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

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Ancient beast 64KB

by Petzi - Jam Entry

You are at your grandfather's house and you didn't bring your tablet or anything. He's out and you are bored! But before he left, he said you could play his favorite game, Codebreaker, on his computer.

Will you be able to compute anything with that 200 year old, hard driveless beast before your patience runs out?

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Xakkar says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:21pm


lietuvis says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:31pm

Nice game!
Good job!

quentinus60 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:12pm

I like the idea !! i was stuck for a few minutes but then I finished it. Good job ! :)

Aug 31, 2016 @ 6:26pm

Pretty funny!

tmpxyz says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 11:26am

Is the word-puzzle the end? Just to make sure.

Petzi says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Yup, once you're able to get the word game running, you've won!

rjhelms says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 1:44am

This is really funny. I love how you've taken some of the quirks and oddities of old computer systems and exaggerated them. I don't remember having to operate a crank to load disks into a drive back in the day...

Petzi says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 11:22pm

I'm glad you liked it. The crank is my favorite thing in the whole game ^_^ I made up the crank, but I didn't research, so who knows, maybe there really was a computer like that!

ohsqueezy says ...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 4:00pm

This is great! I like your joke take on the theme -- it's funny how ancient this technology seems despite being decades old. I would totally use this over Steam!

qikcik says ...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 4:03pm

I really like the idea, addictive and simple. graphics good, very good game, good job:D ps. sorry for my bad English :P

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