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

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SPHER01D

by CogentInvalid - Competition Entry

The Spheroid Temple hangs from the highest branch of a giant tree overlooking a cliff face. In ancient times, this temple was the home of the greatest gunsmiths in history. Now, it's an empty husk filled with skeletons and piles of dusty old guns.

They say that at the bottom of the temple lies the ultimate weapon, the most powerful gun ever created. Yet no one has ever made it far enough to reach it. Will you? (Yes.)

Controls:
WASD to move
Left click to attack
Scroll wheel/1-9 to switch weapons

EDIT: Reuploaded to fix Q crashing the game.

Downloads and Links


Comments

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:20am

Absolutely GREAT! The writing is hilarious, and the camera control (screen shake) makes it feel good to fight. My favorite thing is that the difficulty of the floors is really good, its challenging enough to be interesting but also its not nearly hard enough to be boring. Good job!

gurkan96 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:15am

This game is great especially the death message which i have seen many a times now really nicely finisched great art and music 9/10 strawberries to you!!

JK5000 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:17am

Simple and great game. The graphics, music, humor and story is fantastic. Well done.

sn0uk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:32pm

Really good but my cousin tickled me and i slammed my head into my desk real hard

SbstnC says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:42pm

Fun game, made me laugh. Fun to play. I wish, dying would reset the level and not the whole game, but that's Ok as it wasn't too long. Final boss was really cool with it's kinda bullet-hell patterns.

Troll question : If the green fellas can drop guns when they die, why don't they use it to fight ?

But maybe I'm overthinking this ;)

Elit3dGaming says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:36pm

Wow fun game, also props for creating it in c++ too. Music was great and gameplay felt challenging which kept me playing. The only improvement I can think of is to have a checkpoint system as when I died on the boss I had to start over which ticked me off slightly.

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