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

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Mr. BigCash

by scorched - Jam Entry

A puzzle game here.

Play as a couple of treasure hunters descending 9 floors in the ancient temple. Unveil what artefact of ancient technology the mysterious Mr. BigCash wants you to bring him.

Don't forget to go to "Instructions" section in the menu.
Controls:
WASD - move (AZERTY and Dvorak should work too)
Tab - switch character
Shift - push/pull stones
M - toggle music
Ctrl+R - restart level

Good luck!

Any feedback/questions welcome!

Version 1.1.1
- Fixed lags on some systems (hopefully)
- Fixed character facing at level start
- Fixed grammar error

Version 1.1
- Added dialogue
- Fixed minor bugs
- Tweaked graphics a bit

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Credits:

Igor S. at twitter.com/IgorsGames
Egor at facebook.com/egor69ok or twodreams.ru
Fedor at vk.com/jackerton or fedoreli [at] mail [dot] ru
Font: Banksia by Daniel (goodreasonblog.com/fontery)

Downloads and Links


Comments

Xakkar says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:22pm

Cool game)

Kazik_210 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:29pm

Good gameplay and nice graphic. I like it!

onyon says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:42pm

Fun game, I LOVE the graphics, really really pretty characters with a comic vibe. Nice job!

reheated says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:43pm

Innovation: Good - I haven't seen these rules before. It's definitely substantially different from Sokoban. Somehow it reminds me of old games, though I can't say which.
Fun: Much fun. Clever rules and clever level designs to make use of them. I normally don't like a puzzle game to be so punishing, but here, every time I died, I deserved it. Personally I like to see the whole level at once. But you made up for it by never having any unfair things off-screen.
Theme: Yep, there's ancient technology there at the end!
Graphics: Good, I liked the outfits and the woman's idle animation.
Audio: Sounds good and appropriate.
Humor: Well, there's not a lot, but I enjoyed the treasure!
Mood: Good - graphics and audio go well with the gameplay
Overall: A well-designed and fun puzzle game. Maybe an opening screen before the first level with a little story would add some flavour? The game is a good length but if it were any longer, the woman could do with another ability to keep her interesting.

scorched says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:41pm

Thanks, things noted! Didn't expect ratings here:D

Drury says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:51pm

I love the mood of this one, reminds me so much of the old Deus Ex, what with the character designs and music and all. Liked the puzzles too, although felt quite often like the game is just making me slowly push those boulders over long distances for no reason.

justinooncx says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:33pm

Pretty interesting puzzle game! The art is really nice, and the mechanics are easy to grasp and understand! I didn't get very far due to a few deaths, but I'm assuming most of the gameplay has got to do with the burly dude rather than the chick. She seems like a tacked on character, but you may have had some puzzles for her to solve in the later levels. Hopefully. Either way, good game!

Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:48pm

Very well made game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/taJ6gW4nG1g

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