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

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Smoking Kills

by LesPingouinsDuCiel - Jam Entry

><(((('> JUST A WORD ><(((('>

Here we are, the penguins are back! And they are really (really) angry...

Incarnate one of them and develop your very own brand new unconventional weapon to reduce human population: the most toxic cigarette ever conceived!

Explore the exotic and very deadly components at your disposal and cumulate smoking (fun) kills!


How to play:

0 - Have fun!
1 - Drag some tobacco to the bottom part of the table to begin crafting.
2 - Unlock components by clicking on them if you have enough money.
3 - Drag unlocked components on available cigarette slots to upgrade it.
4 - Drag the cigarette (clicking on the paper) on the cigarette pack to validate the recipe.
5 - Observe people becoming addict to your brand new weapon and win more money!
6 - Have more fun!


Thanks for giving it a try, for being an awesome community, and don't forget to eat some fish! :D



><(((('> NOTES ><(((('>

About the gameplay:

- Game is paused when you're crafting a cigarette. Validate or cancel the craft to unpause.

- Check out graphs on the left screen to see how your cigarette upgrades influence humans dying rate.

- Popularity is the main stat to increase the number of humans buying your cigarettes.

- Addiction will prevent them from stoping to smoke your cigarettes.

- Mortality, obviously, increases the rate at which smoking humans will die.


About us:

- For those who may ask, it took us about 35 hours of work in 2 days to bring you that game thing. -(x.x)-

- We mainly ate bread and sausage, and succeeded in most of our planned objectives. d(o.o)b

- If we had more time, we would have added components upgrades and visual effects on the right screen depending on used components.


About bugs:

- The introduction message tells that the objective is to kill about 300 000 humans, but it's actually 200 000. Sorry for the mistake.


><(((('> DISCLAIMER ><(((('>

We absolutely don't intend to make people smoking those sh*t things which are cigarettes. Preserve your health (and others' too) and money, you'll probably feel better. ;)

No penguin has been harmed during the production of that game, but well... Can't say that much about our mental health! xD

And nope, we didn't drug ourselves when creating the concept! ^^'

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness69%
#24Theme(Jam)4.23
#32Humor(Jam)4.07
#37Overall(Jam)4.00
#99Innovation(Jam)3.82
#132Fun(Jam)3.66
#139Audio(Jam)3.64
#257Mood(Jam)3.43
#273Graphics(Jam)3.77

Comments

Tipyx says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:06am

So fuckin' excellent !
Good job :)

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:23am

This is suprisingly fun and addictive. I lost, but this game is great. Nice theme interpretation.

texdata says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:56pm

i am quitting smoking right now !!

Finn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:19pm

Can't run because I'm on Chrome. Is there a download version?

MJaawa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Great job, very rewarding to play! Absolutely love the way you used the given theme, a very fun and a very good game!

kyyrma says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:23pm

It's a game where you play as a penguin rolling cigarettes at your factory to kill all humans. Also: You make an electronic cigarette by rolling smashed electronics.

How could anyone dream of beating that?

MrDave says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:28pm

What a great idea for a game and so well executed. Great humour and use of the penguins.

I loved little touches like signing the paper at the start and I thought the graphs were well done as well.

Top notch music!

I think on the webpage you are embedding into the Ludum Dare website you might want to put border:0px; to remove the scroll bars.

Marek Lisý says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:31pm

I loved the overall production, the control (my wing) looked amazing, I really felt like a penguin agent, also the smoking thing was a funny one.

I'm not really into this type of games, I didn't really know, how I am influencing the game (no visible connection between my enhancements and the dead count...)

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:47pm

haha nice game, good use of the theme, congrats!

hercludes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Dude, graphs?! Cigarettes?! This game is so polished and hilarious, I love it, but there are not many game mechanics or strategy here, it's like a toned down idle game. Maybe if I just killed all of my addicts so no one else could get addicted, but I haven't had that problem, even when trying to achieve it

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:23pm

Witty idea, I like how the pinguins are trying to destroy the world ;). The game is a bit difficult to understand at first but it's funny. Nice work!

terpin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:25pm

This is so much fun! I played it last night and forgot to rate it... but now I have a game I can't quite put down. Must... spread... it... to... others!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:27pm

Holy crap amazing entry! Great job!

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:27pm

This is excellent, probably the best I've played so far. Love the mood (music+graphisms), love the idea and the message : excellent game!! ^^

I had hard time at the beginning trying to find out how to play but it's really funny to click everywhere trying to figure out :p

richiebranson says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:38am

very creative interpretation of the theme, lol. The penguin wing mouse cursor was a good touch as well! Great work!

rodobodolfo says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:45am

This was incredible, the art, the music, everything! Made me want to smoke haha

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:49am

This is seriously a great entry. I loved the concept, the graphics and audio. The crafting is great, and I enjoyed changing components to improve the cigarettes effectiveness. I understand that there was not much time to improve the mechanics, but I think this could be easily improved over time. Great work!

rjhelms says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:54am

Good take on the theme, and funny execution. All the wacky things you could put in the cigarettes and their descriptions were a nice touch.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:46am

I loved the concept of this - gives me a real wrong trousers vibe :)

Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:22am

Thank you very much for your comments. We continue to read carefully all your feedbackss and it's really rewarding.

A huge Thank you from the team "LesPingouinsDuCiel"

khahem says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:56pm

So that's what happen when you eat too many sausages...

Excellent idea, great mood and very fun to play. Good job !

jk5000 says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 10:43am

Excellent++. Well done.

Timm638 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 12:06pm

A great game!

ThirdMoon says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 12:46pm

Wonderful Game!!! XD I love it!!!

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