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

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A Worthy Hero

by HayBee05 - Jam Entry

My first time participating in Ludum Dare! (Also my first game jam ever!)

You are a hero looking for a great weapon to wield while on your adventures, but first you must prove yourself worthy.

Are you worthy?

A visual novel made with Ren'py.

5 different endings
Original art

Music- classical music in public domain

Everything else was all me.

I'm thinking about improving on this game and add more characters, more endings, better art and writing, and original music.

Let me know what you think.

(And what number ending did you get on you first play through?)

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rd127p77 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:11pm

Good Work on the Animation and Sprites

MightyToast says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:39pm

Love the banter back and forth between the weapons. The sword's mustache was my favorite bit. Well done!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Ending 3. Played again, got ending 2.

Textures were well done, dialogue and personalities were charming. At the end I was imagining what a sentient weapon dating sim would be like.

crazya02 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:46pm

A neat little game! The dialog was funny too. I got Ending 4.

gillyadrien says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:54pm

Nice game: I got to dance, be a sexy beast, and grab the legendary Spoon of Might all in the same experience.

Good work!

novadream says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:20pm

Fun visual novel, liked the humor of it. (got ending 5). :)

Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:38am

Very well rounded

SowiHowl says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:42am

Big work for a very nice result !

Jellyhard says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:48am

Haha, funny game, it made me remember from the old tables of RPG with my friends! I've got the 4th endind... Nice choises for music!

Jellyhard says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:48am

Haha, funny game, it made me remember from the old tables of RPG with my friends! I've got the 4th endind... Nice choices for music!

Awpteamoose says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:07am

Went straight for the spoon, no regrets.

sentendo says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:09am

really good work! :)

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:09am

Pretty solid. You could make a full-length game out of it. It's really amazing. Love the dialogue between the weapons!

abcdef65g says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:40pm

Lovely idea, glad to see a fun visual novel coming in such an event. I really enjoyed the characters of the weapons, and the game is fun indeed. Oh and Ending 5. :)

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:02pm

Whoaah! This is great! I did some ending but it's not so easy game.. Btw Nice entry!
The graphic style is awesome!

Pilly says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Fun experience! Nice choice of music, it worked well with the graphics/art/time period. The talking weapons were certainly unconventional, and the dialogue between them was quite funny.

I liked the visual novel format, and appreciated the fast transitions - encouraged me to play through a second time. The choices were blocking the characters faces sometimes, so maybe those could be moved lower. No other criticism, really. Nice work!

nihilaleph says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 4:16am

Ending 3, then ending 5 kkk

Great work!It's fun and I really liked the art! Even though the music isn't original it fitted right~
For your future work I think it would be nice to also have the hero's adventure with choices accordingly to his weapon.

uberscientist says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 4:53am

Ending 5 -- ha, I guess a lot of game devs get ending 5, that's great :)
I'll have to try the other endings sometime. Good game! First "dating sim"(visual novel?) style games I've played on LD. fun!

May 9, 2015 @ 6:44pm

I can't believe it's your first game jam ever considering you're one of the best looking visual novel I've seen in the competition so far. Plus you did manage to fit the theme. I got all endings and I found the experience hilarious, too bad there wasn't more. Also it would have been nice to see more expressions from the caretaker. Overall a very solid entry ^^.

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