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

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Cutest Weapon

by rzfmzn - Jam Entry

One day, some people decided that they did not want to live anymore, they just climbed the window, looking down to the street when suddenly...
MEOW MF!
It is cute!
It is furry!

INSTANT LOOOOOVEEE!

Just go inside and pet the little bastard for a while! :D


We use a cat shooting weapon to make people give up suicide! Cats are pure love!

We tried to make a game that showed the power of a pet, they ask for nothing but your love and care!


******* NOTES ********
WORKS ONLY ON FIREFOX SO FAR (both webgl and unity plugin)
if the page is giving you a hard time, try the direct link: www.shoyugames.com.br/Jogos/cutest
www.shoyugames.com.br/Jogos/cutest/webPlayer
www.shoyugames.com.br/Jogos/cutest/mac.zip
www.shoyugames.com.br/Jogos/cutest/linux.zip
www.shoyugames.com.br/Jogos/cutest/windows.zip

=====> CONTROLS: <=======
Arrows/ASDW/Joystick - Move/drop from platform
Space/Lmouse/Joy0 - Jump
R-Alt/Rmouse/Joy1 - Shot cute little cats at depressed people

Death will make you fall, shoot 5 cats on each suicidal and you will save his life! :D

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#74Theme(Jam)4.03
#97Humor(Jam)3.76
#182Audio(Jam)3.51
#326Fun(Jam)3.30
#330Mood(Jam)3.32
#415Graphics(Jam)3.51
#474Overall(Jam)3.27
#598Innovation(Jam)2.97

Comments

marinalucio says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:33am

I think the controls can be improved, the keyboard mapping is a bit awkward. But great idea, i love the sound effects...meow, purrrrr. My mom lost one of her cats last week, so this theme is really touching. Thank for the laughs and the feels. :)

agilejoshua says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:52pm

Nice choice of weapon! Good fun - although slightly morbid...

Saker Games says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:19pm

Ha ha ha. Big like

DaveCarlile says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:20pm

Well executed game, love the cats as "weapons". I'll repeat what someone else said that the control mapping is really odd and awkward. Changing the controls to something more standard (WASD, space to fire cats) would go a long way to improving this.

Still, I enjoyed the game. Great job.

pixzleone says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Nice + weird = SUCH BRUTAL VERY CAT

mantis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Meow, meow :D

adsilcott says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:35pm

If only we could shoot cats at people to make them feel better in real life... actually that might work, haha! :)

Borkleby says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:49pm

I can't seem to fire at any of the depressed teenagers. Don't know what the Grim Reaper is doing there either. Really good art and music though!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:10pm

Weird controls, felt weird to move around and to shoot (I had to come back to this page to see what was the button to use the cat). I'm still not sure what is going on with the weird ghostly figure, I tried throwing cats at it to no avail.

FrederickK says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Gosh, I'll be very surprise if I find an entry more cute than this. <3
Very well done!
A thing that could be improved, is that at first I thought that in the middle it had a stair, just after a while a got it that I was suppose to be just on the windows.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:29am

Own, really cute game! Nice art and exploration of theme!

TeamFlare says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:30pm

so much love :D liked idea, graphics and sound.. awesome game :)

slowfrog says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:34pm

Excellent! Great concept, awesome execution! The graphics are super-cute, the music and sound effects are light hearted and fun. Great moment to play!

Drauthius says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Very cute and fun. Getting to choose a level is quite nice, as the first ones were a bit too easy for my taste. :)

Jagang says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:38pm

I saw the thumbnail and new: I must play!
The idea and concept are great, but the game itself needs some polish. I also glitched out some teenagers and fire through them^^

Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:50am

Ha, very nice! Love the music and the sound effects - as others have said, changing the controls (at least move shooting to keyboard) would make it much more comfortable.

Prowler says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:48pm

Great idea! RESPECT to your creativity! 4/5

syncxzoz says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:45am

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...

Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:02pm

Hey, I'm Rodrigo Oliveira, from IGDA Curitiba;)

Pretty cool (and cute) game! I got a little stuck on the end of some levels (when rescuing all chars), but no problem at all.

It can be interesting if we can shoot the Death with a cat sometimes too, to see her reaction :p

Chaoseed says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 11:30pm

Haha, certainly unconventional! It's a clever idea. The graphics were good--I love the characters--though there wasn't much animation as such. The music was catchy, the sound was fine. The gameplay wasn't exactly innovative, but it was good enough. I feel like it could use some more polish, more varied levels and make it easier to go up and down (especially down), but overall a good job!

Perjoka says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 7:37am

great game, i like it :)

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