This was made for Global Game Jam Tulsa 2018. The full project can be found here:

It was built using PICO-8!

With the global economy hanging in the balance on a daily basis, and nations constantly at odds, communication is everything. In End Transmission, players must make sure each nation's messages make it from their communications satellite to those of outside nations. For every signal you lose, diplomacy erodes.

Controls: Z or X to start, move with arrow keys. See how long you can survive.

Music (and the satellite sprites) by me.

Code by Jack Kinsey: