December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

[ Real World Gatherings | Ludum Deals | Warmup Weekend ]

Back to Browse Entries

You Only Get One Chance To Save Xmas

by benkane - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Single-player, top-down action! Fight your way through a somewhat randomly-generated mall to find the best presents and save Xmas!

Pick up a present with Space. If you like the price, color, and quality, take it to the cash register to buy it. Or leave the store to steal it!

Get gifts for everyone on your list before the mall closes. If you're quick, you might even make it home for dinner.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1795Coolness0%

Comments

skarab says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:39pm

I like it! Grand Theft Xmas :) I can't drop the gifts though.

benkane says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:15pm

Press space again to throw a gift while you're holding one. Once you've purchased (or stolen) a gift however, it will forever trail behind you and weigh you down.

JohnnySix says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 10:40pm

Bonus points for Canadian manners haha. Like how the more presents you're carrying, the more difficult it is to manoeuvre around the shops. The spinning camera is a little disorientating too, but I guess that's the point. :)

csanyk says ...
Dec 30, 2013 @ 9:27pm

Hahaha I liked this one. Or should I say Hohoho?

csanyk says ...
Dec 30, 2013 @ 9:37pm

PS you need to post source code for a compo game:)

recursor says ...
Dec 31, 2013 @ 5:35pm

Indeed. Where is the source code link?

You must sign in to comment.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you want to place in the final results, you NEED votes. The easiest way to get votes is by rating other games. Judging lasts for 3 weeks following the end of Ludum Dare. For best effect, rate 20 games as soon as possible. Rating more games is encouraged.

MORE TIPS AND DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

TEAMS: Teams entering the Jam should pick a single representative to submit your game, or create a team specific account you can share. We currently do not support Team Voting, but sharing an account and together playing and rating games is acceptable.

NOT LOGGED IN?: If you get a message about not being logged in, even though you are, it’s because your web browser cached the non-logged in page. You can fix this by either refreshing your cache or clearing your cache. CTRL+F5 in many browsers. Chrome is a bit more work. Press F12 to enable Developer Mode, then you can right click on the refresh button and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”. This option is unavailable if you are not in Developer Mode.

PORTS: Ports to other platforms can be done after the deadline. That said, the sooner you finish your port, the sooner people can play your game, improving your chances of placing in the final results. For best results, provide a Web version of your game, or a Windows version with no dependencies. Also be sure to rate about 20 games to improve your visibility.

MY GAME DOESN’T SHOW UP: If you can’t find your game, it’s usually because the URL to your downloads are missing ‘http://‘. Fix your URLs (http://mysite.com/mygame.zip) and you will show up.

MY GAME CRASHES, IS UNBEATABLE, OR I MADE A TYPO: We allow you to fix crash or win condition bugs after the deadline (in a sense, like “porting” to support more players). We also allow “typo” bugs. I.e. A true that should have been a false, a word that should have been a different word, very tiny changes that you would have caught if you had more sleep. We leave this open to interpretation, but generally speaking your game should be identical to the game you submitted. No new features, just things you messed up last minute. Typos.


[cache: storing page]