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

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Pyramid Caveman Battle Arena

by johanw123 - Jam Entry

"Don't forget your mission Ug", the words kept echoing in his head as the time machine powered up, "We didn't unfreeze you from that squirrel infested snowball for nothing, we need you to recover the Sceptre of Khufu. Don't ask why."

The time portal opened, it was time for Ug to step through. "Due to the nature of the time portal, we'll only be able to supply you with technology of the era, so be careful. competing agents are likely to be there."

Ug sighed, shook his head then turned to the camera, and looking straight into it he said, "I'm getting too -old- ancient for this." Exit through time portal.


Left Mouse Button: Shoot
Right Mouse Button: Melee (can deflect projectiles)
WASD: Move character
'V': Boost/Slide
1,2,3 keys for changing weapons, Stone, VCR, Spear.

The game is a multiplayer based arena fps. Its a host/client setup so you will need someone to host and someone to join, the host might also need port 7777 open.

If you want you can try joining "" or "" as ip, it might be up or it might not, cant really be sure about the stability :)

Downloads and Links


TeamEagle says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:29pm

Simple graphics and interface but a nice game overall.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Realy good ! GG for this game all your team !

jonask says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:29pm

Cool game guys!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:01pm

Indeed simple graphics, you guys could improve that, the idea is not bad but the physics are a litle weird.. i could walk all the way to the top of the pyramid...

Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:47am

Looks nice, but there's no one to battle me. :(

Strike says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:31am

Nice, a multiplayer FPS. That's quite rare. Sadly I cannot join your server so there is not much to do, but it could be quite fun. Maybe you should post what UTC time you might be online so people can try join your server. Looks like there are some missing layer settings on your colliders in the corridors : the weapons can be thrown through the walls.

I had some fun climbing to the top of the pyramid and throwing rocks to see them roll all the way down. Bonus points for the VCR launcher :D

monkeybit29 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 3:37am

couldn't get into the server or even get a game running :^C

Sep 13, 2016 @ 10:40pm

Neat game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :)

ReyHax says ...
Sep 14, 2016 @ 2:14am

Although I could not play with other people I feel like this game would be very fun to play with others. The music was nice and a good fit for the theme. Good Job guys !

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