December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Cruel World Of Business

by horrorpen - Jam Entry

Those kids are stealing all of your customers... Show them who's really in charge of the lemonade business and how cruel life can be sometimes when you are dealing with a villain.

This is the first time we entered Ludum Dare. This is not a big game. We all managed to complete it in 2-3 tries.

You can control the character with keyboard arrows. You need to jump on a kid to get rid of him. To go to the next level, you need to get rid of all the kids and their lemonade stands.
Pressing down while jumping will get rid of more than one kid. You can dodge kid's attack by jumping on solid objects.

Have fun!

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Mava says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:01pm

Nice graphics and it feels fun too!

nolacoaster says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:03pm

Love the graphics/drawings. Very artistic, and stylish.

Hazel says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:03pm

Really nice touches, love the graphics.

joekinley says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:05pm

Great game actually. Only it was really hard because the hitbox of the character was very big, and i kept being hit by the flying garbage pretty often although the character itself were not hit directly but just his hitbox.

Though overall you made a great game with awesome graphics and audio, awesome humor and a nice approach on the theme, with the big dude getting rid of little childrens lemonade stands.
I had fun playing it, just that it was pretty hard. Good work.

Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:07pm

Amazing graphics, really love them. But I wonder... what if you had turned the kids into more cute poor innocent things being crashed by an old senile guy ?

I mean... why the hell is this guy selling lemonade, isn't he too old for that ?

Anyway, that was really fun to play, I loved the bounce "effect". Well done !

cwilloughby says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:21am

This game is amazing.

I love the way he jumps. I love the sound. Bouncing from person to person is very fun. Nice work.

killmonday says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:50pm

Lovely art direction! +stars for killing children!

Peping says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:34pm

A funny game. I love the art.
Losing two lives at one time is a bit harsh, but the game was fun to play nevertheless.

Elisée says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:50am

Destroying the lemonade stands bit by bit was satisfying :D and I liked the light-hearted approach to the theme regarding the lemonade market.

Avoiding the thrown objects was kind of hard and I think it would have been more fun if there was some way to duck or shield yourself rather than having to jump from one object to another to stay out of the line of fire.

When dying on a level, you probably shouldn't make the player restart from scratch for Ludum Dare entries: most people won't go through the hurdle of replaying all the previous levels just to see what comes next (we made that mistake in our #24 entry ourselves)

ahmed.majd says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:20pm

The graphics are nice, but i think it's just another platformer like many others.
Sorry for that question but what happen if i changed the seller spirte by mario's sprite and the kids by turtles?
the lonely strengh of the game is the graphics unfortunlatly

Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:37pm

haha this is fun!! kudos horrorpen!

horrorpen says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 3:31pm


And what about the story line?

zkenshin says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 2:22am

Well done. :)

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