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The Last Barman

by Nisshoku - 48 Hour Compo Entry

My second entry in Ludum Dare! I interpreted the theme as "doing something as efficiently as possible". In this game you take the role of a barman. You get in orders one by one, but to serve everyone in time you will have to approach things smartly. Try to find a method that works for you.

Use WASD to move and SPACE to interact.

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HelkeGames says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:44am

Nice and cool game! Great job ;)

SirJson says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:23am

The animation is a bit laggy

Tainted_Code says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:09pm

Oooooh, nice game! The movement was laggy and slow but the idea was fun :)

Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:10pm

Fun! Fast paced button mashers are always fun! Not that much in theme, but other than that good job!

Skulls says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:17pm

There is something so relaxing about this game.

Spierek says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:31pm

At first the controls seemed strange, but you can quickly get used to them. The gameplay was really neat, though the best strategy is to always pick four items and place them on the counter. If placed items could spoil after 30 seconds of not completing an order, the game could be more balanced.

AlbertoSM says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:58pm

Nice work :)
There should be some restriction on how many drinks should you make for the orders, so that the game would make a better challenge for the player (right now you can make as many things as you want and just place them on the counter whenever). I like it though :)

Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:00pm

Nice idea and solid implementation. Works very well. Slightly tricky to move the guy to pick up the coffees when you're in a rush, but aside from that, very well done!

antonijn says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:00pm

I like the idea. The game was quite challenging once you started it, but you kind of got into a rythm as you played it more and more.

wolfadex says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:01pm

Reminded me a lot of Diner Dash and Tapper but in a very good way.

Nisshoku says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:03am

Thanks for the reactions people! I agree I should have put some restriction on how easily you can produce drinks or how you can just prepare way more than necessary beforehand. I'll take your suggestions into account should I ever feel like continuing this game. :)

zkenshin says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:21pm

Fun game. :)

Kom says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 12:54am

Very fun, very well executed. This has a lot of potential.

Clavus says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 2:25pm

Fun game, well executed formula :)

MinionStudios says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 4:54pm

Fun! too many ice teas pushed me over the edge.

LTyrosine says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 6:28pm

I liked the sounds and is fun to play. Good work!

juaxix says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 7:00pm

I felt like an authentic barman, money money!
Instructions must be more clear in the begining, to know where the player has to go.

stevejohnson says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 10:41pm

Doesn't seem to be on-theme at all. I made it through the game and had fun though.

Ninja Doggy says ...
May 10, 2013 @ 7:00am

Fast pace game. 8/10

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