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Story of a Broken World

by manabreak - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You are a wizard, torn apart by memories that haunt him. He's done awful things and now the world around him is crumbling.

"Story of a Broken World" is my LD30 compo entry. I spent about 10 hours total making it. It lacks many things I had in mind, mostly because I had some motivation issues. Anyhoo, got something done, that's the point!

The game is written using LibGDX. Graphics are drawn in GIMP. Levels are created in Tiled. Music is composed using Psycle.

Hope you enjoy it.

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martindilling says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:20am

Nice for a 10 hour game ;) I've also used LibGdx for my game (first time in java and libGdx), much less done, and worked on it for ~40 hours xD

Sogomn says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:04am

Unfortunately it closes right after opening. May be caused by my system.

manabreak says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:05am

Sogomn: if you're using Windows, try running it from command prompt by java -jar <name>.

ChuiGum says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:07am

Nice music, and cool tiles! Great job for 10 hours!

Healthire says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:25am

I liked the lighting, art, and the music. For a 10 hour game I'm impressed. Good job, solid game!

mess110 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:14pm

the music fits really well. and I got really into it when I went through the blue portal thing. and the maze. fun game

owyoow says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:29pm

I liked it. The music goes well with the game. The end maze was fun

BillToWin says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:30pm

The art and the music are amazing. But, there wasn't much to do, which is understandable for a 10h game.

Riocide says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:37pm

Nice little game. Liked the music and the art. My only real complaint was on the invisible maze at the end. Unless I missed something there was no information on how to get through, it pretty much cam down to luck, which really takes power away from me as the player.

Other than that though, cool game!

anserran says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:21pm

Nice graphics and music for 10 hours. Are you using libgdx box2d-lights? I intended to, didn't have time.

manabreak says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:39pm

@anserran: Thanks! And nope, it's not box2d-lights. Check the "" file in the source; it's just 16x16 sprites with alpha adjusted. :)

anserran says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:59pm

@manabreak Nice trick. Much more simple than box2d-lights.

modbox says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:08pm

I love the RPG style theme, great game!

Kojan says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:28am

The graphics and the music are really good ! So is the little story which is really mysterious.
However it isn't really innovative, apart from the thing that turns the light off and on. And after a few minutes it becomes a bit repetitive
Overall it is a great work!

jonask says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:49pm

Quite nice, real impressive for 10 hours too.

aucguy says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 1:14am

This game was well polished. I really liked the music

brogrammers says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 10:29pm

As others said, great little thing you got there. Amazing music.

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