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

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Boreocracy

by Sean Noonan - Jam Entry

So you've got a hot new job in the big city?

The pressed suit. The sharp haircut. The luxury car...

...but no parking space!

You need to head to the Bureau of Registration! Registration is quick and easy and all charges will be taken direct from your food ration or pension accounts - you won't even notice!

So quick. So easy. The Bureau of Registration.

Visit today!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#9Mood(Jam)4.37
#61Audio(Jam)3.93
#154Graphics(Jam)4.07
#511Innovation(Jam)3.10
#536Fun(Jam)3.03
#546Humor(Jam)2.80
#558Overall(Jam)3.17
#925Theme(Jam)2.57
#2240Coolness20%

Comments

TaoPhoenix says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:08am

I don't understand. The link is a picture.

Malsanity says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:09am

Looking great for now. Want to get bored more!

Dhim says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:13am

Look amazing and funny, I am bookmarking the page to play when it is done

RedSorrel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:14pm

while the graphics were simple, I loved the fluidity of the walk animation and the floating objects. The part toward the end was really shocking, I want to know what happens next! I guess what I'm not sure what the unconventional weapon is.

Super Hamster says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:17pm

I wish there was more too the game, especially now since you've gone into the jam. Also I wish you could speed up text with a button and move a little faster but since the game is about being boring it makes sense. Nice graphics and sounds however to go with the game. Good job!

Marcus316 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:13am

I also wish there was more to the game. I enjoyed the atmosphere of this, and it seems really interesting.

Sean says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:37am

It's a shame you didn't get more done. This looks really promising!

JFern says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:58am

Like the animations a lot and the attention to reverb detail for the footsteps ;) Can't wait to see it when it's done

Frenchie says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:04am

It's a good start. The sound effects in here are really good, and I appreciated the attention to detail between switching from outside to inside. One thing you could have done there though would have been to vary the pitch of each footstep a little bit to make things a little more dynamic - although I guess that would go against the whole boreocracy thing :P

broknecho says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:26am

Really great start here. Mood is fantastic. Looking good! Great job!

KloudRazor says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:04pm

I would really like to see this game finished!

BermudaCake says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Would love to see more of this, I love the atmosphere. Not sure how it fits the theme, but it's neat regardless :)

animanegra says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:04pm

I love it but I want more. :)

Kyatric says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:30pm

Very moody so far, nice gfx, nice audio.
I'd love to know the story of what happens on the first floor :)
Reminded me of one the "tasks" in "The twelve tasks of Asterix" and he has to run through a roman "bureau" to get the correct form and not get crazy in the process.
Sounds like a similar premise, although we are some kind of killer somehow.

Great job so far, but as far as LD goes, not enough/too short. Would love to see more nonetheless.

pstudio says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Looks promising but it ended too soon. Never got to see how the game fits with the theme. Like the graphics style.

Zielak says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Great graphics and animation, very well done sounds. You could really take this idea very far!

CowShark says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:46pm

Kafkaesque.

hexdie says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:22am

Not too much there, obviously, but the graphics and the audio are outstanding! I look forward to seeing more!

HellBlazer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:49pm

I really love the tone and atmosphere in this. An intriguing premise, it's too bad it's so short (though understandable for a game jam of course).

Like Kyatric, I was also reminded of that scene in Asterix. :)

GarethIW says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:34pm

You've got all the mood going on here, I want to know what happens next!

Tijn says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Amazing atmosphere. Please continue the story!

DeltaF1 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:07am

Wow. First off: The audio work on this is incredible. The way that the rain suddenly became quieter as you entered the building, and the sounds of footsteps and key presses are phenomenal (there is a small audio jump in the rain sound, but I'm sure that will be ironed out post-compo). The graphics seemed a bit strange at first, but as it goes on they fit into the mood very well. The mood is incredible, and the surprise at the end jolted me a little bit. I didn't rate it on fun, because even though it wasn't what I would call a fun game, it was very well done. I'm looking forward to see how this game continues!

Horsed says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:28pm

Sick cliffhanger. Best mood so far. Really good job!

phi6 says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:55pm

Great atmosphere, I was really getting into it - seems like it was going to end hilariously well. Shame you ran out of time, hope you finish the game!

Xanjos says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Well that was rather strange. I thought I was going through some mundane quest and then all of a sudden the security guard seemingly offs himself. Judging from the "More Soon" sign, I think there was some stuff you wanted to add but didn't have any time to but other than that I loved the atmosphere you've set in the game.

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