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Farmer Sam's Grub Grab

by cavf88 - Jam Entry

Programmer and Game Designer: Carlos Vargas
Graphic Designer: Elizabeth Lee (All the pretty things, ugly things like background Carlos Vargas)

Help Farmer Sam collect the 5 veggies, but watch out for grubs!

Our First Game for Ludum Dare 48 and also the first time we use Unity for a game.

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:09pm

My name is Sam, so by default I love this game.

ninjacharlie says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:56pm

I don't quite understand whether there is a way to tell if what you pick up is going to be a vegetable or if it's pure chance.

The graphics and sounds were nice :)

Milktoast says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:19am

Was that a tapeworm?

Move127 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:19am

Seems to be complete chance whether you win or not.

cavf88 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:27am

@ninjacharlie It's complete chance weather you win or not. So you never know if you're gonna win or not. @Miltoast that's not a tapeworm lol, That's a grub, I would't recommend you to google that lol!

Cake&Code says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:30am

More akin to rolling dice or flipping coins than playing a game since there was no way to tell whether a plot would hold a snake or a vegetable :)

cavf88 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:04am

@Cake&Code that's true, but don't tell that to Two Face ;)

mir007 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:44am

Great feeling in the game!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:33pm

This is a fun game, albeit a bit short :P
It feels a bit like gambling, so naturally, I had to keep playing until I'd won at least once :D

Kara Jayde says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:19am

I like the pixel art and sounds, gameplay wise I think it needed to be more than just pure luck/chance. Maybe by including a tell in plant itself? Or a way to see the snake/worm things move from plant to plant under the dirt (so it becomes like a cup and ball trick). Pretty cool though

Larzan says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:20am

It was a bit short, but nice pixel art and i love the music, hehe :)
It would be nice if the music were a bit longer and not repeat itself so fast, but good choice for the mood!

Korwegian says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:47pm

Plays more like a scratch card than Minesweeper. If you could somehow subtly tip the player off to which have snakes it would be great.

MattV says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:27pm

is farmer sam parappa the rapper?

FrozenCow says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:20pm

It seemed random where the veggies/fruits were, but still I enjoyed it. Nice presentation! Grubs are nasty little buggers.

May 1, 2014 @ 2:21pm

I didn't like when the win condition is decided by a simple probability of luck. Btw, nice music. :)

blockbot says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 2:39pm

Great art and vibe.

May 1, 2014 @ 6:21pm

Love the art and game play! I included your game in part 6 of my Ludum Dare compilation video series!

mrbungle says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 11:09pm

I like the graphics and sound but the gameplay seems to be just a lottery...

vigrid says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 12:21am

This is just a simple gambling game with a nice background tune ;)

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