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

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Do robots dream of flying dog baskets?

by A Little Red Panda - Jam Entry

A little robot is tumbling along, minding its own business, when suddenly it falls through the ground and ends up in the ruins of a primitive civilisation. It must create a flying machine from the discarded ancient technologies to escape.

Made by Viki Johnson (@alittleredpanda) and Jim Scull (@JimScull)

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steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:29am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Xakkar says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:46am

Nice game)

ocarson says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 3:24pm

I like the writing in this, it feels like a game thats had a lot of creative input from both of you. Bags of charm as always, very pretty, has it's own sense of humour which I'm in to. :)

SbstnC says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:34pm

Funny story, fun looking robot.

MrErdalUral says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:52pm

Nice artwork. Loved that you referenced Phillip K. Dick.

RttStudio says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:53pm

Fun little game, nice graphics and nice little story, some glitch thought. IF you press up to take an elevator, it takes some time before moving you, if you press up 2 times it gets you up and down again. Also the ramp seem to mess the physic a bit.

teamBallShui says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:53pm

It was a really funny game until the point i could not figure out what to do next. My power and fans vanished for some reason and i did not know why. The wheels stopped rotating at some point.

conrad123 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:14am

Wow. Nice job! The graphics are great!

SquirrelSoft says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:14am

a lot of glitch but still a nice little puzzle game :p
example of glitch at phone area there is no wall to block the robot on each side... on the right it's okay because you can come back but apparently not on the left side :p
Oh and sometimes the robot goes in moonwalk

Will be fun to fix those bugs guys ;)

Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:25am

As others have mentioned there are a couple glitches. These might have been the reason I couldn't have beat the game as my power disappeared, or maybe I couldn't figure it out. Love the name.

Bobsleigh says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:41am

Nice little game. Loved the gaphics. Getting into the elevator took a while.

RIPPorkins says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 4:50am

I think I'm stuck. Created the pully, and then I couldn't do anything else and I started losing parts I already had. I love the graphics though!

qikcik says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:54am

Cool Game :D

tonynogo says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 11:08am

Nice game. Graphics are very kind!.
A peaceful game. Very sympathic!
Congratulations. Nice work!

Dietrich Epp says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:44pm

I tried pressing a bunch of keys on the keyboard until I figured out that space would pick items up, it would be nice to mention that somewhere.

Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:58pm

Nice game. I love the whole mall setting. Very nice!

cubotrox_toni says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:22pm

I also think the art is very nice. I don't understand the puzzle logics, but it's very simple: just press space with everything to complete the game.
If you polish little bugs and do the puzzle more complex, I think you can get a good game

n42k says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:23pm

Found a couch looking thing in the "Cats and Dogs" place, found the fans and the power. Built a pulley. Was then stuck.

local minimum says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:21pm

"Yes they do", to answer your question. Cute little game. It was a bit surprising that I could drop through floors with down key and I also managed to leave the game in one of the rooms so I had to restart it. Besides these details quite fun little puzzle.

Wan says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:54pm

A simple and pretty exploration game.

Controls and physics occasionally get in the way, but the graphics work quite well, and the cute story fits the theme nicely! I found the "puzzles" a bit bland but overall the game is fun for the time it lasts. Good job!

Sep 2, 2016 @ 1:25pm

As usual with you the aesthetic is unique and gorgeous. I'm digging the cutout style. The gameplay was simple and exploratory, but sadly I lost track of what I was meant to be doing by the end of it and couldn't complete it. :(

We played your game on stream too, which you can view in here:

Sep 2, 2016 @ 2:29pm

Interesting game with a funny title! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36 games specifically highlighting the Plymouth Game Dev community, if you’d like to take a look :)

demogorgon says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 9:56pm

It controlled well and was satisfying. Also looked good too. I really liked it.

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