Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting ldjam.com working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Robovac Simulator 2k16

by markten - Jam Entry

You are a robotic vacuum. Your job is to clean the room. The faster you clean the better your score. You must start and end on your base station. Avoid making "art".

Note that for the linux release, you will need to have packages for SDL2, SDL2_image, SDL2_ttf, and SDL2_mixer installed.

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Ratings

#160Humor(Jam)3.42
#249Theme(Jam)3.89
#445Innovation(Jam)3.10
#510Overall(Jam)3.25
#519Mood(Jam)3.16
#562Fun(Jam)2.95
#765Graphics(Jam)2.60
#1037Coolness42%

Comments

oultrox says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:54am

Wish I would turn instantly instead of rotating, it turned out surprisingly moody, graphics didn't feel well though.

babyjeans says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:56am

you, sir, are a winner for the poop.
its a pretty mellow, but 'solid' experience. good work

Megalink says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:57am

Interesting concept, good job.

nwestninja says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:09pm

The poop is a good touch lol

Aster0id2000 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:42pm

I cleaned everything, but at the same time, the poop was everywhere in the room.. Good job!

Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:48pm

Hmm...not too long game and no story sadly. Maybe stick to one artstyle next time. But heeey...I was able to draw a penis on my own in this game. Thx for the poop

indrkl says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:53pm

First try I thought it was a more of a draw with a turd simulator but after trying again and going full-screen I could see clearer that you actually could just clean the room :) , anyways, kudos for humor.

akai_0okami says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 5:06pm

Really nice game and unique concept! Graphics were good and the poop was a nice touch.

TomBoogaart says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:11pm

beat my highscore: 66

ahmedmohi says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 5:12am

lol nice work and good poop spreader it was kinda fun :D

edve98 says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 1:25pm

It gives me an error while trying to run on Linux:
Linux_Binary/Ludum_Dare_37: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL2_image-2.0.so.0

I think you might want to give -static flag for your compiler or package SDL2 with Linux download

markten says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 4:05pm

@edve98 SDL2 recommends against static compilation and does not provide runtime libs for Linux. It recommends that users acquire the libs from their package manager. I may try to compile the libs myself in order to include them in the release at some point.

edve98 says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 1:29pm

I see... Although this could get a bit painful if different distros started offering different versions of SDL2. I guess I might have to install it sooner or later to play other LD games anyway. But for now if you want to try to package SDL2 yourself I could test that :)

erik says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 4:16am

It is the poop that makes this entry a complete package.

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