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

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Under the Pyramids

by Odefus - Jam Entry

A game about jumping, life, death, spikes and things, but mostly about jumping and trying to avoid death. Nine short levels and a fancy tune. They loop! Woop!

In theory it is possible to run in to other players, but due to the size of the game world it is nearly a statistical impossibility. You should not expect it to ever happen and you should probably not quote me on this. And if you ask me about this I will deny it was ever said.

Oh right... The theme... Just imagine you are searching for some ancient technology in this spiky dungeon. If you imagine it; it is as good as true in this open world, sandbox, hoot of a game. Tune in, freak out, get beaten.

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Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:37pm

Cool, got stuck where you have to jump between two spikes,:(

Green_Cafe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:21pm

It was fun. I could play it for hours if I didn't have to play more games. :)

Ebriosus says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:16am

Short but addicting game! Those jumps are quite tricky! It would've been cool if you were able to add just one or two extra frames for the player (one for a second walking frame and a jumping frame for the other). If you decide to work on the game post-LD, it'd be awesome if you could add some sort of goal system, like maybe create a white silhouette sprite of a trophy at the end pit, which would add a point to a counter to the top-right of the screen or something like that.
Keep it up!

SamuelSousa says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Looks great! Music fits perfectly the endless pit. Addicting!

Would add player animations so it doesn't feel too static.

Movement can be very tricky and frustrating, really wanted to get to the end but just kept dying in the large spike section in which you must jump from pilar to pilar.

Reiv says ...
Sep 18, 2016 @ 12:22am

The graphics are simple but I really like them. The camera feels a bit awkward at first. You can add a bit more "gravity" to the player so it doesn't feel like is floating or something... Great fancy tune by the way hehehe

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