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

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Cabbages and Wheelbarrows

by eymrich - Jam Entry

Finally the ancients are able to make the first self-driving wheelbarrow. YOU are his AI. Make your makers prouds!:D
the wheel barrow will self adjust to the layout of the terrain, but since it's ancient technology... it will not work well :D

Inputs with Keyboard and mouse:

W S = move forward/backward
A D = turn left/right
left click / right click = raise / lower the wheel barrow

Move the mouse to turn the camera.

In front of you there is a cabbage dispenser, drive under it and it will dispense some cabbages that you can collect on the wheel barrow. Then you have to drop them in the varios stone circles near the houses(every house has one). Depending on how difficult is to reach/drop the cabbages every drop give you more score. To allow the dispenser to work you need to leave his immediate area an re-enter when he is done dispensing. After 3 mins the map reset, so keep track of your score!

Final notes:
Game is incomplete, lost two days trying to make the wheelbarrow working how i wanted and i failed, everything you see was rushed in the last day.
Lesson for me, fail faster DAMN IT! :D
Hope at least can be a bit of fun...
Only things not made by us:
1)skybox(standard from unreal engine)
2)material for landscape and music(next day will add proper merits, my m8 has gone and i have no idea who made that song)

Done by:
Renato Kuurstra - scripts, wheel barrow, package and design
Jakob Furbo - 3d models and textures.

Unreal Engine
Blender for 3d
Gimp for 2d

Downloads and Links


Muffinhat says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:14am

Wheelbarrow is hard to control. I guess that's the point. Interesting exploration of ancient technology.

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