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

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Just Another Day

by Matt Tuttle - Jam Entry

It's just an average day for Sam. However, sometimes the worst weapon you face is yourself. Explore the interactive world from Sam's point of view and maintain a positive outlook.

Code: Matt Tuttle
Story: Bekah & Matt Tuttle

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Ratings

Coolness57%
#172Mood(Jam)3.56
#298Innovation(Jam)3.42
#457Overall(Jam)3.30
#543Fun(Jam)3.00
#895Theme(Jam)2.66

Comments

fixedgerald says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:32am

The happiness meter was a nice addition.

MiniBobbo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:53am

I liked how the whole thing flowed. At first I was annoyed that my happiness meter would be so wildly affected by something as simple as opening an email and I had no way of knowing beforehand what it would do. But then I realized that is like life.

I only played through the game once and Sam had the worst day of her life. I thought about playing through it again, but worry that trying to maximize my "happiness score" sort of ruins the statement, so I didn't.

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:05am

Poor Sam! I felt for him!

Bandersnatch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:15am

I really, really like this game! It's really clever, I did horribly, but it's really clever.

Kihira says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:01am

I wish happiness were as easy as just clicking "Turn off the alarm and get up" in the morning.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:38am

It took three play troughs to beat, but it was nice!

Pinpickle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:38am

Deep. I was doing so well in the morning but once I got to work everything went downhill...

Simon says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:01pm

It's really cool, I also try do the same in my life but it's hard!

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:28pm

Pretty fun and accurate. Also the little animation bar is great!

gruhn says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Loved the proposal and the simple technology used in the game. Great idea.

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:42am

A very good example of every day life.
Like this game!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:45am

The UI is perfect for this short choose-your-own-adventure text game. It also has some good replay-value to it as well! I play through three times and discovered something new each time. Good job!

6x13 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:39am

I really like the style and happiness meter. That is a nice idea and the narrative is well executed.

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:50am

OK, now this is different. Some sort of simulator/visual novel variation. Simple and effective, I like it.

spin-down says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Liked this alot. It was well written and kept me playing to the end. In the end Sam had a fantastic day and I had a fantastic time playing!

lochmann-apps says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:13am

Fine idea, something completely different from a lot of other games. Don't mind the critics from your dad ;-)

fserb says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:22pm

Really enjoyed it, Matt :)

caryoscelus says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 8:14am

Interesting idea and nice implementation. I liked it.

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