April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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by bleatingheart - Jam Entry

A minimalist rpg (and my first LD game.) Play as sword, axe, or girl. Loot and chickens await.

Made with music from Playonloop.com

N.B.: Combat outcomes are random, so if it feels like you're stuck in a loop you're probably just having a streak of bad luck.

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Meep says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:52pm

Fits the theme. It reminds me of one of those idle RPG games, except you have to keep clicking. :(

Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:07pm

I loved it. Fits the theme, made me laugh. Way to go!

tompudding says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:17pm

Looks great, awesome music, hilarious. I'm not sure I'd really consider it a game though.

Robert says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:23pm

Wow, so many 80 hour RPGs are basically this game if you remove the graphics, fighting mechanics, and story. It makes me feel like I wasted an epic amount of time playing JRPGs where I didn't find the story compelling. I like the three word repetition theme and the music is perfect for RPGs. The square format is fun and makes the game feel small. I was shocked to see the right click menu was so extensive. Awesome game!

Coruon says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:25pm

Okay, I really enjoyed this game. The music was great, the sound effects were good, the concept, I found, was hilarious and I enjoyed it so much. And then I was a little disappointed when I thought there was so little to it and then suddenly I was in a town and the game kept going and there was an ending and everything :p Made my day, a fun game.

zairon says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:25pm

Wow, this is pretty minimalistic.

fueelin says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:38pm

Awesome. That was very well done, sound, graphics, humor, etc. Excellent work.

KunoNoOni says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:41pm

Best.Game.Ever! I totally agree with Robert. Awesome use of theme. 5 stars my friend, 5 stars indeed!

Hiku says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:45pm


Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:13pm

Pretty fun, but is it a game? Not really..

Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:30pm

This might be the best game I've seen so far. I love the scrolling words in the background, the music, the "I don't care" attitude, and the humor!

neight says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:34pm

Hilarious. I feel like this is pretty much how most RPGs play anyway, especially games like Mafia Wars or that Behemut "card game" on iphone.

lekochen says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:35pm


Prelucid says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:39pm

Made me laugh. I had serious DEJA VU while playing this game, as if I had a dream about playing it long before actually playing it.

Farfin says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:39pm

Go home everybody ludum dare is over. this guy just won.

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:56pm


deathray says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:16am

LOL! I played through the whole thing and began picturing the game in my head based on the text and music. Excellent humor & music, and it fits the theme great.

swizzcheez says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:20am

What the heck did I just click through? :)

Truly an font of minimalism.

CogentInvalid says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:53am

This is hilarious. It's the perfect game, minus the gameplay.

metadept says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:17am

Fan, freaking, tastic. This made me laugh out loud multiple times. It's short, simple, and wonderfully coherent and finished. Pretty much perfect.

tacograveyard says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:16am

I love the music.

Hayawi says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:17am

nonono. no offence, it just didn't seem like a game, more like a repetitive story that never got anywhere.

Skulls says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:18am

I want to show this game to my friends, this is every stereotypical RPG in a nutshell I love it.

Cybearg says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:33am

If I asked someone to make me a minimalist drawing and they returned with a blank sheet of paper, I wouldn't say that they had succeeded. Similarly, this is an amusing and visually interesting gag, but it's not a game and, on that note, it's not a minimalist game. There needs to be gameplay for it to be a minimalist game.

Loved the art, by the way.

Krahe says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:44am

A little *TOO* minimalist but a funny enough to make me laugh.

Jed Mayberry says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:27am

I won the game! Soundtrack was pretty good.

Topaz says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:37am

Pretty funny. Nice music too!

Andy Go says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:34am


Ryusui says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 6:28am







fullmontis says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:51am

This game is so bad I had to make a flash review about it!

Jokes aside,sure it is minimalistic :) Great graphics and sounds. I like how it humors classic JRPGs.

May 1, 2013 @ 8:35am

Hahaha, that was brillantbrillantbrillant. Pretty much every RPG ever. I especially liked that 'girl' was a weapon. ^_^

saguaro says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:45pm

I was surprised to see this was a Ren'Py game! I slogged through a lot of RPGs when I was younger and you really captured the essence. Great entry, very funny.

EdoMiyamoto says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 8:19am

That was fun, a bit like progressQuest !

axcho says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 5:25am

Hahaha, the music totally makes this game. It was great when I first went into a town... then stole stuff, and fought chickens... Heh.

foyosoft says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 6:37pm

Well, it fits the theme.

MinionStudios says ...
May 12, 2013 @ 5:36am


Turtle says ...
May 12, 2013 @ 7:48am

:) :) :)
Good Good Good

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