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Spirit of the Ancients

by Orion Dev - Jam Entry

Spirit of the Ancients is a platformer where you must navigate levels and avoid hazards using skill and shape-shifting abilities. The jam version is very unfinished but a post jam version that is feature complete is in the works.

CONTROLS:
Move - arrow keys, wasd, (Controller Joystick)
Jump - space, up arrow, (A Button)

CREDITS:
Code, Art, and Level Design - ORI0N Dev
Animation and Design - AustinMxr1
Music By Ross Bugden - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKYP5HOjng0

UPDATES:
Update 1.1
- Various bugfixes and performance enhancements
- Windows and Unity Webplayer versions available

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#451Mood(Jam)3.22
#766Graphics(Jam)2.95
#841Theme(Jam)2.89
#891Fun(Jam)2.67
#1041Innovation(Jam)2.26
#1115Overall(Jam)2.50
#1579Coolness39%

Comments

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:39am

I really like the Audio on this it makes the mood excellent. Very short, but an interesting use of the theme.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:44am

Yeah, really atmospheric. I would love to take a look at a post jam version.

Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:48am

Very short, but could be interesting with more time. Even though there was only a few levels, I liked how you did the level design to introduce abilities/techniques. Nice job.

bytegrove says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:07pm

Short but still surprisingly atmospheric with what you have. I like the primordial mood you've accomplished, nice work!

mar3k says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:11pm

Nice, atmospheric, but it was just way too short

bazkur98 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:00pm

Audio was good. Basic idea seemed sound. The player was always a black blob, I suspect this is because the sprite is being compressed and not being decompressed correctly. I've had that problem in Unity when working with WebGL. It was still playable though. Not bad.

AnaGF says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:39pm

Cool game, audio is perfect, and it is easy to learn to play! A bit short, but I understand that it is a jam and it is ok if it is not long. Well done

Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:38am

Looks like it could be interesting. Would like to see the post-jam version if you make one.

Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:19am

Loved it! Really atmospheric and there is a somewhat creepy music playing in the background creating a perfect mood for a mysterious and dark (I hope?) adventure. However, I think this is a little bit too short, but still very nice and simple gameplay.

Studiosaurus says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:03pm

Nice, very promising but obviously very short :) great mood from the beginning.

tomlum says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 3:19am

Outstanding aesthetic. The sound and visuals really set an amazing tone to the game.

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