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

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Bridge Troll

by Parappa - Jam Entry

Bridge Troll is a very small quest style adventure inspired by old DOS games. Unfortunately, this jam project didn't turn out particularly well. I could make excuses, but such is life. :) I look forward to the next Ludum Dare!

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Ratings

#685Graphics(Jam)2.87
#908Overall(Jam)2.67
#2356Coolness0%

Comments

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:50pm

Okay, i feel frustrated at the lack of direction in this game, i mean you say type commands in form of verb or noun and all those i tried return with "i don't know *insert all words*. Is this called bridge troll because it trolls gamers? or am i missing something.

I dont know how to play your game haha

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:59pm

I could make the others run away with "kick man", "steal man", "punch man", "extort man", "kill man"... but couldn't find commands that did anything else. Some prompts/hints would be nice, but otherwise, I like the mix of old-school GUI and text-based commands!

Maxw3ll says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 1:48am

LOVE IS ALL

Lynx says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 2:29am

Very awesome concept! Somehow I was able to finish it :D

I think this is all because I typed "speak" and he said "I don't know how to speak" so naturally my brain went, love, I don't know how to love...I don't know why this seemed sadly funny to be so I tried it....anyways after kick some old dudes and punching air and them embracing by new friends I know have that old school techno song "What is Love? Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more!" stuck in my head!

Anyways, I digress. This is really cool what you did, deals very much like scribblenauts. Keep up the good work!

BMacIntosh says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 6:11am

This game tickled something and made me rate it way higher than the logical part of my brain wants to (and I didn't even discover the "ending"). Great job, it was enjoyable :).

Chaoseed says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 6:12am

You've got a good framework here, it just needs a little more guidance, like...what can we do, what are we SUPPOSED to do? Good start, though! (I like the retro graphics and font, heh.)

snickersnacks says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 7:13am

HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH! Push man! Man flees in terror!

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