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

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The Marvelous Mrs. Marble

by IQAndreas - Jam Entry

The Magnificent Marble Machine presents: The Marvelous Mrs. Marble & The Maleficent Magnetic Monsters! A tale of adventure and greed!

Unfortunately the Maleficent Magnetic Monsters are making a movie and won't be making an entrance. This leaves Mrs. Marble plenty of pellets for her palate.

Programming and photographs of wood textures by Andreas Renberg (@IQAndreas).
Featuring the voice of Kully Panesar (@kully_panesar).

This was my first time both participating in Ludum Dare, and my first time working in Unity.

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bobiniki says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:17am

Nice theme and the game was a fun little demo!

StMatn says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:54pm

Nice little game :) I think mousecontrolls would make it more fun, but also harder

IQAndreas says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 1:48am

@StMatn Interesting, how would you propose mouse controls would function?

StMatn says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 12:53pm

You probably know the (real world) marble maze games, you control by tilting the playfield. You could map the mouse position to to the x and y tilting angles of the playfield in sone reasonable way. Maybe capping the angles off, when mapping linearly or mapping by some kind of trigonometric aproach ;)

celia14 says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 11:56pm

Nice work! The game is fun, and the neat design of the machinery and the voice acting really make it stand out. Even the title is stylish and fun. Too bad about the Maleficent Magnetic Monsters! :)

JK5000 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:49am

Welcome to LD. The idea is great, but the game needs to be harder. The music and voiceover in the intro is very good, I would like the music to continue into the game. But for a first game in unity, and for first LD, this is a great game. Hope to see you in another LD.

Iseeicy says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 12:29am

Looks pretty good. It needs more sound, though. A rolling noise and music would make this awesome.

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