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

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Old Tales of a Legendary Fish

by SmallPhil - Competition Entry

Old tales are hinting of legendary fish hidden at the end of the river.

With only your old fishing pole and your trusty sailboat,

you decide to go explore...

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ReboundGames says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:57pm

The art is really nice, I particularly like some of the effects on the water. The background audio is also very pleasant. Much like fishing, not a lot happens but you enjoy it anyway because it's so peaceful.

Crack498 says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 11:15pm

Really charming art, and fun fish throwing! I really like the sound of the water.

abhimonk says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:45am

I really liked the way the boat controlled (and the camera with the boat). It made it feel a lot like what I expect a real boat's controls to feel like. Fishing was cool too. Catching multiple fish with one stroke felt really satisfying.

AstroEngiSci says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:57am

The graphics are nice, and the sailing mechanic is pretty fun. Not sure if I managed to catch the legendary fish, though. I made it to the end of the river, but didn't get any kind of notification saying I'd caught it, and there were no fish there.

The fishing mechanic was pretty fun, too. Overall, nice job.

quentinus60 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:48am

i like the sound of the water and it's fun for a few minute
:) good game

Baknik says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:10am

Very relaxing experience. I did get a random crash a while into the game, at a narrow point in the river.

Mine10blox says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:16am

very nice and atmospheric. I like it!

DarkGrisen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:46am

Nice game! At first i thought there wasn't an end but then I found it :D

BurntFeelings says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:06pm

awesome job i liked it but you should made the fish little bit faster so i wouldnt catch em all just by spamming space

Sun-Wukong says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:12pm

Could not launch it - it tells me that api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1-1-0.dll is missing.

DiegoCTorguet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:30pm

I like the relaxing atmosphere but, for the next time, I encourage you to invest more time in the design and art.

TLansdale says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:38pm

Good job, was fun and relaxing :)

Geared Games says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:51am

Wow I was really impressed by the title screen, that looked super good!

Anyway, the game itself has good looking graphics as well and I liked the fishing minigame.

There are suspiciously many boots in the water though... who is this person dumping all the boots in the water? D:

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