Ludum Dare 25
December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
The Rise and Fall of Professor Moriarty - ProfessorMoriarty - Jam Entry
The Rise and Fall of Professor Moriarty is a real-time strategy rogue-like in which you create a vast criminal network throughout a foggy ancient London. Moriarty, the infamous mastermind from Sherlock Holmes, must balance his greed with his ambition as he stretches his web of vice throughout the city. You will eventual fall, but the rise is its own reward.
HOW TO PLAY
- Hover over a lair to bring up the build menu.
- Drag out a thief next to a source of gold (orange circles) to steal gold.
- If you are being attacked by the police, drag out a thug. Thugs will destroy police and wreck nearby buildings.
- If you wish to expand your criminal network, build out a lair. Lairs can build new lairs, thieves and thugs.
- Use '+' and '-' to adjust sound.
- When gold runs out, your criminal network dissolves.
- The size of each node shows you its loyalty.
- To increase loyalty, acquire more gold.
- You earn 1 point for each lair in your network.
- Get the highest score possible.
- Fedor Jutte (@fejuto)
- Benjamin de Jager (@M0rph3v5)
- Daniel Cook (@danctheduck)
- Music from Andrew Riley at Lucky Lion Studios (@luckylionstudio)
- Special thanks to Brian Carter who jumped in with graphic design awesomeness & advice
Language: Haxe (http://haxe.org/)
Libs: NME (http://www.haxenme.org/), HaxeFlixel (http://www.haxeflixel.com/), Actuate (https://github.com/jgranick/actuate)
Editor: FDT (http://fdt.powerflasher.com/)
Graphical tool: Adobe Illustrator (http://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.html)
So much still to do, but thank you for playing. Appreciate any feedback.
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