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

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Open Market

by wongcito - Jam Entry

Open Market is a game where you have to collect different objects that are not allowed inside prisons. After you collect them, you can sell them to other prisioners for money. Some objects that you can sell are: drugs, alcohol, porn magazines, etc. There are guards that will try to catch you, so you will need to be cautious and try to evade them while collecting and selling the items.

The only goal in the game is to make as much money as you can !

How to play

​You have to move your character with up​, ​down, left​, ​right​ and buy or sell stuff with ​space​.

Credits

Rodrigo Balmaceda - Character Design
Brahim Berkati - Programming
Bastien Besland - Programming
Teninké Camara - Sound Design
Maxime Lidolff - Game Design and Scenarios
Adrien Maljournal - Sound Design
Guillermo Nunez - Programming
Luis Wong - Producer

This game was made for the Ludum Dare 31. December, 2014.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#579Humor(Jam)2.44
#632Graphics(Jam)3.00
#875Theme(Jam)3.00
#948Mood(Jam)2.06
#980Innovation(Jam)1.89
#1020Fun(Jam)1.67
#1034Overall(Jam)1.78
#2112Coolness24%

Comments

floorman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:29pm

Couldn't really work this game out, sorry.

FerraWare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:30pm

Cool concept, but I couldn't really identify who was buying and who was selling things :P The graphics are really nice, but having a tangible objective would make it more thrilling. Good job overall!

kaa says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:32pm

Really nice graphic and idea as i understood it, but space helpless so i can not buy

Magicolo says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:32pm

Didn't understand how to get items to sell... :(

01rafael says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:33pm

Nice implementation of marketing game to top down jail RPG)
But, I still dont know how to really play this game)
I like this graphics and sound.

HotBoxGames says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:35pm

Interesting idea, but didn't seem too clear on what you had to do exactly. Tried pressing space on characters with speech bubbles, but there was no obvious indicator as to whether this did anything.

Brassawiking says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:35pm

I couldn't buy anything or get into the shower room, so I can't really rate this one. Graphics and idea looks good though.

rodobodolfo says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:36pm

Sorry, I couldnt buy nor sell anything....

Ranmara says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:43pm

I couldn't find anything to collect. I couldn't get in the shower room to investigate the gross implied prison rape mechanic? I somehow ended up in there by mistake while trying to do something else and then I got stuck, something spawned and then I died? Confusing and vaguely offensive to be honest.

yosh says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:33am

Though the idea is pretty good, it was pretty hard to play the game. A few issues:
- Resolution way too big (I had to scroll to see where I was going)
- Hard to understand what you are supposed to do: I randomly pressed space all over the place before realizing where I was supposed to get the provision
- The guards see you really easily, that's maybe a collision issue

Overall, I liked the music & character design :)

FergusonTV says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:44am

Couldn't buy nor sell anything :/

wongcito says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:22am

Thanks for all your comments, we are working on the bugs. We did not have enough time during the game jam to test it very well. We will have un update soon!

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