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

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L.M.V. Edison

by killthealias - Competition Entry

You are lost in space. Your vessel was destroyed and the rest of the crew killed. Your only hope for survival is an abandoned, ancient mining vessel called the L.M.V. Edison. Your only way home is to restore it to working order and set it on a course for Earth.
Good luck, Commander.

WASD - Move
Mouse - Look
E - Interact

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manabreak says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:33am

Nice entry! I took a quick spin through it, but couldn't figure out how to fix the engines - nothing happens when I press E. The computer console thingy works, though. Anyway, graphically this is a solid entry. :)

killthealias says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:35am

@manabreak I want to make sure that's not a bug, could you record a video of what happens and send it to me?

KevKevOnFire says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:38am

A nice, atmospheric, low-res environment, but the extremely low mouse sensitivity and clunky interactions witht the ship's computer forced me to stop

Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:41am

Amazing graphics and voice over. I found the computer terminal to be quite cool but I had alot of difficulty setting a new destination using the seth command. I tried a few destinations from the waypoint just without any luck. I guess i'll be stranded in space forever.

smilewood says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:05am

The audio in your game is fantastic. The moodiness of the pulsing hum really sets the mood very well. I had some trouble with sensitivity looking around, but that may just be my mouse settings. The only problem that I had with this game was interacting with the main computer terminal, it only seemed to process my inputs one in five times, making it quite hard to get anything done with it. I enjoyed this game, and its mood was fantastic.

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:18am

Love the atmosphere, the graphics and the audio design is super good. It runs pretty slow on my computer, but i think there is a little bit of an issue with mouse tracking. could be my computer though. Also i couldn't get past the terminal to do anything. Good job though!

Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:08am

like other said, very nice atmosfter and assets, the narrator also help the atmosfter quite well
the problem i have is with the seth command, for some reason i cant assign any destination, and if i failed and wanna back to the home menu, i can't, the "exit" command only close the seth command but not really reset the menu

BurntFeelings says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:16am

graphically looks nice intro was very good I understand the voice came from a radio but you should have made it a little cleaner because it was hard to understand with speakers.Also i couldnt get out of the ships main computer for some x reason(clearer instructions would have been nice) looking around with a mouse feels kinda floaty and weird i think if you had a little more time you would have fixed some issues and made it into an super awesome game :) anyway a good job!

TheMightySice says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:43am

Awesome atmosphere, graphics and sound. The visuals and sounds just match perfectly reaaaaally well done! But i did not know what format seth needed so it didn't really work :(

Geared Games says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:10pm

Wow, amazing graphics and lighting overall! I fiddled around with the computer console a bit, was able to set a destination but didn't really have the patience to find out what else to do.

But that is perhaps more my problem than it is yours. Great entry anyway!

AurynSky says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:20am

Cool game man, The graphics were legit.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:17pm

Loved the voice and graphics. Interesting game. I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36 games, if you’d like to take a look :)

Steven Miller says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:00pm

The graphics are amazing and the voice-over was very well done. Unfortunately, my computer also qualifies as ancient technology, so even on the lowest setting there was a lot of input delay, which seemed to make the terminal not function properly.

alfie275 says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 11:54pm

Hey, just posting to let you know I did a video playthrough of your game here: :)
A fun little game, and an idea you could definitely do more with.

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