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

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Forgotten Robot

by justacookie - Jam Entry

Forgotten Robot

In this game the player takes control over the "forgotten Robot" as he awakes in a barren and destroyed world. The last civilisation is long gone and only ruins remain.. except for those massproduced, malfunctioning and virus infected, mini versions of yourself. If that wasn't big enough of a problem, you also discovered an oil leak that you should fix before you run out of energy. Luckily, although you are very old, you were made to last and if you run out of energy, you can reassemble yourself over and over again keeping some of those precious gears you need to repair yourself.

HOW TO PLAY:
-> Press Escape to Adjust Volume <-

- Use Arrow Keys to move, UP to jump
- Press SPACE for a Shock-Attack
- Press CTRL to shoot rockets (if you have the tech & ammo for it)
- Press TAB to enter the Upgrade Menu

if you die, you keep 50% of your collected gears due to your ability to reassemble.

IDEA BEHIND THIS PROJECT:
in this jam entry we wanted to give procedurally generated levels a try and implemented the algorithm Spelunky uses to generate their levels. We adjusted it to fit our needs and made a game around it.
Also we wanted to NOT use any bigger libraries or game-development frameworks for this project and restrained ourselves to use plain javascript and pixi.js as a html5 renderer.

This entry was done from scratch in 72 hours by Peanut, InstantKarma, ColaColin, justacookie as JAM entry.

Have fun playing :)

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Comments

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:06am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description.

Elit3dGaming says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:21am

Fun gameplay, graphics are cool looking. Great game!

Allthebees says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:12pm

Hey, nice game! Really liked the concept, and thought the colour scheme was great.

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