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

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by smoreley - Jam Entry

Control some blues to gather resources. You have 128 seconds (because powers of two are awesome) to gather as much resources as you can. Different resources will impede the character differently but in turn are worth more points. When a Blue has picked an object up they will head home to drop it off.

This evolved really far from my initial idea which did in fact have some thing to do with the growing theme. There are some remnants of that idea here.

Right-Click -> Tells blues where to move.
Left-Click on trees/rocks -> drops resources
L -> Blues will throw what they are holding.
Arrow keys -> Moves Camera.

Heads up there is no win or loss state, but still try to see how high you can get your score.

Woot for my first Ludum Dare! Even though I didn't get it completed I like to think I learned and got a lot done.

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Ampera says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:55am

Fun for a little bit, but not really that interesting.

tweedle says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:31am

I really like the look of this game. Cute art style!
It took me a little bit of time to figure out exactly what to do - some instructions would be helpful.

Gipzo says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:32pm

Looks like you really aspired for "we are many" theme. The game runs smooth and the graphix is nice, thou it really lacks some funny sounds for your blue dudes.

NirabazGAMES says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:44am

Your lowpoly graphic is nice!

DecayConstant says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:46am

Looks like you had a good idea started. I think it'd be worth it to finish! :D

BoredOfYou says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 7:18am

They often don't pick the items up, and the time limit should have been explained.

Haokarlos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 3:16pm

I really liked the low poly environment aspect. Click on tree effect was appropriate and enjoyed collecting fruits fallen from them. However sometimes right click is not very accurate and I wish there was nothing beyond just collecting stuff.

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