December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
Snap - fishbrain - 48 Hour Compo Entry
I managed another dark LD entry. Go on a shooting rampage - blame the theme I'm afraid. I like to use LD to explore unusual themes, game mechanics, and ideas.
I was drawn to the idea of some interesting game mechanics. Innocent people are worth more points than police, although police can shoot at you and deal health damage.
I was also intrigued by the idea of a "Suicide Bonus". If you die from wounds, you get no Suicide Bonus. If you suicide, you get a bonus based on your current health. But of course, if you suicide, you can no longer score points. So... when to suicide?
And then the Newtown tragedy happened, and made me feel sad and uncomfortable. RIP.
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