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    Loss of Control - Jeremias - Mini LD Entry

    Hi!

    This is my not-game called Loss of Control. I made this in ca. 5 hours because I prepare for an exam.

    It's more like a hypnotic screensaver. I hope you enjoy it anyway :)

    I used my personal library ontop of XNA. To "play" it, you need the XNA redistributable and the .NET 4.0 framework:

    .NET 4.0:
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17851

    XNA 4.0 Redistributable:
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20914

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

    Comments

    ratking says ...
    Sep 23, 2012 @ 6:33pm

    I don't see a file can download / play? :)

    mattchu says ...
    Sep 23, 2012 @ 6:33pm

    I don't actually see a place to download it.

    Jeremias says ...
    Sep 23, 2012 @ 6:37pm

    I have problems with the Ludum Dare site, sry... one moment :)

    Jeremias says ...
    Sep 23, 2012 @ 6:44pm

    Fixed... forgot the "http://www."... grr!

    Cake&Code says ...
    Sep 23, 2012 @ 7:18pm

    Hmmmm, I wish the lamp would swing more realistically. It needs more easing to simulate the acceleration due to gravity.

    The rest looks real nice. If it were a full movie/animation done in this style, I'd watch it ;D

    SamoojaMies says ...
    Sep 24, 2012 @ 5:32pm

    Yes I digg the style. Similar to "Strike of Rage!" but I like this one more because pixels are not separeted with pointless lines. White shirted guy looks like a fox or something :D.

    Puzzlem00n says ...
    Sep 24, 2012 @ 9:12pm

    Is it supposed to turn white after a few seconds, with the particles floating around all monochromized?

    Before that, though, I was stunned by the graphics. Epic.

    Jeremias says ...
    Sep 25, 2012 @ 2:15pm

    The guy left has a (attention! dictionary word!) burlap bag over his head... I should improve on drawing things clearer. And yeah, I really like deepnight's (Strike of Rage) art :D

    @Puzzlem00n: No, this is not supposed... what version of windows and what a machine do you have (desktop or laptop)?

    Thanks for the comments SammojaMies and Puzzlem00n.

    Puzzlem00n says ...
    Sep 25, 2012 @ 10:16pm

    Laptop, windows 7. Could it have something to do with the graphics card? Because I've been having a lot of trouble with my apparent possession of a bad graphics card (Intel HD Graphics.)

    Jeremias says ...
    Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:08pm

    I think so... I don't now what else. I clear the background with black, and not white. If you like, you can send me a screenshot (info@stevencolling.com). Or is it all "just white"?

    Puzzlem00n says ...
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 4:34pm

    Or I can just put it here. :)

    http://i48.tinypic.com/2saj7tt.png

    There, see? Everything turns white, except for particles, which change into a sort of black/monochrome.

    Jeremias says ...
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 5:02pm

    Perhaps I should rename the game to "Loss of Screen"... thank you for posting the screenshot - but I absolutely have no idea why this happens :)

    Puzzlem00n says ...
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 5:19pm

    Yeah, I didn't expect you too. It's just my lame machine, don't worry about it!

    Rolph says ...
    Sep 27, 2012 @ 5:33pm

    @Puzzlem00n and Jeremias,
    isn't that the same discussion as in jeremias LD24 entry?^^

    Back to Topic, i realy like the little animations in the back. feels like one of these giant childbooks where little things on every page a moveable.

    ratking says ...
    Oct 1, 2012 @ 5:36pm

    Nice! I could imagine a whole digital comic with such small screens for the storytelling.

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