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

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Game Buoy

by madalaski - Competition Entry

What I could do for the weekend. It's not much but I intend to release a more gameplay-heavy (i.e. actual challenge) updated version with some sound design soon.

You work in a repair shop that specialises in a repairing the classic handheld console: The Game Buoy.

Use right click to move the camera. Left click to move your components and tools around. Click the reverse button next to an component to reverse it.

You'll need to a buy a new screen and/or chip and replace the broken one and you'll need to charge the batteries to full charge by moving them near the battery charger. Once the batteries are charged and all the components are fixed, the fixed Game Buoy will be replaced by another broken one and you'll get money for the job.

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sn0uk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:17pm

It's kinda cool but I couldn't get to screw in the bottom two screws again

Vaiaphraim says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:54pm

Oh man, I really feel like I leveled up my repair skills, when I figured out you can just drag the buoy over its parts to reassemble it ^_^

Really cool, even if the screen never seems to be damaged, most of the time, it was only battery charging. I think there should be some indicator for them being full, like, idk.. a green square (or maybe a battery tester? ^_^), since the hue wasn't too informative.

I think the best part was looting the broken electronics hahaha :D

csanyk says ...
Sep 11, 2016 @ 7:35am

So, is the ice cream cone thing a battery charger? I couldn't tell when the batteries were charged, but I guess I managed to fix it. I got paid 200 GBP after I put everything back together, so I guess I won? Pretty cool concept, similar idea to my own game :) Nice work.

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