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

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Usher

by Nopad - Jam Entry

Inspired by handheld LCD games like the Game and Watch series, Usher tasks you with keeping a crowded movie theater satisfied. When people start texting during the movie and bothering those around them, it's your job to remind them to keep the movie a single-screen experience. But be careful not to block people's view!

Controls: Arrow keys

Font: Code Bold by Svetoslav Simov
Downloaded at http://www.dafont.com/es/code.font?text=Score%3A+103&back=theme
Sounds: Beep 5, Beep 25, and Beep 28 by Sound Jay
Downloaded at http://www.soundjay.com/beep-sounds-1.html

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Comments

jeepracer98 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:31am

I made a game similar to this screen type, but I didn't put so much detail into mine. I really liked it. However, when I lost and the customer got angry, the game froze. This might just be a problem with my computer because I'm running Linux, but if not, I hope that helps. :D

Pepelumen says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:13pm

How do I restart the game after I lose? I really liked the Game & Watch idea Overall I could have liked it more if at least some rules/introductions where given at the begining.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:47pm

Nice! So simple, yet fun.

indie4fun says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:58pm

Well, I don't really know what to do. The game comes to a moment when it makes an annoying sound and it seems I can't do anything else. A restart button will be great! I like this kind of old Game & Watch games, anyway, so the idea is cool ;)

Nopad says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:36pm

Thanks for the response! I'm still new to this whole thing, so I didn't quite manage to get a proper restart button in order in 72 hours. Definitely a goal for next Ludum Dare!

Harley77 says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 4:23am

Exellent job, you did a good job simulating the old LCD.

rurounikz says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 9:34pm

Loved the concept for it, specially given the theme of this jam.

However, after my first try I could not reset the game and it just kept on beeping, showing the angry "customer". After my second and third tries I noticed that it was not possible to reset the game in order to keep on playing.

Other than this, congrats! I found it very enjoyable :D

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