I wouldn't normally have time to compete in Ludum Dare, and in fact I haven't for over two years, but this weekend just gone I found myself in a rare scenario where I had a full weekend on my hands, so I thought I'd get involved.
Being a big advocate for Haxe and NME I knew I wanted to use that somehow, in combination of Box2D (I like physics games :)). Coding was done in TextMate and the terminal, art in Photoshop and the audio is my own voice recorded on an iPod and edited with Audacity.
The theme was Tiny World, which let me to thinking of Mario Galaxy style games, with lots of small globes.
What I ended up with was a small game where you play a nuke bomb blowing it's way up across a galaxy of globes. The game ... read more