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Dino Bros

by josefnpat - Jam Entry

This game is entirely self explanatory.

You are a Dino Bro, and you eat sandwiches. What more would you *really* want?

v27 is the JAM release with game breaking bugfixes (and a few very minor cleanups), and is the currently linked release!

v23 was the original JAM release, and for the LD purists can be downloaded here:

Big shout out to @thejotne for the fantastic art!

Downloads and Links




sxmn says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:44am

there's source, but no compiled executable?

chanko08 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:58am

Looks like only a source link is available right now. From the looks of it this is written for Love2d. If nothing else, if you could provide a .love file that would make it much easier for people to rate your game. Cheers.

josefnpat says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:27am

Hey guys, I was putting this up as a placeholder until I could build all the binaries! Please try now!

VividReality says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:23am

I AM THE KING! No seriously, I voiced the king :D. Impressive how you came up with a scriptable cutscene library in such short notice. The art is fantastic(al), and the music is good too!

Karai17 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:43am

Simply hilarious. I loved the voice, the music, and the art were all top notch. I also enjoyed killing the dead toast. Cheers!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:44am

WOW! This is one of the best entries I have tried so far. The art is super awesome and coherent to its own unique style. The super goofy animations are super hilarious.

The voice acting is top notch, the music is nice.

It just feels so well polished, intro, menus, everything!


SiENcE says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:32pm

Hey Bros. very cool Jam Entry! Graphic and Sound are def. 5/5! Top Bros. I want to play as bread ;-). Muah.

recursor says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:31pm

This was hilarious. Loved the art and the music. The cutscenes were also a nice touch.

kristof says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:19pm

This is way too awesome! That voice acting!! :D
You did a great job!
Minor complaint: The movement felt a little slow and the hit boxes were not so obvious. But thats a very minor thing compared to the awesomeness of the rest!

Dickie says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:26pm

as much as i loved the derpy little breads maybe 100 was too many for this dinosaur to fight in one go.

enjoyed your fiction, you paid more attention to your world than most have even if it was about fussy eating dinos

genuinely laughed at points but the gameplay handled a little like ass which is a real shame, really wanted some castle crashers-y smashemup fun

dydx says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:41pm

Great writing and animation!

Jared Sartin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:53pm

So much carb carnage!!!

Yoon says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:06pm

I love dinosaurs, I love bread, and I love this game.

The narration and the animation make this game particularly lively. The dying toasts' animations are priceless (needless to say the dino is cute too).

However you pushed the difficulty too far. When the screen is filled with toasts and you see there are 40 remaining, you can have no other reaction than "OH SHIIII...".

But it left me with a nice feeling. And I forgot to mention the background music is cool, too.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:07pm

I just wanted to let you know that your game made it into my list of top 10 games for LD32!

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:12pm

This is just so great.

Headmade says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:15pm

Very good voice acting and animations. Good job.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Ok, this entry is hilarious. Did you smoke or something to create a DINO BRO XD? The intro is just perfect. Good oice-over BTW!

sathorn says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:45pm

This game looks awesome but the actual gameplay is kind of dull.

randoman says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:11pm

Loved the art and sound but gameplay became a little repetitive after a few minutes

sararyCow says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:47pm

Good art and voices, gameplay a bit hard to manage but it is compensed by history script.

nassi says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:59am

Got overwhelmed on my first try, but managed to beat the onslaught after that. Too bad it said there were 2 breads left even after beating the king. I was sure the ending would be worth it though, so of course I took it upon myself to paint the fields of war red with jam. Figuratively, since there was no jam to be had. Only... Game jam. Apart from that the only bug I noticed was that the attack sound would play even if you pressed the attack key while jumping.

I love how everything about this is so over the top. Well, expect for the quite simplistic gameplay, which to be honest didn't really bother me as it was quite brief. The animations were enough to distract me from the fact that all I was really doing was spamming z while making sure that I had enough breathing room.

I think the game really fits a game jam - something short and funny with maybe just a bit of a challenge thrown in there. That way you can even polish it into something as nice as you have here.

masterboth says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:14am

hilarious game! It's really fun and loved the art. I have to say, the dino walking cycle is probably the best thing I have seen. Great Work!

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:55am

The animations were cool but the dead bread jumping up and down was distracting

Selzier says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:56am


Junber says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:20am

Cool game really fun but it was strange that dead bread got thrown up too.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:27am

I liked this a lot! Nice graphics and colours, and I really liked the voice acting. GG

Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Nice! Great art style. I particularly liked the weird dino walk animation. I liked the cut scenes but found them a tiny bit long, but then again I always dont like cut scenes so that's just me. Voice over was good and had it's funny bits. I found the delay on jump a little weird. Overall really good entry though!

BIZM says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:22pm

Hilarious game, bread vs dinos has to be the weirdest battle we've ever come across! The story was great and I loved the voice acting, good job bro!

Marcus316 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:56pm

That was quite impressive. I enjoyed the idea and some of the gameplay.

As others have mentioned, though, the difficulty is pretty steep when ir ramps up.

Also, while having a jump button is nice, it really didn't do anything that I could see, so I mostly ignored that button. If there's a use for jumping, I was not able to grok it.

But, visually and audibly, this was a stellar entry. It had humour, too. A few tweaks to the gameplay would make this game truly stand out as one of the best entries.

TheJotne says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Thank you all for the great response, made me very happy to hear that you all enjoy my art.

Mr. Jif says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 2:15am

Unfortunately the gameplay was lacking.... But the art was wonderful and the story was pretty funny. This really gave me a Castle Crashers vibe.

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