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

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by saucygames - Jam Entry

Crash Landed on a foreign planet, teach the locals how to build so you can call for your people!!!

Gather resources to build the pyramids by finding the resources on map, mind control the cavemen and choose for them to find more resources or help build the pyramids to aid your escape off the planet.

Also, fight crocodiles.

** Controls **

LMB for laser, Laser against Cavemen will hypnotize. While laser against Crocodiles will kill.

RMB for head butting, will stun the enemy.

Scroll wheel to zoom out.

Q for side menu

Shift for sprint boost

** End Controls **

Downloads and Links


DaanVanYperen says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:22am

Cavemen willies. D:

frix360 says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:23am

Nicely done game. I liked the art style. Also fits theme really well. Good job!

MrErdalUral says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 1:13pm

Nicely done! I liked the funny ending a lot! Good job!

tonynogo says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 3:16pm

A very cool little game. More, a ending cutscene! :)

AWOL says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:24pm

Nice little game. You should expand on this.

BestNickname says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:51pm

Very cool, artstyle is very humorous and well done. I also enjoy how this game sates my need for enslaving others to do my bidding, thus removing the need to do this in reality and making me a better person, thanks!

bitdecaygames says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 6:12am

Simple and entertaining. Digging the mini-map (I have yet to actually make a working one in any game I've done)

Enjoyed the ending as it was fairly unexpected.

Only complaint is that I wasn't able to appreciate the art as much as it deserved. The down-scaling hurt a lot of the clarity of the art (mostly when playing non-fullscreen). That said, I love the art. It reminds me of a much better drawn version of stuff that I used to draw when I was bored in class. I was always a fan of cavemen.

rodobodolfo says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 7:30am

Nice art style. You can see the cavemen testicles and the PC's head looks like upside down testicles. The guy at the end made me laugh, great drawing haha!

I quite enjoyed this overall. It reminded me of Toejam and Earl. With a bit more depth it could be really fun! Good work!

BloodJohn says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 10:18am

original art, funny sounds.

SamuelSousa says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 4:43pm

Nice peculiar art and animations effects.

Daniel says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 10:11pm

Unique Concept, love the art style well done, the animation is good.
The game was overall funny and great to play, love the head bang attack.

recursor says ...
Sep 7, 2016 @ 2:24pm

I've always wondered how the Egyptians came to be and now I know. I don't think I've seen any LD games with this kind of art style. It is quite enjoyable and full of character. Nice job

devpaul says ...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 2:37pm

Very unique art style ! Gameplay is kind of weird, not exactly sure what my caveman are gathering / building.

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