Kids These Daysby Ithildin - Compo Entry
Made it in the nick of time!
The game puts you in the role of a teacher tired of having to cope with proudly ignorant teens and their entitled parents. The goal is to find the last level. Create your own way towards it by insulting them (words harm, remember!) or temporally boring them to paralysis by pronouncing a speech.
The concept was originally completely different, but I ran out of time to develop the story with additional gameplay features and that was a convenient patch.
I've also added localized texts for Spanish and Galician because insults in both languages can be absurdly hilarious. I didn't have the time to do the same with the intro screen, unfortunately.
As a disclaimer, the wall of text in English corresponds to a quote from The Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace. I loved the book, but hey, it's dense! I would have liked to add more texts to provide variety (and lulz), but...you know. If anyone's interested, the Spanish wall of text contains fragments of a parliamentary debate between the current PM and the former leader of the opposing party, and I got the text in Galician from some online book shop page.
Insults in all languages contain classic and pop culture references.
Note that the gamepad doesn't work correctly on the WebGL version.
=> Left stick/WASD for movement
=> A button / J key: Insult
=> X button / K key: Speech
=> Left button/Right button: Toggle languages
I haven't added a button to mute the music, perhaps for a post-compo version.
-> The game loads a previous level before exiting on the victory condition
-> Doors not apparent: Basically, look for bright coloured rectangles below and to the sides or door-shaped doors at the top.
* 5m after submission -> I found a crash on the last level when you win the game. It's fixed now.
* 6/11/2016 -> Updated web links.
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