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

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by Sunsheen - Jam Entry

Play as a journalist who is tasked with sullying a mayor's reputation using photos as your weapon. Follow her throughout her day (WASD) and take pictures (mouse click) but don't let her security detail spot you snapping photos. If they do you will be stunned.

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Ratings

Coolness76%
#46Humor(Jam)3.98
#47Innovation(Jam)4.00
#57Theme(Jam)4.10
#57Overall(Jam)3.95
#89Fun(Jam)3.78
#112Graphics(Jam)4.18
#148Mood(Jam)3.64

Comments

sentendo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:37pm

really funny and well polished! :)

siryakko says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:39pm

Nice concept :D

Yamzho says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:41pm

Nice game there !

Wevel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:43pm

Seems quite short, also have I missed the ability to restart the game.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:47pm

Excellent little game! The idea was great, and it's a good use of the theme. Nice music and graphics too. It's a shame there's no option to replay it though, since it took me a few tries to get all the photos.

Poor Mayor!

Havacore says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Really cool, shame you didn't have enough time to make more levels.

McFunkypants says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:00pm

Incredibly well polished. Wonderful work! Interesting and fun.

Barnabbas says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:48pm

This game is really nice!
It looks good, it is fun to play and everything feels polished.
Would be interesting to see more of this!

Darkgoon says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Nice game. Also tells a lot on how journalists can twist reality at their own will

vvolis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:51pm

Very very good! Love the atmosphere, the visual style and the music. The way you have animated characters is so simple yet so fucking lovely! Great job! Wish there was more content and a bit more important fail state. Anyways, great job guy!

cowboycolor says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:11pm

I rate this: the-hotdog-guy/5

Seriously, good stuff

mitchellsha says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:13pm

I love how derpy the characters walk!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:17pm

I would have liked to play a few more levels. This was good.

yuigoto says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:24pm

Loved the overall mood of the game and the "weapon" you used. :) That hot dog man...hahahaha!

Graphics and music really fit well together with the theme and style in the game.

Could be well expanded upon the photo journalism theme, twisting news, tabloids and stuff. :3

Nice nice!

Miltage says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Love the cutesy graphics and the concept is hilarious. Not a whole lot of game content for a 72 hour submission from a team of 3. Great job nonetheless, one of the better games I've played.

BIZM says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:28pm

Super cute and innovative! :D Love the attention put into all the mini "events".

Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Really liked this one, very nice concept

Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:12pm

Apparently I only got one usable photo, and it really wasn't the one I expected to be the "correct" one either. I could have swore the one I took where the mayor was holding scissors like a maniac would have made the CUT... hehehe... *ahem*. But it didn't, it was labeled as bringing laughter to the crowd. What!? No one in the crowd was even smiling. Okay, fine, fine. I got a quick shot of the hot-dog suit guy fiasco, but apparently not at the right time. That one I was okay with... but I took a picture of the baby one and it was like "stealing candy from a baby". Now, that one I could have swore wouldn't have been classified like that because everyone was smiling, the baby didn't cry, etc. It just felt like what the game was telling me were "good" photos could be interpreted otherwise in reality.

Aside from the gameplay criticisms though the visuals and overall feel for how the camera reacts to the mouse cursor felt great. Very smooth overall and polished feeling. The audio was also appropriate and helped establish the overall mood.

balom says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:15am

Poor doggy... Haha, great job on this one!

rjhelms says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:00am

Really well polished. Nice take on the theme & a great visual style. I just wish there was more of it!

jwin says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:00am

Excellent idea!

Xaychru says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:23am

Cute graphics, I enjoyed it! :)

Team MAC says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:53pm

Fun game! Great idea and well implemented. Love the art style and all the characters. I'll never be a great photo journalist - all I had were great pictures of the mayor

Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Artwork, audio, mood all top notch. Gameplay was solid too.

Would have liked some more levels, and I was able to win by pretty much spamming photos of everything (I guess that's realistic to real paparazzi haha!.)

Adorable animations, great great.

micahcowan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:13pm

Simple and short, but well done, fairly polished, and fun. Nice work!

PapyPilgrim says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:27pm

that was a great entry. I had to play it twice though : first time I went in the wrong direction looking for the mayor

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