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

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4' for freedom, gladiator

by adrenalineChallenger - Jam Entry

5 fights to be free.

Z Q S D for azerty keybord.
W A S D for qwerty keybord.

Use the mouse to aim ennemis.
Left clic for primary weapon, right clic for secondary weapon.

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BlueLlama says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:06pm

Interesting concept, but could do with some work.

Pikas96 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:43pm

I like the idea. The wait time between runs is excessive, though. Changing that and adding some music and sound effects would make it better.

leondryaso says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:07pm

The idea itself is good, but needs a bit more work. Maybe make the combat a bit slower paced and improve the menus, it seem like it switches between the upgrade menu and the game itself on its own :D

Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:30pm

Gives an error. I do have python installed. I tried the shortcut and running main.exe

Mathiouza says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:55pm

I don't manage to win ... The game is to difficult ... And the waiting time between each round is to high ... Continue to work on it because the game could be awesome without these bad things.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:57pm

I thought the music was a bit loud/repetitive but I like the concept. Unfortunately once I chose my items & the round started I died instantly :p

- Vicky

Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:07pm

Thanks you for all your comments !
I'm glad you like the idea. And I think you all right

If you have an error like "python is not installed", you need to extract the .zip

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

Nice principle however i can't relate to the theme ancient tech :)
Launching the playgame file leads to the error :
[Window Title]
C:\Python27\4 minutes for freedom, gladiator\exe\main.exe

C:\Python27\4 minutes for freedom, gladiator\exe\main.exe
Le chemin d’accès spécifié n’existe pas.

Vérifiez que le chemin est correct, puis essayez à nouveau.


I went in exe folder and launched the game with another file.

No comment about art because it is in its simpliest form. I can jsut say it is almost coherent.

I would like to be able to skip the buying screen when i don't have any money. I liked the feedback when i hit an enemy but i couldn't see any feedback when i get hurt.

I suppose the gray balls around my character were my 2nd weapons ammo but at first i thought it was a shield. And at last, i could see i have all the time these balls around me even when i don't have 2nd ammo anymore. So i didn't understand.

Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:09am

The link play game does not work and I don't know why. But you arrived to play!

The grey balls are a shield ! haha no tutorial in my game.

Thanks repstyle for playing my game!

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