Auto collect is the best upgrade ...

Great game in such a short time ...

I played it too much ...

Need to increase game speed

Your game is too small .. and font also .. this is my main concern


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