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

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The Unknown Meets Ancient Games

by Knowledge - Jam Entry

The Unknown Meets Ancient Games is 2-player co-op game where you can choose between 2 games: Pong and Space Invaders.
In Pong you need to collect 15 yellow dots with question mark player. Other player play as paddle, question player always needs to jump on paddle, so paddle player can help him by moving left or right.
From time to time white balls appear. Question player needs to avoid them (they will kill him) and paddle player needs to hit them back.
In Space Invaders laser cannon player needs to kill all enemies (flying white things) and question player needs to avoid lasers and not fall. He can jump on green platforms. Lasers destroy platforms.
- Main Menu: ARROWS to navigate, ENTER or SPACE to choose and ESCAPE to quit game
- Hall: LEFT and RIGHT ARROW to move, UP ARROW to jump and DOWN ARROW to select game (yellow rectangle)
- Pong: LEFT and RIGHT to move question mark, A and D to move paddle
- Space Invaders: same as pong, UP ARROW for jump (question mark) and W for fire (laser canon)

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mennchen22 says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 3:43pm

Nice Idea, got some frustration with the first game and two different movement controls. Simple design and concept. Don't understand why i have to stay on the green tiles in the second game with the Question mark.

Nice little Game!

Sep 12, 2016 @ 5:44pm

Interesting game. I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :)

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