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

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Shopping Riot

by Infernobomb - Jam Entry

Hey there, this was our entry for the Ludum Dare Jam, made in 72 hours by Infernobomb and Hazzard993. Enjoy :)

Goal:
You have come to the shops with the intention of purchasing a list of
items on sale. However, a crowd of other customers are already eagerly
waiting for the shop to open. Your goal is to get the required items
from the shop, safely back inside you car.

More help is in the Help.txt file located with the game
If you find any major bugs, please let us know

!!We don't own any of the sounds used in the game!!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness50%
#25Humor(Jam)4.13
#26Mood(Jam)4.13
#48Fun(Jam)3.91
#117Overall(Jam)3.79
#122Innovation(Jam)3.76
#179Theme(Jam)3.82
#418Graphics(Jam)3.50

Comments

LD_LAN_Party says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:35am

Awesome job! I loved the mood that was set at the beginning of the game with all of the shoppers freaking out in front of the store. Fun and well done.

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

This is really well done! The way things totally break loose in the store feels like Hotline Miami and the game play is pretty twitchy (Which is good). It's difficult but I managed to get a few items out before dying.

OccamsRazor says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:58am

Never could get more than three items :P Damn security guards, after me for innocently throwing knives at bystanders.

But that was fantastic, the mood you set up was awesome, and I just found it hilariously fun! :)

Aevek says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:03am

Had a minor problem with my fellow law-abiding customers blocking the door and preventing my lawful shopping experience. But I reacted rationally by forcing my way through to the store then throwing things at them until they cleared out. Love the gameplay, just like the first GTA (which I assume is your inspiration for it). Awesome job.

speakupgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:37am

Jesus that intensity went from a 2 to an 11 in no time O.O
Loved the art!

DaGamesta says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:38am

Interesting, funny game. Was fun to play, although still kinda confusing, an in-game tutorial would help, but I understand that's always hard during these Jams. I figured it out, and had a good time.

xbcw says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:43am

Great game, graphically reminds me of GTA.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:44am

That was hilarious! Gave me pleasant memories of Postal :) You did a great job of setting up the scene and making everything go haywire. Great job!

Logicon says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:52am

Very Good idea

cdrch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:35am

While I find this game extremely hard, it is also incredibly fun! The music choice was great and everything in the game fit its theme and mechanics very well.

Docjekyll says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:45am

This game was a blast!

You did a great job of setting up that moment when the action starts.

Os_Reboot says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:32am

Sounds fit perfectly, even if they weren't your creation. The game was hilarious! A note; you can steal items by going around and grabbing them through the wall of the shop. All in all great job!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:59am

Wow, once I got to the doors and saw the swarm of all those people, I knew all hell was about to break loose. And boy did the game not disappoint. Great work.

DarkwindMedia says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Awesome. Good polish and really fun. Real hard!

Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:52am

Absolutely hilarious, saw it on Taunia_sabanski's twitch stream and had to check it out. Controls are a bit unclear at first, but the sheer thrill and absurdity make this a masterpiece given you only had 72 hours. Kudos. -Evan/Solidplasma of Impossibleleaf

asobi tech says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:26am

Great use of the theme.
You've conveyed the Black Friday madness really well.
I'm using a MacBook with a track pad so it's a little tricky to pick up and throw. I would have had the option for keyboard keys for picking/throwing.
The screen shake while the madness is happening is a bit over jarring, but I understand why you did it. Perhaps screen shake for every hit/kill
Good use of an upbeat rocking soundtrack after the serene walk up through the carpark.

Acuity says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:55am

It was hard to tell what items I picked up at times. Funny game though! :D

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 11:48am

Very nice! Loved the chaos inside the shopping mall :)

rogueNoodle says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:54pm

One of the best openings I've seen for an entry yet. Pretty hard to keep track of which items you needed while managing to stay alive, but a clever entry overall

JDAivaliotis says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 1:37am

Really fun to play. Can't say I had the skill to finish a round though.

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