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

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Ancient Defender

by kaos740 - Jam Entry

"You have been called by the high gods and been requested to defend an ancient artifact. This artifct is the essence of the universe and you must protect it at all cost. Advanced ancient civilisations will try to stop you and steal the artifact from you. They have managed to create a portal to the room in which the ancient artifact lies. GO SAVE THE WORLD!"

The main point of the game is for you to defend an artifact which 1 specific enemy will try to steal, while the other will do all they can to stop you.

You will be equipped with a advanced crossbow to defend yourself, and be able to buy a highly advanced mini-gun for a certain price!

Move - WASD
Jump - Space
Reload - R (Currently no reload animation, but it takes 3-6 seconds to reload)
Restart game - F5 (In case something fucks up)
Purchase new gun - E (Near shop)

All sounds and graphics are made by us, except character animations.

Michael H. Riggelsen - Programmer guy and Unity guy
Mattias S. Hansen - Graphics guy and Sound guy

Special thanks to:
Asger Gotved Hvid - Meme lord

Downloads and Links


Zee says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:16am

Game looks and feels great to play, especially for a jam! Simple, but fun.

I'm not sure if it was intended, but you can purchase the mini-gun without having the score for it. Having no notification that you're reloading, or having no notification you're being hit made it a bit confusing at times.

If you plan on taking this game further, I would suggest adding more portals, more artifacts to defend, and a more robust shop system.

conradte3 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:21am

Looks amazing for a jam game! Quite difficult even when getting the minigun right away, but a lot of fun.

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