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

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Collided Worlds

by CreatorOfWorlds - Jam Entry

Two ancient civilizations must battle against each other. World 1 has been opressed by World 2 for as long as the history books can tell. Exploitation of human resources is a natural occurence. The top students of the mandatory Bachelor's Absolute Judgement Scale (BAJS) taken at age 18 are all sent to the finest universities of World 2. It's considered a great honor to be selected, but it means World 1 see very little technological advancement.

Apart from the BAJS, World 1 farmers must turn over a large amount of their grain, crops and livestock to World 2, leading to famines and hatred.

Lately, nationalism has grown stronger than ever. Young ones have managed to find a way to fake the BAJS and are developing weapons on their own. Data and communication is available thanks to a huge underground network developed over several years. At long last, it looks like World 1 is going to be able to fight on par with World 2 and free themselved from the schackles of opression.

But where will it lead? At last they're at equal footing, but will the war lead to freedom or just mutual destruction?

The controls are:

Player one: WASD
Player two: Arrow keys

"Collided worlds is action packed. Its subtle political commentary really makes you wonder."
-Alla

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Comments

Mottafier says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 12:59am

Very interesting. I was a bit confused when I played the game before reading the description, but it all makes sense now! If this game has any room for improvement, I would suggest putting that description at the beginning of the game, rather than in a ReadMe folder.

Biliogadafr says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 1:21am

I was so impressed by the story that I decided to play game directly from source code, reading it on my phone! I think it would be more dramatic if you will draw second world with something other than GL_LINE_STRIP. This would emphasize their essential difference and increase tension.

NightShadow0 says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:38pm

Well, i'm honestly impressed by the backstory, it's a very interesting setting. The game itself though, such as it is, doesn't convey any of it.

thenanox says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 11:29am

i really like the sound when worlds collides :o

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