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

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by wyze - Jam Entry


Barbarian swarms are invading your kingdom is invaded by! But you are damn lucky, you have recently develop the latest telecom technology, the Homing Pigeon Transfer Protocol.

You control your villages with three differents orders: produce ressources, defend or send the collected resources to the castle.

But these actions will take time to process and barbarian troops moves could be unpredictable. So choose wisely when to send your pigeons!

You win if you can fill the castle resources stock.

WASD - Camera Move
SPACE - End Turn
LEFT CLICK ON ICON - Select village order

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Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:41pm

Homing Pigeon Transfert Protocol lol

there is not enough description, how do you play?

wyze says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:48am

Great :)

nlbi21 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:03pm

hahha this is very unusual i like it xd good game, I love games with hexagons.

ReyHax says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 4:19am

I'm not that familiar with these strategy type games so I didn't know how to play, so I suggest maybe have a basic little tutorial before playing the game. One thing I noticed is that the camera's position is not clamped so if I wanted to I could move the camera away from the game( it's not a huge deal but could be fixed). I did enjoy the music and the artwork, GOOD JOB ON THAT!

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