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

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Geminis

by Ludipe - Jam Entry

Follow the story of two siamese twins who work at freak show. During the day they complete challenges to amuse the public, but nothing is never that simple. You'll discover how different these sisters are over their late-night conversations.

(executable version recommended for a better perfomance)

INSTRUCTIONS:
-Arrow keys to move around (there's no jumping here)
-X to interact
-Z to split the sisters and swtich control
-F to examine the level
-V toggles fullscreen (once you get pass the intro)
-R resets the level

CREDITS:
Edu Verz (@verz_edu) | Design & Art
Celer Gutierrez (@celer_gut) | Sound & Music
Jon Romero (@Expin3) | Art & Animation
Luis Diaz (@Ludipe) | Design & Code
Somepx (@somepx) | font

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#18Graphics(Jam)4.67
#19Mood(Jam)4.37
#22Theme(Jam)4.30
#27Overall(Jam)4.15
#27Audio(Jam)4.17
#183Innovation(Jam)3.48
#189Fun(Jam)3.54
#461Humor(Jam)2.91
#1362Coolness46%

Comments

NoWandStudios says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:07am

Wow! I love the art and design of siamese twins. Music it's pretty nice too.

Very well done guys!

Fonserbc says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:55pm

Really solid game, strong story, awesome graphics, really fitting music!

jordinuco says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Nice idea & art, as usual. Great team work

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:20pm

Fantastic art! The mood is awesome, very creepy, but the gameplay needs some fixes, good job and very original idea ;-)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Good work, especially in mood, quite creepy (in a good way) :D

afisicos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:23pm

This game is a different idea, I hate circus enviroments in general but your game style is nice. Good job!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:50am

The characters separation is super creepy!
Nice graphics and music.
The puzzles were interesting enough and the dialog scenes between maps give the game fresh air.
I would make the intro cinematic skippable though.

LeafThief says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:21pm

Good music, interesting story and really strong graphics + animation. The game itself looks like an adventure so the puzzle mechanics kinda broke with my expectations there. But it still works.

Good good job!

Mike Mezhenin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:52pm

Creepy as hell.

The trailer and the characters look like they came from an old adventure game; I would love to play a game like that. Didn't like the gameplay, but it's just me not liking puzzles; otherwise great entry!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:28am

Fun puzzle mechanics and delightfully twisted behind the curtain story telling ties it all together to great effect. I feel so dirty after playing this, I must go take a shower now. Top notch game!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:33am

I feel like I just attended a Spike and Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation.

Ibai Aizpurua says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:45pm

Felicidades!! Un juego realmente impresionante para hacerlo en 72 horas! La ambientacin, diseños y puzzles todo encaja perfectamente.´
Como critica constructiva estaría bien que los controles aparecieran en el juego, pero bueno, en la descripción esta bien clarito. Pasote!

kerotan24 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:44pm

Really creepy game and the animations are superb.

Pierrec says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:50am

Congratulations this is amazing. The movements are really slow, and it can gets annoying while playing, but it also contributes to the mood so...i don't know if it's a good or bad thing

cbstegeman says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:06pm

You should definitely explore this concept further. Really interesting look and great characters.

team_ftlol says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:35pm

Nice work! Lots of great art and animation on display here. The ringmaster's animations are great, as are the split/join animations for the sisters. I played at Newgrounds, but didn't get any sound output.

The actions were simple, but you got a fair amount of puzzle variety out of them. Great job!

-mildmojo

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:35pm

Well, that was just wonderful all around! Reminded me of coco rosie for some reason. One little bug: If you let a crate drop on one of the sisters, she gets stuck in t.

Biruts says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

rogberth says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 9:15pm

Great theme guys, although I don't usually complete puzzle games I finished this one just to see how did it end.

bombjack says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 6:56pm

totally in the theme. Very innovative. the split sisters are amazing!

scorched says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 4:48pm

I love graphics, narrative, and camera work! Girls are cute (except their back)!
Got some glitches like when moving from the ladder on there is no animation for walking.
Stuck at the level with crate at the top floor and lever to the left (3rd, I think). Sad :(

scorched says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 4:59pm

Oh, just noticed the platforms move simultaneously... Not very obvious :-)

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:25pm

Great game!

Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Nice graphics and music, great work!

DalaiLlama says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:46pm

This is the creepiest, most awesome entry I have run into in a really long time. I love the concept, love the art, and it has so much content too! The humour and the dialogue made it feel like such a complete game. Congrats!

Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Clearly the best game of Ludum Dare, I played a couple of dozens and none of those can beat this.
Finished it and it hit me right in the weakspot.
Poor kitties.
I wonder if it possible to create anything better than this within any time limit.

Perfect theme, perfect mood, superior visuals, fitting audio, fun gameplay. These words can't describe how I feel about this piece of art. Thank you.

To be honest, this one made me interested in your work so much I'll check your previous entries as well.

Keep up the good work!

Creative Sectors: Kardfogú

sergicollado says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Awesome!

NidzaKornjaca says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 8:01pm

Cool entry, I managed to play to the end.
The good:
+ The story and dialogue
+ The music was pretty good and fits that bizarre feel
+ Interesting concept
+ Cool animations and graphics ESPECIALLY the trailer and announcer

The bad:
- Movement felt sort of slugish
- Various random animation glitches
- Unskippable + slow intro

Obviously the bad sides are mostly minor remarks and overall I found this game enjoyable and interesting.

Oct 17, 2015 @ 6:22pm

Beautiful graphics, interesting game. I included it in my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/gLe7oOEiGe0

Dec 1, 2015 @ 4:29am

I also included your game in an article of my favorites from this jam and added a trophy to your Ludum Dare profile!! :) http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/jam-favorites-ludum-dare-33-part-2-jbncejqm

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