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

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Tech Tree (the game)

by osthekake - Competition Entry

Heavily inspired by 4x games like Civilization and the such, except you only have a tech tree. The goal of the game is to get to Democracy technology. (Because arbitration!)
It's nearly impossible to lose the game, but you might be able to find a way to beat it in fewer "turns".

Post your result in the comments below?

Libraries:
Bootstrap
JQuery
Handlebars
A bit of the code was recycled from my previous entry (But only generic boilerplate code, honest!)

I would also like to be judged in the "innovation" category, as that was usually my best score in the past. :)

Downloads and Links


Comments

Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:38pm

1004 turns... is that good? is that bad?
¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Palmish says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 11:00pm

I've played this a few times and I just don't think I get it.

It's too hard to tell if a choice is a good choice or a bad choice. The first time playing I didn't understand what the challenge of the game was. The number of turns should be much more clearly shown. I don't understand what the People, People Queue etc are supposed to tell me.

That said, it's a good looking tech tree, and with a lot of work perhaps it could be a cool game as well.

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