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The Curse of Mr. Hobo

by Fierceshadow - Jam Entry

You are a cursed hobo, survive!
"Look at all the Hobos!" - Kelly
P.S. kill enemies as the human to regain health

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Chaserbrown says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:04am

Great job! This was a really cool concept, and it was fun!

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:17am

Pretty interesting game. i kept loosing tons of health no matter what form i was in.

Peter1992t says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:19am

Hard. Should give some way to gain health. Also couldn't tell if i was actually doing damage to enemies.

RttStudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:22am

Really funny simple game. Should add a way to regain health.

HMike says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:03am

Health is regained by attacking in the human form. Sorry we forgot to mention

iapc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:26pm

I'll judge you a bit more harshly because you're asking for my money.

Difficulty seemed to go up too fast. Is it even possible to kill humans?

Atridas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:28pm

Nice game!!

Is it me or you can't navigate the menus with the keyboard? Is a little frustrating when you play from it and have to switch to mouse!

Back to the game, maybe a little too short, but was fun nontheless.

allstar602 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:32pm

I enjoyed this. The first couple times I couldn't get passed 15 seconds. Then I was running in and out of them and forcing them to all bundle up. Got to 30 seconds with this strategy. I love being able to beat the crap out of them in the monster form. The health is a problem though. Maybe there should be another bar that measures how long you can stay in the monster state. Then to build it back up you kill enemies or collect drops/items. Unless you can make the enemy attacks less brutal.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:33pm

Nice one! The concept is quite funny (cursed hobos ftw), even though some times it was hard to tell wether you were giving or receiving damage.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:08pm

Simple and effective gameplay, i actually find more proficent endlessly kiting enemies since time elapsed make you gain score points, good job

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:10pm

Nice idea! Keep going on it!

Nolocality says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:54am

I got addicted to the power...I couldn't help it.

Skipi says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:14am

Fun little game. It's a bit too hard to kill enemies as the Human though.

t4u says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:20am

Enemies shouldn't just pop-up on the screen - they should travel from outside. They shouldn't cluster into one as well.

See other example of top-downs to see what could have been done better.

No bugs but nothing special.

uprightpath says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:38am

Couldn't really tell the differences on the health bar!

masterkrepta says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:33pm

Good concept for a game jam. I think it might work better if human form regenerates your health over time, instead of needing to attack, Almost make the game a attack/evade mode

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:15am

Nice tutorial. Very difficult though

FrameMatt says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:48am

Pretty cool

Monklet80 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:05pm

Too hard! I can't read my health bar, and there are way too many enemies. Like the concept, but it needs some work guys.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:34am

Cool concept. I like the hand drawn art style. It was really satisfying killing multiple enemies at once as the monster :)

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