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

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    BourbonBorn - Cthu - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    The accidental villain themed web game prototype. A bit like Dizzy meets Skyrim and Deathspank. Unfortunately far from finished, but I like the premise enough to put a few more hours on it this week.

    Use arrow keys/WAD to control, E/F/Z/J to interact.

    Requires recent Flash Player plugin (11.3+). I used Starling, Nape and IntelliJ IDEA. Tested hardly at all...

    EDIT: Yep, tree part is the end. Should have made it more obvious, sorry. Updated post compo version is coming in a few days!

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    loren says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:18am

    goat spotted!

    Luis Anton says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:50pm

    Em... what? I chopped the tree and could do anything else. But I found that fun XD

    rumachine says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:51pm

    Goat... hilarious game!

    Edocentrique says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:53pm

    Nice and simple

    robashton says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:56pm

    Hahaa, okay it was very short but I did laugh at the punchline

    foksa says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:56pm

    Short and fun :)
    Having all that interaction buttons that do the same thing is a bit confusing... at first I kept pressing different button to see if the do different things

    Logun says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:58pm

    A surprise ! I smiled and that's not often with LD' games. But veryveryvery short sadly !

    ananasblau says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:59pm

    Hehe, funny game :)

    Sounds, music, some hillbillies and you got something nice at hands that you should keep developing.

    Manest says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:18pm


    Yogr says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:13pm

    love the title and intro graphic, and the dead goat ending, Very evil. Game needed more bourbon!

    DavidErosa says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:54pm

    Funny but too short.

    saampahlavan says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:56pm


    SiENcE says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:24pm

    Well done and a funny ending :).

    cwilloughby says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:53pm

    Splatted. Funny.

    stigmawall says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:01am

    Thanks asshole. Hahahahaa. Funny.

    Mava says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:02am

    Thats was funny :) nice idea

    WiseGAMER says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:24am

    too short

    crashbanito says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:46am

    It's unfortunately over far too quickly.

    amassingham says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:28am

    I quite like the idea of an accidental hero, or an accidental villain - somehow who tries to be good but ultimately ends up being evil.

    Schwiggy says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:56am

    ^That; it's instantly more complex tale than someone who purposefully set out to kill and destroy.
    I also laughed ha :)

    Will Edwards says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:10pm

    could be the beginnings of something here :)

    Pierrec says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:49pm

    Cool punchline.

    har_g says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:53pm

    woaw, very short..

    CireNeikual says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:07pm

    The game stopped when I cut down the tree. It run very smoothly for a flash game though!

    ahm99 says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:36pm

    Short :( kinda funny though :)

    raarlac says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:24pm


    Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:35pm

    I like it! Cheers.

    illugion says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:49pm

    Poor goat D: that was fun ! XD

    bugninja says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:24am

    The graphics kept turning into half-triangles for some reason so it was hard to get into.

    cdata says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:55am

    Hilarious. I love it :)

    btw, I fixed the Opera bug with my game. Who knew that Opera throws a DOM exception when you try to draw a rectangle with 0 width and 0 height to a canvas :D

    bigbadwofl says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 7:51am

    Haha. "Thanks asshole!"

    blackmagic says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:59pm

    minimalist :)

    Faust says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:08pm

    What a surprise...lol

    arch.jslin says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:25pm

    I was stunned for like 2 sec and lol'd

    Mythalore says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:10pm

    The terrain art is great but it's a shame that didn't reflect on the characters or gameplay.

    SamoojaMies says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:49pm

    The ending was funny, poor goat :). Yeah it was very short. Good job!

    GreenPixelDev says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 5:53am

    Short and sweet, I suppose! :D The controls are there though, so you have a nice foundation to continue to build on!

    Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:04am

    Full marks for Humor.

    nate427 says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 11:17pm

    Loved the idea, wish it were longer.

    Dec 22, 2012 @ 11:53am

    short but very very cute! It is indeed like Dizzy, awesome!

    raincole says ...
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:50am

    stuck in 'thanks asshole'

    Jan 1, 2013 @ 6:09pm

    Pretty fun,but a shame it is so short

    Jan 2, 2013 @ 4:24pm

    It really was short! Was there no sound also? Ending had its merits!

    voidstar69 says ...
    Jan 3, 2013 @ 9:17pm

    Short but interesting. No sound or music.

    azurenimbus says ...
    Jan 5, 2013 @ 7:19pm


    Yeah, definitely an ending screen would help there :D

    leafo says ...
    Jan 7, 2013 @ 6:48am

    Well that was short!

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