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

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WAKE UP! Spread the TRUTH

by DantronLesotho - Compo Entry

The Internet is mankind's greatest tool ever invented for communicating. You can take your CITIZEN TRUTH to the ignorant masses in ways never before seen. You are doing your part to fight the REAL enemies because your eyes aren't clouded like EVERYONE ELSE. Everyone knows that the best way to fight your enemies is through spreading informative ad-laden articles through social media, so play "WAKE UP! Spread the TRUTH" and get to influencing!


Plays with keyboard and mouse. Self-running executable. Windows Only (sorry!)

P.S. Don't forget to mouse over the social media content in the game!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#158Humor3.44
#239Innovation3.37
#492Audio2.65
#602Graphics2.83
#622Fun2.79
#632Overall2.95
#789Mood2.38
#828Theme2.61
#1842Coolness33%

Comments

Solocov says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:58am

Avira jumped in... Can someone else check if it is no virus ?

Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:21am

It's probably just because it's a straight executable. I promise I didn't make a virus :(

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:58am

Ok? pretty cool, but my friend couldn't play it on his mac >_<

SudoDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:00am

Pretty good, it was kinda complicated (maybe it's because it's 11pm and I've been coding for 48 hrs) but beyond that it was a very unique idea!

peterkirk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:39am

The tutorial is too long and it makes it difficult to absorb all that information at once.
When playing I didn't know what I was doing, what effect my actions were having, or if the outcomes of my actions were good or not. I ended up clicking randomly and won somehow.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:40am

I didn't really understand how the game works. I feel that a few blocks of text followed by a head-first dump into gameplay is not usually the most effective way to get a player to have a full experience with your work.
I clicked around randomly for a bit, enjoyed the sound of shares as they cascaded throughout the board, but ultimately had no clue what was going on and didn't really feel engaged or rewarded.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:59am

All valid criticism :)

I would have liked to build out a whole tutorial and make the mechanics mean more than they do, but sadly I only had 48 hours. Thanks for checking it out!

snarf says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:09am

Ai is amazing

Crowbeak says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:45am

This is a fun take on the theme, but I refuse to rate your audio because I'm sure you didn't make the victory audio yourself.

Kai20 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:17pm

i laugh and it makes a lt of fun but after the first time i played it it felt like minesweeper without mines but great overall

Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:46pm

Interesting take on the theme and liked the way you had to use the different social networks to spread the "truths". The sounds worked well in the context and the text was fun. Did have issues at first figuring out what I was doing but after playing awhile I did get a hang of the sharing. Definitely understand with the time constraints it's hard to always make everything clear to the player so nice job on a unique entry.

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