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

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Og's Wheel

by barkergames - Jam Entry

Physics based game where you play as Og a caveman riding a stone wheel.

Original Music created by Ryan Barker

Play with Left, Right arrows.
Space to jump
And R to restart.

Downloads and Links


mccarlp says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:59am

Way to go Barker Bros! Your best looking and sounding game yet! Cool idea. It Reminds me of BC's Grok back on the Commodore 64.

MrMordem says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 1:45pm

Fun little game,

the physics felt a little bit heavy, the vector graphics were nice just a little issue where you could see some textures a bit stretched out on some elements.

but these were not that much of an issue, the music was nice as well.

Good job guys :)

komilll says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 8:09am

I got stuck on 2nd level for about 2-3 minutes. It isn't logical at all that I have to go down especially when you have path above and if I felt, then every one of them (not counting the first one) was telling me to press "R" to reset level. It may be ok level design but not for second level, it would be ok if player already know the game and have to think about harder puzzles. Also there are few graphics glitches where grass is showing on and off.

Sorry but I'm done on 3rd level. I'm feeling like it's too difficult and that as a player I'm your enemy. I have to be perfect since the very first levels. Of course some old platformers were a bit hardcore like that but there were always easier levels on start, introducing player to the game but here from the start I'm feeling frustrated. Maybe I'm not the target of this game, sorry.

SamuelSousa says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 4:29pm

Liked the music. The characters art and overall concept.

The wheel feels slow to acccelarate. Quited playing at level 2. Way too difficult.

Has potential keep working on it..

joe40001 says ...
Sep 18, 2016 @ 8:03pm

I liked the art on this game, unfortunately the wheel was so sluggish that I feel like it was a design error, I don't see how you can beat level 3 because even if you try to ramp behind you, you skip on the ground and lose all your momentum. I too like to make challenging games, but this one seemed unwinnable and kinda frustrating to play too. I still liked a lot of what was here though. (Like the art/music/theme)

Score: (because I like scores)
Overall 2/5
Innovation 2/5
Fun 2/5
Theme 5/5
Graphics 4/5
Audio 3/5
Humor 0/5
Mood 3/5

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