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

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by recursor - Jam Entry

The Roman aqueducts are a foul place, and that's perfect for a fowl animal like you. As a duck, you enjoy water and there's none better to swim in than the very water that Roman citizens use. Be careful thought, there are a number of obstacles that you must avoid no to mention a few areas of the aqueduct that are in disrepair. That, however, won't stop Aqua Duck!

I started on this game late Saturday night after thinking I would be unable to participate. As a result, I was only able to work on for mayben 7 hours. Be that as it may, it is something.

Left/Right Arrows (or A/D) = Move
Spacebar (or Down Arrow) = Jump

Goal: Swim as far as you can in the Aqueduct, AquaDuck.

Downloads and Links


kawzar says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:05am

I cannot play it, seems to be throwing an exception accesing with Chrome.

Levi D. Smith says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:34am

I got the error as well. I tried Firefox, Opera, and Windows 10 Edge.

An error occured running the Unity content on this page. See your browser's JavaScript console for more info. The error was:

recursor says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 11:41am

That's strange. I tested it after I uploaded and it was working fine, but I just went back and looked and sure enough it isn't working. I'll fix it.

recursor says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 11:58am

I found the issue and fixed it. It is back up and running. Aqua Duck swims again.

GamerJenn says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:09am

Fun game! Impressive for being made in such a short amount of time.

kawzar says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:42am

Yay! It works fine now :) I like the concept and the title pun. And it is complete and feels good even when you made it in few hours. Even when it lacks music the water sound/quacks make it kind of... relaxing? so you don't get angry when you lose (Specially if you are as bad as me)
Keep swimming :)

Levi D. Smith says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 12:30am

@recursor - Works now! Thanks for fixing. Fun little game and nice pun!

saucygames says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 8:43am

nice little game, opening animation with your studio name was very nice and main menu was nice, game felt nicely polished enough for Ludum Dare, gameplay felt a little slow and non exciting.

ragnta says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 6:38pm

Nice little game :) but I think It has few theme element :(

Chaoslab says ...
Sep 8, 2016 @ 8:45am

Fun wee game. Ran fine for me. Quack! Quack!

ohsqueezy says ...
Sep 8, 2016 @ 5:14pm

I had fun playing this! I think my favorite thing about it is how the precision of the deceptively lethargic jump and side-to-side movement is revealed as the course gets faster

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