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

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Mo'ai Dance Party

by tweetzzzzz - Jam Entry

HOW TO PLAY: Press keys "A" , "S" and "D" to shoot the correct glyphs at the Mo'ai.

The Mo'ai are restless and only you you can keep the party going with the ancient technology of glyphs.

Feed the Mo'ai the correct glyphs to keep the party going all night!

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Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:41am

I love this:) music is simple but awesome. animations are great, very polished overall. so fun!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:59am

This is great, I love the concept
My only complaint would be that while the animations are beautiful I spent the whole time playing looking at the edges of the screen away from them which is a shame :/

astlobe says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:07am

nice one! I can't get past 950 points. Love the beat and the animation.

johnbjuice says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:39am

Cute music, interesting mechanic, though I couldn't get more than 750 points! Would have been nice to have the juice explained in some way, discovered it by accident! Very nice art as well, this game looks really polished!

My only criticism is that the cursor at the bottom should just have the letter of the key. Instead of "Press A key" or "Press S key" it should just be "A" and "S". Would still communicate the controls and look much better.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:57am

Great game! Difficulty level is just right. Looks and sounds are amazing.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:38am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! 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.

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:44pm

I enjoyed the challenge of appeasing three different Mo'ais, but having to restart from the first level every time didn't jell well with me. A "Restart current level" button would fix that.

The level ends quite abruptly. A clear indicator of level progress wouldn't go amiss either.

The audiovisual are nice, good job on that.

Narkhos says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:33pm

Crazy concept ! Really fun to play.

hawkinslance says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:45pm

I can not get past the 4th level. Love the gameplay. The graphics are so happy, they are great. Love the concept too!

Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:53am

Funny idea and nice beat. It's quite difficult and fun. Congratulations!

Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:43pm

Raving Mo'ais yaay! Nice animations, very catchy tune!

Sabina Lis says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 12:25am

Great game! Nice idea and really well implemented. It's challenging. The art looks awesome, i agree that it's a shame you have to keep your eyes on the bottom and cant see much of whats going on on the top. Great job :)

Bogden says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 2:30am

Surprisingly interesting gameplay for how simple the mechanic is. Well done on that!

Kinda felt like a rhythm game too. Woulda been cool to really emphasize doing stuff on the beat.

Xoko14 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Good job, but it lacks rhythm

Phaix says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 7:15am

Interesting, the controls are a little stick together and the rhythm needs to could more. But overall nice one.

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