Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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A Bank Heist on Christmas

by Hob623 - Jam Entry

A bank is being robbed! Emotions are difficult! Beneath the surface, everyone has a story to tell and a different perspective on the events! Wander through events as though in a dream! Your actions are only one small drop in the ocean of life!

Use arrow keys and mouse.

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Empyrealhell says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:25am

I have no idea what I just played, but it was entertaining, and rather funny.

Solifuge says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:28am

Hi, this is Vector from the Victory Garden team! (posting under Solifuge's account)

Thank you for your entry! This was actually a lot of fun, and I really enjoyed the dadaist humor (and your essay on blank-screen game design, LOL). It's probably better-classified as a work of interactive fiction, though. Still, thanks! The tunes were well-chosen and I often paused just to listen. It was great to play ->_<-

mneubrand says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:29am

Quite surreal but good for some laughs. I especially liked finding "The Key" :)

Secret_Tunnel says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:29am

Bahaha, I didn't play all the way through it, but I admire its cohesiveness despite its rough edges. Harmony is the most important thing! It's great for what it is. The sprites remind me of Earthbound.

bushmango says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:48am

That is an amazing pixel pope. The game was interesting, I wish I was as high when I was making my game ;)

Crazi456 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:55am

Haha that was great! The table was the best!

yo_milo says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:33am

I was just returning a favor, checking and rating a fellow participant who commented in my game... And I must say, it was a pleasant surprise... And the first full five star game I rate.

I am confused, perplexed, and satisfied... I am about to replay again, to see what changes with my actions... Great game again... And the music, is outstanding...

hissssssssss says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:56am

I wish the game could have taken place on more pieces of notebook paper with scribbles!

Seriously, this was weird but I really liked it. Awesome.

Gravity Games says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:58pm

Well, I don't really have a better way to describe what I just played besides "It reminds me a lot of Earthbound". Nice job BTW.

Neonlare says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:42pm

Surreal as all hell. Nice job, totally insane.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:39am

Snake with Badgers for Arms. Truly a role-model.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:40am

Snake with Badgers for Arms. Truly a role-model.

Also the audio is so loud, good God.

Moosefly says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:52am

Yes. I see. Mhm. Indeed. WAIT WHAT?

Interesting... experience. No doubt about that.


Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:40am

This is what the government should be funding.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:15am

Ok I have to admit I enjoyed reading your scribble on the paper about how you should make a game that's just a blank screen as a critique on video games in general as a table that happens to be a constable.

SlamBlasta says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 9:13pm

Funny dialogue. Don't forget source code (in your case I guess it's just the .mfa file).

Lukbebalduke says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 3:11am

Very funny Dc Jones.

GrooveMan says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 2:25pm

I burst out laughing when I reached the part on Dadification. Really enjoyed how punk this game is.

Hob623 says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 4:12am

@SlamBlasta I didn't think that jam games needed to include the source code but I put the file up there just in case.

Also thank you everyone who has rated!

javierecf says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 11:35pm

Really interesting and fun game, the music is spot on perfect for this game. The humor made this one of my favorites entries so far.

binasa says ...
Jun 30, 2017 @ 5:45pm

A learned and thus removed word from the pool is still available in the review list (Sreenshot 5). The Client name can be a description of the project and the person or institution asking for the service.

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