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

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by Gravity Games - Competition Entry

Welcome to the world of Another Indie Metroidvania Game! A knight has discovered a strange cave and decides to investigate. I didn't get even close to finished, so this is mostly just a proof of concept/engine test that I'm submitting for feedback, mostly on graphics. As such, rather than hiding upgrades around the map (far too small in it's current state to do that), you will obtain them all upon getting the power suit. If this feels like the sort of thing you'd like to see expanded with story and such, please let me know!

Move - Arrow Keys
Jump - Z
Shoot - X
Latch onto walls (with power suit) - C
Dash (with power suit) - S

Special Thanks: Sebastian Lague and his wonderful Youtube tutorial series and GitHub repository for his platformer tutorial. It was of great help to the development of this game!

Per and his great procedural music generator. With it, I was able to quickly generate the music for this game. I would have manually remixed it, but unfortunately OpenMPT was giving me problems, so I had to use an online MIDI to MP3 converter instead., the website I used to convert the MIDI to MP3.

If you like this game, be sure to check out my others I've submitted to past Ludum Dares and check out my Twitter at !

Downloads and Links


jsmars says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:50am

Nice graphics! Didn't understand where to go after I got the colored suit.

Joff says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:02am

Like jsmars once I had the coloured suite I couldn't work out where to go, I couldn't get the latch onto walls working either thinking I might have to climb up something.

That being said I love the graphics and the feel of the game, I would love to play more of it.

edve98 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:32pm

Great graphics! I think that latching onto walls doesn't work (at least on Linux) unless I have to get another piece of suit that I cant find.

Oh, and I think I can recognize that tune from one of my old LD game.. :P (here's link if you want to take a look

Gravity Games says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:35pm

The game technically ends after the suit upgrade is collected, all the rest is optional exploration.

@edve98 Wow, it does seem to be the same song, I wonder why the generator generated the same song twice, perhaps we both entered in the same name as the seed?

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:12am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:34pm

Nice graphics! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36 games, if you’d like to take a look :)

Darkfrost says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:06pm

Loving the art on this one! <3

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