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

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    Feline Homicide - OU GDA - Jam Entry

    Lawrence Krume was a man who didn't take half measures.
    Perfect attendance. Exemplary work. Never took a sick day. Lawrence did everything as well as he could.

    "Listen, Lawrence. This isn't easy for me. Your work is first rate, and you seem like a nice guy, but you know
    how it is. Cutbacks, and so on. As of 5 o'clock today, you need to be out of here."

    Lawerence sat in his cubicle, pencil in one hand. Tap-tap-tap-tap. Pencil against paper.

    Lawrence couldn't drive home. He couldn't face the ramshackle apartment, the one-bedroom
    hellhole he couldn't even afford anymore. He needed an answer. A burlap bag on the side of the road.
    A head popped out. He saw the answer in its beady eyes.

    He pulled up to the lake. Well, more like a pond. Bag in one hand, he got out and closed the door
    carefully behind him. Walked up to the shore. Stuck his hand in the bag. Pulled out a cat. Threw it in.
    That feels good.

    Confused, the cat swam toward shore. Toward Lawrence. Stupid cat. Lawrence walked forward
    and kicked it back in. He threw in another cat. Still feels good.

    Lawrence knew why he was here. Lawrence would keep doing what felt good
    until he didn't feel anything anymore.

    Reduce the pond's beauty (the score) while keeping your pleasure (left side gauge) above zero.

    Throwing cats increases your pleasure, but the thrill is less every time.
    If a cat escapes, Lawrence gets stressed.

    You can keep the cats at bay by kicking them.
    Cats drown if they spend too long in the water.

    'wasd' or arrows to move
    left ctrl or left click to throw
    space to kick

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    RARoadkill says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:25am

    Man what did cats ever do to you. Very funny game, almost seems like something I would play on a phone

    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:32am

    Very funny gameplay

    TehSkull says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:35am

    Haha unique game idea to say the least. Really enjoyed the art style. Not quite sure what the cats did, but I'm sure they deserved it.

    Team Tibbles says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:58am

    Lol what's up with the cats! I sense a dog lover! By the way, loved the game!

    CireNeikual says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:00am

    Nice visual style!

    Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:35am

    Beautiful looking and, at the very least, interesting game. I was laughing by the time I was done reading the game's description. Excellent work!

    Rabbits... says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:09am

    Dang...Must not like cats...Amazing graphics though

    ParaPup says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:45am

    This made me laugh so hard >_<

    Edocentrique says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:28pm

    Pretty good !

    BlockBrains says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:31pm

    I think it would be super interesting a series of minigames like that! Cool! Too short tho :(

    joaorequiao says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:03pm

    Hahahaha nice gameplay!

    DeathBySnail says ...
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 6:15pm


    AumaanSnake says ...
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 1:42am

    Funny theme, nice mechanic and very good artwork!!

    HeyChinaski says ...
    Jan 5, 2013 @ 8:24pm

    Looks great, not sure I understood the gameplay though. I didn't last longer than maybe 10 seconds each time.

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