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

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Beacon Wars

by Redream - Jam Entry

Pray to unseen gods, collect gold, build villages and destroy the enemy beacon!

WASD/arrow keys to move the camera.
Press M to toggle music.

You must have Java installed to run this game.

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Skye says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:10am

This game is both fun and easy to get into!

I really like the detail of how the cannonballs affect the buildings, it makes it so much more satisfying to use the cannons!

The music is good, however it repeating on a loop could get annoying.

Overall, this is a fun game, with good attention to details!

Cody Hansen says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:37am

This game is so addicting. It's one of those games where you lost track of time immediately.
The music does tend to drone on, but the toggle button was an intelligent move.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:33am

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

Omiya Games says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:13am

An interesting take on combining the tower defense and Angry Birds formula together. Thought it was pretty neat. Some issues include the difficulty to aim cannon projectiles properly on a circular planet. I also had situations where the houses collapsed over the base in a way that no enemy projectiles could my location. This feels a bit exploitable.

Mordokay says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:00am

Great game. Almost 20 minutes to win but very second was fun and with something todo. Liked the graphics a lot and the AI was very well implemented. Controls are simple and even though there was not a lot of work put into the soundtrack and soud effects still was good enough.
Overall a great job!Well done.

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