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

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Storm O.S.

by kapricornmedia - Jam Entry

A short game by Kapricorn Media.
Music by Massimo Pericolo ( https://soundcloud.com/massimo-pericolo )

Master Hong is dead. Now you, the android, are free to solve the mysteries of the ancient Storm Operating System.

Best played in fullscreen mode, 1920x1080.

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Comments

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:44am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! the draws are very cool... and i love the isometric games !! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:54pm

Thanks! We've uploaded our entry on indiexpo.net

Steven Miller says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:41am

Absurdly beautiful game, probably my favorite graphics so far! The only issue I noticed was that in pong the enemy paddle hovered back and forth around the ball's location rather than settling on it, though this is purely visual and did not seem to cause any gameplay issues.

Kramchay Dig says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:28am

I like the graphics though best colors to fit for the jam

Geruhn says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:23am

I like your art and background track, it's very nice!
But could you help me? Do I have to defeat the AI in Pong or do I have to use the fleeing ball somehow?

Phaix says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:48pm

I really like the arty style and the overall feel.

Nylonica says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:58pm

GORGEOUS AMAZING ART
really wow...

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:03pm

Your game is beautiful. Your graphics are advanced and the music is well done too. The UI fits the game.
The game itself seems pretty cool too. I did not manage to go far (and finaly burn every program and files), but that's my problem. :p

juaxix says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 3:45pm

This game is hilarious, like an awaken dream. I wont to know what code can i put inside the text file for the compiler to compile correctly! :) please tell me

Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:55pm

Hi everyone, thank you all for your comments. @Steven Miller Thank you so much, we noted the issue and it has been fixed. The bar no longer flickers! @Geruhn, we added Pong merely as an easter egg :), it has no effect on the ending chat. @Nylonica Thank you so much <3 @Damdoshi Thank you, and yeah you can burn every program! @juaxix Hi! This would spoil it but... (check the engraving code!)

beatriz says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:47pm

Really love the game!! Amazing graphics! WOW

urielgamedev says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:53pm

The art and the music are really nice together ! :) I guess I managed to finish the game, anyway I really want to see more ! I usually don't really like point and click games, but I would definitely play this one ;)

2011petia says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:50pm

The game its awesome, you have a hard work to do this, congratulations !!

Geruhn says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:58pm

@kapricornmedia: Just making sure that the game didn't just crash on me, after the upload and the chat, that's it? Because I would love to see more

Four Quarters says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:41pm

Simple but clever.
Find few annoying bugs (if you check panel for the first time and walk away before it start loading - E button will not work)

MewSoul says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:52pm

I have to say I'm impressed with your entry! The graphics are really nice, it feels so polished, the sounds fit well. All of the small details are cool, like recreating a terminal, creating a file to then compile it or even playing Pong, just wow!

Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:54pm

Seriously beautiful game with bags of style. I quite like how all the focus was on music with no sound, it immersed you fully in the visuals. I didn't get very far because I suck at puzzles, but what I played I really enjoyed. Great job.

fabsy says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:00pm

This is the kind of weird stuff I like. Well done! Art is super cool too.

nicso says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:08pm

Loved the graphics. Moebius inspiration ?

PanicTheFirst says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:14pm

I really love the artstyle! The idea with the terminal was pretty awesome like the rest of the game. Good job!

Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:23pm

Very beautiful game and great audio!

I wasn't 100% sure what I was doing, I managed to make another document, but it didn't do anything.

TomBuston says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:42pm

Wow, this game surely is beautiful :p
I had trouble understanding what to do sometimes but I think it's part of the experience, music is really cool too.
It can be a bit weird at first but nice entry ;)

ajayajayaj says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:47pm

That was pretty cool! The music was awesome and so was the art.

cubotrox_toni says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:28pm

omg! this game is amazing: excellent music, original art style, good atmosphere integration... The puzzle logic seems to be challenging. I want to play it quietly after quick look of rest games.

Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:37pm

We're extremely happy to be receiving this much feedback! Thank you all for playing our game and commenting.

@beatriz: Thank you! :)
@urielgamedev We're glad you found something new in this game that you like. If you want to see more, just keep an eye out for Kapricorn Media in the future!
@2011petia Thank you!
@Geruhn Yep, the upload/chat is the ending of the game. Thanks for playing! If you want to see more, keep an eye out for Kapricorn Media in the future ;)
@Four Quarters Thanks for pointing that out, we'll have to check it out.
@MewSoul Thank you! :)
@Culturebosh_games Thank you, thank you! It's alright, there's a bit of an unusual puzzle anyways, but we're glad you enjoyed the experience.
@fabsy Haha, we're flattered to see you call it "weird stuff" (seriously)
@nicso Thanks! This is the programmer typing, so I can't give you a full response, but our artist really really likes Moebius, so there's definitely some influence.
@PanicTheFirst Thank you so much!
@A Little Red Panda Thanks! Yeah, it might a little weird to figure out, but it does have something to do with text files and the programs that are installed in the terminal.
@TomBuston Thank you! And you are right, it is part of the experience ;)
@ajayajayaj Thank you for playing and commenting!
@cubotrox_toni Thank you so much!

runvs says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:18pm

Very nice game. The graphics and music is just awesome. nothing more to say here! :)

Sean says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:38pm

So stylish!! This is one my favourite entries I've played so far, both in terms of presentation and mechanics. The music's really fitting too. I'd be really interested to see this one expanded into a longer game.

Minor issues: The WASD + E controls seemed a bit clunky, it might have been better suited to a point-and-click interface, especially since that's how the in-game computer worked. I also had a bug where I launched the network program multiple times and then couldn't move or close the old ones, but the upload still worked so it didn't break the game at least.

pixelpotions says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 9:38pm

Love the style, love the story and the music fits the game perfectly! I agree with others that point and click would be a better control scheme. But this is my favourite entry so far!

AnaGF says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 1:41am

Wow, great work! When I went to the computer I was not sure about what I had to do. But I like the idea, audio is cool, and of course, art is AMAZING.

hermetic says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 6:32am

You have done an amazing amount of work on this. The art is well done. I especially like the little floppy disk images. It may have been more apparent what was needed in the text file if your compiler gave a respectable error message. (This IS fantasy and not reality after all... ;) )
Music is nice. Seems like you could develop the idea into a very long and involved story driven rpg.

The only drawback is that the majority of the gameplay mechanics were contained within the terminal which would seriously limit the game.

Great job.

ikroth says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 5:36am

Really awesome game! Great art and nice concept! I really like how well it all worked.

Sep 6, 2016 @ 1:56pm

The art and music are really good, and the simple playstyle was nice, I really liked the PC part.

I got stuck after compiling the text file into some purple file. I tried uploading it or dragging it onto things but didn't mange to make anything happen..

Sep 6, 2016 @ 8:40pm

@runvs: Thank you!
@Sean: Thank you so much! We're glad you liked it! Shure, point and click might have worked better. We were not aware of that bug! We shall fix it as soon as we can :)

Sep 6, 2016 @ 8:49pm

@pixelpotions: Thank you so much!
@AnaGF: Thank you Ana. The computer is there for you to run a specific set of programs to create an ".exe" file. At first, you may begin by creating a textfile and write something on it. Then... your instinct shall guide you :)

Sep 6, 2016 @ 9:00pm

@hermetic: We're so glad you liked it! We talked about this and we are seriously considering making a fully developed game in this style.

@ikroth: Thank you!!

@CyberStarLight: Thank you! Select the ball first :)

Sep 9, 2016 @ 6:22pm

Lovely looking, interesting game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/QlYKcvCr0YM

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 1:18pm

The graphics are so well made, resally impressiv work. Also the first LD game with a old computer that makes sense

Oct 28, 2016 @ 4:44pm

I also included your game in an article of my favorites as well as awarded a trophy to your profile! :) http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/jam-favorites-ludum-dare-36-eyjmnpkp

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