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

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Automaton's Paradise

by JoJoX - Jam Entry

Automaton's Paradise

Waking up in a dark carton is the old toy's worst nigthmare. Help this one to make his way to paradise ! You may encounter some trouble but keep turning the keys and you will find your way.

REQUIRE a controller (Xbox type)

FL Studio

lemecavecunchapeau : Sound(
Marie Pauillac : Art
Kévin Carpentier : Code/Art
Jonas Lhoste : Code/Art

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Nichii says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:44am

Interesting mechanics, the music became repetitive, the camera was really out of place at times. It is kinda hard to find the goal but Good work.

Boberro says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:42am

Fun idea. The "winding" detection should probably be a little more forgiving.

Robert says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:40pm

i couldnt play it because i dont have a controller. I dont see why you dont have keyboard controlls

Zee says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 2:02am

I liked the controls, Unique and pretty fun! Although, constantly winding can be a bit of a pain on the thumb. Wasn't sure what to do after getting on the bed, as trying to attack the teddy bear didn't seem to do anything. The camera needs some work, specifically when you're near a wall. Overall, a neat and entertaining little idea!

HellBlazer says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 4:51am

Cool idea and mechanics, but unfortunately the camera makes it a real pain to play. Constantly clipping through walls, can't look up and down... it makes it rather annoying to control.

Walking around gets a bit tedious as well, with the wind, move a little, then repeat cycle. Maybe you should be able to wind while moving, to keep constant momentum. Or at least be able to wind longer to go even further.

So yes, a few annoyances, but definitely an interesting concept and the game has potential.

Daniel says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 9:27pm

looks like an interesting concept, sadly I couldnt play it as I didnt have a controller to play it with, it would be good if you could fix this game so people can play it using a keyboard, anyways looks like a good game.

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