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

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by jakatpemadi - Competition Entry

This is a submission for Ludum Dare 36. The theme of this game is “Ancient Technology”. What ancient technology is S**ON?

The King is sick, you find a medicine from the root of tree, but no one knows how to take the medicine from there.

Then, you discover the tech that will help the King. It called S-P-O-O-N.

Music created using:

Sprite designed using:
Construct 2

Game made using:
Construct 2

Downloads and Links


FaeLD says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:00am

I wasn't always quite sure what I was always doing. But that never stopped me from playing a game :D

QwaKlak says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:17am

I don't know what i was doing and what i have to do but im still playing.

micheleV says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:31am

The music is fantastic. As other people said, I have absolutely no idea what to do, how to interact with things but I'm still playing. Nice :D

maffydub says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:53am

I'm not quite sure what I'm doing - maybe it would be good to have some more guidance?

Ilseroth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:55am

Erm... no clue what to do.

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:11pm

I don't even. Cool no-sense kind of puzzle game which makes you think like you never thought before. Thumbs up!

Jupitron says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:19pm

Increidle out of this world game, my favourite game so far.

leuus says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:03pm

Fun to play, a good game to exercise the brain. At the beginning I almost quit searching because I thought that nothing was interacting. I was so stocked when I found the birds, the cloud ...

tomer_cool says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:27pm

Weirdest game in Ludum Dare but for some reason I love it.

justinooncx says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:52pm




I love it.

KLegacy says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:03pm

Weirdly Lovable, I enjoyed the music as well.

SamuelSousa says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:29pm

I made a bird poop on a man ...and man a cloud darker with a bird...
I clicked and clicked... and then wasn't able to get anything done ...

Didn't get up... Sorry

wowods says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:01pm

That's quite funny idea, but I kinda like it.
It's very confusing in the beginning, but I finally got it.
Also, the music is great. :)

[Tips : Follow the bird]

johnbjuice says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:17pm

Very cute little puzzle game, love the music and quirky art. A little confusing at first, but sticking with it and poking about was worth my while!

Probably my only criticism would be to implement more positive feedback - there were definitely times where I wasn't sure if I was making progress.

svyatozar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:39pm

Haven't heard about Construct 2. Nice work!

Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:26pm

I win! The king lives!

Great music and original graphics.

mockthebear says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:27pm

i have no idea what to do XDD

BossHunters says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:32pm

Ehm... I don't get it. There were some birds, but no spoon.

Bogden says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:35pm

Woohoo, got the spoon! Loved the music.

The art is super random, but it ties together pretty well. Fun little game.

I ended up feeding the king some water with the spoon, but not sure if that was the end of the game or not. Would be good to have some sort of measure of progress or goals, since it's hard to tell how much you need to do.

Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:46pm

ahaha, nice game!, love the music , very well match with graphic
i played it about 5 minutes cause of i'm dumb not realize can't move left/right while on the tree lol

MrBrenan says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:05pm

huh ... great job ?

tedajax says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:55pm

I clicked a tree a bunch until a cloud shot lightning into the ground and gave me a spoon to give medicine to a guy who was pooped on by a bird.


KevKevOnFire says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:00am

Huh, got to the point where the cloud turned dark, then nothing when I clicked on anything. More guidance and feedback would be helpful.

Senor Salty says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:03am

A little bit buggy. A little bit eccentric. Just the way I like it.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:47am

I like how the space is split in 8 panels and the way we navigate them. It feels very natural.

kraiom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:27am

The music is kind of cool.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:39am

The spoon was the friends we met along the way.

Incredibly weird game.

scriptorum says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:03am

I feel kind of responsible for the guy's illness so I'm glad I found the spoon to help him with. Story A++. The music grows on you, like a fungus, a super cheerful fungus.

mrwillowb says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:31am

weird is the word :)

Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:47am

Wow. This is really strange. Weird art, weird music, weird... birds that make clouds wet??? wtf? but... uh... i kinda like it? I think? It was fun in a very strange way.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:47am

Also why are there purple stars with faces underground

NinjaNic says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:20am

Wow, this game was actually pretty funny. I liked it! Also, I really like the music as well. If you didn't just make a 20 second loop, you could actually make some great 8-bit music with that skill.

Good job on your game, and good luck!

imogiagames says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:13am

Nice story line! It's a very interseting theory about how was the spoon was invented... I like the music too.
On the top of the tree, it was sometimes confusing as I were clicking on it but nothing happened except the sound feedback.
You did a game with some kind of "naive" feeling that is pleasant.

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:36am

Very Nice i love your Game Good Works )=

dwhiffing says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:24pm

Really weird, but nice work anyways :)

Cawrtz says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:57pm

Cool creative game, the graphics look like mspaint but the color palette is consistent. Very catchy.

HeuGamer says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:01pm

Loooool, I figured it out!

Lovely game!

BMacIntosh says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 8:34pm

Infinite birds!

phi says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 1:43pm

I absolutely love these kinds of game. And you mastered everything perfectly: sloppy graphics, silly music, dubious story, weird controls. Everything fits perfectly. Congratulations on this amazing masterpiece. I'll leave this image here in order to express my admiration:

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