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

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by Tooichi - Competition Entry

It's not exactly what i imagined it to be :P

The game is very unintuitive, it desperately needs a tutorial, here's a brief explenation:

Game is about 'predicting' on which day next year events will happen.
You put a corresponding sticker on a date. If you guess wrong your population counter will drop.

By solving sudoku-esque game on the right, you get clues(about when the events happen) in the bottom left.

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Comments

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:28am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! 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.

Tooichi says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:31pm

@steph88 sure thing, let me know when the vid's up :)

dissonent says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 7:17pm

Hey, I'm not quite sure what I'm supposed to do. I placed various stickers on various dates and waited for the day to see what would happen, and I'm not sure if I missed something happening or not.

Also I'm not sure what to do with the sudoku-esque game. Am I just bad at this, because if I understand sudoku correctly, I'm not supposed to have multiples of the same number in each row and column, but I couldn't do this in your sudoku game no matter how hard I tried.

Perhaps a tutorial would be useful, or some sort of text description of what to do in your description?

gassasin says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:50pm

I dunno what to do where i must place this stickers?

Tooichi says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:21pm

@dissonent @gassasin yeah, i know it's hard to understand :P after testing it i knew a tutorial would be crucial, but i didn't have much time to make one :)
I'll update description to make it more clear.

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