Sos at Ludum Dare arranged nanoLD – make a game in 48 minutes. I got the theme RTS and made this. (the theme was random each time you loaded the page but I didn’t realise that until afterwards)
I spent an extra couple of minutes fixing a few bugs afterwards, so maybe 55 minutes in total.
I entered the Ludum Dare game making competition this weekend as usual. The theme was “Alone”. I didn’t have any immediate ideas, so I began by making the basis for a platformer with the theme in mind. Then it sort of evolved as I came up with things I thought would be cool to add.
The tools I used:
- Flashdevelop (IDE)
- Flashpunk (Game library)
- Audition (sound editing)
- Cubase (music)
- Chronolapse (timelapse recording)
I decided early on to make it atmospherical, and I put a lot of focus on the effects, sounds, music and animation.
Continue reading for more info and a post-mortem.