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

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Light Caller

by igorfel - Jam Entry

Light Caller
It's the life just better and worse? good or bad? god or devil? Light or Darkness? Get on alone in this journey and call the light.

Gameplay:
You will find some puzzles during the proccess, just solve them. The game is divided in three stages -> Menu, Gates Room and Locked Room, can you find them all?

Controls:
WASD: Move around.
SPACE: Jump.


Ok, i think that its all for now, the past hours i’ve focused on the two first puzzles to bring out some "playable demo". By the way, there’s a release of the demo version avaiable.

Downloads and Links


Comments

DUDSS says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:45pm

Nice game, pretty mysterious :D
I really like the soundtrack and the style of the game.
The camera is sometimes not so good, but I don't think that that's a big flaw.

igorfel says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:04pm

Thanks, i've really appreciate that, and i'm glad that the message come thru, i have some ideas to continue the development, and this camera will be corrected for sure.
Thanks a lot man :D

gonutz says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Unfortunately I cannot play your 64 bit executable on my 32 bit system.
It looks very interesting, I would love to be able to play it!

igorfel says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:00pm

@gonutz Thanks for the feedback, i'll try to do an update right now

igorfel says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:45pm

@gonutz i've added another package on the same link (DEMO x86) if doesn't work either contact me at appsigor@gmail.com

gonutz says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:56pm

@igorfel thank you very much, I just played your game :)
I really like the feel of it, the mysterious atmosphere is very nice.

Also the controls are very intuitive, I tend to not read the descriptions here before playing the games and this game is playable without a manual, which I think all games should be.

The graphics are good-looking, playing wiht the lights is a neat idea.

I am looking forward to seeing more of your games in the future! :)

igorfel says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:58pm

@gonutz you're welcome, i'm happy to hear(?) that. There are some plans to this game and i'll continue the development for sure.

HellBlazer says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:27am

Cool atmosphere, and nice music and sound effects. Quite short, but it does make you intrigued about where you are and what's going on... and even what you are. :)

As mentioned by someone, the camera is a bit wonky. It feels like the kind of game where the camera should automatically keep the ball in view, rather than be entirely player controlled. Still, that can be tricky to implement in a short time.

vicious_br says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:41am

Great game, I was playing a good time. Puzzle difficult but exciting. In fullscreen it is too square for pixelart, but does not hinder the fun.
Visit and play my game. Click on my name!

vicious_br says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:52am

Sorry, I sent the wrong feedback. This is another game. I found her a bit difficult to control at first, but it is interesting and engaging exploration of the world. However let explore without much happening can get lost.

igorfel says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:05am

@HellBlazer thanks man! i'm glad that you liked.

I'll try to figure out a way to upgrade the camera, maybe adjusting the velocity when the player goes backward only, because i want to keep the feeling of freedom between the player and the camera.

The second floor will be different (the key to the puzzle).

igorfel says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:44am

@vicious_br no problem xD

Yeah, i want to give the player the freedom to explore and get some hidden stuff, but not mutch, showing always the right path through "cutscenes" and camera positioning.

rodancheg says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:27am

Well, the design is good, really good. But i didn't find way out.

igorfel says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:25am

@rodancheg thanks a lot man!

PRO TIP: Try to jump close to the door

mitya1234 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:54am

Nice entry, but camera isn't good enough.

Casevse says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:09am

Mysterious and the sound aspect is amazing. Good work!

tmpxyz says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:30am

The BGM and sfx is very soothing, but the level is just too short.

pogo says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 2:25pm

I enjoyed the controls and the intense light/dark styling. The camera was nice, but needed a little bit more speed to make sure the ball is always in frame. Right now it has a nice loose feel, which you should keep.
As others have said, more content would certainly have been nice.

vicious_br says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:41pm

Eae, encontrar um br é sempre massa! Depois do trampo vou voltar a jogar seu game. Super ambiência. Té mais tarde.

Roland M says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:25pm

Great style and sountrack! Just the camera wasn't good. But the mood is also great! :]

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