December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
Dr. Vile in The Greater Goodby GreenPixelDev - Jam Entry
Dr. Vile, the most despised mad scientist in the world, has one mission in life: become #1. He'll do whatever it takes to win the respect and adoration of every person on Earth - even if he has to KILL EVERY PERSON ON EARTH.
Take Dr. Vile and his AI companion, Lexe, on a quest to build the most powerful Death Ray mankind has ever seen. Will Dr. Vile use it for good or will the villain always be the villain?
- Use the arrow keys to move Dr. Vile.
- Press X to swing your bat (perfect weapon for an evil genius, eh?). Your bat can bash objects - such as trees, cars, TVs, and more - that will break into the parts you need to complete the Death Ray. Use your bat to break the skulls of any pesky townspeople, too!
- Press C to use your Stun Gun. This will temporarily stun townspeople (probably why it's called a Stun Gun). It does have a cooldown period, though!
- Press SPACE BAR to open/close the Inventory menu and see what parts you need to complete the Death Ray. This also pauses the game.
- Try not to die or you'll have to start over! Collect Apples and Leftover Steak to regain health.
"Dr. Vile in The Greater Good" is Green Pixel's first Ludum Dare submission! We're used to creating months-long projects so we're amazed at what can be done in 72 hours! We hope you enjoy playing our game as much as we enjoyed making it! :D
Congratulations to everyone who participated! Whether you completed what you wanted to complete or not, you have much more now than what you had 72 hours ago!
We may continue working on adding features to "Dr. Vile in the Greater Good" so please send us your feedback and follow us on Twitter (@GreenPixelDev) to stay updated!
Happy gaming! :D
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