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

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Pie Day Revenge

by Supernovadx - Jam Entry

You are a Clown Who has had enough of your job. It's time for revenge before the police show up.

Made in Game Maker
I made all the "Assets" except for the smoke one.

Controls:
Arrow Keys = Move
Mouse = Aim
Mouse Click = Shoot
Mouse Click Hold = Longer Shoot

Please keep in mind when voting for audio. I did not make the music.

I made all the sound effect myself on a microphone.
^^That was a lot of fun^^

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Ratings

Coolness66%
#201Audio(Jam)3.45
#302Humor(Jam)3.30
#497Fun(Jam)3.09
#549Mood(Jam)3.00
#612Theme(Jam)3.23
#697Overall(Jam)3.00
#793Innovation(Jam)2.59

Comments

Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:48pm

The music is very fitting.

joaovitorbf says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:47am

The visuals are a little bit weird, but its fun.
Good job and good luck!

ocarson says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:55am

In my mind it was like the film it.

gene-z says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:55am

interesting concept

MiniBobbo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:16am

I laughed.

This played super smooth and was a lot of fun.

sugarbyte says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:19am

Unfortunately I cannot run this, Linux and Web only.

farnsworth2 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:27am

Certainly interesting! It's annoying that the people run faster than the pies, I have to pin everyone against a wall to hit them at all. The graphics could of course use some improvement. At some point one of the people lodged themselves in a wall in the maze section, not sure how to recreate it.

Davikin92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:41am

No wonder why you didn't chose to be rated on graphics, altough it's nice programmer art. I like the different settings you placed for chasing the people (rooms, labyrinth...), and the SFX you recorded with your voice (I laughed with the "swooooooooosh" when you charge your pie launch).

srakowski says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:47am

I really like the sound of the pies hitting things... that was aesthetically very pleasing. I wish I could rate you on audio! Quirky and fun, well done! :)

nightlord says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:48am

I played a few times and it was fun. congrats on completing. things i liked:
- the music (it's psycho :))
- the pie fall distance
- the people running away from you and pies
- fairly tactical about corners

suggestion: more walls and corners :)

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:54am

Nice little game. I would try and put the directional keys as WASD though, as it was very hard to control

LogGiant says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:51am

My favorite tactic was definitely trapping people in the corner.

Supernovadx says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:07am

The most people I've been able to pie in one round is 68. with 199 pies thrown.

AtomicVikings says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:28am

Really short game. Psycho music after time :D :D. IN summary a nice game

Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:45am

I like the responsive mechanics, it's really easy get the hang of it :)

muromets says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:46am

Very nice and relaxing really, and the sound effects where great!

broknecho says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:55am

Haha really satisfying herding the people into a corner and pie'ing them all. Really fun start here. Good job!

Bitterdeath says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:57am

Fun and oddly intuitive.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:47pm

It's fun to play, and have a good gameplay.

Mohagged says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:28am

how did you do the splash sound :O?!

great entry!

jhell says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:37pm

I don't know why but it made me a little uncomfortable ^^. It's all so cheery but you just mass murder people. Anyways, controls are tight, layout is good, but I feel that the enemy behaviour is a bit simple, and it gets a bit annoying to only have the option of cornering them in a corner to pie them. Maybe some way to improve your pie throwing skills could be cool?

Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:22am

I have no idea what I'm doing but I'm enjoying it.

Demented.

elpaulo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:24pm

Creepy but fun !
I'd love a terrorized crowd sound when you approach a group of people :-)

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:40pm

Very interesting concept, the music really suited the game considering the story to it :P Gameplay was very smooth and fun! definitely lots of potential in this concept.

-Neith

Andy Gainey says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Hehe, pretty good. In particular, the various options of pie throwing based on duration held. Though I was kind of hoping that the final variant would hit multiple clustered people in one shot. Herd them into a corner and then get them all at once.

The flee AI felt nicely done. They flee early enough to be irritating to catch, but not so early that they're easy to herd. That they even flee from long range pies themselves was a nice touch.

Scattering powerups around the level could add more interest. Temporarily get a different type of pie. Or charge up pies more quickly. Or have a longer scare radius to make herding easier, or a shorter scare radius to sneak up close to people. Or move more quickly, or other people move more slowly. Et cetera.

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