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

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Hope

by commodoreKid - Jam Entry

Hope is the name of a 7 year old girl who had to split her ways with her mother in a mysterious manner. The last thing her mother told her was "They think you are a monster, it's dangerous, you have to go." Her mother than puts her on a raft and she ends up in a small village in the middle of nowhere.

***ATTENTION: THIS GAME IS NOT COMPLETE. I'M VERY SORRY BUT I"M VERY BAD AT PROGRAMMING. I HOPE YOU CAN STILL ENJOY. THERE IS 1 DIALOGUE TO INITIATE, 1 ITEM TO PICK UP AND SEVERAL OBJECTS TO LOOK AT.***

The game is made for 16x9 aspect ratio and tested on 1920x1080 resolution so if you have any clicking problems, try this resolution.

LEFT CLICK - Walk (to empty spaces), Look At (objects), Examine (inventory), Skip Dialogue
RIGHT CLICK - Pick Up (objects), Use (inventory)
MIDDLE MOUSE BUTTON - Rotate Camera

Everything except dialogue system and music are made by me, Anil Demir in 3 days. Nothing ready.
Dialogue system by Jerome Bretheau
Music by Kai Engel, Alan Singley

Enjoy!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness68%
#61Mood(Jam)4.00
#71Graphics(Jam)4.40
#331Audio(Jam)3.24
#663Overall(Jam)3.05
#854Innovation(Jam)2.56
#905Humor(Jam)1.93
#997Theme(Jam)2.55
#1058Fun(Jam)2.17

Comments

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

The game is gorgeous, please finish it, I'd like to see what comes of it.

Sicilica says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:08am

There definitely isn't much to this as it stands, but I really like the atmosphere and look of this.

Shaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:32am

Low poly graphics are gorgeous and atmosphere is great. Really wish there was more too this.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:08am

Nice art, that title screen was beautiful. Liked the mood of the game and would be good to see this expanded upon.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:46am

Good work, I really like the ambiance and the design!

Tselmek says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:25pm

Good job on the atmosphere, the simplistic graphics and soothing audio goes well together. I would say that using the mouse makes the movement a bit clunky.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:39pm

I hope you work on this post compo, I really want to find out the rest of the story.

Lacaranian says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:09pm

Very good art (and good use of prefabs, from the looks of it). Music was pretty good too! Story made me curious, but I guess it's not quite done yet. Worth finishing!

vinipereira says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:11pm

The fact of a unfinished game is sad. But is really great job! Keep it going!

grotewold says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Please finish! It's so beautiful and eclectic to many genres

francismoy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:17pm

I'm sorry, but the play button doesn't work for me! I really was looking forward to playing this game. Loos gorgeous!

Jishenaz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:49pm

The graphics are stunning. I'm interested in the story. Hope you develop it further!

Drunkteam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:11pm

hey! I tried your game on Windows. Don't know why the start screen just doesn't do anything :/

Drunkteam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:51pm

I finally made it! I had to change the resolution to full hd and although the PLAY button didn't work yet, I just clicked randomly on the scrteen until the game started :-)
I loved the graphics and mood, but the character tends to get stuck in certain places. Nothing major, though. Good job!

FiSilva says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:27pm

The low poly art looks so gorgeous!
To bad is unfinished, I was interested in the story.
There's some problems like the play button not working and movement could be more fluid.
And I hope you continue to work on this, because I want to know more about this world.

Pierrec says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:19pm

The game is gorgeous. Too bad there is not much to do yet.

Qaterknan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:48pm

the graphics as well as mood are well done and the story left me interested. I was a bit disappointed to see that there is only one dialogue... I would definitely play a completed post-compo version!

foxboard says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:33am

I could barely hear any audio. The controls were hard to use as she is not going where clicked. The graphics are really nice, and the concept, even if fairly usual, is nice

01101101 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:59am

I've seen screenshots of this during the weekend and was eager to try it since the art is really nice.
Music is good as well. Too bad you didn't get the time to add more content. Maybe later? :)

McFood says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:22am

The audio was a bit too quiet for me to really hear.
The graphics were beautiful. And it seems like the start of a great story too.

Well done!

randomhuman says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:40am

Pretty and atmospheric, but not much content as noted. Could do with some SFX as well. I'd like to see what this could have been if it was finished.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:23pm

The music is lovely, but it's a shame there's no real gameplay in it so far.

As a suggestion, you could try making it so that holding down the left mouse button makes Hope walk in the direction of the cursor. That would reduce the amount of clicking the players require.

pavel_insight says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Beautiful meditative game.
Love to see a point&click adventure on LD. :)

Strange bug when I right click on the well. Girl teleports far away and walks to the well again. The same when I right click on the stairs up. Mouse event work (and game starts) only when app is windowed...

I would like to play this cute game when it's done. :)

Mantlair says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:34pm

Very good walking system for a LD game. Character is also animated. I guess you spent too much in posihing that stuff. Anyways, good job! I would like to see the full game!

aviktorov says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:55pm

I'm keen to see final version of your game!

superfreak says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 7:56am

The art is absolutely gorgeous!!! Srsly. Great cohesion which really adds to the mood. Would love to see this taken further.

Sep 2, 2015 @ 10:16pm

My Mac can't open .rar without third-party-software. Would be nicer as .dmg or .app solo.

Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Update: after unpacking, it seems not to run on OSX at all. It doesnt start up, no error, no exception. Just nothing.

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