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

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A Day at the Library

by rjd_gamer - Jam Entry

Everyone knows books are obsolete... but when a mummy apocalypse strikes, you have to make do! Travel through the hallways of the archaic library and collect ancient technology!

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PeachTreeOath says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:59am

When the real life mummy apocalypse hits I'll be sure to watch out for books that spawn out from the ground.

CMangas says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:50am

Fun for a while, but a bit more polish on some mechanics would help, specially the attack.
I don't know why, but it doesn´t seem to fit well the screen on my computer.

Keep the good work!

cushycode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:05am

The story is pretty cool, but mechanics is way to simple even for 3-days game. However, it's a good start point, I guess.

Also, I have the same problem as @CMangas. The part of the scene is hidden for some reason. Maybe, you can try to change publishing settings for the game?

Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:01pm

Neat little game, but the attack seemed to not be too useful. I managed to beat the game by jumping over everything :P Anyway, good job! :D

raspofabs says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:53pm

first level was okay, but easy as the mummies were evenly spaced, but the books spawning in my path as I'm landing was horrible. I tried level two three times and was taken out each time by books that spawned just before I could react. I'd suggest trying to build more challenge into the game without relying on any random spawning. You might be finding it hard to make it challenging because there is a lot of play area. Closing in the play space might make it easier to make the game more playable. And, yeah, the attack was a bit pointless / underpowered.

Rocketship says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:36am

The first time I tried I had to jump past the level changer thing because of a mummy and ended up running off the whole level. Maybe stopping the camera scrolling when you get to that point would make it clearer? Liked the progression, the books and mummies in the third level made it quite difficult. However, some of the books spawned so high they could never hit me, which seemed a bit pointless, unless you wanted to make it only for visual purposes.

GrassWhooper says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:37am

was a nice runner experience, though the second level was quite hard.
the soundtrack was nice and fitting for the game.
the movement is smooth and that is nice.

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