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

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When in doubt...C4

by Divinorium - Compo Entry

The city has a problem, a globe need to be removed from it's center and there's no trucks available. What to do?
"When in doubt... C4."

And that's how you now have to use C4 to push the globe of this urbanism nightmare of city. But don't worry all the buildings, like the globe, are made of titanium.

Left click - add C4 in the floor or make it stronger.
Right click - Reduce the charges of C4.
Esc - Open/close menu

The game was made having a 1920 1080 resolution. Use that if possible or the game may behave strange.

** Author Note **
This year only got barely a day to make the game. Made the best possible, but had to cut a alot of stuff, like citizens, casualty and damage done counter.
But well maybe i come back later to improve on it.
(The explosion sound i used one i had and edited to use it as base so it's fair game?)

Anyway thx for playing.

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Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:40am


I liked how you used 3 or so assets to make a game that showed a difficulty curve. For what it's worth, as a design amateur, you have my respect for that.

Would have been interesting to see how a vertical challenge would work. As in, what would happen if you added a second floor?

Divinorium says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:01pm

@The Pelranthean
Thanks for the feedback.

In fact i was planning to make a "jump over a river" session as a vertical challenge.
But i figured it was hard enough to make the globe jump as it's, in fact i ended making it easier than what i had planned, and making a mandatory stunt jump may "kill" the game.(It's ludum dare, i don't believe i should force the players to "master" the game mechanics to complete it)

But there's some shortcuts that you may try to achieve.

Again, thanks for the feedback.

Suui says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:36pm

It was nice playing it, simple but and you get to feel the learning curve.

Unfortunately you didn't have much time, it may have turned into a greater experience, but really good for putting your effort in it for a single day, I appreciate that.

Lares Yamoir says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:22pm

Instead of moving the globe I just made it jump over the towers with the explosives, because it was easy to do. To bad you only had one day to work on the game, would have liked to see more element in the game.

Phil Strahl says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:09pm

Very fun little puzzle game. Had a bit of Missile Command in it but anticipating the ball's path and timing multiple C4 packs accordingly was pretty neat. i wish it had had a few more screens. But that's definitely something! Respect!

ranmaru90 says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:41am

Simple and fun.

Blobo says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 4:08pm

enjoyable. i wasn't quite sure what i was doing. sometimes when the globe went off-screen, the camera didn't change. eventually when trying to move the glove between two building, the globe was on top of a few giant c4's and went into the sky, never to be seen again. whoops. cool concept though.

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Very fun. Oh, right clicking reduces the charge. Well...I didn't want that anyway. ;)

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