Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Pyramid Scheme

by LandoSystems - Jam Entry

Pyramid Scheme
** Controls: Mouse input **

You are the overseer in charge of growing the Pharaoh's pyramid. How big can you get the pyramid before the Pharaoh's life comes to an end.

'Motivate' your slaves to keep efficiency high and production whipping along.

** Note: game takes 10 minutes to complete **

ps. The embedded game may look like it isn't there, but it is loading. The Embed is funny like that.

Who is responsible for this monumental monstrosity?

Jam Team:
Brian Ploeckelman @PalpatinesSmile
Doug Graham @dsgraham
Brian Rossman
Ian McNamara
Luke Bain

Made proudly using LibGDX:

Downloads and Links




Bloodyaugust says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:23am

Loved the dad jokes. I was frantically trying to keep workers motivated and pharaoh appeased the whole time, didn't even realize ten minutes had passed. Overall, a great entry with 0 bugs. A Unicorn among jam entries, for sure!

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:49pm

Nice entry

Vladik_Plays says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:33pm

Nice game. Played the whole game. I biult a pyramid. Wow... It was great anyway.

kepons says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:50pm

A truly great game. Everything was very well done and the setting was very interesting, just like the take on the theme.

Xanjos says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Pretty fun management sim. I actually find the idea of whipping a slave to produce another slave to be hilariously absurd.

justinooncx says ...
Dec 30, 2015 @ 12:56am

Surprisingly deep resource management game! Was tough juggling my resources AND trying to appease that bloody pharaoh... And the jokes at the bottom are a nice touch!

Somnium says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 5:28pm

Great game! There was a nice balance between juggling all the different screens, without neglecting any one area for too long.

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