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The Aurora Project

by doomista - Compo Entry

--- Plot ---
You are a pilot of a spacecraft with the AI called Aurora in the ship computer. Your mission? Explore the universe, one solar system at a time. Don't bother about the energy bar being constanty drained one point at a time. When you'll die, your clone will take your place, with all of your memories and he'll be able to explore other parts of the galaxy.

--- Release notes ---
This game is far from complete. In fact, it's merely a tech demo. It was a practical attempt to make a 2.5D space sim. Please read the readme file before launching the game. I admit I overestimated complexity of this project.
If you like this demo, please follow the game's gamejolt profile and encourage me to actually finish this!

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Ratings

#2155Coolness14%

Comments

MikeTheWayne says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:21pm

The program can't start because MSVCP140.dll is missing from your computer. This may be just me, but you may still want to take a look and check whether your game starts up properly.

blinry says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:48pm

I got this error, too. After downloading the DLL and putting it in the Bin folder, I got error 0xc000007b.

doomista says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:58pm

as said in the readme, you need Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable package (x86 i think). Game is compiled in the Visual Studio

arhpositive says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:49am

It's ok. A few sound clips would've done a lot for me to feel like I'm in a spaceship. There's not much to do, but I liked just jumping around and shooting a few asteroids for a while.

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 11:07am

It's a quite interesting idea. Of course, in this stage there is not really much to do. Also, you move quite slowly. It's of course more realistic and gives a feeling of empty space but I think it would be more fun, if you could speed up a little. Would also love to see movements in more than two dimensions (as you planned).

Yumeito says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 9:18pm

Nice little Game:)

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