Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Captain Farticus

by flyingbear - Compo Entry

Oh my god what have I done?

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4/20 Update: Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause you to get stuck when entering a new room

5/7 Update: Post-Compo Version! Details here: http://ludumdare.com/compo/2015/05/07/captain-farticus-post-compo-edition/

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness56%
#25Humor4.10
#36Fun3.95
#64Overall3.90
#105Audio3.64
#116Theme3.95
#381Mood3.13
#429Graphics3.23
#670Innovation2.92

Comments

sugarbyte says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:50pm

Sorry, I can't play this, Linux and Web only.

blaster391 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:02am

The music is pretty good, but the fart noises are fantastic. Most of this game is solid, bug free which is good. The only gripes I have is the fact that the fact the coins respawn makes exploring the level less important, and the seemingly infinite amount of jumping means you can skip certain places.

On the other hand, I farted a door to pieces and it killed an enemy 10/10

chaosed0 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:06am

Very fun and very well executed. I actually laughed out loud when I saw that you could simply fart the execs in the boardroom to death. Small touches like transforming into a normal dude after going into a phone booth give this a special touch. The music is also excellent.

A couple of minor criticisms: it feels like there should be consequences when you're noticed farting in town. If there were more enemy variation, this would be a little more fun. Otherwise, this might not be the most innovative game, but it's simply great.

hexdie says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:08am

Nice work! I normally am not big on fart humor but the sounds and the reactions of the pedestrians and meeting members was cracking me up! The game itself is pretty fun! It wasn't super hard but challenging enough. I really enjoyed the music, it was very well done. The art itself was rough and not very animated but it had a certain charm to it that is appealing. The one thing I really didn't like though was starting all the way from the beginning when you die. Nice work!

Ludipe says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:10am

This game remind me a lot to "Boogerman" from SNES. Using the farts to move around was fun and the city map where you change your outfit was pretty hilarious ^^

It just needs more content, some challenges and a clear goal(besides upgraddes)

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:12am

Very nice game. And some people say games aren't art...

elliottd says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:14am

Not really into fart jokes but the control is responsive and fun. there's a lot of world and interactions throughout. good job

Phil Strahl says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:17am

Omg, I played this waaay too long ;) It's a fun little Metroidvania game with an oddly rewarding progression feel and quite thoughtful level design with a lot of verticality. The music tracks were also nice and collecting coins (especially clusters of them) elicited a very genuine greed-feeling in me.
I really rejoice at the completely pointless board-meeting room where you alienate all members with your super-powered farting despite the Clark-Kent suit and glasses.

I saved the day with my farts, the game told me, and until then I was convinced that fart-jokes are below me. Well played!

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:20pm

I don't wish to see what hidden in the heroes pants:)

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:50am

I was farting out loud, I mean, laughing out loud with your game. Great!

Selzier says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:54am

Good Job!!!!!

Kitsubi says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:59am

I am personally not a huge fan of fart humor but even I couldn't help but crack a smile. Mechanically limiting the number of farts and not having the levels respawn would made the game hold my interest more as the challenge and reward for exploring would have been greater. Also even the levels without scrolling allowed you to go up to infinity and my character got stuck once. All and all I was surprised by the size of the game and I enjoyed my brief adventure. Also the changing into normal clothes and the boardroom were a nice touch

ianb96 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:05am

Good controls and nice mechanics! I feel it should be either more or less linear, it is kind of in the middle with being open world and linear

Docjekyll says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:06am

He's not the hero we need, but he's the hero we deserve.

10/10.. 10/10... 100/100

xplicitone says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:48am

Pretty funny! I knew someone was going to use this theme. Love the different upgrades too and the change of attire haha. Good stuff!!

Apr 28, 2015 @ 10:28am

This game was interesting to start with, but the segments with the costume changes really made it for me. Things that had no real gameplay value, but really brought the world a little to life. Good stuff

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 2:49am

this was absolutely fabulous - love the farting mechanic - love the powerups - gret job

Anti says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 8:17am

The game felt pretty fun but it was a bit to easy.

Druid says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 10:31am

Lol, really cool entry! :D Smooth controls and lots of fun!

siryakko says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 1:13pm

Loved it, reminds me of Boogerman :D

mryamz says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 1:31pm

LOL

Knowledge says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 3:07pm

OK, game.

lion123 says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 3:09pm

That's a five farts knocking out steel doors out of five.

sputnik says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Well... what can I say... Kent Clark farting in the conference room made my day!

jtpup0 says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 6:58pm

Well that's definitely unconventional, well done!

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