December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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Crazy Old Cat Lady

by Indivicivet - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Not really a full game, the idea is based around you being a crazy old cat lady or something, but even your animals (not just cats) don't like you, so they'll move away from you. Animals of the same species will not mind being nearby though. The actual gameplay is based around getting a certain amount of animals into various boxes. If I had more time and was more experienced there would be some kind of popup and a chance to generate a new setup, but oh well. As of the moment there's no way to win or get score, and you have to restart the app to get a new setup. The controls are WASD to move, and arrow keys are some tickrate controls I was playing around with (set, increase, decrease).

This was my first time making a game with C++ and I am pretty new to the language, so I'm fairly happy with how it turned out. Windows download is linked, but it includes the source and all the assets so you should be able to build it for another platform if you have a C++ compiler and the SDL libraries.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#453Innovation2.14
#512Graphics2.14
#544Fun1.86
#545Humor1.33
#594Audio1.00
#641Coolness10%
#670Theme1.57
#674Mood1.29
#675Overall1.63
#758Community1.17

Comments

xilefian says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 2:54pm

I need to say that SDL is a requirement, you need to download all the DLLs and throw them into the game folder for it to work.

Didn't feel alone, it was a good take on the sheep herding style game, but you obviously didn't finish it in time.

Pierrec says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 12:21pm

Too bad it need to instal SDL.dll

Cell says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 7:07pm

Hmm. Nice game after all :)

Shigor says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 8:11pm

Next time please include used dlls so I don't have to run, search for another missing library, put it there, run etc... for some reason game always ends as soon as it starts unless it's started from command line.

I've herded cats for a while, got enough of them on required places, returned to my place, nothing happened :(

h.attila says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 10:42pm

Good idea, too bad you didn't have time to really implement it.

Falkreon says ...
Dec 25, 2011 @ 1:31pm

I'm actually kind of appalled that almost a week has gone by and SDL.dll is still not included in this submission. Please fix this so I can play and rate the game.

Kelly Thomas says ...
Dec 29, 2011 @ 8:10am

It requires but is missing:
SDL.dll
SDL_tff.dll
SDL_image.dll

It contains but probably does not required .psd files.

When I run it (windows explorer and command line) it flashes a window up but closes immediately.

In summary I've tried but I can't run it.

caranha says ...
Jan 3, 2012 @ 1:01pm

You didn't package SDL.dll in your distribution :-( Can't run it.

iingemar says ...
Jan 3, 2012 @ 1:14pm

Can't start because SDL.dll is missing

Windows 7

bentosmile says ...
Jan 4, 2012 @ 10:02pm

Same as others. Came to rate :( couldn't because of missing dll. Sorry!

Th3dz says ...
Jan 5, 2012 @ 11:02pm

Can't run either...

Stargoat says ...
Jan 5, 2012 @ 11:05pm

Missing .dll :(

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