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

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Arbiterium

by mpath - Compo Entry

Your loved one has been terribly injured in a car accident. The doctors tell you that your loved one has less than a 5% chance of ever coming out of the coma.


Your choices are to wait and hope for the best or terminate life support and move on.


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The weapon here is the human condition.


Created using Unreal Engine 4 and Maya.
Music by http://www.reddit.com/user/bFusion


In loving memory of Baysha. I miss you.

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Ratings

Coolness50%
#194Mood3.43
#464Graphics3.18
#493Innovation3.18
#912Overall2.75
#914Theme2.79

Comments

Croze says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:00am

Does anything happen if you wait? Pretty ginormous file for a game with such little content. Is this pretty much just to convey some sort of message?

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:01am

Was unable to play (im a linux) ;(

mpath says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:07am

@Croze: Why not download the source and find out?

ErikU says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:04am

I waited between 5 - 10 with no change. I'd like to read the source but at over 400mb it's a little big. Interesting concept, but I'd like to see it fleshed out a but more. Condolences for your loss.

mpath says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:12am

ErikU: Thank you for your time and kind words.

conno1234 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:31pm

Bravo sir. I loved it. The very good graphics and audio with a very simple gameplay portray such a deep meaning with this game. Excellent work :)

talecrafter says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:32pm

That's an interesting idea. And I like the scene.
I would have it liked even better if you would not have used standard assets like the chair. Would make even more personal.

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Maybe I did not wait long enough ... but I don't see the link with the theme.

mpath says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:05am

@ObscenelyTrue - Maybe you didn't read the description?

mpath says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:44am

If *the human condition* isn't unusual enough of a weapon for you, I give up.

silentbaws says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:24am

I killed her

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:05am

An interesting take on the theme, and very nicely presented. Certainly makes the player think.

skylerWithAnE says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:13pm

I downloaded this one right away but I waited a while to play it when I read the description. My condolences.

2R says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:43am

I like it! Good game :)

TobiasNL says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:04am

Very touching. I just lost my mother so it struck me extra hard (in a good way). Well made:) Goodluck in life, you'll manage!

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