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

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Fax this, please

by OneFourth - Jam Entry

Welcome to Fax This, Please.

How to use the FAX-O-MATIC:
Use the rotary gadget in the bottom left of the device to input a 4 digit number (Ranging from 1 to 4), going over 4 digits will reset it. Once the number is dialed in, simply crank the lever on the right completely and the page will be faxed. Your success rate is displayed to the left of the machine.

I didn't have a whole lot of time to work on this, but I got the basic mechanics in place. There is no real failure state, just the constant monotonous job of faxing papers.

I used C++ with SDL2 for the code. for the art.
And sounds from the Sonniss GDC Game Audio Bundles. Namely:
* - GDC 2016 - Game Audio Bundle\MatiasMacSD - THE MACHINES - ROBOTIC SOUNDS\Robot_Servo_006.wav
* - GDC 2015 - Game Audio Bundle\Robert Cordova - Base\Wind-up Toy 02.wav
* - GDC 2015 - Game Audio Bundle\Giorgio Riolo - SILENTSCAPES\SFXW001_indoor_server room.wav

Downloads and Links


Xero560 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:45am

lol this is cute. I don't think I've had to fax something in like... at least 10 years. Everything seems to work. Also the art is really nice. Once I got the hang of it I could pump out those faxes like any orderly. Letting me pump them out fast should be commended, as many game jam interface like this tend to be a bit busted.

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