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

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by tranzeve - Jam Entry

The unexplainable complexity, size, and precision in constructing The Great Pyramid at Giza (completed around 2560 BC) has led some to conjecture that aliens had a hand in building the pyramids in Giza. This simple action game designed for my preschool grandchildren tests speed and reaction time as they help Orecka The Alien-Sweeper vacuum the Alien Building Supervisors away from the pyramids. I used Processing.js to make this game. Executable versions are provided for all platforms except Android.

Use arrow keys to help ORECKA sweep the 20 aliens off the pyramids. See the time taken in seconds and play again to improve your score.

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svyatozar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:01am

the web link is not working!

tranzeve says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:10pm

Thanks for letting me know svyatozar. I made a change at Let me know if it still doesn't work. I can host it elsewhere.

peejaygee says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 2:04pm

Sooooo thats how the pyramids were build?
Nice attempt, although your random Y location for starting is a little off, I'm guessing your Y was not checking if it was lower (or higher) than the screen, as one of my games there was nothing there, yet I didn't complete. I'm guessing one of the 'aliens' I was supposed to be vacuuming was above or below the screen and I couldn't see it to suck it up.

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