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

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The Terror of the Night of Day

by bowlercaptain - Jam Entry

A text-based logic puzzle/luck manipulation game. Eat the gullible and steer the survivors towards empty superstitions.

Made by Bowlercaptain and Mattcha for the Jam. Music by Fluffletoes.

(the text parser is a bit fragile: Sorry! Do be gentle.)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#375Theme(Jam)3.64
#577Audio(Jam)2.60
#599Mood(Jam)3.00
#603Innovation(Jam)2.91
#888Fun(Jam)2.55
#917Humor(Jam)1.89
#925Overall(Jam)2.73
#1668Coolness39%

Comments

Anvil0008 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:00am

This is pretty cool and I was definitely trying to kill everyone heh. I couldn't figure out how to get to a couple of them though. I also ran into two bugs: in one, I tried listening to house 10 once and it got stuck in a loop. The second, the whole screen randomly turned black when ii was about to recommend something (that could be a unity text box length error perhaps). Good work overall!

veoviscool12 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:42am

Played the Itch.io version. Love the concept! I was playing for a couple of minutes, and when I tried to leave #1 it gave me an error about excess vertices not being supported.

Jod says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:29am

Loved the concept, but the second house I could not leave or proceed or sleep. :(

the31 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:06am

I'm confused... is this android-only? The cloud build service says it's only available on android devices.

bowlercaptain says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:18am

Sorry! Something got messed up with Cloud Build. Actually, The version it links to didn't even exist when I submitted, so something must have changed. Should be fixed now.

the31 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:43am

Neat idea! I tried both versions, but I hit a few errors after playing for a while: an array out of bounds error and a "canvas element contains more than 65535 vertices" error. I got the gist of it, but didn't quite understand how to make my recommendations have any impact. I also accidentally slept just as night came once, whoops. I think this would have been better suited for a button interface rather than a text-based one... it didn't seem like it added anything to the game other than making me type more. Cool concept and nice music!

iossif says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:03pm

it was a bit confusing at first because i chose a low resolution and did not see the options i had on the right. after i found out about that, i enjoyed the story.

ALobker says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:09am

The screen in the web version is quite small, so I could not see everything. But overall the game is really interesting.

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