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

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The Secret of Sarcophagus

by Mimus - Jam Entry

Finaly here we are,
That was a great jam for our team :)

---Description---
You are an adventurer looking for the treasure of Toutankhamon in a pyramid. To find it you will have to solve enygmes, move boxes, trigger levers, fight against mummies and collect stuff!
But take care, rumors say that Toutankhamon is protecting his treasure. (Who could believe that, how someone who died since hundreds years could be alive :o)

---Tips---
If you are stuck on an enygma try to look at this pastebin, you will find some tips
http://pastebin.com/MEgAj5QR

---IMPORTANT---
To play the game download the archive and uncompress it or the game will not launch

---Team---
We were in team of two for this jam.
We are French and this is our first jam (we did some compo before)

Mimus: Code & sounds
Freebios: Code & art

---Final word--
We hope you will apreciate our game! If you have any problem playing with it ask us some help in the description :)

Enjoy!

Downloads and Links


Comments

Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:07pm

I was not expecting a .jar file haha it opened smoothly with no issues (Windows 10)!

First off loved the fact the instructions were immediately above the character's head right away - awesome (but after you pick up the first box and walk past that box-point again the box-pickup instruction text still comes up)

Also the effect on the light of rotating/moving the torch is really nice.

Nice wee simple game with clean 2D graphics and good sounds.

- Vicky

Tybau75 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:10pm

It's just an amazing game!!

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:22am

Bravo pour votre travail sur cette première jam. Le jeu est tout a fait jouable, il y a du challenge, graphiquement, c'est pas ouf, mais c'est bien.

Avoir ajouté de la lumière crée un début d'ambiance intéressant: Il aurait été intéressant de rajouter de la musique pour appuyer cette ambiance, sans il peut-être difficile de s'immerger dans votre jeu, ou au moins des bruits d'ambiance (craquement, mettre de l'écho, etc.)

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Nice work for a first game jam. The game is playable, there is challenge. About the graphics, they are ok.

Adding light was a good idea, it creates a little mood. I think adding music would really increase that mood. Even simple noise or echo effects on your sound would be enough.

GameOfMax says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:18pm

Très beau jeu, j'aime beaucoup les graphismes, l'ambiance globale et la lampe torche qui vient ajouter du fun. Le gameplay est vraiment intéressant, le fait de déplacer des boites pour pouvoir avancer et ça donne envie d'aller jusqu'au bout! La durée de vie est ni trop long, ni trop court, même si j'ai mis du temps à le finir :p

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