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

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Cybodestructor Bizarre Galactic Laser Grandpa

by timonerosHolandeses - Jam Entry

Oh no! Everybody at your retirement home have turned into zombies!

Except for you: you actually turned into a cybernetic old man with a lightsaber and a laser-shooting eye, and now you must slash your way out of this place!


This is what this game is about. At a first glance, it may seem out of the topic of this Ludum, but it is not: it is about a cybernetic (Technology) old man (Ancient).

We hope you enjoy it!

WARNING: Web version is not recommended because of performance issues.

- SPACE: Jump
- SPACE (in the air): Dash
- Mouse 1 / CTRL right: Attack
- CTRL left: Special attack

- Up and down keys (while in menu): Navigate menu
- SPACE (while in menu): Select

- SPACE (while in credits): End credits

29/08/2016: v1
- Initial release


29/08/2016: v2
- Fixed a couple of glitches related to dashing and then dying
- Removed the ESC key control to restart the game


30/08/2016: v3
- Mapped right CTRL key to attack, text will be added to the controls text ASAP (old left mouse map still exists)


30/08/2016: v4
- Controls text changed


Alt link for the .exe:

Alt link for the web version (in a .rar, extract and open the index.html file):

Downloads and Links


Pixelbear says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:10am

A fun runner game with a great aesthetic. I have a place in my heart for games that have digital hands pressing the buttons. I thought the controls were slightly confusing initially, but having them spread out on the keyboard does give it that "arcade cabinet" vibe. Good job! :)

kokiriandco says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:28pm

Hahaha! Concept was totally crazy but I liked it! Love the retro aesthetic style!

Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:56pm

Yes! RetroWave!!! Nice graphics but controls are a bit stiff. Soundtrack is perfect!

tphx says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:27am

Fun game. I felt like I was in a bad horror movie. I love bad horror movies.

Sep 18, 2016 @ 2:42pm

Thank you all for your feedback :-)

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