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

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The Egyptian Revelation - [Story Adventure Game]

by gurpreetsinghmatharoo - Jam Entry

The Egyptian Revelation - A Puzzle Adventure Game - and it has a story, too!

© Gurpreet Singh MAtharoo, 2016


You are an archaeologist, and you are in Egypt, for a trip, and also for your research on ancient technology. Last night you dreamed about something, where some beings are inviting you somewhere. But where? What, you actually know which place it is! Let's go there!

Use your Mouse and Arrow Keys to control the player.

File size: 21 MB


Created using Game Maker: Studio. Except the music and sound effects, which I downloaded from third-party websites, everything is made from scratch (within this 3-day period), which means the art, graphics, code, idea, story, etc. everything is made from scratch, by me.


Hope you like it!

Downloads and Links


g12345 says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:32pm

For a 3-day game, it's fine! Nice graphics, a story, even some good gameplay!

It is also better than a lot of other LD games I've played. I wonder why you didn't get more comments.

Dimatt says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 3:01pm

I really liked this entry. It was polished and actually had a story, with fairly nice pacing too. I got stuck at the beginning of the game because I didn't know about the pressure plates the player had to stand on in order to progress, but i figured it out, and beat the game too. I'm not sure about the health system though. Every time you die, your are sent back to the last platform you stood on, which is fine. but then you have the hearts at the top of the screen, and when they run out, you are sent to back to the beginning, but you don't have to redo the actions/puzzles you just completed meaning you have to walk all the way back. Other than that, this was a very nice game, and its a bit bizarre that it didn't get much attention :/

Best of luck for future games dude, I hope you had fun!

Sep 13, 2016 @ 5:17pm

Thanks for the reviews you guys, really appreciate it.
Yes, it kind of makes me sad too that this game didn't get much attention as compared to the others. :)

pyokoanarogue says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 8:07pm

This game was scoped quite nicely. It paces itself and looks quite pretty. The integration with the story is well designed but the contents fall on the preachy side. Still, I dig it on its mechanics and atmosphere.

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