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

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Hamster Poker

by BiceMaster - 48 Hour Compo Entry

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BiceMaster says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:12pm

Forgot to add instructions in the notifications area, darn.

Simple Windows only poking game where you harvest a little creatures energy for your own winning. <Space> pokes, <1-3>
buys you upgrades to your harvesting gear. Selle enough energy, and you'll win. If you don't poke the little fellah and let him generate energy in his own pace, you'll lose. Bad guys are bad guys...

Made with GameMaker free edition, paint and audacity.

Marco Jonkers says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:09pm

Haha, funny little game :)

fuopy says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:21pm

Very cute game! It seems like a perfect game for FuckThisJam, making fun of the upgrade genre. One thing I might change is using the space bar for poking, I've ruined space bars on a few keyboards by mashing them too much :)

rinaka says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:33pm

Interesting game, very grim. I've heard of energy harvesting but this is new :P Is it possible to kill the hamster from overworking?

arhpositive says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:16pm

I enjoyed taking every little inch of energy from that wretched animal! Bwahahahaah!

Nice entry, played it through the end at the expense of my space bar. :D

Rex Peppers says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:16pm

Can't play windows games. :-(

Ramuh says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:10pm

Haha this was pretty cool.

Diamonde says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 7:04pm

Incredibly simple and pure joy :D

Joozey says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:40pm

Very nice idea. The prospect of getting upgrades kept me playing. Gave me a good laugh. Would have liked to see a bit more variation and choice of upgrades. I expected a next level with a bigger animal :). Overall nice little game!

fishbrain says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 5:46pm

Only seemed to want to run in super low res (smaller than the screenshots) and it seemed all I could do was poke? It was fun enough lol - but I wanted more!

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