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

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Abandonded Kingdom

by Sam Oates Games - Jam Entry

-- Idea --

We decided to try and make an AR Android game like Pokemon Go, but with more of an authentic RPG like game play.

The basic idea is to walk around and collect resources which spawn in the world.
By collecting wood, you can then craft a wooden pickaxe and collect stone.
Using the stone you can craft a stone pickaxe and collect iron and so on and so forth.

-- Team --

James Fitzpatrick : Programmer.
Sam Oates : Programmer, Art, Audio.

Downloads and Links


Comments

Chris0903 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:46pm

There were some crashes but just the fact that you made an AR game in 72 hours is enough to impress me

Tegu says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:50am

I'm glad that someone dared to make a location and AR based game. It looked like rocks and trees kept appearing everywhere randomly, so I didn't even need to move anywhere. That's also because interaction did not require the player to move closer to the object. Of course, this may get a bit tricky if the object is in a place that isn't accessible.

I didn't spot a single skeleton that is shown in a screenshot. :( Where do they spawn? I also didn't see a reason craft new axes instead of puckaxes, since I only encountered one type of trees. The other rock types needed better pickaxes, though. However, after I crafted a golden pickaxe, all objects stopped spawning. At that point the kingdom really started to feel abandoned. Maybe moving around would have helped.

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