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

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Aventures Dans Le Système Solaire

by petmonkey - Competition Entry

The Moon Cannon is prepared, ready to take you on an adventure through the solar system!

...If I had had the time to finish it. Instead the game is super short and doesn't really have any gameplay. You can walk around and interact with a couple of characters. If you decide to try it out, thank you so much for taking the time!

--- Controls ---
Click to move and interact.

Got started a bit late, and didn't really have the motivation and inspiration to make a proper entry. Still I really like the idea of a "A Trip to the Moon"-style space adventure game.

Downloads and Links


wheerd says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:19am

The art style is really cool. Despite the lack of gameplay, I really liked it :D The mix of 3D and 2D elements is also really well done.

fenwick says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:23am

Wow, you really nailed the style with this, the bullet was on a wire and everything!

I'd really love to see this as a full game, I'd play the heck out of it. I don't think I've ever seen anything in this style before.

SojaBird says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:41am

Hahah what a cracker "game".
Cool art style, funny dialog.

Not much gameplay but a real neat little interactive diorama :)
Well done, good fun!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:25am

if that was with less time and motivation than normal I really want to see what kind of quality you normally produce. Because that was really cool.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:09am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.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. (you can already find several games from the jam there)

tomer_cool says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:07am

Short and funny, the art is amazing I have no idea how you did it in 48 hours.

petmonkey says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:56pm

Thanks so much guys!

fenwick: Thank you! I've also been really fond of the idea of retro themed sci-fi games lately.

steph88: Thanks! I have uploaded it there now.

tomer_cool: Hehe, super sloppy sculpting that you can't see because of the film grain, and parenting bodyparts under joints instead of skinning, saved a lot of time!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:21pm

There is a big amount of work on the aesthetic. This is really similar with the Frères Lumière movies which have been done one century ago. Maybe too short. No music? I have something for you :)

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