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

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Ugh Machines

by DivineOmega - Jam Entry

Ugh cave man.

Ugh smart, not like other cave man.

Ugh make machines, with bones and big rock.

Ugh smash dinosaur with rock.


Solve physics puzzles by building machines. Cave man Ugh needs your help to smash those pesky dinosaurs.

You can press 'Play' again to reset if your rock gets stuck!

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Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:58am

Great concept but it was difficult to play with no option to delete or move the bones after placing them. I managed to miss-click with "add bone" selected and as a result, it had the effect of disabling the gameplay buttons.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:04am

Interesting concept, but the way that the rocks are shaped makes it difficult to predict movements -- I usually have to run one attempt without any bones to see where I need to place them. Additionally, it isn't clear that you can hit "play" again to reset -- perhaps have the text change after it starts going?

kraiom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:08am

I like it, cool concept, the sounds feel satisfying, but the UI is not user friendly.

axoona says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:23pm

the UI is a bit rough, but the game has potential. I think you could add some sort of scoring mechanism (maybe based on a number of bones used or time used or else), also just for the sake of constructive criticism I think that the levels could change a bit more from one another (different enemies or balls or whatever you could think of), but well this is a jam game so.. good job on this one :)

tjcj211 says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:38pm

I like it. I feel like I could play this for a long time.

Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:35pm

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

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