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Ender's Game:Battle Games

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Jun 19, 2011 | 6:57 PM EDT

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Author Comments

This is my submission for the Game Jam 5. It is based off of the Sci-Fi novel Ender's Game by: Orson Scott Card.
I tried a new (i think) style of game play that i think brings a new challenge to the table.
You control your players with four sets of controls:
Player(s) 1:
(W:up (S: down) (A:left) (D: right) [1: (fire 1)] [2: (fire 2)]
Player(s) 2:
(I:up) (K: down )(J:left) (L: right ) (Space: Fire)
Player(s) 3:
(Up Arrow:up) (Down arrow: down) (Left Arrow:left) (Right Arrow: right ) (Back Slash: Fire)
Player(s) 4:
(Num 8: up) (Num 5: down) (Num 4: left) (Num 6: right) (Num Zero: fire)
I've worked alot this weekend and i hope you like it.
I forgot to mention that there are 2 easter eggs.
Also, I noticed that when you click the button to start, you have to click on the screen again, or you won't be able to move.



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

could be better

Like with a lot of game jam 5 games, all this game needs is some more refinement and testing. I think that you should follow up on this game and in a month or two re-release it with improvements. Then it will be the game that the book deserves.

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shrimpchris responds:

I know that it could be better. I actually want to do the second thing that you said, and I have plenty of ideas of how to do that. Unfortunately though, it will have to be put off until I can afford to purchase the full version of TGF 2. Thanks for the review!


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Not too shabby

One of my all time fav books. Its on the marine commandants reading list. not too shabby. with a few tweaks this idea has potential.

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shrimpchris responds:

I responded to the guy who reviewed after you before this, but you should read what I said. Thanks for the Review!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

The enemy's base is downward

10 just because of de book

shrimpchris responds:

They chose to percieve it as down, but it could have been any direction they chose for it to be since there was no gravity. Thanks for the 10!


Rated 3 / 5 stars

In game tutorial would be nice

I died 4 or 5 times or so to see that the controls are down below in the Author Comments. It is complicate to control 4 teams at once. Why not making it more like an rts? That would make it easier.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I actually liked it.

The game was a little difficult to figure out. Then again I dont like to read instructions. I liked how you implemented the game from the book and made it into an amazing flash game. People might think im crazy and let them. But I think you did a great job with this. It needs a few tweaks for some of the game play. The music was a real nice touch with this game it fit really nice. Something I would have thought of playing in the book. Anyway Ill stop talking away. Hope you can make something even better nect time
~Time Rapist

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shrimpchris responds:

Thanks for the great review!