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Tictac Joe

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Tictac Joe
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General
Author(s)Aron, Calle
TypeStrategy
VersionFinal
LicenceMixed
Links
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Tictac Joe is a strategy game for NDS. It was an entry for the NEO summer coding contest 2006.

Objectives

The objective is to complete the amount of given shapes directly on the battlefield. First player to get all shapes right wins the game, but you have to be smart and use your ships wisely to ensure victory.

Block your opponents path and at the same time make sure you are not far from fulfilling your own. Pass your gaming system around to your friends and play up to four players per round.

User guide

After you have selected the amount of players and shapes you will begin battle.

Player one makes the first move, you can place your ship wherever you want. After the ship is placed, pass over the DS to another player, when player two is ready, Press ok. Player 2 can now place his/hers ship on the map, but only within range to another players ships.

Your shape is displayed on the top screen on the right. Complete the shape and you will earn one point.

The game goes on depending on how many shapes you chose to play in the second menu.

You can also see how many shapes was chosen on the top screen next to your score. Your character, ship, play order, time and name is also displayed on the top screen. First player to get the right amount of points wins the game.

If you chose time battle the time is displayed next to your ship (left hand corner) on the top screen the counter shows how much time you have left to make your move. If you did not place a ship before the time runs out, The turn goes over to the next player.

Other then that, same rules apply. First player to get the amount of points needed wins the game.

Controls

Press the boarder around the map with stylus or use D-pad(or A/B/X/Y for left handed) to scroll the map to see the entire battlefield.

Changelog

Final Version

  • Added more music and sound effects

19 Aug 2006

  • First release