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

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evolver - tinder for evolution

by squigglez - Competition Entry

choose your own adventure with evolution.

early playable prototype.

use right and left to control with to evolve into next. middle is what you already are. press r to restart when the background becomes gray (that means you win)

leave feedback below, will improve in future

features:

2 button controls (from ld34)

dev art of a glorious variety

9 animal sprites

5 endings



patch notes v1.1:

added icon to exe

added restarting after the game ends

Downloads and Links


Comments

kadexus says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:04pm

Good idea, although not much to play or do in this version.

Ghen says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:28pm

indeed good idea, but i confuse whats the condition of winning or theres even losing here.

ReboundGames says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:09am

I really like the concept, but it would be nice if there was more content. Right now there's not a lot to it.

Pix3M says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:14am

I think I "get" the kind of game you are trying to make.

To really get the max potential out of evolution-based games, it is probably not a good idea to create a unique instance of every possible combination you can get, but rather have them be a product of all the different parameters fed into the organism.

If it is within your ability, creature images should be computer-generated, which a vector or 3D-based medium would be suited for.

(Sorry if I am not wording this clearly)

squigglez says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:22pm

I get everyone's feedback, not much to do, not very fleshed out, but it would be hard to do all that in the 48 hours. I'm not very happy with it either, but it is what it is.

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