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

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by brunurd - Jam Entry

You are a space wanderer, travelling with your technology in far and unknown places in the universe. But you had the bad luck to crash your spaceship into a unknown and hostile unihabited planet, the only way out now is above. Using your jetpack the wanderer need to go up, and up, and up.

My twitter: @brunurd
Music by Tangerine Kisses:

Downloads and Links


Alkrimil says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:18am

The sound design was interesting how it played procedurally as you went up. Quite challenging dodging things you don't see coming. Great work, keep it up!

cushycode says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:47pm

Cute graphics, very trendy!

seveca95 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:01pm

Awesome visual design but the controls are not so good, gj

publicidadeba says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:29pm

The level was really hard and I didn't get how this fit the theme. The idea of going under the sea was pretty awesome and the visual very unique.

mitya1234 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 3:19pm

The visuals and audio were perfect. But i can't see how it's related to the theme.

brunurd says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:06pm

hi @publicidadeba and @mitya1234 the theme come from "The Gods Were Astronauts", the ideia is that the astronaut comes to a ancient Earth accidently bringing his weird technology, the game mechanic don't is directly related to theme, is just the background

Elit3dGaming says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:30pm

The visuals are great including the interface, gameplay was fun and had me playing for quite a while.

UrsiGames says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:18pm

No Man's Sky Lite :p
I liked the game. Nice shaders and good models. Sometimes obstacles are too hard to avoid. I mean those blocks after about 350 km - you need some luck to go onwards.
I stopped playing the game becouse too intense colors - those makes me sick :(
Anyway good job :)

~ PanMadzior

Raiex Gezz says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 11:29am

nice idea~ making her flew up to discover new things (O_O)
-man, really a good job on the idea!

sprawl says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 7:38pm

The beggining was really great at setting the mood. the game also looks good and the sound effects for the obstacle are nice.

A few things break the flow of the game however. Some obstacle just appear too fast and the music cuts really too fast when starting and ending the game.

Overall, good job !

Kizler says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 4:11am

That was really trippy. I made it back to space, but it was difficult. I very much so enjoyed it.

brunurd says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 2:37pm

I uploaded a new version with best controls and less difficult, but I preserved the game jam version, play the version you want, both are in the link.

Sep 15, 2016 @ 7:40pm

The design was the first thing that I fell in love with, followed shortly by the music and the character design. The gameplay was great, but I feel with a scoreboard it could be extremely addictive.

The ending made me a little sad. ;-; I didn't want to die.

Please tell me there's a link to the music somewhere? I'd love to have that as a download.

We also played your game on stream:

brunurd says ...
Sep 17, 2016 @ 4:34pm

Thanks Alice and @QuestionableQuality! It's awesome! Very nice see the stream and hear the tips, the musician is on the game site, here the link:

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