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

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Vitruvian Man Goes To Heaven

by EpaceGames - Jam Entry

Use the "A" and "F" keys on your keyboard. Or, tap the buttons if you are playing on a mobile device.

Help Vitruvian Man get to heaven using some of Da Vinci's inventions: the catapult, parachute, flight wings, tank, and helicopter. While you're at it, give Michelangelo a paint brush so he can complete painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

- I did not finish on time for compo.
- This game works on mobile phones and tablets :)

Downloads and Links


kraiom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:58am

I did mine in phaser too, but it was very far from this level of polishing looking at the images. At the same time, I'm not sure what to do. I click the rock in the bottom left corner but I'm not sure on how to proceed.

EpaceGames says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:29am

Hold down the A key and then hit F. On mobile, hold down the left button and then hit the right one to launch from the catapult.

BMacIntosh says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:06am

You should mention A and F in the description. I also couldn't figure it out since you can't hit both buttons at once with a mouse. Anyway, really nice art style. I eventually figured everything out! The only other thing that confused me for a while was the tank bit. I thought I had to get over the doors somehow because the objective arrow was pointing up there.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:50am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.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. (you can already find several games from the jam there)

kraiom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:42am

I played it now knowing the controls and got to heaven. Really fun game! I will watch the timelapse later, it's really professional, and I guess I can learn with a fellow phaser user. The source code is a great bonus.

On a random note, did you see Superpowers game engine? I was thinking about using it next time instead of phaser.

esquellington says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:46pm

Great art, but I was quite unable to play properly, the controls are a bit to demanding for me. Nice game anyway!

truguers says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:44pm

I reached heaven. It felt awesome.

komilll says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 7:55am

That's definately interesting and funny concept. Art and music are both great. Game idea is nice but it took me time to figure that if I use both A and F key I can fly higher when using wings.

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