Posts Tagged ‘coloring’

Crystal Planet – post mortem

Saturday, August 30th, 2014 5:46 am

Crystal Planet

Entry: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-30/?action=preview&uid=29762

Description:

You have to send special signal to make connection to another planet.
Signal is a result of adding multiple lasers with different colors (RGB).
Lasers beam are created from generators(flying balls).
You can apply specific color to generator using crystals and your laser.

Your task is to prepare your SIGNAL similar to TARGET signal.

To change target, press [space].

Gameplay:

I started with idea of making 3d “laser and mirrors” type of game. Where you would have mirrors with different colours, and your beam react different on each one. I even succeed but find it very difficult to control beam direction. After fighting 1 day to make it enjoyable I dropped it. Finally I ended up with concept of split colour to R G B code and make objective to generate given colour (RGB code) to connect to another planet.

Graphic:

After last LD where I fight a lot with creating graphic by my own, I decided that next (this) LD I will start in jam. Possibility to use already created assets so I could spend few hours on creating effects, or level design and then focus on gameplay was good decision.

Audio:

First time I used electric guitar for sounds effect and I’m very happy of it. I planned to spend more time on recording audio, but because of loosing time on first idea that I dropped I could use only audio that I recorded for tests. Anyway final result is ok, and I’m sure I will make something better next time!

Evolve:

I’m thinking about possibility to run over planet, explore new crystals and then prepare special signals. Then each signal could create something, or make special attack for different targets.

Do not hesitate to try!

http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-30/?action=preview&uid=29762

THE CAVES OF INSANITY!!

Posted by (twitter: @philhassey)
Sunday, December 16th, 2007 5:02 pm

Hey – here’s my final entry for LD10. THE CAVES OF INSANITY!! I had a fun time making this game, the highlight being colorinig all those fun backgrounds. Be sure to check ’em out :) Enjoy the game, it’s pretty short-n-sweet. Download it HERE (win32). Or svn://www.imitationpickles.org/ld10/trunk or HERE (tgz source).

Here’s my wife, our hero, in this game:

philhassey-final-title.png

And here’s a shot from the final level of the game .. it’s a tricker, but this time I did test all the levels and they can all be beaten :) Good luck!

philhassey-final-play.png

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