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

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Past Live

by Ysty - Competition Entry

​What if you could call the past? What would you tell them? What advice would you give them?

You find yourself with an ancient old phone, filled with a contact list of people in the past. When you call them, they ask your advice. Can you make the future better?

The game is played in loops, unlocking new contacts each time you play through. Keep at it, there is an end (and the game isn't terribly long).

Controlled with arrow keys.

Made with Unity
Visual Studio

Downloads and Links


kadexus says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:58pm

This is actually really creative and awesome! I spent a lot more time playing this than I thought I would at first. Great job!

Traf d-Lo says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:17pm

Nice concept.

Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:28pm

Played the entire thing.. very entertaining and funny :D

slam_nine says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:37pm

Great idea and execution! I liked the ending a lot.

Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:23pm

Super cool idea.

Pusty says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:05pm

I think I found a error:
K.Dara's sentence for getting a salad says she is getting a burger in the first part.
Great game, love the telephone idea

Joff says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:47am

Very good take on the theme, Possibly one of the strangest games I have looked at so far.

Ysty says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:15am

Thank you, I fixed the script and re-uploaded just before the deadline.

wilsk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:40am

Nice! a neat idea and a few chuckles. Thanks.

justinooncx says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:14pm

Definitely an interesting idea! I like the different takes on the future when things were changed for better or worse.

publicidadeba says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 4:11am

I wish we could do that in real life, that's one of my fantasies.

AmandaShebang says ...
Oct 12, 2016 @ 7:54am

This is such a cool idea. Honestly think it would do well ported for iOS or Android.

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