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

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Ancient Blacksmith

by Efmi_ - Competition Entry

Ancient Blacksmith is game where you keep up ancient shop, and you sell items that you craft. This was my first LD ever and I wanted to make something simple, something that I could finish in time. (To playable state).

Hopefully you have fun time playing my game. And good luck if you are in competition too :)

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Comments

videogreg93 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 1:54am

I'm not sure I understood how to play, but I think you're just supposed to click on craft?

zhtroy says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:00am

You must click the "Craft" button for 100 times to make a single item, I must say this is really annoying. Maybe you can make this 10 times? The upgrading system seems fun. The art is cute.

Multitudes22 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:27am

Just when it stopped being really tedious and started being fun, I encountered one of those bugs you mentioned. :( The whole "cookie clicker" aspect of the game made you want to play it, but 100 clicks seems a bit excessive. The art was cute though, and once you iron out the kinks and maybe add a little music, it could be pretty fun.

Efmi_ says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:58am

You can always buy upgrades wich reduses crafting time, and there is automation too

kndx123 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:46pm

Interesting take on Ancient Technology, but too much clicking. :S

Mine10blox says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:01pm

too much clicking, seemed like it would be really fun otherwise.

blinry says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 9:32pm

The instruction was detailed, however, without reading it, we immediately clicked "skip" when the game started and lost, which was fun :D After figuring out that the buttons do something, we clicked together two stones :) Surely would be nice to have sound effects! Nice take on the theme, good job!

owndbyu says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 12:08am

Lovely take on the theme! And great tutorial also, the idea behind the clicking is nice, just less clicking would be nice also.

The graphics were pretty cute, well done for your first time in the comp! Keep up and keep developing!

Archimagus says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:14am

As others have said, too much clicking. Would be better to just have a progress bar that can be sped up with upgrades. Speaking of upgrades, it would be really nice to know what the next milestone is to the upgrade. I played up to 50 rep then gave up because it just said I needed more rep to get more upgrades. I don't know if I hit the end or what. Is there a way to win?

Its a good concept, but a little more feedback and a whole lot less clicking would be appreciated.

Maybe make it controllable with the keyboard or something as that is easier to click a lot.

Efmi_ says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:51am

Thanks for feedback everybody! Going to change some features becouse of this feedback! :)

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