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

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The Cop Who Killed Batman

by pancakecity - Jam Entry

So I wanted to do a story about a cop killing batman.

But first thing I thought was NO WAY could a cop kill batman. Batman is invincible and can fly (or so I thought).

But my partner said he's actually a mutant who lives in a wheelchair. Sometimes he gets up using his powers (spider shots), and that's when you can kill him.

So I think that this story will not offend the comic geeks too much? Let me know if I drew Batman wrong.

(TW: references to violence, police brutality)
(Load time may be slow)

FEATURING:
A rocking batman-inspired soundtrack by @OctadDust!
Art, writing, and code by @pancakemetro!

This html5 game was created using Phaser and the GIMP

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness73%
#37Humor(Jam)3.96
#303Mood(Jam)3.32
#330Audio(Jam)3.15
#521Graphics(Jam)3.23
#589Overall(Jam)3.11
#693Fun(Jam)2.80
#720Innovation(Jam)2.71
#765Theme(Jam)3.22

Comments

pjimmy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:14pm

well done, it's fun, did it several times to find the different endings

Paul Sinnett says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:28am

Good little game. I like it.

nbilyk says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:30am

strangest game I've played today

MrSun says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:31am

Nice! It's pretty rare to see story based games like this anymore

hypnoticbytes says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:32am

Funny story! Ahhhh... I had so many good times playing RPG games...

Gaspard_ says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:38am

Love the little jazzy tune in the background!
I got a few endings and found a bug: you can go on with the text without choosing an option...
Funny entry!

pancakecity says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:46am

Gaspard_, thanks for the bug report! I'll see if I can fix it :D

floorman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:06am

Loved it. =D

Nice little game. Didn't think I'd get that much fun from a graphical text adventure game.

frenzyasii says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:38am

nice

pontooncity says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:41am

Nice game! Well done programmer-art :)

rogberth says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:53am

hahaha, I love the bulletproof conversation. Nice story, not much of a game but nice.

renatopp says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:03am

HAHHAHA god, I wasn't expecting nothing like this. Very different and innovative, great little game! Nice job.

udo says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:20pm

Loved the humor and the mood on this one. *Callous End*

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:21pm

The music is perfect! The writing is good and I love the characters.

lukepilgrim says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:22pm

nice little story!

hexagore says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:32pm

Most random game yet. :) (In reply to your comment on my game btw, I did the music by just busting out the guitar and playing around until I got something vaguely okay, sequenced up some bass and drums... job done!.. honestly sounds like you went to far more trouble and were far more creative with your music!)

SnoutUp says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:23pm

Just love the characters :) Nice [crazy] story too!

leffe108 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:39pm

You got lots of content in your game. Both conversations but also matching pictures combined with the music creating a nice atmosphere.

Sandcrawler says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:28pm

I really enjoyed playing this one, good work. I found 3 of the endings.

HotBoxGames says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:26am

Haha, love the writing and art. I put Batman in a chokehold :D Very cool entry!

psychonull says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:55pm

Original and creative. The characters and the story are reinforced really well by the visuals!

Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:57pm

aha funny and cute. Very witty.

Larry says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:49pm

I do like how expressive the character images were. I got a few of the endings. It was interesting to see the different responses. I did notice the bottom of letters like 'y' and 'g' got cut off a bit.

ViKing Games says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:28am

*Cruel End* Oh. Whoops. But seriously, who doesn't want to fight Batman?
Anyway, funny game! I enjoyed the art style and quiet background music, and the dialogue was well written. Good work!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:34am

I enjoyed your game/story and the writing really had me chuckling some time. I think it was pretty good! You did a good job fleshing out the characters.

There's one thing however, I'd really like to address. The font. It might be just a personal preference or whatever but I suggest picking a different font for text-heavy games.

Still, good job!

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:29pm

Haha, this is really original and irreverent. Certainly one of the more unique games I've played here. Nice job!

dekart says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:54pm

Nice game!

alabebop says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:34pm

The strangest story-based game I've played so far:) like the ambient though.

pandamicro says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 3:57pm

I like the story

Dec 21, 2014 @ 10:01pm

I am so confused.

Dec 23, 2014 @ 4:18am

Cute and funny game! I Included it in part 17 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/fGRz-9CpOIg

peterthehe says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 6:26pm

I like the endings

Nuuup says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 8:48pm

This game is very strange, but it' s also very funny.

Dec 28, 2014 @ 1:28pm

*I Included it in part 18 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/fGRz-9CpOIg

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