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

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Another Day at Villain Inc.

by ahnimal - 48 Hour Compo Entry

So my idea was to make an beat em up platformer, with a cliche supervillain/superhero theme. I usually go for a much simpler graphics style so this time I wanted to go for something more detailed. It turned out decent, I think.

Basically you play as Dr. Goat, who works at Villain Inc. and follow him on his adventure to the store to get some coffee. Dr. Goat needs his coffee.

I got all the mechanics done, but only the first and last scene got finished. If I used my time better there would've been a section in the middle where you walk through the streets or traverse the rooftops, or something along those lines, while bringing rampage to the people of the city.

I learned a lot from this Ludum Dare, including how easy it is to make a simple AI. I wasted a lot of time on nothing, but who even cares. The game is done. Next time though, I will stick with a simpler graphics style and concept. Drawing everything is way too exhausting for me.


If you're having trouble winning, just remember to block only when he attacks, and keep hitting him whenever you can. Punches do more damage, but leaves you open, so punch him a few times right after he attacks and then pull back and shoot at him, so you're ready for his next attack.
He can only attack once every 5 second (+/- about 2 seconds), but he will kill you in 4 hits if you don't block. 8 hits if you do.

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wallmasterr says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:21am

short but awsome, that fight was epic

vandriver says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:30am

how do i do a babality? i bet kittenboy is adorable!

Razion says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:59am

Very short, but utterly hilarious.

CaptainIcy says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:04am

Haha, this is so great! I love the overall "style" the game has. The graphics are nice, writing is fun, and the game was short but fun too of course. Great work.

Gungnir says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:13am

Nice, got a good laugh out of me.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:41am

Great style!

Jiggawatt says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:55am

Could use some indication of health.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:57am

Love the art. Dr. Goat has the most villainous leap I've ever witnessed.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:22pm

This really made me smile, nice graphics and a great take on theme.

Holofire says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:49pm

Amazingly awesome!

bigbadwofl says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:29am

Well done on the art, better than decent I'd say.

krutech says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 7:03pm

Very funny. Did i see a penis?

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 7:04pm

Quite good, except kittenman was some sort of hulking beast that was indestructible. I blocked his attacks but he killed me every time. :O

Maybe you should try to soften him up.

ceronman says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 2:32am

Really nice! this gets five humor stars!

Joseph Miller says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 10:18pm

The superhero AI was surprisingly good and challenging. I did beat it, but some kind of sound effects or music would've been helpful in making the experience more engaging. The store background was very good as were the animations.

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