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

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Escape From Earth

by Stending - Jam Entry


A young Earthling, bored in their sleek futuristic environment, looks for a way to escape monotony and soon becomes fascinated with a very addictive relic from the past.



Left/Right Arrow or A/D: move
Space: interact


Programming by Stending (@MatthieuWololo)
Art by Buttshark ( and @jakechirak)
Music by Pierre Vanier (@PierreuhVanier,

Made with Unity, Photoshop, Medibang Paint

Downloads and Links


johnasebok says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:41am

The art work and GUI work for the room interaction was well done. I revisted this game after I played it the first time (the first time I just explored the room). After playing the first time I couldn't help but to think "There is alot of detail here for just a one room game". So I revisted... and scored a 70 :P

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:08am

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.

johnasebok says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 4:00pm

"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."

Just did. Have a great day.

Allthebees says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:11pm

Haha a really clever idea for the theme, I like it. I'm a sucker for these kinds of games but it was very satisfying to play. Nicely done.

bushmango says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:21pm

Haha I liked the game within the game mechanic. Well done but thought there would be more.

CalmKai says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:16am

I love this game, the art and the game are amazing!

seththefirst says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:12am

Hahahahaa... I really was expecting something more inside the room man... very well placed... =)
i really liked the art style... Man, I woud love to have just a little bit of this talent... =)

Thank you for test my game, btw... =)

Bobsleigh says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:18am

Nice graphics. I like how you actually put a game in a game: nice way to play with the theme. Simple and yet engaging: played twice.

cottontrek says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:04am

Okay, this was fantastic. The music and the graphics are really well done, and the UI is slick as well. And I love the little worldbuilding details that are sprinkled throughout the room! The gameplay might have been simple, but I don't know, I just thoroughly enjoyed this game. Maybe it's the 80's sci-fi feel to it.

CMangas says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:18am

I really like the idea of a game within a game, it is a very cool concept.Also, the level of polishness in the room mechanics and graphics is incredible, for in the end being basically a HUD
I would like to see what direction this game would have taken if given more time and content.
Also, the game inside the game is simple, but it works.
Great job!

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 12:37pm

pretty fun to play the minigame, my score is 56. Also neat twist with the theme

tedajax says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Haha I like the twist of the "ancient" game within a game. Played pretty well for something so simple too. Movement felt really good. Good job!

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