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

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While you don't care

by bonus1up - Jam Entry

Please play in full-screen mode!

You accept a job that takes you literally down the rabbit hole.

The only way to escape the madness is listening for clues and... using your unconventional weapon at the right moments ;-)

There are 3 different endings.

Please play in full-screen mode!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness70%
#164Graphics(Jam)4.05
#423Humor(Jam)3.06
#538Mood(Jam)3.03
#784Overall(Jam)2.89
#830Innovation(Jam)2.49
#889Theme(Jam)2.67
#942Fun(Jam)2.37

Comments

jcmoyer says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:17pm

This game doesn't handle 5:4 resolutions well. Some screens had dialogue options cut off at the bottom. Zooming out fixed it.

LuisDC says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:18pm

I wont rate it because I can't play it. When I reached the cactus scene there were no buttons at all to continue. I also tried fullscreen mode.

mokujin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Nice story telling! Would like it would be full and complete

LuisDC says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Ok I did that with the zoom and problem solved :)

Nice story, I wish it was longer.

bonus1up says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Thanks! Sorry for the scaling problems, the CSS is certainly messy :-S

Jared Sartin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:59pm

It ends at the cactus scene? Is this just a picture book? It's pretty...

furriKira says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:11pm

I literally zoomed out and went to full screen when I'm looking for other options. You should consider having a scroll.

Other than that, I like reading. This is nice!

dix says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:37pm

nice game ^^ the story was intriguing, and the art was awesome :D

uvwar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:40pm

Yeah I also couldn't find one of the food options and sat there confused for a long time until I came back to read the comments, something with the scaling acting weird. Otherwise a nice start!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:47pm

I love text games. I had the zoom issue as well but I made do.

bonus1up says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:07pm

I finally managed to solve the issue with scaling by tweaking the settings in itch.io
Please let me know if you still have issues at any screen! Thanks for the feedback!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:38am

I hope you finish the game.
I liked the story very much.
The clue system was well thought but hard to notice it's there at the begining.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:59pm

Didn't have any issues loading it - would love to see it reach its conclusion!

Mantlair says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:49pm

Good story. I will waitfor the rest. I like this vivisual novel things.

Mantlair says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:49pm

Good story. I will wait for the rest. I like this vivisual novel things.

Mantlair says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:49pm

Good story. I will wait for the rest. I like this visual novel things.

DarkwindMedia says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:51pm

Nice start, would love to see this finished post-compo!

lucidsheep says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:52pm

Not sure it qualifies as a game, but the art was really nice. wish it played more like old infocom games where you had to type in what you wanted to do.

winmac32 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:52pm

Got a nice story, although it's a bit too linear.

RaysAndLazors says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:55pm

I really hope you are going to work on it, because now I really want to play the finished version. I loved the storytelling and aesthetics, and I have a special place in my heart for this sort of connect-the-clues games. Now get to work, chop chop :)

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:55pm

It was a fun story.

Jagang says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:58pm

no scaling problems either. it was a bit sad for me that it ended as soon as the story started to suck me in, but at least the part that was there, was a good read

syncxzoz says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:34am

nice picture..

Pierrec says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 4:31pm

A bit more interactivity would have been nice, since you got the rest pretty well covered

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