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

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by zzq - Competition Entry

Theseus is a game about pottery and mythology.

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Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:44pm

The gameplay is really fun - even if I struggled hard so as to manage bounces (respectfully I think that this mechanic could be improved). But technically, this game is just amazing. I downloaded the source in order to understand how you did. One of my favorites for the LD36. Sincerelly I thank you for this experience. I wish you the best. Bye ++

WERT Studio says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:16pm

nice concept awesome graphics and the controls are tight. i love it thanks

JorgeGameDev says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:23am

Hey! I played it from start to end and I must say I absolutely loved the concept, especially how it all comes together aesthetically with ball drawing(?) all over the pot as you move, plus the pot moving as you control the ball! Even more amusingly was how this was done with the compo rules and the limited time frame.

Sadly, those rules also shows it's cut corners. I was a bit disappointing it didn't have any audio, although that's a pretty harsh limitation due to the rules, and the fact that it was a bit short. I think the ink(?) replenishes should have worked more check points as well, since some of the final jumps were pretty much blind.

I do hope that you pick this up some other time and polish it up. Thaks for the experience! :D

Joff says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:22pm

Everything is just so clean and well thought out, I hope this gets updated and turned into something more.

This is in my top 5 at the moment.

Danae123 says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 10:12pm

Brilliant game. Some instructions would help, but after a bit I worked it out. Most innovative platformer I've seen and the art is gorgeous.

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