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

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Pyramid Construction Simulator 2016

by kostik1337 - Jam Entry

Ever wondered how great pyramids of Egypt were built?…
In this game you can try yourself as pyramid builder, in line with Imhotep!

Controls: W to raise arm, S to lower arm, Move mouse to move arc, Click to prepare or drop the stone, Esc - exit, Tab - grep/ungrep mouse

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steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:22am

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.

Pyrofoux says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:39pm

Alright that was very enjoyable. I had more fun trying to shoot stone at the people than trying to actually make a pyramid but anyway, it was great.
Excellent mood, and the game is so polished too.
Refreshing experience.

Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:15pm

Very nice graphics, and it was a lot of fun to try and build a tower just to have it all topple over :)

wilsk says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:13am

Nice job, I found it a bit difficult to keep the mouse "in bounds" but a cool idea.

Lonely Vertex says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:53am

I wasn't able to built something that would looks like a pyramid but it was still enjoyable, espacially throwing rocks on the workers. Also the worker dance was funny.

It would be good to lock the mouse in bounds, because I was always moving it outside (it might be problem for web version only).

imogiagames says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:06pm

nice idea that would deserve some further work. maybe like on floor blueprints for different structures, palaces or columns and such. I like the npc animationzs that are sometimes non sense but funny like dancing or rolling on the floor. One of them poor dude finished crushed by a stone though :(

petitpois says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 5:48pm

good fun, trying to make a pyramid. Great fun :D

Thrainsa says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:19am

Nice graphics and audio but it's really difficult to place pieces where I really want to ^^

kostik1337 says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:39am

Thank you ll for playing and for kind words! Indeed, web version doesn't trap cursor for some reason.

SkullPixel says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:15pm

I did my best to reenact building the pyramids in the most accurate way possible: making a giant stack of single blocks. I got to the point where Ra decided it was worthy of being his tomb, and then it fell over. I *don't* think it crushed him, but who knows. At least now I know that the Egyptians never intended their pyramids to be tombs, it's just that their leaders would always have said tomb fall on them when they were viewing the finished project.

randomhuman says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 12:25pm

I built an impressive monument to my god-king, but failed to squish any peasants in the process :( Great game, I like the low poly look and the music is perfect, well done!

ryst says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 4:47pm

Great job! I love the music. The controls were hard to operate (web version.) Very fun to play though.

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