2D planet, where players goal is to maintain ecosystem, care for alien animals and gain enough funds from space safari to continue his quest.

Created for Ludum Dare #38

Story synopsis:

Human expansion left many ecosystems destroyed. You are selected as a new zookeeper with quest to use one of tiny, inhabited planets as a shelter for endangered species.
Will you succeed in creating the ark?

How to play

Drag the screen to move camera
Use left mouse button to interact with the interface
Hover over an animal to view it's HP and hunger level.

Visitors are paying you more money when your animals are not hungry.
More animals: more money.

If there's no food, omnivores and carnivores will attack other animals.

Known bugs

Animals will sometimes start spinning in one place. Throw them some food and they'll feel better.

Notes

Game's completely not finished and absolutely not in state that I would like. If everything goes well, and the concept will get accepted by the community I'll gladly continue working on this project. Feel free to give me you opinions and what's subject to change.

Testing cheats

I've included a simple command prompt that you can access with the " ` " button.

Commands:

addmoney 1000 ( or any other number ) - Add 1000$
spawn boar ( or any animal from the list below ) - Spawns boar for free

Animals:

boar
greenBoar
swiftFox
horsel
tiger
wolfdog
pronghorn

Download

Download NowName your own price

Click download now to get access to the following files:

Ark Initiative - 0.2.1 - HTML5 315 kB
Ark Initiative - 0.2.0 - HTML5 315 kB

Community

StickyRoadmap
by Teslov · 1 post
139d
StickyChangelog
by Teslov · 1 post
152d
Post a new topicView all posts