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

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Egad! A Perilous Escape!

by trinnyorae - Jam Entry

Crawl, climb, drag and pull your way to freedom! Use the new robotic limb upgrades to help you escape from death as the swarm of scythe bladed hug bots catches up to you! Can you escape your demise?

Swap limbs on the go to help you overcome obstacles in your path.


Q,W,E,R,U,I,O,P keys to move each of the limbs.

Drag new limbs into the sockets in the build menu to add them to your body.

Click a socket to remove a limb.

Wiggle your way to freedom!

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kyyninen says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:28pm

Oh god, I spent almost an hour playing this game??

It's pretty addictive, I'll give you that. Visuals are excellent too! Though I never managed to finish ._. Controls seemed to always work against me in the worst possible way. Amorphous mass of limbs sounds like a wonderful idea, but in actuality I ended up using always two or three limbs at max. One button per limb also felt limiting: I'd rather have fewer limbs and two buttons per appendage, more QWOP-like in a way. Especially rotating limbs would have been immensely more useful if they'd rotate in both directions.

Also, having more than two wheels seems to cause physics to majorly freak out...

I don't know if it was intended that unlocked limbs would be available between different playthroughs, but I would have quit after few tries if that weren't the case.

Overall judgement: I liked it!

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