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

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Of Health and Madness

by studdert249 - Jam Entry

Enter the deep labyrinth of the old ones and try to keep healthy, not starve and hold onto those last shreds of your sanity.


Click yes or no to give an answer to the events

Made Using:
-FL Studio

Also that akward moment were you submit to the jam instead of the compo...

Downloads and Links


muit says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:30am

The script is working while is simple and fast to read.

The main disadvantage I see is that the game is almost only script. I can't put myself into the story.

Maybe some scenary changes would help :P

Great work!

Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:53am

Very good script and interesting concept.

alexv says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:28am

I spent way too much time playing this, I feel like I know what every line does. You need more of them

Ghen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:39am

nice idea and execution, the script somewhat feels complicated/deep yet meaningless at the same time, and change of background would be help to break the repetitiveness after a while replaying it

QwaKlak says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:34am

Nice idea more content and will be great.

onyon says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 11:00am

Really nice script. I like the idea, it's really really easy to die there though. Without repeating the game for a couple of times there's no real chance of surviving longer than 3-5 events.

vitineth says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:34pm

This was actually quite interesting to play. It was quite difficult actually. The script is very interesting and its quite easy to get lost in it and keep playing over and over which I'd say is a sign of a good game. The only problems I could think to mention is just before you die it gives you a message such as 'Agony grips you' and leaves you with the yes and no options which I found a little strange. Nothing bad just a little odd. Some changes in imagery in the background could be nice and give some more depth and some more immersion to the game but it's only a suggestion. It's a well done game that it quite fun to play.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:44pm

The idea of surviving the unknown is really interesting. The choices presented in the game are very nice as well. Given more time I'm sure this game could really bring out the true immersive potential it has.

adaFish says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:54am

I am not sure why, but this game was soothing, maybe it was the music. I really liked it, although multiple question would have added more intrigue. Well done.

tintreas says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:51am

Your OSX download just contains windows files?

Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Interesting game! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36 games, if you’d like to take a look :)

studdert249 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 7:40am

Thank you all for the feedback so far I'm glad you all enjoyed your time with the game!

@tintreas should be fixed now apparently my itch page said it uploaded correctly where it was actually lying to me sorry about that :(

Ryusui says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 1:59am

I like the overall concept, but sometimes the connection between choice and consequence feels...arbitrary. It would be nice if you got a message explaining WHY you lose health/hunger/sanity for each choice.

charlesbaby says ...
Sep 19, 2016 @ 1:28pm

Like the choose your own adventure concept. Huge props for getting in music!

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