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

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Unconventional Truth

by Techblogogy - Compo Entry

Controls:

-Walk: WASD
-Interact: SPACE

This is a short adventure game about a scientists who made an unconventional bomb. Enjoy this short story!

BTW: This is a VERY short game. You could say it's a bit unconventional.

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Ratings

Coolness100%
#101Mood3.65
#101Audio3.66
#213Humor3.41
#300Graphics3.49
#526Overall3.20
#839Fun2.70
#843Theme2.95
#995Innovation2.33

Comments

Nysten says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:33am

Pretty nice mood, and the graphics style is cool. Does follow the theme, too.

awestsecurity says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:01am

I think the graphics could use work. Mostly in color choices, and little in composition. I liked the music a lot and I agree with Nysten about the mood being really together. The game froze after I tried to add the vhs player so I can't comment much on the story, but it was lacking up until that part.

Kahztein says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:22am

A nice little story, I didn't get bored with it, and the pacing was set out nicely

It's short but shows potential

CireNeikual says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:28am

Well made! I like the music and graphics. The main character moves quite slowly though. How short is it supposed to be? I ended with a black screen. Is this intentional?

lumscum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:42am

Cute graphics, I really liked the lighting!

Borkleby says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:22am

The best I've seen so far! Love it!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:29am

Brownie points for Button Masher Bros

Reaper says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:38am

head* (when talking to your assistant) nice music though

Danman9914 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:49am

Nice mood/audio!!

donan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:39am

Liked a lot the mood and the humor :D. Btw i got stucked in the game. Went back to the kitchen and couldnt move or open the door anymore. Had to play again to avoid it :/

napoleon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:02am

I really enjoyed this game. The graphics were very good, and I liked the references.

kaype says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:08am

LOL, love the references.
The music is also pretty good.

Cute little game.

jackyjjc says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:36am

It is quite short, in the end I thought the game was frozen because there was no end screen. It was funny tho, I like it. Good work! Also the graphics was great.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:44am

It had a good graphics and the mood, but it was pretty unchallenging (even for me).

vegard1992 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:55am

I liked all the parts except it was a little mindless. Walk here walk there do some talking. I wouldve enjoyed more of a challenge.

pavel_insight says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:10pm

Puzzles are too simple, but I like it, especially a chicken head)))

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:50pm

Nice graphics and really interesting mood. You respected the theme. I love aesthetic 16x16. Maybe too short so as to figure out that it's a game. Pretty entry and thank you for your comment ++

stig1 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Nice style/mood :)

jordyadan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:43pm

Cool art style and gameplay

lanza says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:22pm

Well done! The audio is pretty good and the graphics are great too, but the mood is awesome! I wish it would've been a bit longer, I would have loved to keep playing.

sydan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:25pm

I found this quite amusing! There wasn't much gameplay so much as just rolling through the conversations and you move very slowly. I also found that you can get stuck on the door leaving from the room with the VHS player.

MacMC says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:08pm

great mood

benmcnelly says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:10pm

Mood, theme, graphics, boom i think you nailed it. Please expand, will play more!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:24pm

You heard me.

nopogo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:37pm

I really liked the mood and soundtrack went really well with that.

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

I love pixel art! The atmosphere of the game is pretty cool and the music fits very well. The game held up when playing it. With some more polish it would be a pretty cool game. The only thing that I didn't really like was the ability to walk off the screen. But other than that, awesome jam entry!

freeholdgames says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Gorgeous, atmospheric art and music. Great composition on the levels.

A.W. Apps says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:12pm

The art style and humor is great.

hercludes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:32pm

Very short, dialogue was pretty good though. I don't see how the theme fit in anywhere though. Lighting was pretty sick though.

electric_monk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:09am

Cool little start to a game. Good Job!

descole0 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:00am

Not too fun, but really great mood, nice music and graphics.

sathorn says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:48am

Love the music. Fun and funny story. But the font is kind of hard to read and the words don't wrap.

LukeZaz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:12am

Walk speed was a bit slow, but other than that it was great!

asobi tech says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:17am

enjoyed the atmosphere and the humour. Needs some polish and some expansion, but of course that's all possible with a bit more time.

mantis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:53pm

Great game! Would absolutely love to play some more of it!

AdamW says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:54pm

This game is, acoording to me, perfectly "balanced". Not too much reading, not too slow, not too fast, and simple, clean graphics. Great job!

zakchaos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:17pm

Incredible! I learned so much just from playing this game, THIS is why I do LD, thank you so much, you really composed a masterpiece in a very short amount of time.

torcado194 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:38pm

nice little story game! pretty short, yes, and even shorter since there's really no choices or altering paths, the player basically just follows a story. my only other complaint is that the text selections was wonky and pretty annoying. sometimes it double-clicks through the text, especially if i hold it down for too long. you should've just made the spacebar a 1 hit toggle instead of a time-based check for if the spacebar is down. same for the other keys, it would've made scrolling through the options less annoying. kinda nit-picky but still noticeable.

brombatti says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:37am

My favorite visual style. Even short the game was fantastic, I thought the idea has a lot of potential.

Marek Lisý says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:29am

Nice game, the game stopped working when I entered the kitchen and pressed spacebar (controls got stuck).

plams says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:35pm

Great atmosphere and music! Nice game! Oh, and I managed to break the game by pressing space twice at a door :) (got stuck)

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:15pm

High marks from me for this one. Great mood and awesome story! Also love the humor and bonus points for the Jupi mention!

Larzan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:30am

Great music, like the gfx, short and very linear, but a full game nonetheless, well done :)

puppetmaster says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Amazing work, very polished, Love the humor!!
Very cool music!

wooltech says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:11am

Short but fun, although not very interactive as you don't really have any choices, puzzles, or ways to lose (Although you can just walk off the screen forever...)

It looks great, and the audio fits in well. The gameplay mechanics work nicely and overall it seems very professional.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:34pm

Im in a game! Im in a game! I included it in part 5 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/esXlcAnzqGA

dos says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:36pm

It could make use of some less obvious logical puzzles (point-and-click adventure style), but it still turned up pretty well!

Gunzil says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:48am

Unsure if I got the correct anding or missed something, there was a noise and then the screen went to black with no text.

The walking is too slow, also you can walk outside the bounds of any of the screens.

The tone, music, and sound are all very high quality, though.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:04am

Cute little game. I found myself trying to get through it as quickly as possible, though.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:49am

The graphics were interesting and so were the dialogue options.

JenniNexus says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:09am

Loved the music & story! Fun :-D

Omiya Games says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 3:15am

I didn't really appreciate the game. It felt like pandering towards the Youtubers. The lack choices in the narrative tree was disappointing as well.

Still, it's clear the developer is capable.

jukimv1986 says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:35am

I got stuck at a black screen after talking with POV. Apart from that, one of the most entertaining entries I have played, I liked it despite the crude graphics and audio. Great work!

Forlorn79 says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 12:54am

Interesting stuff going on, but I'd like more fun stuff to do, and less linear interactions. I wonder where this game could go.

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