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

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Kilo Bite

by rvmook - Jam Entry

Kilo Bite is a little virtual pet that feeds on your files.
Yes, that means that it deletes your files. No recovery. So don't feed it files you can't miss.

Four things to keep in mind:
1. Feed by dropping files on Kilo's face.
2. Don't feed him too much, he'll get fat and eventually puke.
3. Don't feed him too little, he'll get sick and eventually die.
4. Mouse over to get info on how to feed him just right.


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Didn't have a lot of time for this Ludum Dare so decided to dive into making Chrome Apps and make it fun while doing so. I ended up with this Tamagotchi type thing where your home computer is your one screen and the little Tamagotchi figure is the entire game. Hope that makes sense and I didn't bend the rules too much :D

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#59Innovation(Jam)3.95
#135Humor(Jam)3.44
#249Theme(Jam)3.84
#780Fun(Jam)2.68
#808Graphics(Jam)2.58
#864Overall(Jam)2.75
#2025Coolness28%

Comments

AMS says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:24am

This is a really innovative game, but also a dangerous one, haha. I like it, keep up the good work!

Vulture Tamer says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:26pm

LOL :p

stevekratos says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:10am

Good work...

hbocao says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:49pm

I'm not going to touch this! Very unique and DANGEROUS. haha Good job!

madhoe says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:50am

It ate my homework :(

Nice idea, though! And first chrome app I've seen

cxsquared says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:01am

Really neat idea although I slightly scary one. This could be really cool alternative to the recycle bin if I could get files back some how.

Tater_hater says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 7:46am

Finally gave me an excuse toclean out my downloads folder XD

Verz says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:39am

Hahaha really innovative idea! I fear to lose all my documents now :P

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:55am

wow, gamification of file deletion, could be a nice alt to the recycle bins, but what happens when you have no file that need to be delete? do you start saving empty word docs just so you have food for your pet? lol

TehSkull says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:15am

This is...boring. Not gonna lie. Unique, but not interesting.

TehSkull says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:19am

On a challenge, I decided to feed the Kilo Bite its own files. Worked. Kilo Bite stayed on screen.

CMWeissMedia says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 3:26am

Great idea. I think with some extra UI to give the player some extra information, this could make for a really interesting game / virtual pet.

Vaclav says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 6:48pm

Haha nice one.

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