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Pretty Creatures

by NiallM - Jam Entry

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a local multiplayer game that *requires* 4 players and 4 xbox pads. Read on to find out why.

(I realise this probably means no-one's going to get a chance to play it, but that's okay)

The goal of the game is to get to the treasure at the end of one of the four corridors at the far right of the level. The corridors are blocked by locked doors, and you can only open one. To open the door, push or pull the key to the doors, and then vote for which door to open. The door with the majority vote will be opened.

There are four clues hidden around the map that will tell you which corridors the treasure is *NOT* in. The clue will be communicated to the player that first touches it (and no-one else) through the rumble of their pad: 1 rumble = door 1; 2 rumbles = door 2; etc.

The catch is that one of the four players is designated the saboteur. The saboteur wins if the players choose the wrong corridor, and loses if they reach the treasure. The saboteur player will be informed that they are the saboteur via a rumble in their pad during the game's setup stage. The saboteur also gets to see a full map of the level, including the locations of the four clues, and the treasure.

Also, there's a time limit, so don't dawdle.

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NiallM says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:00am

Note: It's starting to look like this only runs on the laptop I coded it on :( I think it's because I had to upgrade to the latest version of SDL for its force feedback support and something's gone wrong in the upgrade.

I'll try and fix it when I get a chance, but I'm going to be pretty busy up till Christmas.

NiallM says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:11pm

Fixed it :D

Turns out I was hard-coding the shader paths. I'm an idiot.

Bruno Massa says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 3:10pm

i need 4 xbox controls to play it?! wtf hahahahha

KEFIR says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 3:39pm

So it is not possible to play alone? :(

hamster_mk_4 says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 5:22pm

The screen shots look nice, but you are making very steep hardware requirements with that 4 game pads thing.

steamgirl says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 5:37pm

Aww, it's a shame it can only be played with 4 people. It looks so pretty! Kudos for trying something completely different though - if I get a chance to play it with friends I will! :)

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