A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Please play Ancient Warfare 2 instead of this prototype, it's much better! Ancient Warfare 2
Note: This is the prototype for my game in development.
You can follow the development on my twitter account:
You can read the devblogs of Ancient Warfare 2 on my website:
Thanks for playing!
Ancient Warfare is a minimalistic low poly ancient war game for Ludumdare 36 "Ancient Technology".
You take control of a knight with sword and shield and try to kill all the red guys.
The game features 3 different game modes:
10 Levels to have some fun and kill red guys
3 different difficulty settings. Enemies spawn faster with the time and you have to kill as many as possible.
You can place the enemies like you want and try to beat them.
There are currently 7 different enemy types in game:
A simple guy with a normal blade, medium dangerous.
This guy will try to kill you with a mace, in groups and behind you, they are very dangerous
Tries to stay at range from the player, because his spear is long enough to hit him from away. This makes this troop quite difficult to handle.
As the name says, this guy has a bow and will try to sniper you from far distance. Better use your shield to protect from flying arrows.
This guy doesn't have any weapons and will just try to punch you. Large groups can make you lose the control.
This guy is like the player. He is equipped with a sword and a shield and has more hit points than the other units.
This unit will throw his spear at you and after that, he will try to punch you.
WASD - Move
Left Mouse Button - Attack
Right Mouse Button - Shield
F12 - Screenshot
I created this game for a jam, so it hasn't much features.
If it gets good feedback, I might continue development or create a second part and replace animations through physics. I could also add friendly troops, so that you can let 2 teams fight against each other.
Anyway thanks for playing! If you want to do me a favor, vote on the ludumdare page or write a feedback here, please.
MAC OS build is untested!
Linux build is untested!
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Is there a way to do multiplayer to build a army of blue guys?
In the first part you can't. In the second, you can have allied units, but there is no real multiplayer
Since everybody's posting AW2 stuff, here's some good old actually this game gameplay. :)
jni this game is amazing and I cant wait for level bundles and I hope you add a second campaign or more levels. I think this game has a lot more potential and you as a developer can make other great games as well.
I'm glad that you like the game, there will be more content and features soon. And yes, there will be a second campaign in the level bundles.
how do i fix this game or play becouse when i click start it only shows the back ground and nothing else
Hey. Most problems are caused because people don't extract the zip file before running the game. So please make sure that you are doing that right. If your problem does still exists, please send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the output_log.txt, which is in the AncientWarfare2_Data folder, attached. This helps me to help you with your problem.
One of the best games ever :) I am waiting for the next update ;)
Really enjoyed this game, can't wait to play ancient warfare 2
Hope you enjoy the video
Oh you are playing the first part. If you like that, you will love the second one! Thank you for sharing your video.
THIS IS LIKE T.A.B.S
um when i go to the level bundles nothing shows up and i click level bundles and nothing happens
how do you get in the game
Open the game > Click Play > Click Custom Battle Editor
>Left flyin > Click place player > Right flyin > Place enemies
>Click the play button top of the screen in the grey bar
If you don't know how to open the game, you have to extract the zip file first. After thateexecute the exe in the extracted directoy.
I was looking around trying to find something worthy to play and I think I'm in the right place for that! I tested this yesterday and it is pretty good!
Thank you for reading,also for making this game.
I like the improvements you have made the progress is super fast man.
Thanks for playing and you feedback! Btw I released a beta patch to fix most of the bugs and add some new content (not all)
Finally!!!!!!!!! I love this game XD
Keep up the work and you shuld add some more people :)
Hilarious game! I love this!
I really think you need to add a moving camera and maybe a better handswinging motion.
But apart from that it was GREAT! i loved it! :) Here is my little video :P
P.S. You can actually run around all the enemy's and just finish the levels without attacking anyone.
This is awesome game and i had lots of fun playing it! Can't wait for Ancient Warfare 2 to come out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8JjC2xFX6Q&feature=youtu.be
I definitely had way too much fun with this. Great game, would love a more polished version, but this is really funny.
This game is really fun i really had good time! this game has a lot of potential if you ask me ! Keep on going guys ! look foward Ancient Warfare 2 Open Beta ! but if you guys enjoy some game-play footage ! check out my video on it, i do all sort of Indie games and many more ! so if u like it please hit the like and subscribe button !
Ancient Warfare 2 open beta will start on 5th October 2016!
Haven't finished it yet but here is the first episode:
I'm having a lot of fun in it so far
Check out my gameplay video its basically a custom battle generator it would be cool to add some other stuffe that they can shoot like pellets.
the zip dosent work so i cant play the game :(
how do you unpack it?
what do you open the rar file with?
You can unpack rar files with any extracting software of your choise and the mac os file explorer should be able to extract zip files.
Just google for mac os rar extractor or mac os open zip file. I'm sure you will solve it.
how do you unpack it? and i dont have a mac
For such a basic game (in its current state), this was definitely fun and has a ton of potential! Excited to keep up with it :)
Really enjoyed this game.
Could you please add an alternative download? It seems that the 64 bit.rar wont work for me, or any of the downloads for that matter. It may just be a problem on my side, so could you please add it?
Sorry, but it's not possible, because I don't have a high bandwidth and all large uploads will fail after a few megabytes.
I can only upload files from somewhere else (not at home). The next possible date to upload something is 27th September.
Do you use the itch.io app or browser? If browser, which one do you use?
I had a lot of fun playing this game!
Awesome game! When I played it, I filled up half the battle field with unarmeds! Here is the video!
And me editing/making it!
Does it update automatically?
No, it will be a complete different game. I started a redevelopment and it will be called 'Ancient Warfare 2'.
I mean things like regular patch updates, etc
This prototype won't be updated, patched or anything else. It will stay like it is. This prototype was created to test out an idea.
The main game, will get automatic updates and patches after it's finished.
Btw, I'm planning to release a beta, if the game mechanics will work fine. I hope this is what you wanted to know.
thx man! Is the beta free? Is the full game going to cost anything? If it costs something, is it going to be free for people who tested it?
Question 1: The beta fill be free for all.
Question 2: Not sure about this... I think it will cost a bit, but not much, because it's not easy to develop without income.
Question 3: Yes, a few people will get a free copy to test, write reviews or make a youtube video.
Add put up with catapults, perhaps one or two bots to join you against enemies, this game has great potential to be a success, so, I wish you luck with this great game :D
(Translated by Google Translator xD)
Thanks for your words, I'm planning to add friendly units to support you and large battles with catapults and other siege equipment. There will be a siege mode for that.
Lol I was just about to suggest that (siege weapons)
The game in Linux is very good :D, i like this game.
Achilles used to be an adventurer like you, but then he took an arrow to the heel.
Haha, cool name dude :)
This is so sick
Maybe you should add something like a TABS mode, where you pit 2 armies against each other and then you can take control of something at will
Also, some unit suggestions: crossbow (like archer, more powerful, slow reload, maybe go through shields), maybe some horseback units
Cant wait to see what happens!