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

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by Capt Nemo - Competition Entry

There is no description, 7 levels
also the stuf on is post compo, but you can get the og, from the links here


1: click and drag LMB to move the blocks

2: click on and drag RMB to rotate blocks



1: Fixed "forever floating" composite blocks

2: Fixed initial velocity on spawned bug

3: Added 3 new models


4: Guide Added

5: Start Menu Added

6: Better Optimized for large objects

Downloads and Links


Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:59am

I have no idea what's going on but it looks and sounds cool!

GhostBomb says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:09am

gorgeous game. I'm not sure I completely understood the controls.

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:34am

Thanks, you click and drag one block to another and it will try to join with it.

smilewood says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:54am

“Game”? No, I don’t think so “Awesome, entertaining, beautiful, calming”? For sure. This is increasable to play, even if I have no clue what I am doing. I love the sounds that are created as I drag several cubes in quick succession, and the interaction between the cubes is very well done. This is excellent and quite fun to play with.

ValiaP says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:03am

The art style and mood really fit for the Ancient Technology theme.

tonynogo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:28am

I like the language and the sound you associate to this "alphabet". Good job!

danilafe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:30am

Not sure what's going on. Looks cool, though.

killthealias says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:41am

Somehow manages to turn a clone of Simon into a fun and engaging puzzle game. The way the blocks behaved and sounded felt very enjoyable and relaxing. The Fez-like rotation after solving a puzzle was a nice touch.

Azlen says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:55am

Love the mood, its quite relaxing. I wasn't sure exactly what was happening, but that's part of what makes it interesting.

Coal says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:14am

I like the cubes and the sound effects, but I have no idea what I am suppose to be doing...

SetTheBet says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:45am

Clicked and dragged the ones that had same message. Nothing really happened (more than normal physics). Dont understand the game. Other than that, nice athmosphere and style! Really ancient/alien tech

manabreak says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:48am

I have no idea what to do here, but it's pretty!

dhalvin says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:56am

Hey, this aesthetic is wonderful. I think I may have gotten to the last level, but the game sort of became unplayable and there was this bug with the left pedestal I think. But as stated above it looks and sounds amazing.

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:03am

@dhalvin what was the bug?

Kalibrated says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:18am

Cool game! Really liked the aesthetic. Could see this being a mini-game in a larger one, or given some depth it's own cool abstract puzzle/adventure. The letters gave it a mysterious vibe, as with the sound effects.

studdert249 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:39am

If you were going for something completely alien and unknowable then I believe you have met your target well and I found myself suitably intrigued.

The alien alphabet and music really added to the mystery and I found myself just flinging cubes at random in the hope that I could figure it all out.

The answer still eludes me.

Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:40am

Delicious eye-candy you got here! lol

dhalvin says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:46am

The bug I found: The left pedestal after 2 or 3 levels started throwing it's cube(s) immediately when they spawned. Usually off screen. (behind the screen I guess)

Capt Nemo says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:40am

@dhalvin Ok, yah i know about that. But thanks for letting me know!

BurntFeelings says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:29am

I dont understand what is going on but it definitely looks good :)

pogo575 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 5:00pm

Totally confused but I still spent 20 min throwing blocks at each other. Great visuals and sound. The touch of bloom goes a long way.

edve98 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:03pm

no Linux or webGL version while you're using Unity? That's pretty evil :(

onyon says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:49pm

Nice graphics and it puts you into a cool mood. Good job!

kmitz says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:19pm

Cool mood.
Now i will go sit quietly in my room and think about what just happened...

xesenix says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 1:33pm

This game looks great sounds great but fails at explaining what is it going on. I suppose it something to do with shapes on cubes and maybe background but have no idea what to do to check that theory. I totally dont get that rotating part. Maybe you should start from 1 cube and people would by accident notice any pattern.

jsmars says ...
Sep 8, 2016 @ 11:56am

Really nice graphics and atmosphere, didn't understand what the goal was tho!

MrMordem says ...
Sep 8, 2016 @ 6:47pm

Visuals and sounds are really cool, however i didn't really understood what to do with the blocks :/

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 4:18pm

well done dosen´t look ugly (the repeating tiles look not that wonderful) The levels are well made and the mechanic is neat- thanks

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 4:21pm

Sorry first comment was for a diffrent game in this game i have no idea what i am doing but it is fun

chrisdugne says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 8:50pm

gorgeous cubes and scriptures, I truly wanted a puzzle to solve :)

Sep 11, 2016 @ 6:22pm

Not sure I understood but the the overall is quite polish, nice to experiment!

darthbox1 says ...
Sep 12, 2016 @ 8:51pm

Beautifully done. The look and sound is fantastic. I just wish there was more direction as to what the object of the game is and how to accomplish it. It could be fleshed out into a beautiful game with a but more. Am really impressed with this though.

urielgamedev says ...
Sep 14, 2016 @ 9:59am

The ambiance is great. However I'm sorry, but I don't understand what to do... the music and graphics are cool, but we need more explanation :D

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