Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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The Monster Who Was Not (Yet) A Kiwi

by Yakka - Compo Entry

The very tiny story of a monster who wants to be a kiwi.

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Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:18am

It looks interesting and cute, but I can't get the jar to run. It just locks up? I'm on Windows 7.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:10am

Nice little story. I'm from New Zealand and thought you were talking about the Kiwi BIRD ha ha. Great work though!

lcarpentier says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:57am

The jar took a while to load but when it did I was not disapointed.

AlariSilver says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:52pm

That was really funny. Though, aren't kiwis a little bit fuzzy?

AzureAspect says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:00pm

Funny game with a story to boot :)
I had to update java to make it work and then the loading time was kind of long (grey screen for 10 secs before anything happend)

Yakka says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:04am

To answer comments: yes, loading screen is too long (and I couldn't personalize it... I won't use this framework again >.<). And by kiwi, I meant kiwi fruits. In French, when we say kiwi, we firstly think about the fruit but it seems like we need to add "fruit" in English for disambiguation. Sorry!

gdquest says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:46am

A really fun little game! I think it's fresh and funny. Now, the writing part was too slow to my taste. I couldn't use an input to fasten the writing of the text, which is really small. In other words, it didn't felt really reactive. Also, I think it's partially following the theme: You are the monster - here you aren't really. But congrats, that's a really nice concept!

I think it'd be really great in web, with a very light engine: to me, the format makes for an innovative kind of webcomic.

StaNov says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:19pm

Oh yea, why not. My game is focused more on the story than gameplay too :)

Ptolo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:20pm

Interesting presentation style to do it as comic panels. Were the hairs progressively more difficult to dislodge? Anyway nice animations there :)

JustASHadow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:22pm

Those were the best 2 minutes of my life. Thank you!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:23pm

cute... but kiwi fruits are fuzzy too.

miwuc says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:46pm

Aww so cute. I love is the sound effects!

Pierrec says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:48pm

Well. This is awesome.
Seriously. I love it.
I wish it was longer, it's a great idea for interactive comics!

Dianouille says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:15am

So cute and painfull in the same time :D

freaknarf says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:38am

Interesting idea of making half a comic half a game,;the gameplay could have been a bit more complex/harder, but I loved the jelly effect and the story.

dunin says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 6:45pm

Nice game. So nice that I search to change the first action to have an other story (but it didn't work... maybe an idea for the futur...?)

BNeutral says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 6:35am

I'm in stiches

deepnight says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:33pm

This was the strangest experience ever :)
The feeling of removing a hair was almost painful... But I have what it takes to become a Kiwi too!

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