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

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Viking Adventures!

by TangoOscarMike - Jam Entry

Traverse the sea as a viking while battling monsters from the deep!

A first time team entry by myself and my sister, who handled the art.

CONTROLS: Use the left and right arrow keys to move and space to do everything else: advance through the menus and pick up, aim and throw spears.

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Findor says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Great idea of using Vikings :) I haven't seen Vikings on LD36, so it's original :) I like a gameplay and the graphic is neat :)

JK5000 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:08pm

The art style and game idea is really fun. I was really bad at hitting the monster, but it is not your mistake, the aiming system is super great. I hope you will make a version of the game with some fun music and sound effects. But overall well done.

acotis says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:09pm

Not bad -- a cute little game. I like that the spears actually stick into the monster, and I like how you made the ocean have nice waves even with minimalistic water. However, it was difficult to figure out that I was one of the people on the boat (I kept clicking the spear bucket at first, hoping one of the men would take one) and the slow sailing between battles was a little boring. Still, nice job :)

Sep 1, 2016 @ 7:08pm

@Findor Thanks!

@JK500 Yeah, we're definitely going to do a bit more work on the game with music and sound effects! Thanks!

@acotis Thanks. Good points, We definitely need to make it a bit clearer with what you need to do, we'll also work on making the transition between levels more interesting.

mar3k says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 8:25pm

Cool little game, nice art most of all, but gets bit repetitive after some time

AnaGF says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 1:22am

Nice game. I like how you came up with the mechanic, simple but funny. Art is pretty neat too. I missed some sound though.

Really good job :D

ontherun says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 8:51pm

I really like the graphics, the monsters are awesome.

Sometimes it's a bit too easy to die though. (The monsters took all my hearts before I could even run back and forth 3 times)

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