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

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

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On Air

by longshorts - Jam Entry

Hello Broadcaster,
You will be delighted to know I'm sure that you are the last radio broadcaster to grace this earth. I'm also sure that you will not be so delighted to realise that you only have enough generator fuel left to broadcast three stories every day for the next four days. Remember to choose your stories wisely. Chose those that would benefit the well being of the surviving populous in this horrendous post-apocalyptic world. You are the voice of the people, and you must lead them to salvation. It's time to put down that story of Mrs. Prissybottom's 5th cat winning 1st prize in the town’s annual Fat Bloody Cat Show.

Well I best be off, power after all is precious! Remember: 3 reports per day. 4 days. Make it count!

Good Luck! And Happy Apocalypse to you!


Hi all and thanks for having a look at OnAir! The game was made by two people for the jam. Music is outsourced so the audio category is omitted.

The following bugs were fixed after submission:
- Disabled message window raycast collider.
- Fixed the litter text.
- Added a button to exit the game.
- Added more feedback on the game over screen.

We hope you enjoy and have a Merry Christmas!

Downloads and Links




nycolas says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 8:18am

That's a pretty interesting game! I like the atmosphere, remind me a bit of fallout style (with the music though). I think I would have loved seeing the result of my broadcats (like satisfaction rate etc...) and a proper ending, but that's a cool idea!! Good job :)

Holofire says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 5:33pm

Interesting little game. The different choices were a nice mix of humorous and serious, I liked it. The payoff was a little 'meh' but atleast I was told I made the world a better place. Nice work :D

Boberro says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:56pm

looks like all three links go to windows version

8Bit says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:18pm

Very interesting little game! Although some art could be better done.

Diplodino says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 5:46pm

Interesting game, good use of the theme. Some of the mails were really funny ! I tried the game several times, it's nice to see how your choices influence incoming mails. My only disappointment is that you can't make the world a worst place. I'd like to make a mess :p
Good job anyway, nice game !

Linear says ...
Dec 24, 2016 @ 10:01pm

It seemed rife with bugs of all sorts. I was getting days with zero stories, and then the game would end constantly. I think with a little bit of polish and bug fixing this could be a fun little game.

Dec 31, 2016 @ 11:48pm

Nice idea for a game. I think higher stakes would have been an improvement, but I had fun anyways.

Jan 1, 2017 @ 1:20am

Cool game idea, I made the world a better place :p

kd7uiy says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 2:34pm

Decent game, the gameplay is a bit lacking. Also, the slow moving text is really annoying for stuff I've mostly already read. Still, looks nice!

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