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

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Padilla's Pancakes

by Borkleby - Compo Entry

It's time to serve up some pancakes! That's right, in this game you don't give people pancakes, you SHOOT them. As Fernando Padilla, it is your sole duty to give as many pancakes to as many customers as needed. With the help of your pancake gun, you should be able to serve everyone alone! You don't need employees! Hog that money!

This was made purely with JavaScript and HTML/CSS.

IMPORTANT: Make sure your pancake batter is the one the customer wants. It starts out on 1. Also, you must shoot pancakes onto the table.

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Ratings

Coolness83%
#260Humor3.30
#470Theme3.44
#506Audio2.78
#587Mood2.89
#661Innovation2.93
#776Graphics2.67
#884Overall2.80

Comments

OldPeculier says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:15am

Hilarious, clever, and actually quite fun. Great job!

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:07am

I've had tons of fun while playing this! Amazing

Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:18pm

It didn't seem to work for me.

The machines had like 3 different numbers, so I just pressed the one I needed (2) and when I shot the guy with it, nothing happened.

Besides this, the game seemed pretty cool.

vegard1992 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:25pm

Man i loved it! Dont care about the crap sound this was FUN

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:27pm

Very funny game I love it !

sanojian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Pretty funny. This big dude likes his leotards. Very quirky and fun.

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Interesting idea - took me a while to figure out the "batter" machine, mostly because it looks like a "bitter" machine :)

jk5000 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25pm

A really fun idea.

ccglp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:27pm

Funny, but now I'm hungr....
QUE RICO

badlydrawnrod says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:27pm

It would appear that my daughter has been practising to be a waiter at your restaurant, at least given by the way she always throws food on the floor.

Enjoyed the sound effects. Gracias Senor!

NuSan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:50pm

Pretty great idea. I like those distorded voices. Its hard to know what pancake to select, maybe it would be easyer if the offscreen "Im hungy" would indicate the wanted pancake. The game is a bit laggy on my computer (Firefox and chrome). Keep up the good work!

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:14pm

Kinda reminds me of good ol' Tapper.

local minimum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:18pm

Great take on the theme. Quite fun game. The music got a bit annoying and it felt like there was lacking some indicator on how well or bad I was doing. One thing to play around with would be if they cried out their orders to reduce the running a bit. Nice game though.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:54pm

Interesting game! It lagged quite a bit on Firefox for me, better on Chrome. Still unsure if the music I heard was meant to be heard that way. Nevertheless, I liked the mood of it :)

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:05pm

Just want to add, I heard a partially distorted version of your music limited to my music. Managed to get it to play properly now. I like it a lot.

Humanoid says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:02am

Nice little variation on the restaurant simulators. Finally I can shoot the stupid customers who decide to leave without even telling me, they existed ;)

Mekuri says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:45pm

Nice idea. Reminded me a bit of an old C64 game I used to play as a kid. Excellente!

Goutye says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:23pm

Some slowdowns but funny entry. I am hungry now :o

NIGIC says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:36pm

I need one of these guns.

Fun game. A bit unfortunate that there's seemingly no scoring or end case, but it otherwise works pretty well. I dig the character design. Good job!

Borkleby says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:01pm

ACTUALLY: if you open up the javascript console, there is a score counter that tells you how much money you earned. I was going to put an actual score counter in at the last minute but for some reason it kept crashing and I scrapped it. Sorry guys, but sometimes you gotta do what ya gotta do and ya gotta not do what you gotta not do.

sebasRez says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:36pm

Hard stuff. Nice work, I had to quickly learn the distance to shoot and where to find these guys. What I think it needs are some more indicators, like how hungry is a customer, what is the current weapon you have, and maybe a score or count to satisfied vs dissatisfied customers. Some customers would moonwalk away :D Audio is so great! Had me laughing.

Big Cow says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:46pm

I really liked the music, and the core mechanic of shooting the pancakes was quite fun. I found running around the big place got a bit tiresome, I'd consider making the levels smaller and making the gameplay more about the speed / accuracy of firing the pancakes.

HeuGamer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:33am

I think someone skipped leg day.

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

hahahahahha
I am hungry now, gracias senor! :P

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:38pm

I wish to purchase a pancake gun, I love pancakes. Really interesting game idea, I found it a bit slow having to go back and forth to the points to change pancake type but it's a good idea. I thought the sound effects were great!

-Neith

reiknight says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Funny idea! :) I only miss some kind of HUD to know which type of pancakes I'm shooting. I love the music :) Good job!

psychonull says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:52am

I liked the idea and sense of humor. I had not enough feedback to know how I was doing. I just read your comment about the console, it's a shame you couldn't put the counter in time.
Good job.

dos says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Solid idea, some polishing of player feedback would be nice - also, it would be cool to have the bubbles appear not only on left/right position, but also in corners - so you know if you should go higher or lower floor.

gillenew says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 5:04pm

in my browser the game became very slow, very laggy to be honest, and it bothered in time to play.

igoramendola says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 4:23am

I'm mexican and this entry made me laugh a lot! hahahaja
I saw your comment about the score issue, and perhaps it would be more complete with it, but still it was very funny! haha xD

Btw, although I'm commenting now, I was able to vote in time :)

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