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

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Authentic Roman History Simulator

by kowalski - Jam Entry

This time at Ludum Dare 34 we decided to dive into with the history of the Roman empire. After long hours of research, we found out that the popular knowledge of ancient European history is based upon great misconceptions. In this educational game, we try to teach the player about how the conquests and the rise of the Roman empire actually happened.

In this game you're playing the imperator of the Roman empire. There are 7 different regions in Europe and around meditteranean sea you can conquer. You win the game by conquering them all. Furthermore, during our research we gained previously unknown knowledge about the Roman empire. A collection of some of the new facts (5 facts) is presented during the loading screen.

We hope you enjoy playing our game.

Alvar Gámez Zerban
Stephen Frieß

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VitasaMode says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:42am

Funny take on the history of Rome. I learned quite a lot actually.

Astro Cat says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:54am

Funny concept!

richardboegli says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:13am

LOLed as soon as I saw it was a pinball game.

"Authentic Roman History Simulator" indeed :)

Mr MadCat says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 11:14am

Very cool game.
Some music and some more sound effects would be an improvement.
But this is definitely the funniest game I played so far.
There is one minor flaw. The ball got stuck between Asia and Africa two times. That is quite frustrating, when you almost beat the game and then you have to reset everything.

Rex Peppers says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:44pm

LOL that was a lot of fun! My only beef is that a pinball game should include some kind of "bump" mechanic. :-)

Polona says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:56pm

Great serious game. I had much fun and additionally learned something either.

LeReveur says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:26pm

Surprisingly, I have not found another pinball yet on this LD. This one works well, and is funny, well done. :)

Haokarlos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 9:21pm

funny idea, great job!

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