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

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by raspofabs - Jam Entry

Simple block pushing puzzle game, going with an temple technology theme

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Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:18am


Once again my Pico-8 tile-making skills have been put to shame.

I also really like how it's one continuous level, rather than loading for each individual puzzle. It really gives this the old-school-graphics-with-new-school-feel combination.

Joff says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:00am

Loving the art and the time that has been put in the puzzles, I got a few in had to give up for now. Great work.

Soundless_dev says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:47am

The puzzles in this game are very well thought out. Awesome job with that. The graphics also go nicely, overall a good experience and very polished feeling.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:00am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! very old style :D Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.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. (you can already find several games from the jam there)

raspofabs says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:43pm

Thanks steph88, I have added it at

kingpirux says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:34pm

quite nice graphs, sounds and mechanicks, a box pusher that can go further :D if you continue its development

randomhuman says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:51pm

Oh my, so gooood. The puzzles are really well thought out, and I like that they often seem to suggest an obvious solution initially that turns out to be wrong. Good work!

xclementx says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:05pm

Really fun. Fit perfectly the theme for me :)

Sean says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:28pm

Great little puzzle game! The relation to the theme feels a bit loose, but the puzzles were really well-designed. They challenging, but not so challenging as to be frustrating and did a really great job of teaching you what you did wrong on previous attempts.

btw, your game page doesn't quite fit in embed on the Ludum Dare site; I'd recommend editing out the line breaks in the generated html file or moving the buttons to the top so that people can see the "fullscreen" button right away.

The artwork's pretty nice too!

justinooncx says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:16pm

Took me a while to figure out what was going on in the game, but after a while, I got the hang of it. The puzzles are VERY well designed, and a few of them had me scratching my head at times. Or maybe I'm just sleepy. Nice art and music + good puzzles = a great game!

Darenn says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:31am

Nice puzzle game, I had trouble for the last one but the little heart at the end worths it ! Actually I really like your puzzles, you should do more !
The little character and the music were cute, you transformed simplistic things into a good game.
I don't think the theme was fitting perfectly though.
Keep creating games !

eott says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:32am

A great and lovely game. The puzzles are great and well thought out and the graphics, sounds and controls all play well together. My only complaint would be that it took way to long to find out I was supposed to press Z. Maybe simply update the description? Just a quick hint "Press Z". Otherwise, awesome game.

Rakart says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:16am

The first level was a bit confusing. eott said it but just adding the existence of the Z button in the description.

The puzzle are very well crafted (particulary the last one) but not too frustrating. Overall aesthetic is really pleasing and coherent. Good job !

BloodJohn says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:44pm

Beautifully and simply. Very pleasant sounds. Great colors. A real pleasure to play this after a heap of viewed games. Will come back here again.

Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Great sfx and art. At first I didn't understand how to activate "revert" buttons. Tried enter, shift, ctrl, space, then I found 'x'. Soundtrack is pretty simple but so catchy.

Abrexas says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:19am

Simply amazing. Art, sound, puzzles, EVERYTHING! I hope you do really well with this one!

Would also love if you checked out mine ^_^

Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:45pm

The perfect pixel art and jarring soundtrack make this one of my favorites! Elegant, simple.

Diptoman says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:38pm

This is great! The level design was good, though I felt tthe difficulty curve was in reverse - the first few puzzles were very hard compared to the next few. The art and audio is spot on too, albeit very loosely based on the theme. But great work nevertheless!

Deive_Ex says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:10am

That's a really great and pretty puzzle game you got there!

g12345 says ...
Sep 22, 2016 @ 12:58pm

I just came across this game, and I just completed it. (Took me a while to figure out what the Z button did, but ater that it was cool!)

Really nice game, could even be used in the current miniLD too.

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