Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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Ancient Wind

by c4m - Competition Entry

A metaphoric game about finding peace.

Known issues v 0.1:
* colliders on the main area are broken.
* sometimes the puzzle can't be solved until you exit and re enter the second area.

Will fix soon!

Version Notes:

The game is unfinished, for now you have to walk towards the north east area and solve the puzzle, then give the wings to the dead bird.

Downloads and Links


Ido_king says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:15pm

the art is good but its an unfinished game but from my prespactive it has a good potential

tenpn says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:32pm

Wandering around is nice, and I can feel the atmosphere. But didn't really understand what to do. Not sure if it was broken, unfinished or just unexplained?

justinooncx says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:26pm

Pretty atmospheric, but also pretty broken at places. And if there was a puzzle, I have no clue how to solve it. I'll keep trying though, this has promise!

Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:31pm

Nice sound effects and cool graphics! My character was stuck at first, took a while before it started moving.

Couldn't figure out how to solve the puzzle, would be nice to have some clues of how it worked!

johnbjuice says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Very pretty atmosphere, but I couldn't figure out the puzzle. Definitely keep working on this!

SetTheBet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:28pm

Very nice clear graphic style. As said, not complete and a bit confusing of what to do actually.

wheerd says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:50pm

It looks nice, but I could not find the puzzle or not interact with it. Pretty buggy and unfinished, but I like the style. Could have some potential...

Will Edwards says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:30pm

Lovely tiles :) With the whistling wind this has *excellent* atmosphere!

The puzzle hidden to the top-left (by walking off the edge) was fun and I got something that looked like wings. Finally returning to main square and approaching the NPC I got told it was "end of demo" :)

BloodJohn says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:35pm

I'm not good at adventure. I was fascinated by this world and a very likable hero. Apparently nice colors, texture and sound of summer.

Syrapt0r says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:12pm

Nice little concept! I think with a story and more puzzles, this could become a very interesting game! I wasn't able to complete the flute puzzle (I don't even know if it has a solution :D), but one of the buttons kept changing color when I stepped on it, so I was really determined to find a solution. But everything else has been said before me. The graphic style was really nice and consistent, the animations were simple, yet clear and the wind howling in the background really created a nice atmosphere. So maybe keep working on it and it might become an awesome game, a spark is definitely there!

AWOL says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:52pm

Nice work!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:39am

Artstyle is nice but it takes a frustratingly long time to be able to move. Unfortunately couldn't figure out the puzzle

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:04am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Kirstine says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:06am

Like the atmosphere and the art! Hope you finish the game :)

seveca95 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:48am

I dont know what i should do, and i can go out of the map.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 1:31am

The atmospehere was great but I just could not figure out what to do.

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