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

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Khufu: the Pyramid Builder

by mikekreein - Competition Entry

Unfinished physics sandbox around building pyramids. Build the highest pyramid by sliding the blocks on top of each other using ramps. After you move a block, you can't move it again, so plan ahead!

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BMacIntosh says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:12am

Fun idea, I kind of liked exploiting the variations in the terrain to launch blocks in the air. Ramps that end up sideways or face-down are almost impossible to fix.

tomer_cool says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:13pm

I love the physics, and the nice cube color, but I don't know what to do in this game.

JK5000 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:14pm

I really like the idea behind the game, and hope you will make a finished version.

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:59pm

The physics was maddening. I really like the concept that what you do is final - like JK5000, I'd really like to see a finished and more polished version.

WERT Studio says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:01pm

neat idea, kind of hard to control but cool

pogo575 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Cool concept but the base mechanic really needs to be more consistent via some physics tweaks. what engine did you use?

mikekreein says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm

It was built using three.js as the graphics library and cannon.js as the physics library. Most of the compo was spent learning those libraries and playing around with javascript.

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:20pm

It reminds me the sandbox of World of Goo where the goal is to build the highest possible tower. Of course, here, in 3d, controls are less intuitive...
Please keep working on your game! I really want to play a post-compo version.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:56pm

The physics where a bit frustrating to work with. But i definitely like to see that every button on the mouse (left, middle, right) was used. +1 for that. Also Seeing the blocks fall from the sky knowing the more they move the harder it becomes is a really nice mechanic +2 for that. 3/5

Green_Cafe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:18pm

I really enjoyed this sandbox. It's a lot of fun to play. Good job.

gensior says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:23pm

Well done, especially considering you spent a good portion of your time learning new javascript libraries. That uneven ground trolls me pretty hard, though, haha!

demogorgon says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 9:46pm

Controls could be improved, but that was pretty cool.

invader says ...
Sep 18, 2016 @ 11:27am

nice sandbox. The mechanics of only-once box moving probably can be used in some actual gameplay.

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