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

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Push Of The Ancients

by HeyChinaski - Jam Entry

Inspired by Stonehenge, a game featuring the ancient technology of pushing huge slabs of rock on hastily hewn logs.

Use WASD or the arrow keys to move our ancient hero and SPACEBAR to cut down trees.

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JD557 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:08pm

Cute game, and it really fits the theme. :)

The controls are a bit wonky at times, but that's a minor problem.

I also found the levels to be a bit to easy (the tree position really spoils the goal), but it's fun overall.

guoboism says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:40am

Verey cute! Also the manhanism design is very unique and fun and have potential. Great game! Simple and fun!

UltraRat says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:23am

Very nice, Original puzzle concept and very on theme and historical.

publicidadeba says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:40am

It's hard to do original puzzle platformers, specially in a narrow theme like this one. Great game design here...

Azumiar says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:45am

Fun game

kiguel182 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:48am

Really cool game. It's a good concept and the execution delivers. I think there's a lot of potential to expand this. The art style is pretty cute too. Great job!

Hjalte500 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:22am

Very original and awesome use of theme! Nothing really to complain about. It's basically the perfect jam game.

tmpxyz says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:31am

Interesting idea :)

Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:57am

I actually had this exact idea too but decided to go with something else at the end. I like it a lot, and fits the theme very well:

TheMightySice says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:53am

Nice solid game. Matching the theme. Good entry

blubberquark says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:55am

I like the idea, but it was a bit finnicky to guess if something is on the logs or not. A grid-based world might have been easier to read.

Kitkom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:02pm

It's really a good idea. Simple but fun enough.
I was wondering how to develop it into a game when I saw your idea post. And now I got the answer.
It would be better with some sound effect and music.
Overall, well done!

runvs says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 8:29pm

the game idea is very nice and the graphics are great. Some sound effects would have been nice.

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