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

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Way of Life

by monstersauce - Jam Entry

Side scrolling adventure game about a man's road to revenge and manoeuvring his way to the top, after everything in his life was taken away. Armed with nothing but his words, he must manipulate to get what he wants.

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IMPORTANT:
1. Please play on full screen or click the web link
2. Save using ESC but since that will take you out of fullscreen mode, remember to hit it again, should bring you back to the title screen.

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For the LDJam build I was only able to complete around half of the story, will be continuing to work on a complete and more polished version!

Some current known bugs include:
Fonts not showing up in Firefox
Music looping issues in Chrom

Music and SE from http://maoudamashii.jokersounds.com

Created by Era(@silentclowns) and Sai(@love_is_soup)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#295Graphics(Jam)3.73
#357Humor(Jam)3.19
#369Mood(Jam)3.28
#595Overall(Jam)3.12
#738Fun(Jam)2.73
#797Theme(Jam)2.92
#825Innovation(Jam)2.50
#1347Coolness48%

Comments

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:32am

haha cool take on the theme, but the menu has a visual very superior compared to the game, could improve that than.

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:37am

i haven't understand what is the weapon in this game ... but the drawing is cool

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:38am

Definitely a beautiful game and very polished. Love that the game makes me really feel like a fat slob loser

pikmin4000 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:54am

Wow, I just spent 30 minutes playing the whole thing, I got hooked! Great story, controls, and ui. Some more smoother animations and transitions and you would like buy the full version.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:56am

This is pretty funny, I love that information is the weapon, really good use of the theme

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:05pm

I like the idea, and I even kept playing for quite a while but a bunch of the assets didn't load and I was left with black boxes most of the time - also apparently I can buy 20 packets of white powder on an empty wallet :p

Jwatt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:57pm

It was amusing enough to keep me going till the end. And this is coming from someone who isn't big into story-heavy games in LD.

sputnik says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:08am

Nice graphics, especially the menu. Very polished.

rogueNoodle says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:27am

Really interesting take on the theme - no one said it had to be a physical object but that's always the more obvious choice. Great art and funny writing too, even if I wasn't the biggest fan of the main character 's personality ;)

Ithildin says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:23pm

I liked a lot the visuals and the subtle use of the theme. I was already hooked when I got to the ending text, glad to read that you plan to finish it.

Tselmek says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Sounds, graphics and story are very well handled. I was lost at some point but it felt pretty nice to play. Good job!

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