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

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Luotsi the Maritime Pilot

by Lusmu - Compo Entry

Pilot a ship in a storm at night, and guide lost ships to a safe harbor. Your light will grow stronger every few points you score, but beware of getting lost, or hitting shallow rocks in the dark.

2 button controls (AD/Arrows/Game pad/Touch left or right side of screen)
Press "R" in the top left corner to restart
Escape to quit

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anael says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:14am

I like the mood, I managed to save a couple of boats but then I got lost myself :)

Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:51am

Unity Web Player is outdated, i think its better to use webGL.

Chewie says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:51pm

Dark mood of this one is good. And idea of searching for the lost ships in the dark sea in great.
Wasn't able to find my second ship through =(

LabOne says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:12pm

Love this game, and without-map-gameplay.

Darkhaul says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:11pm

Nice game, gets a little bit annoying when you go faster than the other boats so you have to keep going back for them but it feels good over all, also glad you've used unity webplayer, people think its outdated just because chrome dropped support for it but until webGL is actually reliable enough to run every time webplayer is still great, also much easier than having to download games.

icereci says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:02pm

atmosphere and audio was really nice.

arseneauol says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:03pm


puddelipip says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:10pm

Nice mood here! the slightly faster speed of my boat got annoying quickly and just led med to "wiggle" my way forward.
I loved the representation of the stormy water!

cynicalmonkey says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:37pm

i thought the fog of war effect and audio set a great mood

Multiplexor says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:31pm

Awesome moood! I love how the waves are implemented!! Also that there are some rocks hidden by the waves, it somehow reminded me of Sunless Sea! Keep up the good work! :D

tantumgames says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:28pm

Nice game, liked the atmosphere and sound. Continue to finish, a very good idea.

shrapx says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:34pm

pretty shapes and graphics, i think i like games that use the dark.. i found it a bit annoying when i sank after touching a wall a few times, but the game is smart, and i like the flare firing and stuff in the water around ships.

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 8:46am

Amazing mood. I loved the idea. Simple graphics but very fun gameplay! Felt a bit slow at times, loved the upgrades and game progression. Great job!

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