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

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Survive a Little

by fuzzyc00kie - Competition Entry

This game was created by Adris Jautakas (Had to add that in there to make sure I was given credit. What's up college admissions people!)

Survive a Little is a 2D platformer survival game where one tries to survive by crafting and building.

Build a fire and a tool by night or you'll have a bad time fighting off murderous bat monsters.


Controls:

W and D: move left and right

Space: jump

Mouse Left Button: Attack or Break blocks

Mouse Right Button: Place blocks (or use the lighter to make a fire)

1 to 9 or scrollwheel: Select Inventory slot

Q: Drop selected item

TAB: Open guide


I barely submitted this on time, so I might end up resubmitting it if there is a major glitch or something that I didn't fix in the rush to get this done.


Changelog:

1.0: Initial release
1.1: Added sound
1.2: Tweaked stats (made hands more powerful so breaking small rocks or branches didn't take forever)

Downloads and Links


Comments

Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:14pm

NICE!
Has big potential.
Reminds me of terraria.
i like the xrafting system!
Well made.

Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:56am

I couldn't figure out how to mine trees or do anything at all besides mine dirt and rocks. I did manage to trap the bats in a cave that I created, so I guess I didn't need the fire after all.

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