Ludum Dare 25
December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
All Galactic Creatures - somethingbeautiful - Jam Entry
RULES OF THE GAME
Game includes elements of two types of strategic games. It's a double strategy.
1. TURN BASE GAME: this part of our game is basedon the rules of an american-japanese strategic game called "Pente".
The game is played on a MASSIVE board 35 x 35 fields (originally it was meant to be 19 x 19).
To win, you need to arrest 5 pairs of an enemy "soldiers". You can also win faster by playing by the rules of a japanese GO-MOKU (five-in-a-row).
The green fields will (post-compo)be an impassable areas, nothing wil be allowed to be placed on them.
By pressing a "red" button we will be transferred to the PENTE game's board, which is the same as a geographical map that will be used for the RTS gameplay.
For now there are two red buttons, so you can play on two different PENTE games at the same time.
Arresting is closing two enemy's figures from both sides, such us: XOOX. After arresting, enemy's forces are weakened by two soldiers. When he will lose 10... this means VICTORY for us :)
2 RTS This game's element is not yet ready. By pressing a "green" or "blue" button we will be transferred on a board of our game, where our squads, (Alpha, Beta, Charlie and Delta squads) of Imperial Stormtroopers fight the historic army controlled by Napoleon Bonaparte. However for now we can't anything on this map :)
When we win by thinking tactically on a PENTE board game, our army on the RTS board win as well.
...unfortunately we didn't have enough time to fully finish our game... We have got all the Stormtroopers' and Napoleon's soldiers' animations ready. They will be able to fight each other later (post-compo).
(The orders in game is a voice of our sound designer, apart from Napoleon's "French" accent ;)
Team Something Beautiful
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