Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Flying Carpet

by Kalinka - Jam Entry

Flying Carpet

You are a sorcerer on a flying carpet. Defend your base and explore this strange world. You have got many powers to help your quest. Try them ! And don't worry ! You're balloon will bring back mana for you.

* Procedural generated world
* Many power, from fireball to Vulcan casting
* Invoke Pets and guards to help you

And please give me your feedback !

Tools :

with help of many voxel engine tutorial,
in particular

Miss time for :
Some little bugfixes
More terrain modification power
More RPG dimensions !
and more Monsters !!!

PS : In tribute to "Magic Carpet" from Bullfrog. Really great game !

/!\ Linux version not tested

Edit : Please, for best performance and stability, prefer windows executable.
Edit2 : Apparently, web version is really instable.

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Kalinka says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:34pm

And now, i'm going to bed !! So tired !

MrDave says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:45am

I couldnt rate this game because on the loading screen Unity crashes and comes up with an error report =\

Might be my computer so I hope other people are able to play and rate the game.

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:47am

Which platform and browser plz ?

hunttis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:04am

The game crashed on first try (web version on safari + osx yosemite), but on the second reload I got to play. At first I was wondering that why is the game looking so strange, but it turns out I was flying upside down :D

Should the other powers work (dragged from inventory)? Maybe I was out of mana.

Nice game anyway! I loved Magic carpet back in the day (the reason I tried this entry :) )

marccspro says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:07am

NICE !!!!

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:10am

Thanks for testing ! Yes, didn't have the time for some corrections. For now, have to keep mouse on center on screen to avoid upside down, there is no automatic recovery.
Second point is better power control with mana and reload time mecanism.
I will try to make a post-mortem version with this stuff ;)

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:29am

and yes, most powers should workd :)
some likes seism should be casted on sand

notrorschach says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:29pm

Took some time to learn the controls. Pretty great game, imo. Although it crashed after 10-15 seconds.

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Aladdin simulator! :D I like it, specially the "minecraft" look and the construction of the towers, it looks nice. It's a pity that it doesn't have music, and i got a bit dizzy after a while.

Keep up the good work :D

aroymart says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:20pm

This was so fun!!! I liked it at first for the cool ability to fly on the carpet and to attack from there, but then i discovered the volcano looking ability and I spammed it everywhere trying to see what would happen!! definitely a great game that im glad I played!

also got me wanting to try out the game this is based off of

ccglp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Like all 3D games in the ludum, this is impressive, and I'm sure that Sr Peter Molyneux likes this !

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:27pm

I hope so ccglp !! :)
Thanks all for reviews !

texdata says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:44pm

webplayer crashes on IE & win8.1

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:46pm

The controls and camera made me sick, and on firefox the unity player popped up the dev console and spouted tons of errors at me

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:49pm

texdata, sorry for that ! Prefer windows version
Ilseroth, wait to try an occulus rift version :)

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Hi! The game is awesome! Cool 3D and world (flying enemies, comets and so much more!), though took a while to get a hang on flying.

Great game, good luck!

Johan Blade says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:56pm

The controls feel great once you learn them. It's fun to fly around, would be fun to see the concept expanded upon.

Paulozz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:03pm

I like the idea, but it make me feel dizzy (mouse lag)
I played the windows version.

agmcleod says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:39am

Really had problems with the controls on windows. For the first 10 seconds, nothing would respond to button presses, then all of a sudden i was in a twirl :(

Kalinka says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:12am

Apparently, this take some time to finish loading the map when game start :/
I will bugfix all this problems when i have some time

Kalinka says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:24pm

and you have to press forward key to begin moving. It can explain why it does nothing at start

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:48am

I like the movement once you get a hang of it :)

Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:45pm

Liked the flying carpet transport method, the quad angle for was appropriate.

TyrusPeace says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 6:19am

I like that there were a lot of spells here, but the lag in the controls/camera really were dizzying and nauseating.

The shear amount of what you did here is way impressive, but it could certainly be made more pleasant for the user!

DesignerNap says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Nice spread of powers, trickery to pick up at first but a great entry

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