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

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Pharaoh's Puzzle

by dcampos - Competition Entry

Pharaoh's has ordered you to put his wine barrels on their right places. Every time you put a barrel into place, the hourglass is reset. So, hurry up before it's too late!

Use the arrow keys to move the servant.

Press Space at any time to restart the game.

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Steven Miller says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:19am

Great Sokoban-style game! I beat it on my second try, very good puzzle design. I liked the art and the barrels rotating when you pushed them was a nice touch.

Cody Hansen says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:46am

The rotation of the barrels was a cute little effect that really added to the game.
The game itself was quick and simple, but had a few tricks hidden up its sleeve. I found myself thinking "wait... if I put that there... What?"
Way to throw a curve ball on which barrel goes where.
I'm not sure if this was intentional, but the timer comes really close on the first barrel, which was perfect.

dcampos says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 7:18pm

@Steven Miller
Thanks for the feedback! I'm glad you could beat it on your second try, because I was afraid it would be a bit on the hard side.

dcampos says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 7:20pm

@Cody Hansen
Yes, the game was designed to be simple, yet fun to play. There's nothing so frustrating as making a game nobody is happy playing. Thanks for the comments!

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