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

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A Decent Game With A Great Soundtrack

by xWarZonex - Competition Entry

Welcome to... A Decent Game With A Great Soundtrack... You could call its ADGWAGS, but that sounds weird. The object is to win. Good luck.

-Tap your right or left keys violently to push the wheel in the desired direction.
-Press R to Reset the level if you get stuck.

That is about it. This is by far my simplest and most fun game. If the categories were how they normally were, I would be aiming for a high ranking in Audio and Fun.

(By the way, I let the last level loop because it is just a lot of fun to play it. So if you notice you are playing the same level you just finished, that means you won.)

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ReboundGames says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:21am

The title is fairly accurate. The music has a lot more effort put into it than most other LD games (i.e. it's not just a 5 second loop), though its a bit too modern-sounding for the "ancient" theme imo. The game itself is fun, although it seems like most of the difficulty comes from if you can mash the buttons fast enough (which I can't). It also would have been nice if the stone was a different color from the ground so it stood out more, but overall it's a fun game.

Lon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:39am

I had fun playing your game!

Seems like you put some good thought into introducing different concepts/skills throughout the levels: waiting for moving platforms, moderating speed for some jumps and block pushing, and backtracking to get a running start.

Nice suspense when you reach a crest of a hill hoping you have enough momentum to make it over; Pushing the arrow button like mad until my hand/wrist gets sore. Hah!

Nice work on the game and the soundtrack!

CalmKai says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:58am

I like the levels.

belva1234 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:13pm

Well the title is definitely right :D

Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:11pm

Almost broke my finger at level 3...
Song is great but I think it does not fit to the game setting. May be more 'ancient' elements?

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