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

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Mitt Romney and the Case of the Sex Doll

by jackspinoza - Jam Entry


A game about power.

arrows - movement
SPACE - actions (you can interact with obvious stuff)

Join Mitt as he burrows deeper into his malignant narcissism and psychopathy.
Everything (music et al) made in 48 hours. Borrowed scripts keep the game from the main competition.

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Quarry says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:29pm

oh god wat

Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:19pm

You had me at the title. Cheers!

Saisaith says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:18pm


MaTX says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:32pm

Quite inventive and creative, although I got bored, probably because I am not american :D I had super fun though.

Cake&Code says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:42pm

That music is really fitting, though extremely disturbing. The movement is really too slow for the kind of distances that need traversing, and it makes the game really slow. I gave up because it was taking forever to get anywhere.

Lastly, 73.2mb? Wowza, the sounds alone account for a huge chunk of the game size (about 70% of it) and the other being the use of PNG for images (which account for another 20%) that would compress so well with JPG. I think it would be more accessible to more people if this wasn't the case. Not gonna take away from your ratings, but it is going to take away from the amount of people who rate it :O

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:54pm

If you press shift you can run.

fhoenig says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:16am

I love these hand drawn games but don't have Windows. I'll rate gfx based on the screenshots.

LogGiant says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:23am

I don't think I'll be going to bed tonight.

Alex Rose says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:33am

This was awesome.

Got a little weird towards the end, like it was trying to shock me but just wasn't succeeding, but at the start where it was just joke after joke I found it hilarious. Definitely max points for humour.

Interesting sound and graphics too.

Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:57am

The hand-drawn environments and characters are unique and cohesive. The atmosphere is interestingly brooding; There are times where it feels like I'm playing a Salvador Dali painting.

It is a little deranged.

fishbrain says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:53pm

Love the mood - the grungy graphics and sounds. Something unbalanced and disturbing about it all - lol great stuff!

dremelofdeath says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:06pm

Wow, that was messed up. I played it at like 5 AM and I think between staying up for it and eating Taco Bell is going to give me permanent nightmares. Definitely nailed the themes and the watercolor environments gave this game its character. Great work.

Gazok says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:37pm

This is my favourite game so far.
I'm not sure what that says about me.

Yngar says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 8:31pm

Yep Romney sure is a jerk

Darkfrost says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 8:42pm

pretty wacked but alright

ddionisio says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 4:08am

Man, what a depressing game...I had fun though! The art works out well, and the music is good!

goerp says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 9:54pm

Thanks for the warning, I played it anyway. Enjoyed it as well, altough it was a bit disturbing.
I like the hand made graphics and the humor. the music was impressive but got on my nerves after a while (but that might have been intentional). Were that real instruments.
just curious, but what scripts did you have to use?
This game also scores good on mood.
Original game.

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 12:59am

thanks for the comments,
@goerp - I made the "music" with my strat and my synth and used tape distortion on my voice. So, almost real instruments. I used a script for the text and one for the menu, I spent too much time on the music and nonsense.

Tom 7 says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 7:25pm

Wow. This is the most fucked up LD game I've ever played. It's quite hard to endure, but I'll give you credit for doing something daring, and the ending was somewhat redeeming. Definitely a standout in LD25, for better or worse.

The music was great, though unsurprisingly I liked what the radio was playing before Mitt's beast mode disc.

AyCe says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:44pm

WOW! This is either brilliant or crazy. That music, the graphics, the blackest humour just made it a real experience! :O Great job!

BlackBulletIV says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:08am

Yeah, that was pretty disgusting, although the rest wasn't too bad compared with the end. The music was... disturbing. I muted the game after the radio changed.

I didn't really like it, but I'll certainly give points for innovation and mood.

Zelen3d says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:21am

What the !!!! tHIS WAS fun! you should run(shift) by default.

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 2:27am

nice comments thanks.
I'm with you BlackBulletIV.

Spelchan says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 6:49am

Calling this game disturbing is a huge understatement. The problem with art games, which I consider this to be, is that they focus more on making a statement then being fun. Worth playing but not a fun game.

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 3:21pm

Haha, right Spelchan, in fact I think I'm trumped at almost every hurdle when it comes to the ratings, not just the "fun" aspect. Oh well...

MrEvilGuy says ...
Dec 29, 2012 @ 5:22am

The doll-man beating at the end was my favourite part. I felt too much in control of everything but I think that added to the idiosyncratic strangeness of it. :)

cappelnord says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 1:31pm

Would love to see that game but no Windows :-( A gameplay video would be awesome!

Jeremias says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 6:17pm

Good job in creating a uncommon mood.

nate427 says ...
Dec 31, 2012 @ 5:10pm

Very... original. Strange and disgusting but in a good way somehow.

csanyk says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 3:35am

I didn't get it, beyond stamping on pigeons was there more to do? It doesn't feel complete, or I am missing something.

jackspinoza says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 5:42am

@ csanyk: I think you're missing about 4 fifths of the game. Try exploring a tiny bit more - you can go in most doors.

jackspinoza says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 11:59pm

...having said that, you aren't missing much.

Porpentine says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 6:54am

i really like the music

the ending is horrifying. genuinely horrifying.

the most pervasively depressing and fucked-up mood of the competition, out of the 50~ games i've played so far

Worse says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 1:35pm

The art was just spectacular. Humor and music are great. But I didn't like how the gameplay was forced - couldn't proceed until doing specific things that the game told me to do :(

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