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

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Everyday Misanthrope

by Liz England - Jam Entry

Everyday Misanthrope is a choose-your-own-misery simulation in which you gain catharsis from spreading everyday suffering.

Play time is 5-10 minutes.

* Created with Ren'Py - http://www.renpy.org/
* Art comes from public domain photos filtered with http://c64.superdefault.com/
* Music comes from an artist on soundcloud CC license with attribution (will be updated in the next day or so).

* REPLAY BUG: sometimes when you replay the game, an error will pop up. I recommend closing and reopening the game if you intend to replay it.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Theme(Jam)4.79
Fun(Jam)4.47
Humor(Jam)4.78
#4Mood(Jam)4.61
#11Overall(Jam)4.32
#46Innovation(Jam)3.95
#1897Coolness32%

Comments

DesignerNap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Absolutely loved this! For the record I am a happy person and would never do any of the things in this, but I got to see what it was like and it was an interesting glimpse at a whole different way of living. Amazing work!

conormn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Very very well done. Great take on the theme.

DaanVanYperen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Very cool! Nice polish as well.

uthamon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:26pm

I love the idea, it was also well executed. I'm going to try use all the tokens though!

Ithildin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:20pm

Brilliant and hilarious, I loved the inventive ways in which to be a perfect piece of human rubbish (and the consequences).

I managed to ruin 67 people's lives, but got some tokens left at the end.

Awesome entry!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:55pm

This nails the theme. Nails it right into the wall adjacent to the neighbor's newborn's room at midnight. I was trying to do the least awful thing and still ended up ruining so many lives. Very very well done.

BNeutral says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:11am

I generally not like VN type games, but this was pretty good. Got me with the tokens going under.

cbstegeman says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:42am

Wow, really fascinating take on the theme. Found myself thinking, "I ruined two people's lives by leaving the faucet on in the bathroom, for the cost of only one misery token. Good return on investment!"

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:15pm

Wow, not even the pigeons are safe from me. Really liked the list of accomplishments at the end.

Thalikoth says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Nice interpretation of the theme. The sound, the graphical style and the overuse of the word misery really contributes to the mood. Really fun to play (but I feel a bit miserable now)

KhaoTom says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:27am

Being a slow driver in the left lane is truly messed up. Once I found out about the economy I was actually happier for it. -1 unhappy person? Muhahaha! Great work, and funny!

Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:00pm

Interesting game. I included it in part 10 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/Jf2dZyQpNFE

Atridas says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:51am

This one actually made me feel bad about myself. I'd take this as a good thing.

randomhuman says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:06pm

Finally, a game that understands me!

jk5000 says ...
Sep 15, 2015 @ 7:27am

Congratulations

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