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

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Intergalactic Alien Boy Band Conquest

by Lady Beardo - Jam Entry

You have been kidnapped by aliens. They want your help in subduing the human race and taking over earth. What is the weapon they will use to over come the people of earth? A boy band powerful enough to induce a global swoon.

This game was made with Twine in a hurry.

Choose:
--Hair
--Attitude
--Style
to assemble your boy band weapon. 3x3x3 --> 27 combinations, each with a unique evaluation by the alien invaders.

Intention was to build the whole band, and chose to have between 3 and 6 members, but time constraints mean you just get to build one.

You can win this game and over come the aliens, or you can lose and the aliens take over earth. In a third outcome, the aliens think you did a bad job and make you choose to try again or accept death.


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Ratings

Coolness61%
#9Humor(Jam)4.28
#74Theme(Jam)4.03
#343Mood(Jam)3.31
#350Fun(Jam)3.28
#451Innovation(Jam)3.19
#535Overall(Jam)3.19
#645Graphics(Jam)3.03

Comments

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:18pm

amusing game; the flavor text was clever. nice submission.

binarycoder says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:20pm

Enjoyed the alien descriptions of each selection.

binarycoder says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:21pm

Enjoyed the alien descriptions of each selection. Great humor, albeit a bit lacking in "gaminess"

Artylo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Really clever for a twine game! I like how it shows you completed boy band at the end. Humorous overall!

kyyrma says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Ha, very short but at least I got a good laugh out of it. Some spelling mistakes here and there, but nothing major.

Kinzata says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:24pm

Love the text! First game this jam that made me fully laugh out loud!

Lady Beardo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:43pm

Thanks folks! Sorry for the typos-- ran out of steam on the proof reading. Still fixing some as I see them.

Jan Marcano says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:20pm

The flavor text made it for me haha. it was pretty good, had a good time playing thru it and trying out different combinations :)

sally_anne says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:57pm

I really liked the alien interpretation of everything, especially the torture options.

dlowe says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:07pm

thanks for the game!

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:33am

Very cool game! The flavor text was top tier and the graphical design was spot on. Don't car if it's short, I loved it!

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:13am

I laughed so hard. Amazing.

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:44am

Nice design and fun concept.
The background was a bit tough on the eyes.
But the general framework was great.
Quirky and short.

BeardoGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:51pm

Haha, that flavor text!

wg_phancock says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:19am

Just FYI: Breakin' 2 is better than Breakin' - but only because it has Electric Boogaloo on its side. I learned this long ago in a Blockbuster Video.

I liked the humor and concept! I had to go back and try multiple times just to see the funny outcomes.

Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:04am

Terribly amusing, love the art.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:05am

I loved getting to see my boyband member at the end. Really cute game. Thanks for making this!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:07pm

Very short but funny game. Who whoul have thought boys band were infiltrated to swoon us to death XD? I'm glad to see there was a Twine game after all, I didn't see many for the moment =).

dyfer says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:00am

haha very funny game ! if you're still tracking down spelling mistakes I saw some on the suave face character ;) Very unique entry, good job!

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