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

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Relics of Karnage

by AM_Games - Jam Entry

Welcome to Relics of Karnage! The 2D platformer where you shoot EVERYTHING many times! Explosions! Boss fights! Online scores! You name it, we got it!

This is a game for MEN!


* The usual W, A, S, D
* Left click to shoot (hold it down like a man)
* Space to jump and double jump

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Reyn says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:08am

Nice. Made me think of contra and some old alien game which I cannot find now. How many levels are there ? I keep dying a bit into level 2. Feels like you could have used more of the screen vertically. Music works well with the pace. Well done on the graphics if you did that yourself.

komilll says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 7:59am

Good music and pretty nice animation. Player has only animation of moving but I understand it on gamejam. I think it's a bit too much challanging since even Contra wasn't that hard through first levels. Also hitbox of mid-air bomb is imo too big. However that's pretty nice arcade game.

ontherun says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 10:27pm

I like the overall feel of the game (music and art style), but it's too difficult for me. (Always dying after the first yellow arrow >.<)

The scores button doesn't work? (Linux version)

AM_Games says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 7:45am

Hey guys, thanks for the comments. The game is far too difficult (we didn't have long to test). The scores button will no longer work because we have taken down the server that we were using to manage the scores. Thanks again!

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Sep 14, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Got a surprising amount of fun out of this. The challenge drops considerably once you get the rocket launcher (the homing missiles are cool!) and the medkits start appearing. The levels also begin looping at that point as far as I can tell.

In the end I got 3075 points (dunno if that's any good), fell off the left side of the screen to an earlier level and couldn't continue no further.

Overall an ok job. It's a bit buggy and repetitive, but solid fun for a while.

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