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

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by JiFco - Competition Entry


Past kings and their minions are escaping the pyramids.
You, as the protector of Egypt must place Guardians (Controllable units) and ballistas in a tower defense that merges the concept of 2D and 3D FPS gameplay.
Created in 48 hours by Liam Monks 'JiFco' for Ludum Dare.

Music is randomly generated since I cant create it myself, most of the time its fitting but you can get some odd tunes!

Each round you can place guardians (coloured orbs) and turrets.
Click the unit in the menu then click the grid to place it.
Dont waste money! Guardians die after each round so place no more than you need.
Hit start to begin the round and take control of your guardian.
You take control of the first guardian you place, if it dies you take control of the second and so on.
By placing turrets, controlling guardians and keeping an eye on your economy, try to survive as many waves as possible!

WASD to move in 3D world.
Click and hold to draw spear, the longer you hold the further the spear will go and the more damage it will deal.

Downloads and Links


hayhay says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:44am

Very clear ui and easy to use, the gameplay can be slightly improved on but its fun to play. I love the entrance and exit models too!

Flatgub says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:01am

Really hard game... I can never beat the 3rd wave. Graphics and music are nice and the gameplay is interesting.

Also I found a bug where if you only place auto-turrets the entire world goes pitch black.

Wevel says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:43am

Cool game, very difficult to get very far though. Also you don't need to .pdb files in the windows build, means you can have a smaller download without them

Move127 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:15pm

Wow, this is impressive. The controls felt a little clunky, which made it frustrating when you are trying to hit the moving objects.

Draakhex2 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:58am

Wow I didn't expect that when I pressed start :D Took me a few seconds before I could react (placed it in front of the entrance) and before then, it was too late.

Really amazing UI and Graphics, the music was a bit... weird? At least in the WebGL version, and I am really impressed of how good it is already, if you keep working on it and improve the game, it would turn out to be quite amazing =D.

Insality says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 6:36pm

You absolutely should keep working! Very nice game and concept
Graphics and light playing is superb

Some advice: The game is too hard, you probably should make it easier (atleast on the first waves)
And more tutorials will be great!

And im sure, what many of your players playing webgl version. So its good to keep HTML builds in good state

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