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

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by sP0CkEr2 - Jam Entry

Alien Technology Re-Appropriation

Al the Alien was sent to Earth Centuries ago on a Mission to Find Ancient Runes of his Homeworld buried deep beneath the Earth. Finding the Runes will Unlock a Door, and Hopefully, a way Home for Al.

Move - Left/Right
Jump - Up
Duck - Down

Occasionally may crash when switching a Level.

The levels are pretty easy in the first released version, and there are really only two that are complete. The Final level is worth playing to see the final cut-scene.

I hope to make them better in a post-compo version. Stay Tuned.

!! Have Fun !!


8-30 - fixed random crashing; lift bug; level bugs

Downloads and Links


Linver says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:06am

so joyous music and character.. then fountains of blood! xD
If you really wanted to improve your game - I think you should change jump expirience, man (you can try this
then you should add some dynamic to game. By living background and dashes maybe/

minnouu says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:38am

The art looks really good, but I think the jumping might be bugged or something? There were definitely some coins that it seemed impossible to get.

Sep 1, 2016 @ 8:47pm

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

RafaSKB says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 11:54pm

Graphics are soo cutee! Love it, especially the main character.

Controls are a bit tough, and it's a bit confusing to play, especially when a lot of teleportation happens, but it's fun!

Dietrich Epp says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 3:30pm

Animals in this game are vicious! I wasn't sure what was happening with the doors at first, since a lot of them were unlabeled. I did fail the first level, and when I restarted, the music started playing on top of itself. The music is charming, though! Didn't quite make it through the first level on my second try, got hit by a bat near the exit.

Four Quarters says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 4:42pm

Funny graphics and music, but need hard work with gameplay, collisions, camera work and many many other)

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 4:45pm

linver> thanks - I am looking at that controller now - really neat.

gurkan96 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 5:03pm

nice art but i feel like i dont really know what i was doing and i think the mechanics would have benefited from a little more work and o boy i love the music

Linus123xbb says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 5:14pm

It was a bit confusing because I didn't understand where I was supposed to go, but the art and music fit very well to the game.

gassasin says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 5:47pm

I love the graphic on of the best in jam in my opinion! Very cool platformer. There some bugs i find. 1 Sometimes u can go throu some walls, 2 Music dubels sometimes.

squirrelbot says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 8:23pm

The game is hard for me, maybe I'm just bad at platformers. Jump mechanics feel off. There's good polish, but it didn't quite reach the actual gameplay. There's a bug where the music double when you restart the game after losing.

BMacIntosh says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 11:12pm

Cool art. I finished the game without ever seeing an enemy somehow the first time I played it. Actually trying to do it was pretty hard!

xesenix says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 11:28pm

Nice graphics i love the blood fountain also nice music.
The tutorial level menu was nice idea but its a little bit to big.

There are some bugs first time i have jumped i fall through floor. Walking into restart starts new music loop without turning of old one. Entering few times into about doors makes elevator disappear also makes you move faster but im not sure if that is bug. As far i like fountain of blood it takes to much time to restart after hit.

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