Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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Morse Code Morris

by Deadgoodnik - Competition Entry

I chose Morse Code for my ancient Tech, and i made this little space adventure game, Morris is an astronaut who is lost in space on each level he is presented with 6 portals 5 of them will kill him 1 will advance him to the next level.

By Decoding the Morse Code in the audio you will be able to choose the correct portal.

This is fun to play as a team you will need to google a chart that will help you decode the Morse code and you'll need a pen and paper to write down the answer, this could also work well played through a stream so someone viewing could decode the morse.

My original Intention was to include a document with the download which included a chart but time got the better of me i will try to add this at later date.

The Game was built with Shoot Em Up Kit, a program i have been using a lot for jamming recently and i really like it you can create a lot more than just Shmups with it.

The Graphics where done in Photoshop and everything else was built in Shoot Em Up Kit's Particle Editor.

The Sound was Made with a Morse Code Gen and Magix

Controls - just cursors and left Ctrl or you can play with a pad (Alot Harder)

If Playing alone Headphones Reccomended.

This game was a bit experimental and was fun to put together.

Downloads and Links


PetterBergmar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:20pm

Too bad I dont know morse code very well. Fun idea. I like the title screen a lot.

Deadgoodnik says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:30pm

Thanks, I wanted to do something different, so it seemed like a good idea, but certainly not easy to work out morse code :)

MonsieurDuc says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:09am

... _ _ _ ... _ _ _ ... _ _ _ ... :D

jakatpemadi says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:03am

Wow!!! I always wanted to make a game about morse code, but never had a time for it. Thank you, thank you, thank you for creating it. It was great... :D

Deadgoodnik says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:48pm

@monsieurDuc - .... .- -. -.- -.-- --- ..-

Deadgoodnik says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:48pm

Thanks @jakatpemadi

Sep 11, 2016 @ 8:17pm

Im sorry, I just couldnt get it... I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :)

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