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

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Optica

by Resonious - Jam Entry

PROBLEMS!

This standalone version of the game is actually pretty broken compared to how it ran in the editor. First time using Unreal Engine 4 and didn't
think to extensively test outside the editor.

So basically the physics is totally messed up and the game crashes every once in awhile (awesome), also the camera doesn't move correctly. I will try to fix this up.

CONTROLS:

- WASD or Arrow Keys (Space or Up to jump)
- F to pick up a mirror
- R to restart level

One of the earliest known examples of human manipulation of light is the Goseck Circle in Germany, a wood post construction built approximately 7000 years ago. On sunrise and sunset of the Winter Solstice, the light shown through the southeast and southwest gates, illuminating whatever was standing in the center.

This game is not quite like that but it does involve manipulating light.

Downloads and Links


Comments

Nichii says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:27pm

Interesting on how you've managed to get the reflection system going. Would be cool if there was a goal or puzzles accomodating this. Good job as a test run with unreal engine. The model is pretty creepy i should say. Reminds me of those art games.

Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:18am

Pretty good! I made it to level 4, then it crashed after I jumped through the red laser. Tried again and that physics bug you mentioned showed up in level 3, then it crashed.

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