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

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Unconventional George

by Jan Peter (jpdev) - Compo Entry

The little monkey named Unconventional George has a pesky insect problem to solve...

... since he has no butterfly net, he has to think of an unconventional weapon.

Use left click to move, right click to throw.
Tip: Find and eat some bananas if your stomach feels empty.

Here you can watch the timelaps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWpvEB_k25Y

That's it - have some fun :)


Update: Firefox Bug is fixed.
Game should now be playable in Firefox, Chrome and IE.
(In IE you can't hold the mouse down to walk, you will have to click every time.)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#310Humor3.19
#406Graphics3.29
#560Fun3.04
#607Audio2.56
#688Theme3.18
#770Overall2.93
#854Mood2.52
#948Innovation2.46
#1497Coolness45%

Comments

tentabrobpy says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:51am

Nice game! Although I wouldnt call poo too unconventional a weapon (monkey throwing poo = big trope) this game is still pretty fun to play! Good graphics, good sound, and I like how the map is REALLY BIG! Good controls too they were very easy to use!

Apr 19, 2015 @ 1:49pm

Nice job! The delay on the poo-throwing kinda messes up the aim a little, but the smooth controls make up for it

zetitup says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 2:03pm

Haha, awesome :D

Apr 19, 2015 @ 4:51pm

I like the control a lot and the size of the world! I did think the art was somewhat boring and it would be cool if there was background music or something.

mcmahoniel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:54am

The sound effects make this a lot of fun.

Armanky says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:17am

I should have known poop as a weapon would happen.

misterwalter says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:19am

I enjoyed it. The art was sufficiently cutesy for the subject matter, and since monkeys throwing poo is kind of a myth, I think it still counts as unconventional...right? Sure it does!

helekopeter says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:10am

10/10 would shit again

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:51am

Not exactly my kind of game or humor but it's a decent game

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:01pm

Well done :) I like the visuals. I had some problems with shooting effectively, it seemed like half the times I attempted to throw some poop he moved instead.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:25pm

Cute graphics, funny game. 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

rantt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:59pm

Fun game, who doesn't like a poo flinging monkey?...lol. I enjoyed it, good job :)

Toby Pinder says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:23pm

Nom nom nom nom nom!

It's a fun little thing, and poop is still inherently funny.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:10am

A fun idea and a great game.

colludium says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:33am

A monkey throwing poo! That's outrageous!

Only kidding - it was my game idea as well :). Nice art.

reiknight says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:06am

Congratulations man. You were able to keep me entertained throwing poo for at least 5 min XD. The only thing I miss is a background music but the execution is pretty great. Very original! :D

DKoding says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:08am

Not bad, graphics style very friendly. Was fun to play, but had not much replay value. Maybe add some more elements to it?

morbidcamel says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:29am

I like the graphics a lot. It's definitely unconventional. Keep it up! (and please try mine again)

Sandcrawler says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 4:22am

I featured your game in my video series. Thanks again for sharing.

I like the Curios George parody. All of the mechanics of this game are sound, there are just a few things that could be tweaks. The delay on throwing does make it more difficult and doesn't quite feel right. Still I really enjoyed playing this game, and it is cool to know that I have the top score for now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XspzcCKP9yE

badlydrawnrod says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:33pm

More laughs than a barrel full of monkeys. A fun game, and I like to see how you played the Green card by deploying a biodegradable weapon. One of the better games that I've seen.

Chris M says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:00pm

Nice take on Curious George, I laughed when I realised the 'insects' were butterflies :)

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