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

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Stone Giant

by MirrorPolygons - Competition Entry

Stone is ancient and will be there for a lot of time, this inspired me to create a game where you really feel the passage of time, like how it feels at work. Try to play trough this narrative puzzle game where you have to find your friend/love to be reunited. You can choose to play with or without sound as I am not great with sounds, sorry for your sanity.

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Comments

McMutton says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:58pm

Well... I did walk through the level quite a while.... and didn't find the narrative and the puzzle. :S

Still the game got a nice feel to it. I like the passing of the seasons.
The Stone giant only needs a better way of transportation... checking every corner of the level takes waaay too long. :D

SetTheBet says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Saying web does mean a web version. :( Couldnt play

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:30am

Insanely creepy music, insanely creepy concept. But I like it, it's cool, love the graphics.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:34am

I like the game feel, the character animation reinforces the idea of weight and passing of time. Don't fit very well on the jam theme but it's an interesting idea tho.

sn0uk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:52am

I walked for quite a while and didn't find anything, but it has some nice graphics and music

sn0uk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:52am

Maybe add some pointers? or totems? to point the direction

vitineth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:23pm

This is a very, very nice game. The graphics are very good and the model of the character is extremely well done. It's movement compliments it well as it gives the idea of its weight and slow movement. The passing of seasons was nice and effects of the trees were really nice to watch. I wandered around for a while trying to find something but I couldn't quite see anything. It would have been nice to have something to give a general direction as going everywhere at that speed is quite tedious. The idea of the main game play being in the circle was very nice and gave the game a unique feel. It was a pleasure to play and the music complimented it well (despite being a little creepy). It's a good game it would be nice to see it developed a bit more.

Bentou says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:42pm

His slow movement, limited vision, fast passing of seasons and music are making a really sad atmosphere. I think I've managed to reach something (since music and level changed) but got stuck after that.

AWOL says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:04pm

I don't understand the point of the game? What does it have to do with ancient technology?

SbstnC says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:09pm

Very beautiful graphics, and atmosphere, I liked the round window. I walked a lot for a long time, but never found anything besides a river. So I walked along the river, slowly.

Good walk ^^

Matlahvi says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:16am

I didn't undestand at all but I found I beautiful ^^

Beefsports says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:36am

Interesting concept and atmosphere. I like the passing of the seasons concept but unfortunately I wasn't able to find anything.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:52am

Incredibly pretty, really like the aesthetic - and the round window gives it a really special look. I don't mind that there isn't that much "going on", it would probably just detract from the experience. Sounds also aren't that bad, I like the minimalist theme, fits the visuals.

leondryaso says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:38am

The game looks great, music is a bit weird, but I could not find the narrative puzzle bit :/

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:39am

Very Nice i love your Game Good Works )=

olkeencole says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:33am

Nice little Castle in the Sky vibe there. Very neat. You definitely nailed it on the passage of time feeling.

local minimum says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:31pm

I enjoyed walking around, very beautifully made. I got to a river and waded in it but seemed like there was no way out of it, so I sat down and rested and let that be my new home.

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