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

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1925: Noire

by VoxelSquare - Jam Entry

That's not a story about "the good guy" who rescues a damsel in distress and becomes a hero. That's not a story about friendship, love or another bullshit like that with some moral lesson at the end, no, that's a story about money, power and what a man could do to achieve this. Greed, death and betrayal are recurrents elements.

Controls:
W, A, S and D to move, E to interact.

-- This is a demo, not an actual finished game. We didn't manage to finish it in time, so... Sorry. But appreciate the aesthetics. :3 --

In this demo you can:
- Steal jewels (who doesn't want to steal some jewels?)
- Watch some bold, fat gangsters wander around (without actually noticing you in any way)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#94Audio(Jam)3.79
#172Mood(Jam)3.63
#302Graphics(Jam)3.85
#967Innovation(Jam)2.32
#977Overall(Jam)2.65
#1027Theme(Jam)2.42
#1070Fun(Jam)2.08
#1268Coolness48%

Comments

Warxen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:25am

Not much to rate on yet, but I like the style. Keep it up

madcapacity says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:24am

Super cool style!

Obvious_San says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:26am

Too bad you were not able to finish this game :) It looks really cool. The music is great!

pnkthrepwood says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:26am

The style and music are very nice!

<SPOILER>
I don't know how to continue after taking the two diamonds
</SPOILER>

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:31am

I liked the blend of 3D and pixel art!

VoxelSquare says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:40am

Thank you for your feedback, guys! We're actually going to continue development on that project, and will release as soon as possible.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:56am

awww man, for god's sake pick up this style and make a full game on it! So much potential for story based games!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:15am

Super cool. i hope you keep working on it.

Shaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:51am

Love the style! would love to see this continued.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:16pm

Nice!

treeman says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:04am

Audio is fantastic.

Druid says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:00pm

I want full version ASAP! :D

VoxelSquare says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:11pm

Thanks to all of you guys playing and voting! :D

toni343 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Awesome music, and great graphics, but very short.

lemer says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:29pm

Very good style and music. Continue developing the game. I would like to play it when it's finished.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:07pm

Amazing pixel art style! I see it's a demo, but i would like to try more mechanics. The project have a huge potencial!

Omiya Games says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 3:28am

Thought the demo looked beautiful. Nice music, too! Just needs objectives and functional enemies :-P.

Incidentally, one criticism. I found it strange that you always faced away from the camera even if moving backwards. Without the shooting, it would make more sense to me if the character faced in the proper direction based on movement.

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