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

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The Time Traveler's Cat

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"The Time Traveler’s cat”

Are you sure that time travel is imposible?

Genre: text adventure/ interactive book.

You will enjoy an exciting dangerous journey through time along with Alexander and his pet cat.
An Ancient technology, a well- known personalities, a mystery.
Change the course of human history, but be careful - the time is not forgiving!
It's all on you!

- plot of fascinating
- visual style
- themed mini-games
- humor
- age restriction: 6+

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Maxmad says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:38pm

Nice) funny jokes. Cat is funny)

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Sep 11, 2016 @ 1:07pm

The idea isn't bad, a little choose your own adventure in time, but there's a deluge of technical issues weighting it down.

Here are the big ones:
- The music resets after each scene transition (look up DontDestroyOnLoad)
- The scene transitions animations are not fluid. Rather than using separate scenes for every piece of dialogue you could use a single scene and simply move the dialogue panels around depending on which one you need.
- 755 megabytes! How? Don't say each slide (image and text) is a full HD picture of its own.
- Some text (notably the mini challenge instructions) are in Russian only, not that it takes a genius to figure it out. The ending slide is in Russian as well, so that's something I missed.
- There are some typos and grammar problems here and there; legible, but annoying nonetheless.

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