August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds

Ludum Dare 27 — August 23rd-26th, 2013
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by gapgen - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You can, sir, have some more - ten more - if you hunt through the sewers that open onto the orphanage dining hall to confuse the crotchety Gruelmaster!

Use the arrow buttons or WSAD to move, and come back to the Gruelmaster each time you find a new disguise to collect your seconds!

The game was coded in Python + Pyglet, with some patches for Pyglet sprites downloaded from the web and commented as such. I wrote a thin Pyglet wrapper for handling level transitions, splash screens, etc, beforehand, but included all this in the source archive.

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mtrc says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 12:06pm

Haha, I really loved this. The humour and art are pretty great, and the slowly stacking disguises made me chuckle.

flod says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:23pm

seems the web version is not online?

tombsar says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:33pm

A great interpretation of the theme, and very amusing! Some more variety in the gameplay would have been nice, and I found the collision detection with the disguises to be a bit strange. Good job.

Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:17pm

Nice entry! You should refine the collisions and add some sound though. Keep it up :)

Sep 1, 2013 @ 6:47am

Best game thus far. I really live the idea and the concept; solid use of the theme. Great job~ I featured it in my Ludum Dare 27 compilation series, if you'd like to check it out :)

gapgen says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 2:38pm

Thanks for the comments so far! Yes, the collision detection was very hacky, I was aware that I was hacking it at the time. Sorry, I misinterpreted "web" to mean external website - there's no web-enabled version, unless someone can advise me on how to make Python code work in that way. I had ideas for expanding the game, but I wanted to be sure of finishing and only really spent a working day on it, so it was a bit limited - and no time to record squishy walking-in-sewage sounds either :(

Vile Smile says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 3:23pm

Pretty neat. I really liked the use of the theme.

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