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

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Keyboard commando

by psilon - Competition Entry

Theme: Ancient Technology

In this ancient fps you can only use the keyboard, no mouse. Note the Mario Kart style world and the wolfenstein style pixel enemys.

Kill the invading force of 100 eye creature.

HAHAHA - Evil laugh!!!! No med-kits! HAHAHA!!!!

W - forward
S - back
A - turn right
D - turn left
Space - fire

Thanks for playing!

Used tools:
Engine - Unity
Art - Gimp
Sound - Bfxr
Music -, Synthfont

Downloads and Links


kadexus says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:01pm

Fairly simple take on the theme. Would be great if you could see the projectile your character fires. Good work!

Ghen says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:08pm

i like the game style, like you said, i can get the wolfenstein/doom influence in it
but a bit hard to control, and even tho i already die i can still playing lol :D

so far so good, solid entry :D

fitret says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:01pm

Controls are a bit floaty. I like the art though, the eyeball monsters are crazy!

Pusty says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:32pm

I started the game and wasn't able to see if I was moving or the eyeball things are moving. looks interesting

vipper says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:18pm

xD weird controls, but i love this weird game :D

SetTheBet says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:28pm

Well, the controls are very fast (especially turning). I like billboard graphics but Would like to have any other kind of reference than the enemies to see any movement.
Bullets or other indication of projectiles would be nice as well. Dont understand the ancient tech in this game?

PotatoIng_ says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:07am

Fun game, I like the fact, that it's kinda fast, but it makes it a bit hard. Maybe add healing items? Fun to play overall and I don't know why, but I like the graphics.

MaTeX-7seven says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:09am

heyy that's pretty good ~ i liked it but the camera turned kinda fast. simple and fun

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:38pm

Interesting control system though it made me a bit motion sick. The gameplay is simple yet fun. It'd be cool if the enemies explode/bleed when you shoot them.

CMLSC says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:50pm

The aiming had too much momentum, I couldn't seem to aim where I wanted to. ._.
I was exploring and I ran off the edge of the map though. :3

Yaguar says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:42pm

Nice and simple. It reminded me of trying to play old FPS's on consoles. Monsters and projectiles were really cool. Loved the look.

Few little things about it:
- Would be nice to see the users projectile or a particle for firing (nice thing for the future perhaps).

- Aiming was a tad quick and had too much inertia.

- You could snipe the AI from miles away. Would be a nice feature that if you did snipe off one of the group that the rest charged you!

tenpn says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:55pm

Would love a little strafe control, and to see own projectiles.

aschab says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:29pm

Gets repetitive pretty fast, but its simple and nice.

asteryz says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:15pm

Happy little version of Doom! Congrats!

Horbee says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:25pm

After 50 enemies I thought that this is impossible to win. But I finished it! :D Maybe the enemies should have an aggro meter or something, because it is easy to hunt them form the distance.

tomdeal says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:44pm

this is a really hard game! I'm only missing the ability to strafe and maybe some walls to disable sniping enemies. Cool game!

stenol says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:41am

Nice game. It's not easy but it's fun.

Neonable says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:41am

A keyboard only FPS? I'm in!
The last time I have played one was a long time ago, and I am sure that it brought back great memories for others just like it did for me. The art style is minimalistic and works perfectly fine with your objective to make it feel like a Wolfenstein game. Such retro-styled games are coming back strong in demand, so with more polish this game could be a hit!

BloodJohn says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:54pm

Oh my God! Again this feeling of slow rotation on the keyboard. Hello Doom II. The game really need the BFG. In the last game is always saving the day =)

mpe3us says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 11:24am

Pretty cool game :)
It would be nice if you also were able strafe. And you should probably nerf the firing range, since you could just outsnipe the enemies :P

Sep 3, 2016 @ 11:31am

It's really hard without strafing :)
The range of both you and the enemies is too far, I could snipe all of them from afar.
I managed to kill all 100 monsters, took time locating the last ones.

you have a small typo int the opening text (invadinf), no big deal.

the music is very nice, overall a simple but nice entry.

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