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

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Holy War!

by Arthur Ostapenko - Jam Entry

This is the first time when our team - Avallon Alliance decided to participate in game jam.

We spent half of the first day to figure out concept. Decided to make the game about one of the first social technologies - religion.

You can create your religion and conquer the whole world with it in the parallel universe.

It is new kind of multiplayer game. Everyone can watch and anyone from spectators can become the player with his own holy book and temple.

The world is quite similar to our Earth. Humanoids called Quantars live there, with the same set of life's challenges and difficulties as our earthlings. They are fighting with each other, forming alliances, teach children. They can be a good or bad mood. Can occur hunger, scandals and world competitions in sports. Can suffer from meteorites and headache.
And they have a lot of cognitive biases and prejudices, like all the inhabitants of the universe at an early stage of development of their civilization.


To create religion select ten precepts and place your temple on any location on the map. Then you can change any precepts according to the situation.


We created everything during this LD but except music and font.

#LDJAM

Downloads and Links


Comments

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:10am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! 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 indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

zulman says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:36am

Very strategics and interesting sandbox :) UI animations and polish level are awesome. I think it's one of those games which i want to play after ludum to understand their mechanics deeper :)

publicidadeba says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:08pm

Amazing concept, That's what I looking for in games...groundbreaking stuff with some awesome execution. Awesome!!

Props to the soundtrack / Ui and Art as well!

oostap says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:23pm

great idea! my wife liked it :D exciting soundtrack!

Zeriver says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:22pm

Well made game and visually stunning. Cool idea but there isn't much gameplay (that's not necessarily a negative, this kind of game also can be enjoyable, it's just more of a relaxing/ zen experience kind of game). Music is also of high quality. Overall cool game, really pretty looking.

Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:57am

Played the multiplayer with some friends which made it pretty fun.

sumguy0110 says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:29am

Interesting concept. Still don't know what's going on, though.

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 12:24pm

relaxing, amazing art and some chillout music. overall really well done. But you can´t control it really right `?

devpaul says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 6:58am

My problem with this game, is that I don't know what am I doing wrong. My religion just isn't catching on, and I have no idea why. If you have played Plague Inc. a very similar game where you control a disease, then you might remember that next to every mutation was a description that told you about the effects, and you could check every country to see if it was rich arid cold, so you could modify your virus to spread more easily in that country. But in this game I have no idea what am I doing wrong. Still I got to admit this is the most polished game I have seen so far, that map is just wonderful.

Atane says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 8:00am

Sorry for my english :)
The game is cool. I teammates hovered there for a couple of days! :)

Nnine says ...
Oct 1, 2016 @ 8:56pm

How to play this game? when i open it nothing hapengs. Its like a gif and it unplayble

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