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

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Ancient Kingdoms

by tGiant - Competition Entry

Ancient Kingdoms is a game about Catapults.
You as player need to shoot at the enemy player.
This game is turn based.

In every move you get you can decide one of the following actions to perform:
1. Aim and shoot at the enemy castle or catapults.
2. Move the selected catapult.
3. If castle is low on health you can heal some of the castles health.

Controls are simple and on screen.

Enjoy and this was fun!!!

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Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:10am

Looks like a very neat game with a lot of potential! I love how you have the terrain for the battle set up, and the art style fits perfectly with the game. The only technical problem I was getting was a very low frame rate. It also might be cool to add a way to damage an opponent's catapult. Overall, a wonderful concept. Keep up the great work!

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:48am

A very smooth game. The first move was a bit annoying because I had no idea where to aim (I didn't know there was another castle). I'd make the game slightly faster-paced. Great job though!

tGiant says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:16am

Thanks for the feedback. I ran out of time to get those things sorted but luckily everything is configurable.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:42pm

Beautiful implementation but could leave the HUD angle on top of each tank.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:18pm

Once you aimed correctly - you can shoot again and again without any additional tweaks. May be windforce should affect the projectile somehow? So player would improve angle and force each turn.

Nice low-poly style!

yotam180 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:26pm

The graphics and sound was really good but the actual gameplay could have been better it's pretty hard to hit the enemy and because of that the game is pretty boring , i think i would have been better if you played until someone's health was 0 because 11 rounds go past really quickly

bushmango says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:15pm

The game is fun and I accidentally destroyed my own catapult

KingSlizzard says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:18pm

Yaaay Ii wooon! My 3 third launch I hit the other catapault into the ocean and it was funny seeing it struggle to attack me from there. Fun game! I agree with @Volcanic Giraffe there needs to be some variation and some skill to account for it between each turn.

thegunmaster says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:55pm

Really nice looking game.
I liked playing 1 battle, but there is too little going on for to keep a second one interesting.
Anyways, loved the looks and fits the theme well :)

InfiniteGames says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 12:32pm

Funny short battle game! I want to see more!!

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