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

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Super Meter Maid

by drmanitoba - Jam Entry

That stupid meter maid gave me a ticket! It was total BS too! The ticket was for 7:02pm, the sign said meters only ran until 7pm. This is garbage! I hate that meter maid.

Meter Maid is the villain. Help her screw over everyone else by giving them tickets.

WASD and arrows to move, z to give tickets. I hope you get run over.

(It's very slow to start up on windows. I don't know why, but please just be patient with it.)

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Comments

kritzikratzi says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:40am

we should totally be game friends!
http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-25/?action=preview&uid=17775

mikemacdee says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 3:51am

game wouldn't run, and I'm not sure why. it tried to run; then sat there with the "not responding" message and never changed.

Pitoum says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 10:48pm

Same problem.

AyCe says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:28am

First of all, the game has a VERY long start time (~2min) on windows. But it loads, just be patient. Secondly, it took me a while to figure out I has to use Y instead of Z for action (that's why me and many others would allow both keys in that case). Thirdly the left and right were way too far away from each other. You would have to risk to get run over, you moved to slow, so at the middle of the map, the side you just left was full of "ripe" cars. Nice idea though :)

Zelen3d says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:30am

Interesting concept. Hopefully she got squashed by cars often!

saguaro says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 9:34pm

Good idea for a frogger-style game. I think the best strategy was to hang out on one side of the street until all the cars were ticketed/left, then head to the other. I liked the fail screen.

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