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

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Dictator

by Tanner - Compo Entry

Hey!
Killing citizens just by giving orders? Isn't it unconventional? It's life of dictator. Now you can be one!

This entry uses experimental apis(speech recognition and synthesis) and REQUIRES Google Chrome to work.

Instructions:
Just use some words which mate with killing. If you have a problem - speech recognition just sucks - you can freely use buttons.

Good luck! Any feedback appreciated!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#62Humor3.88
#113Innovation3.85
#305Theme3.65
#321Audio3.13
#484Mood3.00
#828Graphics2.58
#933Fun2.52
#950Overall2.69
#2008Coolness30%

Comments

TaoPhoenix says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 12:46am

Yeah, I only use Firefox type browsers, so I have to pass on this one, plus I don't have a microphone. But good effort trying to use new tech in a LD game!

Azlen says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 6:17am

So do I have to kill everyone ? what about the announcer or the executioner, should I kill them too ? :P

Fun idea, not very unconventional though (it happens all the time IRL :P)

stray says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:15am

That's nice and similar to my game :D

Apr 19, 2015 @ 12:18pm

It's really fun but the music is a little too loud. And if you could add more reasons it'd be awesome

Kalinka says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:57am

Five star in Humor !!

Ysty says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:04pm

A really nice idea, although I spared all the JavaScript haters because JS has hurt too many people already :P

Joystikman says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:11pm

The voice recognition don't work all the time but it's really funny.

EdwardGreysky says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Good idea but is there a goal ?

(But I had a lot of fun killing all those linux lovers !)

pavel_insight says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Speech recognition didn't work, but I vote 5 for innovation, since the concept is funny. :)

Sheepolution says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:38pm

I would've liked some gameplay, like, a way to lose other than not killing anyone. Right now it's just repeatidly saying "Kill" and though that's fun for a short while, it gets boring very quickly.

Azurency says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:22pm

had a lot of fun killing those people !

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:26pm

great concept and start to a bigger game. Do you plan on continuing? I included it in part 1 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/-ZkAqIe6FiQ

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:52pm

You heard me.

bpleonvong says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:12am

Wish the voice recognition worked for me, other than that it was okay.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:56am

Great idea using voice recognition! I feel like this could be a lot of fun with some more work put into it.

PIXEL^3 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:12am

Not bad, the voice recognition broke on me a couple times but it was funny when it worked. Maybe you were going for dark humor but it might be better with a themeing that fit the hilarity of bad voice recognition. A debate for example.

PIXEL^3 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:38pm

I made a Twitch highlight of my playthrough. http://www.twitch.tv/alucardx60/c/6578655

tmpxyz says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:36am

New tech, though my mic doesn't like me

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:51pm

This was very fun! Although mic thing was a bit dodgy

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:07pm

mic detection was a bit off but fun ideas

Omiya Games says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:47pm

Speech recognition did not work, but it seemed like saying "Kill" 32 times isn't all that intriguing either. A good attempt, but filled with problems.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:12pm

I had trouble with the speech recognition, it wasn't quite working, I had to repeat kill lots of times and it would only work randomly one time or another.

Gunzil says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:40am

I was having mad trouble with the voice recognition, but it's cool that it's there and the idea of using vocal recognition is very unconventional :)

I'd rather it have started with 10 citizens over 25, as once I wanted to find out what happens when you kill them all it took quite a bit to click through all the remaining civilians. Also the voice clips would keep queuing up instead of interrupting each other so I'd having the voice talking about guy I killed 3 civilians ago and I'd have to wait for them to catch up.

Overall it's very thematic and innovative. I streamed this game as well so a video is in the works :)

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