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

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by Dia6lo - Competition Entry

Well, I have no idea why I picked this name for the game, but anyways, let me present my second LD game. This time I've tried to put more effort in art and UX, and I think this entry outperforms last one. Yay, +100XP.

I've used all the same tools as in last compo:
- Visual Studio + Resharper
- Bridge.NET + Bridge.Pixi + Pixi.js
- Art:
- Music:
- Deployment: GitHub Pages

P.S: This time no iFrame D: Please, proceed to Web link.

Downloads and Links


jsmars says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:46am

Hahaha man I wish I could give you some votes for humor here! Lovely infinity! Controls remind me of GTA2.

videogreg93 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:46am

Wow that art is amazing! Controls feel very solid. I felt like I was in Groundhog day, took me 2-3 times until I went "Wait a minute, this is a never ending loop!".

quentinus60 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:50am

i love the art :p (

Linver says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:42am

Very good agency via hero emotions. Animations of fire and smoke are great too.
Kindling minigame is jenious.. but all version with big buttons was catchier. Progressbar maybe?
If you will learn how to draw all grapfics by real grid of pixels with fixed size - your games becomes perfectly.

hermetic says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:51am

Fun game. A bit short. The emotions depicted in your character are great. I actually think the best part is the fire starting. You could probably do a speed meter on just that part and make an entire flash-franchise on who can start fires the fastest.
The game didn't actually accept the arrow keys in Edge browser for some reason.

peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:15am

Very amusing. The art really fits the game; I really loved the interactive story element. I did find the controls a bit difficult to use though!

Another thing you could do is put in an Easter egg which pops up after you've played 10 times or something :P

Dia6lo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:09am

And who said that there is no easter egg? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

c4m says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:44pm

10/10 rubbed the sticks

jakatpemadi says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:35pm

Suddenly I remember GTA and Gravity Fall at the same time. Good graphic though. Cheers. :)

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:55am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.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.

Geared Games says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:16am

Nice game! I really loved the animations and graphics. The gameplay was quite repetitive though.

joemid says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:32pm

Couldn't get the get to start in Safari browser- Spacebar wouldn't recognize. No problems in Chrome. Fun little game, only lasted 3 days though.

kmitz says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:46pm

Cool mood
Cool mood
Cool mood
Cool mood

Coomzy says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:34pm

Liked the sound, and visuals. Sorry but the gameplay was crap, I didn't like walking around, it's repetitive and I don't know when I've placed something on the fire.

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