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The Jig Is Up

by Odefus - Compo Entry

The Jig Is Up is a small adventure game in which you play as an undercover extra terrestrial. Escape from the clutches of the men in black.

Another LD and another ambitious plan quelled by time, the destroyer of worlds. The goal was to populate the game world with random things to do in the spare (HAH!) time at the end. Ended up scrambling to finish the core game in time. Hope you enjoy it regardless.

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pirate_shell says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:49am

A cool little idea. The graphics were simple and effective. The movement was smooth and I like the message you get when you die :D:D:D

Shaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:08am

Wonderful concept, great art, smooth movement made it fun to just wander the room, surprisingly stress inducing seeing those men walk towards you on the street. Very well executed. End looked really good too. Nice work.

KPapaGeorge says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:18pm

Great game. I find it a bit slow to walk. It would always get on my nerves a little bit.

Kuchalu says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:48pm

Graphics and mood were superb. I like the Men in Black type story XD.

jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:52pm

Cool game, great ar. was a bit slow pasted for a such "intense" stroyline tho.

Code Medicine says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:53pm

This looks like the start to something great, my only wish was that there was more to explore. The mood was great, the story telling was pretty interesting. The interaction design is a solid start to a good adventure game.

Bitterdeath says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:56pm

Cool little story with an unexpected ending.

Sunflower says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:56pm

The yay:
- graphics and mood
- dingleberries

The nay:
- movement is sloooow
- I'd like an option to manually advance dialogue, rather than waiting all that time
- music (the only sound there is) gets tiring quickly
- maybe reworking controls a little (e.g. a menu shows for multiple choice, instead of having two keys for different choices)

Pretty good, if a bit slow and short. ^^"

MinionStudios says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:35am

Ha! A great story, totally interesting... nice work!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:11am

You've got some great bones for an adventure game here! Was fun to play.

SelfTitled says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:31pm

Hmmm I do like cake, how did the game know what I was thinking :s and who the heck is bob

TheZiggy says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:59pm

Nice story, the game itself was a little bit lacking, but that's ok because the story made up for it. Would love for some more story and gameplay elements!

uvwar says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:08am

Walking seemed to have a kind of weird momentum, not sure if it was there when I started, but it would sort of have me swinging into the next scene without pressing anything. Otherwise really nice game!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:19pm

Cool pixel art! I like the way you did "thinking" mechanics

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:50am

The dialogue and the low movement speed got the best of me. I didn't stick for long, but I appreciate the pixel art.

PowerSpark says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:02am

This was put together nicely! Good work.

KaiseanGames says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:18am

Maybe walking is a bit slow for my taste, but otherwise, nice little game.

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