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

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The Cave of Wonders

by Noval33t - Jam Entry

This is a prehistoric-classical-medieval-modern-futuristic graphic adventure. Explore the Cave of Wonders to unveil the misteries trapped in time.


Move: Arrows
Jump: Spacebar
Action/Item: Left Click


Available in: English/Spanish

Play it online:

Developed by:
Valeria Castro @Noval33t
Álvaro Gutiérrez @Rugnor

Character and animations by Noa Van Bentem. Ending music by Sergey Cheremisinov. SFX from Ambient-Mixer and Freesound. Some assets are inspired by the awesome game Love You To Bits, some other are from Freepik, and everything else is made by the two of us. #ludumdare #LD36 #ludumdare36 #LDJAM36 #TheCaveOfWonders


♦ This has been our first #LDJAM and it was an awesome-stressfull experience :D Hope you enjoy the result! ^-^

Downloads and Links


steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:24am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! the colors are so brilliant ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Gordun says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:50am

This is probably the game i have devoted more time in this ludum dare, i love the balance of the quality of all the assets.

kokiriandco says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:58pm

Fantastic game!
Very well done, nice graphics and a brilliant gameplay for a game done in three days!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:22pm

Wonderful, well made game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36 games, if you’d like to take a look :)

Metr81 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:52pm

It's magical! :) Great job!

wheerd says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:46pm

This game is truely a gem. It has everything: Beautiful graphics, humor, neat puzzles, and memes. I am impressed, what you have acomplished in three days! Hats off to you, good work!

cubotrox_toni says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:44am

Grat job! Fantastic graphics and well done gameplay. It's a bit hard to understand the portal mechanic, so I try all combinations. Anyway, congratulations

Sabina Lis says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:21pm

great quality! visuals are great and it's looks very polished. As cubotrox said, the portal requires some trial and error and in my opinion slows downs the pace.

ccglp says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:28am

It's a superb work. The most polished game I see at the moment. Very good work. (I wanna know more about that robot. And how the story ends? Go for it and finish the game. You all are very talented!)

seveca95 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:30am

Nice design and pretty art. Im fascinated for the amount of details and references. Good Joob :)

Ludipe says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:07pm

Really enjoyed this entry, it was polished, charming and interesting. There were some super minor bugs (like being able to get duplicates of some items) but they didn't make the experience any less enjoyable.

I liked the fact that puzzles and interactions were pretty logical, nothing like using a chicken and a pulley.

It would have been cool to have some more objects to interact with (not related to puzzles, just for narrative goals).

Congrats on making such a cool game! :-)

vicious_br says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 8:28pm

logo wonderful, fantastic graphics, good gameplay, good level design and very funny and entertaining. Hard contribute something to me is well designed.

txotxopue says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 9:43pm

Very good game. I beat it to the end and I want more!

JonathanG says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:22pm

Fantastic artwork! And a really enjoyable puzzle game, I didn't want to stop until I reached the end.

Casevse says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:47am

Loved the atmosphere and the art. Good work!

InfiniteGames says ...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 10:50am

Amazing game! I have enjoyed it a lot! No more words are needed. :D

Molpe says ...
Sep 14, 2016 @ 7:47am

Fantastic game! Love the ending! And the graphics! And the audio! Great work! x)

I've made a playthrough, if you want to check it out:

quadtree says ...
Sep 17, 2016 @ 11:33pm

Well put together and polished. I did get confused during one part, but I finished it eventually.

Oct 28, 2016 @ 4:35pm

I also included your game in an article of my favorites! I wanted to award you a trophy on your profile, but you have not made a post on this website so I cannot view your profile. If this changes, please email me so I can give you a trophy!

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