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

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Bjorn McGomez I: Lobsterman Menace!

by pfitzner - Jam Entry

A little game following an adventure of that famous Space Crusader, Bjorn McGomez as he infiltrates a Lobsterman base to obtain the data-screen with the information on the Lobsterman screen operation.

It's got action! Supplexing lobsters! Collectibles! Six endings (Death, Bad Ending, Good Ending, and three secret ones)!

And it's a Stealth-based Text Adventure.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#64Humor(Jam)3.80
#240Mood(Jam)3.42
#255Fun(Jam)3.38
#326Overall(Jam)3.41
#459Innovation(Jam)3.10
#656Theme(Jam)3.38
#671Graphics(Jam)2.90
#1896Coolness33%

Comments

Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:35pm

quite large scale for the time frame. very good!

pfitzner says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:44pm

Thanks! I actually started it late, but I managed to squeeze some time between classes to write up some room descriptions.

efux says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:48pm

I spent way to much time on this =D Nice game!

pfitzner says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:01pm

Did you [!] the carpet on the stairs? Or the deactivated cleaning-pod?

Anyway, I'm glad you liked it; it's my first time doing Ludum Dare, and I wasn't too sure if the game I made was "fun".

nuiguy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:25pm

I really enjoyed this game, but I never managed to complete it? +1 Kudos for Carpet-Loving :D

-Nuiguy

pfitzner says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Try going through the bathroom window and [!] the lobsterman there. You'll get a nice item out of it ;).

Also, high ground is your friend! Use it to get the drop on your enemies.

madmaw says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:34am

Love the writing style. Would be nice if it was clearer which options could be applied to which phrases, but maybe I'm too used to being hand-held through my games

Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:51pm

Has some decent graphics and a lot of depth.

Snuux says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:28pm

Cool pixel art!

LeReveur says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:18pm

Fun story, it would desserve ambiant music to get the moood, but as you started it late, I know (oh yes) that had been a hard choice. Wish you have more time for the next LD. :)

pfitzner says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:35am

I also have some hearing problems, so any music I would have picked would have been terrible.

Jaenis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:11am

Cool adventure! Impressive to squeeze this into LudumDare's timeframe!

Chaoseed says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:31am

Pretty fun! Kind of a Maniac Mansion-esque interface, heh. The icons were a little enigmatic; I hope everyone realized they have tooltips that appear if you hover over them.

One thing that seemed to be a bug was that when I got the data-screen, the game still said "Data-Screen: No". However, I was able to win the game after that. Other than that I don't have much to add, except that it's a pretty small game. I suppose that could be seen as a strength, though. ;)

Sharky says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:40am

Very Unique game with a sense of humour

mactinite says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:45am

Yes! Bjorn and I did it! but it was mostly him and his luscious hair.

Anyways, pretty fun game, the humor was great. excellent entry. :)

pfitzner says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:37am

Dang it, I forgot to have the screen update when you got the Data-Screen. I'm glad everyone enjoyed it.

I am hearing that I should make the controls clearer next time, though.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:52pm

WoW, cool!

ynots says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 4:28pm

cool..

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