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    Posts Tagged ‘LD9 – Build the level you play’

    LD9: Bumpcraft

    Posted by
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2007 2:08 pm

    This time the theme was “Build the level you play”. In this game you are controlling a spaceship. Normally your craft or ship jumps with small bounces. You have only control, space-key, which makes your craft jump a lot more. Simple as that.The goal of the game is to collect the triangles hidden in the level. The count depends on the level you are playing. After you have chosen the level you get a change to build the level. This happens also with one key, space, here you need to carefully craft the level so that your bumpcraft will make its way from start to end and in the meanwhile bounce on all possible triangles. Well, that’s the gameplay.

    Bumpcraft

    Try it out! [ http://traction.untergrund.net/temp/bumpc10.zip ] Game finished 2nd in the final results, which was big surprise for me :-) I didn’t feel at any point that this game was that good :-)

    Battery

    Posted by
    Monday, November 26th, 2007 12:08 pm

    Battery was my entry to LD9. The theme was “Build the level you play”. Initially, the open voting hinted at a clear winner of the theme “battery”, for which Hamumu found the best explanation: Battery is a place where bats are hatched. Now, when I woke up the morning of the LD, first thing was I checked the theme, and it mysteriously had shifted. So, I decided to make an RTS where you start with nothing, then have to build up the battery you play.Battery

    The title screen.

    Battery

    An in-game shot. Basically, you can order bats to dig (build the level you play), and in the new cave room build different structures for hatching worker and soldier bats and providing food to them. At fixed intervals, a wave of most horrific enemies will attack the battery – so you better have enough soldiers by then.


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