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

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Oldfag adventure.

by Xakkar - Jam Entry

Russia, 2116 year. Future, flying cars, robots. Machines took place in all life’s areas. Cybernetic became Russian reality. Life in the world of high technology seems great…
But not for Ivan. Ivan is our main hero, he is oldfag. He loves old computer games and old times. He knows history of whole game industry and feels bad because he cannot play old games on modern machines..
One day he wakes up and decide to stop suffer from it. It’s time to do something. Ivan decide to make 100 years old PC with his own hands to feel the old atmosphere and play legendary game – Heroes of Might and Magic III.

WASD - move;
E - use;
Esc - exit.

News about us:

UPDATE: v.1.3 - More bug fixies.

Downloads and Links


onyon says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:49am

Nice art, humor and memes. Great idea, Lot of fun!

JK5000 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:33am

Okay the game great, espacialy the humor is great. But I wanter why there is time limet for have long my take to make the computer. But overall well done.

JK5000 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:36am

(sorry about the first commend)

Okay the game great, especially the humor is great. But I wonder why there is time limit for have long it may take me to make the computer. But overall well done.

Lojchin says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:38am

Nice Game! (Классная игра!)

Mimus says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:18am

The art of this game is nice but controls are weird to use (especially colision and player sliding when you release key), making it hard to play.
Well done tough

Amine Tcherak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:26am

Very Nice i love your Game Good Works )=

mvasko2 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:32am

I like the graphics, and in a weird way, the music. But I think the game could be programmed better.

For instance, the way the collisions are handled is pretty bad - you appear to be walking forward, but you get teleported back after the movement is done. You shouldn't be able to walk in there in the first place.

Also, I was able to win the game by going home and fixing my uncle's vacuum cleaner three times. If you visit some place, you probably shouldn't be able to do the same thing again.

I liked some of the ministories though. They have an interesting sense of silly humor.

Keep at it!

Kitkom says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:35am

Nice game. I like the character animation.

But I found a bug. You can help the uncle multiple times. When I help him 3 times, game crashed. I don't know if it indicates that I've beaten it.

Capitals says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:42am

TBH, I found the game pretty hard to read. Some of the translations are a bit off. It probably didn't help I can't read Russian. The controls were not explained in game, something which took me a while to work out. (I know they are in the description.) The game also messed up whenever I tried walking into a building, It would be good to stop the input before the player character moves and it glitches out. Also the music is a tad too loud.

Senor Salty says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:25pm

Good humour and story,but a lot of technical bugs we're evident. For example,the purple car at the top of the map has an invisible wall on one side,and entering the other softlocks your game so you cant do anything. Still a good game,but I reccomend doing some bug fixing.

Jadernak says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:26pm

I got stuck after exiting playground and couldn't move, but the game seemed enjoyable. Since the art was well done and you have a sense of humour, I think it would serve the game better to be more adventury rather then walking experience.

juaxix says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:34pm

yeah, i'm with Jadernak, an adventure is easy to control :)

scorched says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:45pm

For me mouse cursor is invisible, not very convenient to play

wheerd says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:11pm

I like the art and the humor of the game. Unfortunately, it is very buggy. I got stuck multiple times so that I could not move anywhere. When you walk while interacting with a building you will continue walking, while the dialog is open. The music get really annoying after a short time. The idea of recreating an old computer is cool, but you are left a bit clueless after the intro, because you don't know what you actually need for it. Overall, a cool idea and a cool theme, but the gameplay really needs fixing.

metalhaze says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:10pm

The humor and the aesthetic of the game were enjoyable, the funny stories matched with the fun music made for a good combination.

I wanted to play the game through its entirety, however I would get stuck on certain blocks while moving and my character would slide once in a while forcing a restart. That combined with the invisible mouse made for a rather tedious restart.

You have a great sense of humor and the art on the character was cool as well, if it weren't for the bugs i would have had a much more enjoyable time.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:25pm

i really like the humor in this game hahaha and im imprest with the graphics!!

Very nice work! I would love to c a full versioN!!

Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:58pm

Not a fan of the name at all. That said, downloaded and gave it a go anyway. Unfortunately I was sliding about quite a bit - the music was repetitive and I used up all my moves in one go somehow :(

- Vicky

MonsieurDuc says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:12pm

need more musique bro :D

Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:52pm

I like the idea of it (Heroes 3 ftw) and the art, but I kept getting stuck in places (like under the car) and couldn't really progress.

Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:52pm

I really like the graphics! But had quite a few issues with the gameplay and movement of the character. Got stuck a few times, and sometimes the game wasn't responsive :(

yoel1234 says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 7:23pm

in future Russia game plays you. also vodka in 24 supermarket was very good, cabge cake not so much blat.
i think you shod be able tho chose the charecter name, mine would be arkady or grisha or better yet boris or vova.
maldiatz art i leked the style.
the controls not so much, maybe it was the vodka it happens to me in real life somtimes.
i didnt know what to do or where to go (like in real life after vodka).
heros 3 is like chess of vidio games.

yoel1234 says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 7:26pm

anyway good job patzan, if i had your art skils.
another advice is maybe learn phaser and make it a web based game with mobile support. use unity for 3d stuff.
if you can learn unity im sure you can learn phaser js.

GFM says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 11:32pm

There are a few issues with the game...

- Movement seems to be tile based, but there's no clear indication if a tile is walk-able or not. Also, movement is way too slow...
- The turn limit feel arbitrary. Since the level isn't procedurally generated, as soon as the player learn all the spots where they can progress, the game become quite easy (independent of the number of turns)
- I song was way too short and got repetitive quite quickly.

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