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Oh my goodness. like it's been said before, love the fact how it's reminiscent of the Big Al game. I was so heart broken when BBC took that game off of their site. I enjoyed playing this. It had elements of the game it was inspired by and yet had something new to offer. I think it could use some sort of saving system ( for some reason it seems to crash the longer I play it), and a bit of adjustment of the clicking precision ( i had to move my mouse a bit off from the target in order to select an action but it wasn't anything I couldn't work around). Thank you so much for making this, absolutely wonderful. Thanks for letting me feel like my five year old self that was in love with prehistory. :D  

I used to love the Big Al game, when I was a kid, and immediately thought of it when I saw this - thrilled to see it actually was an inspiration, and so psyched to play! :D

Hi onotomatopea!
Glad to hear that I'm not the only one who is fond of the Big Al game. It was the primary inspiration for this project, and I hope you will enjoy playing this prototype. Messages like yours help inspire me to one day develop and release a fully fledged game in this genre. Thanks!

I hope this actually becomes a full game, probably wont be, but hey! I can hope

Hi Joe,
I'm sorry to somewhat shoot down your hopes. Wan Yama will not become a full game in a near future.
Wan Yama is a game prototype that I developed during a game development/business course at university years back.

I am still fond of the idea of some day working it into a full (yet small) game that can be run in a browser, but I have a bunch of other projects that I need to prioritize at the moment. When the right time presents itself, I may pick this up again.

Thank you for your kind message. 
All the best,

Needs a save feature badly. The one time I did play it I got to where I could kill allosaurus easily, but closed the game with a stupid button my laptop has. I haven't had the patience to get back there so I just undownloaded it.

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Hi ChuffWuffo,

I am sorry to hear that.

Wan Yama was a prototype developed as a part of a project back when I studied game design at university and it has a series of issues that I never came around to fix.
I understand how frustrating that must be, but I hope you at least enjoyed your time with the game up until that point.
Although it has been a long time since I worked on this game I hear your feedback. Once I find the time (and the work file) I will implement a save feature as the first thing.

Thank you. I appreciate your feedback.

Love the graphics and feel of this!


Hi Iwan. Thank you for creating a video on my prototype. It was very interesting and entertaining for me to watch. I got a lot of feedback to think about from your video. The game definitely needs to explain the meaning of the different statistics. I had a good laugh at your confrontations with the brave goats. Perhaps the enemies should be more intelligent in their behavior. Thank you for playing. I appreciate it. Keep up the good work on your channel.

I'm having trouble getting the game to work...It loads and it takes me to the main screen, but I can't click anything and the only key that works is escape. got a troubleshooter or anything? It looks really nice and I loved the Big Al game and was hoping to enjoy this one

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Hi. Can you take a screenshot at the point where you are having trouble? Keep in mind the prototype was made exclusively for Windows PC at 1920x1080 (1080p) resolution. I will look into it one of the coming days. Thanks in advance!

I played the Big Al Game a lot as a kid and so was drawn to your game

Glad to hear I am not the only one who enjoyed that game.