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

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My Little Metal Joint

by ladybenko - Compo Entry

IF YOU ARE PLAYING IN THE EMBEDDED VERSION, CLICK ON FULLSCREEN so the game actually fits. Sorry about that.

Manage your very own heavy metal joint, to the glory of Odin and your brothers and sisters of metal!

\m/ Rock on \m/

Authors note: the game is heavily unbalanced, but at least I'm happy I submitted! I've been sick the whole compo and still managed to submit, so hell yeah.

I had lots of fun doing pixel art for this one <3

Read the post-mortem at my blog: http://belenalbeza.com/ludum-dare-31-post-mortem

Source code available on Github https://github.com/belen-albeza/ldjam-31

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#116Graphics3.92
#248Humor3.00
#586Mood2.90
#716Theme3.48
#866Innovation2.67
#1051Overall2.64
#1064Fun2.40
#2075Coolness26%

Comments

SarahFrisk says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:45pm

I love the pixel art in this! So cute!

thiaguera says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:35pm

I don't know if it is working...

Tommyno222 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:49pm

The graphics looks great, though I didn't get what to do in this game actually. The happiness were raising but the money were always running out.

Bardikus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:50pm

I don't exactly understand how to get customers to come and stay :S But the pixel art is nice. Make sure to include some instructions or tutorials for your future games :)

Kim says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:51pm

Pixel art was great. Dont know if its an error but there was no music. Which seems a bit odd. Little bit unclear what/if you can do other than press the buttons...

raincole says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:51pm

It's confusing for me. Sometimes writers just randomly appear and disappear?

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:52pm

The art is great, but I think the game is not working correctly...? Clicking on the buy buttons doesn't seem to do anything and I don't really know what else to do :/

Ellian says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Eh... I looks cute and everything, but having no control over the clients, I'm not sure how this is supposed to work?

psychomonster says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:56pm

looks great. But I don't know what to do :D Bought all the stuff and then... what shall I do... :D

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:15pm

Wasn't entirely sure how to keep my customers, but nice job!

OrangeeZ says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:29pm

With deeper mechanics and more balance this game could really shine. Loved the idea!

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:32pm

The pixel art is the best. Which stat is the drunkenness level?
I hope you are feeling better.

crazyrems says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:39pm

I didn't find how to not loose money, maybe vodka is not the best drink :0
Graphics are kinda cool

Jaenis says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:55pm

Nice idea, little bit balancing would do wonders as you said :)

WeHe says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:02pm

The pixel art is great and the game could be too but there are instructions missing. for example: i dont know how to get the visitors to be not drunk anymore or how to make them happy.

rodobodolfo says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:39pm

Great Visuals, Unfortunately I don't understand the gameplay

Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:38am

Game looks great but I did not understand how it worked or how to play.

Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:21pm

The pixel art is great, but what am I supposed to do? Just select a waiter, and buy new booze when we run out? Too bad about the lack of audio :(

Hope you get well soon!

mystakin says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:31am

OH NO! A drunken fight put me in debt and I couldn't recover. ;_;

Neat, simple management sim. Could use some metal tunes, though!

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