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

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Hapalochlaena

by Haokarlos - Jam Entry

Hapalochlaena is a game about using a radio for explore a planet

Is anybody there?

Explore a devastated planet and search the crystals: the most valuable resource in the galaxy.
Be careful with the energy or u will die.

Use the ancient radio and search in the band frequencies for clues.

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AWSD: move
Mouse: use the radio
E: Use / Go back to the spaceship

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@MiguelFizbam - Design, Code (5 World Wars in Europa Universalis)
@Haokarlos - Design
@Antonio10bc - Art
@AleixRisco - Art

@Celet_gut - Planet music

*Tecnology: GameMaker, Unity3D, PixelEdit, Illustrator

Downloads and Links


Comments

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:21am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:47pm

Neat concept! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/taJ6gW4nG1g

Sep 2, 2016 @ 7:20pm

I'm surprised you didn't get more comments, this game is really cool!
I really like the radio scanning, and how the distance affects the length of the message and the frequency affects the clarity of it, very well made.
It's really fun exploring the planets and finding all the messages, I played it for quite a while but didn't manage to reach any end,I got to 85 energy and explored every tile of all 3 levels, but what now? I don't know how to continue..

the artwork is really nice, especially the spaceship part, It looks really cool. The music though is the best, it's perfect for this game.
I think you could at least mirror the player sprite when turning left/right, it shouldn't be hard to do.

I enjoyed this game, so thanks for posting it!

Kirstine says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 6:23pm

Really like the artwork and the game concept! Think you could make something really great out of this game :)

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 1:31pm

the graphics are good but game over

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