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

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People's Mandatory Video Entertainment

by Nurbs - Jam Entry

MANDATORY VIEWING. GAME SHOWS TALE OF SUPREME LEADER'S TRIUMPHS.

This game is by myself @nuurbs and @nbnoxid on twitter. We made an entirely different set of games before the sleep deprivation kicked in and... This came out.

I'm sorry.

OH FUCK CONTROLS
Controls are:
W A S and D move
Shift go faster
Q picks up cake and presses buttons.
E Gets things you bought, eats cake, etc.
1 2 and 3 select what seed you'll plant.

Try to survive wave of capitalists stealing your cake with you. Every 2.5 minutes a bigger wave of evil cake stealing bastards spawns and starts moving towards you.
Seed 1 is cake. You bring the cakes to the factory to trade. Q picks up cake. E eats cake. Cake stealing capitalists are after your cake. Defend it.

Seed 2 is grass. It makes a mess. Capitalists are killed by it. It kind of sucks
Seed 3 is the tomato turret. It kills capitalists but is expensive and takes a long time to grow.
Seeds do not grow in close proximity to the Happiness Particles emitted by the Worker's Paradise.

You can trade at the factory using the buttons on the sign.

9/4/2015 LOOK IS NO LONGER INVERTED THIS WAS A MISTAKE

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness87%
#155Humor(Jam)3.57
#507Mood(Jam)3.14
#674Fun(Jam)2.87
#684Graphics(Jam)3.04
#709Innovation(Jam)2.77
#870Overall(Jam)2.81
#953Theme(Jam)2.71

Comments

dorny says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:28am

what shut I do in second level?

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:31am

I liked that the birth was a different game from the rest, but then it crashed when I got to the butt sign.

hercludes says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:31am

Pretty humorous but lacks creativity. No relation to theme.

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Funny game.

jk5000 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:25pm

And the award for the weirdest game in history of game development, goes to ...................... "People's Mandatory Video Entertainment". Congratulation!!!

ohsqueezy says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 8:56pm

Uhm... Atmosphere was great, I think I pushed over a cake stealing bastard. Also I am not sure if my seeds actually grew. I ate some cake though.

I wish the mouselook was not inverted.

someone says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:05pm

Don't like the inverted controls, but no idea whats going on anyway...

Paul Sinnett says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Amusing, but I'm not sure how it fits the theme.

Daisuke909 says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 12:26am

The dear leader has truly blessed us with this latest bit of state mandated digital entertainment. Although I couldn't figure out what to do and fell out of the world. I guess that Kim Jong Uns' powers are so vast that his people are not bounded by the normal limits of the game.

Nurbs says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 3:13am

@dorny
plant seeds to grow cake. Give cake to Workers for prosperity and health to all Koreans. In return, workers deliver seeds so that you may continue to grow cakes and defend them from theiving imperialists.

@Daisuke909
please do not ploish

Jelinib says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 3:48am

The Nanaca-crash-esque part was too short, haha! Nice choice of music. I spent a good time walking around for Bubsy, the lost capsules wedged in the terrain, and the "please do not ploish" block.

I think the tomato turret should make a sound for when it fires, and perhaps be movable, because sometimes it feels like the grass grows in such a way that I think it prevents the turret from seeing/shooting capsultalists? Not sure. For as long as the thing takes to grow, it's unfortunate when it turns out to be in a bad spot!

And also a sound for when a capsultalist gets shot. And dies. And perhaps also for whenever they are really close to you. Sometimes I swear they materialize out of nowhere. But only when I have cake. Those greedy ****ers. I GROW THIS POO-FLAVOR CAKE, IS MINE

I probably played this way longer than I should have. Hilarious game!

killersnoofie says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 3:59am

Very Neat

valid4life says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:41am

That intro / beginning was quite hilarious! Great entry!

congusbongus says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 11:34am

I'm pretty confused; love the music though

Arnage says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:30pm

For some reason there were no capitalists in my game. Does that mean North Korea has won and has taken over the whole world?

berkano says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 8:17pm

Completely bonkers. Love it. That music is growing on me...

El Cabaro says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:11am

Now That's What I Call Edgy.

Is that a weird rendition of Gangnam Style at the very beginning?

xvw says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 11:26am

What The...
I feel happy. :D

eddynardo says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:09pm

Really funny entry.I couldnt stop laughing at the start :D.I was a bit confused at the second level.A really clever idea(supreme leader)fits the theme!

hunttis says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 8:22pm

Loved the first level thing, made me laugh :D

The second part, didn't really get. I dropped things, things appeared, nothing else happened :-O

NoWandStudios says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 3:50pm

The music it's creepy buddy xD

UrbanHelsing says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 6:20pm

The funniest game yet, the gameplay is very confusing though and the constant crashes makes it very hard to play

nihilaleph says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 1:20am

김정은 장군님 만세!!!
This games represents the real struggle between North and the filthy South Koreans! But the great leader would not allow the candles not turn into cake if too close to the Worker Paradise. Nor he would have such small seeds of tomato turret that he couldn't get it, and he would've made them more useful, since they can't hit their target very well. The great leader's hunger should also be of some purpose. And obviously the filthy capitalist would have more frequent and more difficult waves. The great leader would also question why he and the bastards were just capsules, and why Conker was in the game.
The great leader still would appreciate the accuracy of his birth and the North Korean sun. But he wouldn't understand why this game fits the theme

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