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

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by sp3ctrum - Jam Entry

My first prototype for Ludum Dare. It has not been ideal but at least I got something playable and I was able to face some goals with good and bad results.

The game is based in time countdown challenge where in each level balls are more unstable. In easy mode, you control the white ball and you need touch other balls to stabilize them. If you achieve stabilize all balls, you win the match and pass to the next level where unistable balls are more hard to get also you get the stabilizer propagation where secundary balls can stabilize too other ones. In hardcore mode, you have less time and also only your main ball can be stabilised.

You can use 3 powerups, Left Mouse for project to a direction, Right Mouse to project to the opposite direction and space to project balls in random directions.

Note: Unity Player plugin required or win executable.

Have fun :)

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Ithildin says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:26pm

Love the minimalistic visuals. Combined with audio you could create a really nice, relaxing mood. Game mechanics are also interesting once you get the gist of it.

Very good job, congrats! :)

Nanocryk says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:04pm

Simple visuals but it's very cool :)

dmecke says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Interesting game play. At the end I was clicking into all directions as it turned out to be a good tactic. Maybe you can avoid this with some kind of limitation?
I really think this has some good potential.

Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:07am

Looks very nice, but right clicking brought up the right clickmenu! That behavior should probably be disabled.

Clavus says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:14am

Pretty simple, but nice. Too bad there wasn't any sound. Graphics were pretty nice but it was hard to see the white circle you controlled on the light background.

Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Nice visuals - pastel color palette and minimalism. I found watching this entropic behavior of the spheres somehow mesmerizing. Sometimes threads are getting really crazy :)
Btw. Binding some action with RMB brings Unity settings menu window (at least on my machine).

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 2:37pm

A good concept, but without sounds :/
Overall it's fun ++

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