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

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Super Goon

by Mista Koo - Jam Entry

Experience a day in the life of a goon. An art game with a "deep message."

-This is my first LD entry ever.
-I can't actually make games.. yet.
-I work full time on Saturdays and Sundays (and Mondays).

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nolacoaster says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:29pm

I think it's a cool idea, but I couldn't figure out how to do anything except move!

Joncom says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:21pm

Very clever. I like it :)

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 6:44am

@nolacoaster That's the only thing you can do. Being a villain isn't always about being a badass killing machine that takes half of the screen, you gotta start small ;)
Notice how you aren't even a threat to the hero?

saguaro says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:15pm

I really like this.

Stavu says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 4:05pm

That's really funny! Took me a while to figure out all I can do is move, while all the heroes are passing me by. Awesome :)

Pitoum says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 2:52pm

Ah ah! Awesome idea!
I just wish sometime one of the hero jump on our head and smash us to the ground :)

CoffeeOnimal says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 3:06pm

Very... existential. I'm still smiling, thank you :)

BlockBrains says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 3:25pm

The idea it's good. I want to kill Mario!!! :-)

Houly says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 4:38pm

Yeah, always wondered how the life of an goomba must feel like :) Thanks for showing us!

mikemacdee says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 9:59am

kinda funny, but that's about it.

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 12:26pm

@Pitoum I wanted that as well, too bad I couldn't do it with my limited skills in limited time :(

Dec 24, 2012 @ 3:10pm

Funny! Is that the Mario theme playing backwards? :D I find it hard to vote on this since it isn't really a game though...

Hatscat says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 3:35pm

lol, funny idea ^^

jerrre says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 5:39pm

When I found out what i was doing I really laughed

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 8:38am

@Frozen Fractal What is a game :P?

caranha says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 3:09pm

Hmmmm, interesting idea, but maybe you went a bit too far with the "deep" message? It would have probably been more interesting if the hero moved a little bit differently each time, so that the goomba would have some (false) hope that something would happen next time.


SuperDisk says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 4:12pm

While funny, it's not really a game.

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 4:43pm

@cranha I wanted that, but couldn't do it with my skills and allocated time.

Tom 7 says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 6:39pm

Funny! But of course, not much of a game. :) I still enjoyed it. The pause before the hero comes was just right.

Spelchan says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 6:45pm

As with most games that call themselves "art" games, it isn't very fun. Still, it does make its point and you get to know what low-level villains feel like. Well done.

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 7:52pm

@Spelchan I totally understand that but I wouldn't have been able to make a full game anyway.
Also it is only around 20 seconds long, not enough time to get bored :P

MrEvilGuy says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 7:22am

I love it! The whole 'negative' feel to its appearance and music is awesome.

goerp says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 10:22am

someone mentioned the Mario theme backwards? Sounds funny.
Too bad you dont have more time. The movement is good, the graphics are good , you have collision, so all the ingredients for a game are there.
There is also a consistent retro look and feel which is good.
I'm curious what you could do with more time

Jacob says ...
Jan 3, 2013 @ 9:03pm

Haha, love it!

I had a similar idea with my game actually :)

hissssssssss says ...
Jan 6, 2013 @ 5:28am

Clever! That moment when you've tried everything and realize that you're doing everything that you can do, and you're fated to watch heroes jump by for the rest of the game was funny.

Jan 6, 2013 @ 9:44pm

You sir just made the most humorous game I've played so far. Now I totally know how goombas do feel... and I do pity them : (

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