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

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The Ancient Mixtape

by rujo - Competition Entry

The Ancient Mixtape is a simple puzzle game where you have to drag cassettes to match 3 or more colors and clear each screen.

I suggest to play it on your mobile phone through browser at this address:

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McMutton says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:36pm

Nice little game. Would like to see some restrictions on the cassette movement.
Currently it's even possible to stack cassettes with some wiggling around. ;)

But it's still a fun game.

joemid says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:40pm

Great job! I lost- but made it to the second round. Love the graphics- played on web, on mac- is there any sound? I didn't hear any, but some cool effects would put this over the top! Kinda wish it would AI clear the tapes that stack on top of each other. Will try to play on mobile. Again, awesome job!

BoltKey says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:09pm

I won. The idea is nothing really new or interesting.

I like the combination of speed and quick logic in last levels. For longer that I want to admit, I thought cassettes could move only on free spaces.

It feels really wrong that if I pick up a cassette and put it back to the same place, a new cassette appears anyway.

tomer_cool says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:30pm

This game is very nice, good concept but a bit boring after a while. Overall I like it.

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:31pm

A solid entry. The graphics fit the theme well and the gameplay is stable. Extra kudos of the mobile version!

Gipzo says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:43am

Nice game. Music or sounds would make it awesome )

Found a bug: you can put cassette into another cassette :) But if you have 3 cassettes in one slot - they don't dissappear, so it is possible to do combo with more than 5 cassettes

monkeybit29 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:13pm

Pretty fun, but would have been much nicer with music

Pickens Inc. says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:55pm

Solid, fairly polished entry! Not wholly unique, and there wasn't much usage of the theme aside from the skin, and a little too easy, but nice aesthetic.

Molpe says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 9:52pm

Nice game x) It would be better with some audio Ox) Also, I found out you can put the tapes on each other and it does weird things =. But otherwise it's nice, easy, fun =)

I've made a short let's play =)

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 2:03pm

Well done with some sound and a little screenshake then it would be perfect

Sep 14, 2016 @ 3:11pm

Simple, well made game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :)

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