Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Like stealing candy from a child

by Catmoo - Compo Entry

Some kids really like candy, so much that they will steal it from other children, those younger than themselves!

Well you're playing a rotten so and so and you want some candy, so go on take it, but careful not to be seen by their parents. Otherwise you'll be in big trouble.

Taking candy from a child is pretty simple you only have to walk right up to them and they drop it. Crazy huh?


The controls are very simple, move with the arrow keys or w,a,s,d. Move up to a child to take her candy. Avoid the mums. Space as I say below is for fluff as the element wasn't added in time.

You move between screens by following roads or grass. You can notice some similarities between joining screens to figure out which way you will be heading as all the screens are separated.

You want to steal as much candy as possible. Although there isn't a win condition just a fail :(

Lots wasn't finished and I think it's a shame that it's not as I really like where it was going. It's just I didn't start liking it until it was too late. I was like many not a huge fan of the theme.

My take on theme was playing within one screen in the game and it being on multiple in game screens.

Made in Game Maker with audacity and photoshop.

If you want you can also press space and see if the security guard will come to attention. Although only to watch the football as the other anims didn't make it.

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victorafael says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:35am

I really didn't got what I needed to do here! can you explain beter?

DesignerNap says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:51am

I enjoyed this :) Although I am such a meanie! :D I didnt manage to get on the third monitor without getting caught... the mom on the screen seems to head straight for me and I cant evade. Good fun tho! "awww maaan!" :D

Pete_H says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:10pm

Once I spotted the character (top left screen!) I was away, got 3 lollies! Would be cool if I was moving just a little faster because those ladies are hardcore!

asobitech says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:16am

All your Candy belong to us.

asobitech says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:33pm

I"m gonna tell your mother about this.

Paisley Games says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 4:36pm

Cool game! Could have used some music though.

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