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

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Time Travel Selfies

by Risin' Goat - Jam Entry

You have one goal: Taking selfies of ancient technology pieces in The Classic Greece Era to be the coolest guy of the Fakebook Science Community!

Of course, if a person from the past happens to see a cellphone, the Space Time Continuum will collapse.

We included 90% of what we originally designed, so we are very happy with this project. However, we would like to have more time to catch more bugs and polish some functionalities.

Play it on fullscreen!!!

WASD + QE - Movement + Strafes
Mouse Right Click - Enter/Exit Selfie Mode
Mouse Left Click - Take selfie during Selfie Mode

Downloads and Links


Strike says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 12:44pm

I would have love to try your game. Screenshots look really cool. Sadly you didn't get any feedback so far and it seems like you put a lot of effort into this game. So I thought it would be good to comment. Unfortunately, the embedded version here gives this error :

404 Not Found

The "Windows" link brings to where there is only a link to the OS/X build. And even there, the web version as an error (which might explain the issue here) "The author of this game has uploaded an invalid file and the game is currently unavailable."

To get web games to run on you have to make a zip file of a folder containing your game, and this folder must contain an index.html file. Make sure you game works on first.

From there to embed into the ludum dare website, provides a link that you just have to paste in your entry page. On your Dashboard page, you can click Edit on your game, then go to the Distribute tab. From this page, click on "Embed game" and you'll directly get the link to paste here.

Risin' Goat says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 12:22am

Thanks a lot, Strike.

We had a lot of problems to make it work (and we are still having some with the full screen mode). However, I it should work now!

Strike says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 11:37am

Thanks a lot, now I managed to play your game.

First of all, I really like the concept. That's a super funny stealth game. And you actually put the real photos into a fake facebook page with very cool comments there. That's impressive.

Sadly I believe this kind of game is really not made for WebGL. I have been enjoying myself playing a few games to try to get the best selfies ever, and I ended up have this error :
Out of memory. If you are the developer of this content, try allocating more memory to your WebGL build in the WebGL player settings

I believe this wouldn't have happened in a stand alone build. Probably the previous pictures taken are not removed from the memory.

I also find it a little bit sad that I cannot move forward and turn at the same time. But this is a really minor thing. Now I just wish the game was longer and offering more eras to explore.

Good job !

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