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

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2D Battle Simulator

by Sina - Competition Entry

Game Intro & Controls:
The 2D Battle Simulator game is an ancient warfare game where you pit two armies against each other. Team blue and yellow, but always the team red, the dead, win. Select units from Footmen, Archers, Ballistae, and Catapults, place them anywhere on the battlefield, and watch as they fight to the death. Units can be placed on the battlefield at any time using the following buttons: Q for archers, W for footmen, E for Catapults, and R for Ballistae. Pressing the buttons will place a unit at the position of your cursor. You can switch sides by pressing C somening units for the other side. Begin the game by pressing Space. The game can also be paused at any time by pressing Space again. Once the battle is over and an army has won, end the .game by pressing Alt+F4 (yeah I was short on time! :D) It’s advised to play the game in 1280 x 600 windowed mode(The wider and narrower the better.) I personally like to spam a lot of archers and watch their arrows collide in the air! Let me know what you like or would change about it.

And Please, do enjoy. :D

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DiegoCTorguet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:37pm

Funny experiment. I think that it could have potencial with a good game design.

asteryz says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:08pm

I gave both teams a bunch of ballistas. They started shooting and all the ballistas were flying everywhere! Good stuff!

Archimagus says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:28pm

Pretty neat, although it just looks like chaos. Maybe a speed control would be good to get an idea what is going on.

thegunmaster says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 2:00pm

Lol, this is one incredibly derpy game, I think it would be quite fun with some refinement.

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