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

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Ancient Astronomer

by dhalvin - Competition Entry

You are an ancient astronomer looking at the ancient night sky.
Trace constellations with others and determine who drew the chosen topic best.

IMPORTANT: At least 2 people need to be playing this game. If you are stuck as host alone may I suggest inviting a friend so you can see what the game is all about?

**Fixed a bug having to do with losing the host and getting stuck.
**Fixed issue with peers leaving the game.

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Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:30am

That sounds like a super cool concept, but I became host and then waited and waited without any other player joining. Bug or bad timing? I could not say.

So... as far of feedback go... the 30sec secondary timer goes to -1 and the 8 in the font looks like a X and we know X is 10 not 8! Yep... that's all I have for now! I'll try at another time!

dhalvin says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:49am

Aw yeah that's the problem with my game! There has to be at least 2 people trying to play it at the same time. Thanks for trying.

Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:00am

yeah...can't play the game since can't find any other player, hopefully you can "fix" it by give it a simple AI player or allow us take control of other player like a local coop

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:25am

Cool concept but the lack of single-player is bad :|

Ilseroth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:50am

Hate to join the crowd on this, but multiplayer in a ludum dare game is... dangerous. It's a bold choice to add online play, but the chances of two people doing it at the same time is crazy low.

KingSlizzard says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:14am

can't play :( any way to add simple bots just to check it out?

scriptorum says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:06am

You definitely need bots for a multiplayer game on LD. Or agree to be on at certain times so players know they can get in.

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