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    Ludum Dare 24

    August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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    A Castle in the Desert - FoxFiesta - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    Escape from an abandoned castle in the desert,
    before the worst arrives.
    You control a deprived character who will have to
    find items to move forward in the castle. Can you go out of it safe?

    (and I hope my english is correct ^_^)

    View FoxFiesta's journal. | View all entries by FoxFiesta

    Ratings

    Coolness58%
    #48Mood3.63
    #51Audio3.52
    #67Fun3.54
    #91Overall3.57
    #259Graphics3.21
    #481Humor1.78
    #565Innovation2.39
    #698Theme1.81

    Comments

    agersant says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:17pm

    All I get an error message saying "RPGVXAce RTP is required to play this game" =(

    SteelRaven7 says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:19pm

    Getting the same error as agersant :(

    Perry says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:40pm

    Same error

    r4m0n says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:43pm

    You can download the RPGVXAce RTP here: http://www.rpgmakerweb.com/download/run-time-package

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:54pm

    Error fixed, you don't need to download the RTP anymore. I'm extremely sorry.

    madpew says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:55pm

    same error here. besides to that, if this is a compo entry you have to add your sourcecode as well (see rules)

    madpew says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:58pm

    Sorry to bother you again: Unable to find file:
    Graphics/Characters/Vehicle, after selecting New Game.

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:02pm

    Yep, it's fixed redownload it, now no problem normally. Thanks for your patience

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:03pm

    About the source code : the game is made with RPG Maker, you can open the game with this program.

    Kuulog says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:28pm

    I'm not sure it fits the theme too well, but I loved this game. I especially liked the part where you have to escape the castle.

    Moris_N says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:38pm

    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9212599/error.PNG
    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9212599/error0.PNG
    runned on windows xp 32 rus

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 2:34pm

    I will try to remove accents when I will be back at home. (but it seems that english systems can run it)

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 4:26pm

    Problem solved. You can now play entirely even if your system doesn't supports accents. (é) Thanks again for your patience ;)

    Markavian says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 5:10pm

    Really great game, complete with a great atmosphere. Feels like its got nothing to do with Evolution tho. Good work all the same! Enjoyed it thoroughly.

    NostraDamon says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 6:31pm

    Very cool game! I liked the shaking effect :)

    josefnpat says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:28pm

    This looked like a cool game, and I tried it in wine via linux, but it blew up :( sorry!

    Rob says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:30pm

    Great puzzle exploration game, love the evolving avatar, golden upgrades was a really nice touch

    dalbinblue says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 12:27am

    Fun game. I was starting to think it was going slow then I got to the last area.

    As a note, the fireball(?) projectiles shot out were really small and hard to see so I ran in to them often and had to restart. I would suggest making the projectile bigger or zooming the level in a bit more (i.e. instead of having nearly 3/4 of the viewport black, zoom the graphics so that the circle takes most of the visible area).

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 9:51am

    Thank you for your comments guys ! I really appreciate it, and I'm happy that you liked the game !
    And sorry josefnpat, but I can't do anything for you. :(

    Dietrich Epp says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:55am

    Sweet! I am seriously impressed with the "script" as it were -- I know how hard it is to make some kind of coherent narrative in a game in only 48 hours.

    Nickolai51 says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 11:04am

    Really Awesome Game! Possibly my favorite so far... I can clearly see you wanted the 'Castles' theme though xD

    kyyrma says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 11:09am

    This was very good. A complete game with consistent art and gameplay. You set the mood well throughout, and the sand slowly consuming the castle was great. It felt like there was a story, even if there was no dialogue whatsoever.

    The only thing you could've done better is to tie the game more into the compo theme.

    One of my favourites so far :)

    chumez says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 12:32pm

    Great game, it takes a moment to figure out what certain things do, but then it becomes intuitive. Very nice mood, graphics and the background music really set the scene nicely. Good job.

    CappaGames says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:15pm

    Is that Figaro Castle from FF6? That's the first thing I though of when I seen that.

    FoxFiesta says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 8:58pm

    Eheh, I suck at graphics, so yeah it was my model/inspiration. I'm surprised that you recognized it ! :D

    Kickerua says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:37am

    Ha-ha:
    http://webftp.meridian93.com/2012-08-29_1034.png

    Mach60KAS says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:26pm

    I really liked this game - the minimal graphics suited it really well! The music was pleasant too, but I think the final level could have given the player more time or been a little easier. Still, great effort :)

    flyingbear says ...
    Sep 3, 2012 @ 6:14am

    Nice little adventure. It felt very old school in a good way. The sounds in this game were very satisfying for some reason.

    sev_inf says ...
    Sep 8, 2012 @ 1:04pm

    Great game, thanks for making it:)

    JaJ says ...
    Sep 8, 2012 @ 2:46pm

    Very good! I love exporation games like this and the mood was very nice. I didn't finish what I assume was the final level, because I couldn't beat it. I don't think the controls were tight enough to pull that kind of level design off without it getting too frustrating for the player.

    PapyGaragos says ...
    Sep 9, 2012 @ 11:31am

    Nice game. The music was great but i found the sound effets 'aggressive'. too loud maybe.

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