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

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Bag Snatcher

by jamesca - 48 Hour Compo Entry

My First Entry!
With only a day and a bit available, and no dev workflow worked out yet, I decided to learn ActionScript and FlashPunk.

This is a game where you rob old grannies of their handbags, before they batter you to death.

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syawqy says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:21pm

this pretty good,will be better if they pursue you after you steal their bags, just my suggestion...

jsmars says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:23pm

Good job! A bit hard to steal their bags and not loose health..

ParaPup says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:40pm

Hehe nice game.

jamesca says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:59pm

@syawqy Quite like that idea, would want some form of state machine and get them to tend their meanderings in the direction of you once they have been attacked.

Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:05pm

Nice! The sound can get a bit annoying imo, but I love the concept and you did a great job making it into a game :)

Volpes says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:21pm

That are some pretty hardcore grannies!

Zazibar says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:21pm

That sound got annoying really quickly. Interesting concept though. A visual indicator for when the spin was available would have been nice also.

jujule says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:21pm

Fun game. Fits the theme very well. Quite hard, though.

Manest says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:27pm

Fun but need more level and something to indicate you can use the bag again. It's look like 3 seconds inactive.

SunnyCode says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:30pm

didn't really know when i cuoild use the spin...

Suese says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:52am

It was cute. Good colours. Could have been improved if you zoomed in and scrolled the screen. Also if the animations were a little more exaggerated.

Blodyavenger says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:36pm

Haha, old ladies with funny voices .D I started to hate them because of their epic swing-bag-attack. I couldn't finish the game - last granny hit me to death. I liked the game but I felt bad because I don't think there is a efficient way to get granny without being hit at least once.

jamesca says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:12am

I can finish about 1 in 3 when I concentrate. Think like a villain, try and get as many at once as possible then it stops the annoying ooo's then run away and chill out, for much longer than you attacked for.

Per says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:58pm

I like those aggressive grannies :)
Very nice first LD entry

nilstastic says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 8:45am

Good: Good gameplay and if i was a kid would have played this endlessly =) (i was a kid in the 80's)
Improve: Another level would be cool, and perhaps slow grannies at first and then could speed up when their friends lost their bags? =)

scriptblocks says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 3:46am

Quite Hard. Thug Grannies

beeglebug says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 2:33pm

Too hard to snatch without getting hit. Maybe the spin radius should be bigger and more obvious, and the grannies should maybe move slower.

Bobrocket says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 4:32pm

i really enjoyed it, but i could never tell when i was spinning. possibly add an animation for it? and the sound gets annoying really fast.

Doublecaster says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 5:17pm

Oh god my ears. I had my volume little too high at the beginning. Anyway it was quite fun game.

azurenimbus says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 10:40pm

The screeching and the sound of when you hit combined created a little symphony that basically sounded like Stravinsky on crack. :D

Fun little game.

Spelchan says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 10:06pm

Not quite sure I understand what the spinning is about but managed to beat the game. Fun but the grannies are rather vicious and seem to move a lot faster than I remember my granny moving.

AdricZero says ...
Dec 29, 2012 @ 2:12pm

I could not figure out how to spin or avoid getting damage while trying to steal handbag.

Jan 7, 2013 @ 10:41pm

Sound makes it unplayable :/

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