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

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Pyramid Raider

by DraKlaW - Jam Entry

Pyramid Raider
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In a post-apocalyptic future, an explorer discovers a pyramid full of mysteries. Will he/she be able to save the world ? Probably not. But you can still play this short adventure game to discover what happens.


How to play
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- arrow keys or wasd: move the character.
- e, space, enter, ctrl: interact and pass dialogs.
- escape: quit the game.

Please tell us if you encounter a bug or the game crash.

Fullscreen and V-sync are enabled by default. If you want to disable any of them, edit config.json and replace the "true" by "false" (without the quotes). Be careful, json is really pedantic about the syntax, so if you remove a comma or do a typo, it will fail. However, removing the file should disable both fullscreen and V-sync.


Updates
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2016-08-30: Found a race condition while testing on osx that could cause a crash when entering the second level. Updated the Windows executable. The content of the game is unchanged.


How to run the game
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If you are under Windows and we uploaded a nice .zip with the executable, just download it, extract it and run the .exe. Otherwise, you can compile it yourself, it works on Windows, MacOS X and Linux. See the github page for more informations.

If you are under osx or Linux and would like an archive with a precompiled version of our game, leave us a comment. It might give us enough motivation to do it !


Unimportant notice
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We feel compelled to write "sex" on this page, because last time a bunch of people found our game by searching for it. If this is your case, sorry, you won't find much here.

Downloads and Links


Comments

Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:19pm

The game designer's work is very good. Congratulations.

Hermes says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:57pm

So, this game have a very interresting story. The warp puzzle old school, that fun. The introduction is maybe a bit long, and I was very frustate in the long corridors maze. Overall it was fun :)
See you at next ludum dare ;)

Alphish says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:53pm

I enjoyed the story and the general aesthetics of this entry. Sadly, the puzzles weren't particularly interesting; gate-switching and mazes don't provide much challenge, and the warpers are just annoying.

Still, the game overall has really nice mood and atmosphere to it, though I'm not quite sure how I can tell if I gathered enough items or not. ^^'

(also, them aliens sure had very *cough* aerodynamic spaceships...)

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