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

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Ancient Robot Wrecks Peaceful Town

by Dimatt - Jam Entry

An ancient robot, many years old, awakens and decides he wants to blow stuff up.

Explore an infinite and procedurally generated world consisting of houses, cars and NPCs for you to terrorize and destroy. Gain Chaos points by stepping on people and wrecking houses with rockets and lasers. The more Chaos caused, the more difficult it becomes to survive.

WASD - Move
LMB - Rockets
RMB - Laser

My first time participating in Ludum Dare. Had my up's and down's, but ultimately made it in the end, and learned a ton as well!

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Comments

djfariel says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:33am

He's so misunderstood. He wants to live in peace and harmony but for that blasted cold!

I have a lot of fun with this game. The carnage felt visceral, helicopters intimidating, and the damage satisfying. My only really gripe is that the screenshake was so intense I couldn't hardly tell what was going on. Great entry.

rzsavilla says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:31am

I think the robot was probably angry at how the people built and parked their cars wherever they like.

Managed to gain 11285 chaos points (SUCCESS), game was fun I just wish the robot could crush the cars and buildings like it does when it walks over the terrified citizens running for their lives.

Geared Games says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:48pm

This game looked awesome from the screenshots and luckily it was awesome!

Though the screenshake got a little bit too crazy where I felt like the screen almost turned upside down. And the sound effects were a bit too high pitched for my liking, a bit more bass would've been nicer to listen to I think :)

Great entry!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:36pm

Incredibly cathartic carnagefest, very enjoyable. Simple, yet effective in terms of sounds and spritework, liberal use of screenshake makes this game.

Chaos!

Anudin says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:00am

Gameplay is fun thanks to responsive controls and fitting graphics / eye candy. The screenshot is too much. Like by far. Screen nearly flipped shooting helicopters.

Anudin says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:01am

* The screen shake. Sorry, it's early in the morning ;)

pyokoanarogue says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 8:15pm

This game is in my opinion well crafted with a well executed mechanical design. But damn, the mood is bleak and not to my liking (I wouldn't ask you to change it since it is your vision). good job!.

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