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

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No Man's Sea

by alandownie - Jam Entry

Kill pirates! Kill more pirates! Kill 100 pirates!
Sail the seven seas, explore 18 Quintillion islands! Upgrade your ship, grow a fleet, BUT DON'T DIE. Can you kill 100 pirates before they kill you?

(use the up arrow for speed, and left/right for steering... you're on ship dammit!)

Art by Sher Rill Ng (@picturesandtea)
Code by Alan Downie (@alandownie)

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rd127p77 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:58am

I was killed by the pirates before they killed me. Anyway really like the simplicity of the controls and user interface, very clean and well designed. The art style is consistent and well designed. The wake behind the ship is also neat. Keep up the good work!

Mettra says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:28am

I like the art! But, the progress of the game is kinda steep. I mean i got kinda bored after like killing 3 ships. I would never have lasted 100.

alandownie says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:05am

Thanks for the feedback! This was not only our first Ludum Dare, but our first game. I've had a few stabs at making a game, but this is the first time I've actually sat down and finished one! Learned a helluva lot, and had a great time working with Sher Rill (an amazing artist.. hire her!)

The game was intended to be difficult. The goal isn't really laid out terribly well... but you're supposed to collect upgrades, get more canons and more ships to help you battle the tougher opponents... unfortunately we didn't explain that well..

Thanks for playing :)

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