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

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Make History

by HeuGamer - Competition Entry

Make History is a quick 1 - 5 minute game, where you rush through history inventing various things and evolving into the next era.

Larger scope of the game were to have multiple endings, different technologies leading to larger things, and puzzle-aspects to the game, however the scope became too large for myself.

With that in mind, I decided to stop developing before I overwhelm myself with new mechanics and end up not finishing, and plus I get a Sunday off! :) Anyways here's a very bare-bone version!

Hope you enjoy!

Friday - 3 hours
Saturday - 7 hours
Sunday - 0 hours
Grand Total Hours Worked On: 10 Hours

Downloads and Links


Aug 28, 2016 @ 11:27am

Could you add a .zip option? I don't have .rar unzipper installed :P

HeuGamer says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 4:12pm

Okie dokie, I added a .zip option. :)

FisherG says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 4:21pm

I like it! Very cool how you can use different objects and see different outcomes through each playthrough.

Aug 28, 2016 @ 4:47pm

That was a very neat game! The only complaint I have is the classical era is supposed to be called the Renaissance era.

Ieyfo says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Nice neat project.

gurkan96 says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:57pm

interesting idea and nice art way better than anything i could do. maybe a little bit simple gameplay but still cool

tartlegames says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:07pm

I love how fast it cycles into different time periods. Great work.

wicked_ says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:59am

Cool little game. Gameplay is very simple, but that's okay since it's very short. Enjoyed playing it.

wilsk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:45am

Short and sweet. Thanks

pavel_insight says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:19pm

Nice. I like that every pair of items is combinable.

jakatpemadi says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:19pm

I like the artwork, but in my opinion the delay between the second object and the "Press I to Combine" text is too short. Great game though... :)

tartlegames says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:40pm

for such simple gameplay it feels very full. I really liked it a lot. The music is good, the art is good, the theme is good. Great work.

Zee says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:11am

A nice little game. Too bad we didn't get to see what you had in mind with the larger scope, but that's Ludum Dare for you. It would be perfect as web game. You should try building it under html5 in Unity.

MrMordem says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 3:01pm

simple but a nice concept, the artstyle was good and the music as well, relaxing atmosphere, a cool chill game :)

chocobyte says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 10:03am

Interesting idea and nice simple graphics

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