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A jam entry

Odysseus And The SeaView game page »

Sail Odysseus back to Penelope in less than year
Submitted by Erik Hoyjor (@theTwitwi) with 3 hours, 28 minutes before the deadline

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CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
Stayed true to the source material#143.6323.769
Innovative use of source material#213.3363.462

Ranked from 13 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Public domain


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I think the mechanics of sailing are quite well thought out - the star map idea is inspired.

This is exactly what people need to do with the ocean

Really quite neat!  I especially like the star map bit; really nails the "keep-land-in-sight/check-skies-at-night" style of pre-compass sailing.


How to sail, and the objective is explained on the game's page.

(you can also find win/mac/linux + assets there)

Kept getting lured by those damned sirens, but otherwise very fun and great sailing mechanism.

Was not really sure what to do, but the graphics are pretty nice. I included it in part 2 of my Public Domain Jam compilation video series, if you'd like to take a look :) http://youtu.be/EmwIs9vWlzE