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Distractions

by Goodlookinguy - Jam Entry

This is my team's incomplete game called Distractions.

The Idea: A game where you have a bunch of workers that you're trying to make do their jobs, but they keep getting distracted every 10 seconds.

The Result: 10 seconds was simply too long to be any fun. So the values vary.

The Gameplay: The worker meters that makes them do work or not changes with what you do or don't do. If you do nothing, they will just do their own thing and lose respect. If you constantly tell them that they must walk to a certain location, they also lose respect.

Notes: I was sick the whole compo and did almost nothing on day 2 cause I was feeling so bad. I also did nearly nothing on day 3 (today), so I figured I'd just upload it so that I could go get some rest. Cause I'm not feeling well.

Have fun, I did enjoy making it, even in my condition.

P.S. I'm going to finish this game in the near future when I'm not sick. Subscribe to my site RSS for an alert if you want to play that in the future.

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Comments

hoqjed says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:04am

That's a great concept, trying to tell a story about being a boss. Nice looking art style, great animations.

When i repeatedly told the workers to go back to work when they stopped, i got a smiley face every time meaning they're happy that i told them to get back to work. Not sure if that's the story you were going for.

Goodlookinguy says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 1:20am

The smiley face appears if they don't mind getting back to work. A sad face appears and they won't do anything if their respect for you is too low and they're feeling the blues.

01010111 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 1:35am

I'm such a terrible boss :< I love your art!

Darien says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 1:35am

The graphics are quite nice, but I'm not sure I really understand what to do here. I click on the dudes, and little !s appear above them, and then... I guess that's it?

Goodlookinguy says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:40am

The exclamation mark means that you interrupted them from whatever they were doing.

Tanser says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:23pm

Nice art.

klianc09 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:27pm

This could for sure make a great micro (macro?) management game, if finished.

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