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Super Awesome Train Noises

by Elstretchington - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Please don't expect anything worth your time. They are the type of "games" I make. But seriously. TRAINS!!!!!!!!


Originally was starting as a subway game where you control people to help them board the right train. But alas real life got in the way, so i made this instead. Fuck the real world. 30 mins of shit is better than 0 mins of nothing. Included is a pink elephant i drew while thinking of an idea. Cause elephants. If you don't like this game and feel the need to hate, either comment, send your tweets to @Dizapp (i don't even use my twitter) or email me elstretchington@gmail.com where there i'll promptly not give a shit. I'm even using mediafire for the downloads cause i cant afford to keep my old website up. YAY for this cripple economy in this shit as fuck town. like seriously I will be your hardest worker but since i'm 18 you don't wanna have a kid workijng for you, FUCK YOU! This games shit, don't bother with it...

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Ratings

#2134Coolness10%

Comments

Apr 27, 2014 @ 6:24am

https://googledrive.com/host/0ByWKel4GxvUTeE5iYmNpSzlRWGc/index.html

you can find the HTML5 version there.

MunkeeBacon says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 8:43am

I really like this game.

I think the use of the circle accurately represents our state in society right now, symbolizing a never-ending loop, while the lack of background helps emphasize the lack of hope. The train is my favorite part by far; representing the blandness, and repetitiveness in the content of modern day advertisement. Considering the theme is beneath the surface, we know the idea of "Train" means something deeper.. or does it? The actual meaning behind the repeated use of the word "Train" clearly represents the same, worn-out messages we are told over and over again by modern day advertisement. The word "Train" is supposed to be bland, and boring, to help make this elaborate connection. And while the narrator is telling you the same thing over and over again, giving you deeper insight into the game, you wonder, "Is there anything more to this Ludum Dare entry?" The lack of knowledge of what is to come, and the feeling of expectation that comes with such an empty experience, epitomizes the underline message of all twenty-first-century marketing: An un-achievable happiness. For example: "Buy this product, you will be rich", or, "If you purchase our cologne women will be all over you!". It's something you can obtain; this knowledge. So props to you, Elstretchington, for standing up and saying one no one else was bold enough to say.

Apr 27, 2014 @ 11:21am

Awesome review MunkeeBacon!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:26am

Hey man! What happened?
It seems to me that this circle means the worm which eats your brain.
Boy I love you - you will be more efficient next time ++

pancakecity says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:33pm

5/5 awesome sound effects

May 2, 2014 @ 5:35am

I have to give you props for still putting this up! And for what it's worth, your rant and train noises made me laugh quite a bit.

oranebeast says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 9:42pm

m'k

ActionRemix says ...
May 12, 2014 @ 4:53am

5/5 mood

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