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

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Bilehacker

by RobotParking - Compo Entry

Bilehacker is a body horror hacking interactive fiction game. Rather than use your ~technological knowhow~ to retrieve data, you exchange bodily fluids for access. Biodata for data and data for fliff. Get enough money and leave Earth?

This game is also designed to work with the 3D browser JanusVR. A client can be found at http://janusvr.com/.

ALSO MASSIVE CONTENT WARNING:
Yo, there's a lot of bodily fluids sloshing around in this game.
Accessing your computer is a repetitive and super uncomfortable/invasive process.
Also, there's a little bit of musing about the tech industry, which is its own interminable horror show.

I'll probably make a less-icky version of this game at some point, I just didn't have time to implement it during LD.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#362Mood3.16
#513Humor2.77
#725Innovation2.85
#816Audio1.23
#830Theme2.97
#979Overall2.64
#1056Fun2.18
#1066Graphics1.88

Comments

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:01am

Interesting concept, but a bit repetitive. Wasn't able to get past the walls of text. Thanks for sharing though.

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:46pm

As per usual a good game with a horrible theme.
I like this decaying weird sci-fi world.

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:14pm

Wery nice mood!
But I'm unable to get throgh walls of text too.

I thought that I need to waste all my stats to change something, but when I did it, I just stuck with no buttons.

Norgg says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:05pm

AND THAT, MY DEAR, IS ~HOW BABIES ARE MADE~

Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:32am

DIgging the weird tech/gross vibe. Odd game, but cool.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:43am

Cool concept. Very . . . interesting.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:44am

The world and narrative themes were original and interesting.

The4thCircle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Very good, I mean totally disgusting but I thoroughly enjoyed it.

I impressed myself that I was able to make it several bites into a sandwich here before I had to stop playing.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:35pm

Won, I guess? Not so much an interactive story as it is a kind of RPG. After the first time you've read them, the blurbs of text just get in the way, especially the ~10 clicks you need to jack in and get to work. But it does have a weird kind of charm :)

Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:53pm

"
You place the nanofibre genital manipulator against your undercarriage and shiver as its tendrils palpate your crevices and intubate your orifices."

Well, alright then.

Respectfully, as I'm sure it was your intent, this might've been the most disgusting game I've played all jam. Very cohesive theme and experience, solidly put together.

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:12am

Well, that was weird. But very well put together. Although I think I found a bug, you get the reward money even if you immediately decide to jack out and not following through with the mission.

Please share the source as required by the competition rules: http://ludumdare.com/compo/rules/

KaiseanGames says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 5:24pm

What did I just play? What's with the body fluid obsession these days? ;)

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