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

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Don't Eat the Kid

by pancakecity - Jam Entry

Don't Eat the Kid is a one-turn interactive fiction game inspired by Aisle ( and Pick Up the Phone Booth and Die ( It's a one turn game where you're a monster (?) and trying to not eat a kid. However, you will always eat the kid.

I have programmed this while on a road trip, so there's only a very minimal parser and not much to do in this game. If I have time before the jam ends, will try to add more endings! You are encouraged to check out the source if you need help.

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kaitokidi says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:59pm

I can't find more verbs and subjects than eat kid : /

Blobo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:26am

I cant figure out how not to eat the kid. theere should be a /help kind of command to tell the player the other verbs/subjects

rodobodolfo says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:53am

I cant be able to do anything basic like examine, maybe a list of possible actions ?

scriptorum says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:34pm

i checked out the source. With EAT, LOOK and STAND as the only verbs, the player's level of interaction with this game is very minimal. LOOK SELF was a particularly shocking outcome for me, given that is actually my age. :)

Vereos says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:00pm

@scriptorum Thanks for the list, I was about to do the same.

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:35pm

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.

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