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

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by janiq - Jam Entry

You are an adventurer wandering throught pyramid. Go as far as you can throught the labyrinths using ladders to go to the lower floors. Levels are going to get tougher and you must solve each labyrinth until the light goes out.
You have knowledge of the ancient technologies which allows you to rotate the pyramid. Use this power often because light is going out too quick in more complicated labyrinths.
Also beware of the mummy in the hard levels.



In the menus:
Arrows move the menu selection and enter/return/space confirms the action.

In the game:
Arrows move the adventurer.
(a) and (s) rotates the pyramid.


Love2D as a game framework, Inkscape and Piskel for graphics, ZeroBrane studio as IDE.
LOVE file is attached as source. Requires Love2D 0.10.1 to run.

Downloads and Links


esquellington says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:14pm

I finally found some time to try you entry, nice little game, I like the idea a lot, and it gets pretty frenetic. I got to level 10, monsters included :)

Kazik_210 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:48am

I like it really interesting idea! Well done :D

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 3:29pm

It is pretty simple, but you found a way to add challenge in an original way. The graphics are ok. Adding music would make it complete. Good job.

novotmike says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:43pm

Simple yet creative game. I really like the challenge of the light going out! I had fun playing it!

Cirrial says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 5:33pm

Simple idea but well executed. I was confused at first why you needed to spin the pyramid and then it hit me. Great stuff.

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