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

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Criminal Empires

by pillbrain - 48 Hour Compo Entry

One outstanding bug where sometimes it does not register a menu choice but appears to do so.

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tompudding says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:56pm

Very basic graphics, but the game is quite fun. Jolly good show.

RHY3756547 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:01am

Cool idea, I don't usually like this type of game but it was pretty well executed!

h.attila says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:18am

It's lacking in its presentation, but has a surprising amount of depth. I still couldn't figure out a winning formula.
The descriptions and the random events are also fun.

FinalMirage says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:22am

Was a little confused of what to do when I started but eventually figured it out. It's a cool concept buying stuff to try and build your empire and it plays pretty smoothly, nicely done.
Would've been cool if when you bought something it would show up in the room and wander around (if it's mobile) just so you can get a visual representation of where your money has gone and give some movement to the level. Would also help the level feel less bland. :)

dalbinblue says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:35am

Played to completion. Interesting simulation for 48 hours work. There weren't that many negative effects in the game, and after about 30 days I was getting money so fast I couldn't spend it. I would have like to see more challenge, but given the time frame for the competition that is understandable. Also noted an odd bug where it said 995 of my pushers defected (I think I only had 2 at the time).

fakeshadows says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:06am

Really fun, the "news" was a nice idea.

master4523 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:09am

The game has some good ideas. Even though the graphics are minimalistic, the simulation is quite good. I've spent several minutes trying to build my "crime empire".

Blodyavenger says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:22pm

Game pulled me in at the start even if I'm not good with this kind of games. I came quite far but when I accepted few missions and hired a hitman,bodyguard and police bribe, my money started to drop. It's a nice game overall.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:50pm

LOL nice concept of a big criminal corporation xD nice work man! very fun!

JaJ says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:55pm

It wasn't entirely clear to me what the function of some things were. I thought hiring muscle would keep the police of my back, but it only got worse. I also didn't really get what the difference in effect was of hiring a hooker or a drug dealer. It did manage to get pretty far though.

pighead10 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:23pm

Strangely addicting. Lacking in presentation but has a surprising amount of depth.

CoffeeOnimal says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 2:00pm

Similar to Drug Wars with a bit more depth to it.
Nice work for 48 hrs.

ceronman says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 5:23pm

Very interesting idea.

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