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

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T.A.G.W.Y.H.O.P.P.D.a.a.D.o.S.S.

by DavidErosa - Compo Entry

For my 11th Ludum Dare, I present you all....

-- == TAGWYHOPPDaaDoSS == --
(The Amazing Game Where You Hand Out Publicity Pamphlets Disguised as a Dinosaur or Something Similar)

== THE GAME ==

The big city with streets full of people. You hate it. Your job sucks. You hate it, too. Every day you face the same internal fight: Earn money... or punch those who pass by making fun of your uniform?

Try to make a living handing out pamphlets or hit people "by mistake"!

== HOW TO PLAY ==
You have 1 minute to hand out the pamphlets and earn money. Be careful because if you run out of papers, you'll start hitting people and losing money! Recharge them on the "recharging station".

Hold long enough and you'll receive the greatest help!

== CONTROLS ==
Cursors / ASDW - Move
X / Left Mouse Button - "Give"
M - Mute music (Sorry)
Escape - Exit / end game.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Humor4.52
#23Fun4.07
#35Graphics4.30
#58Overall3.86
#61Theme4.11
#77Mood3.77
#90Audio3.59
#146Innovation3.56
#1226Coolness49%

Comments

TheZiggy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:59am

A surprising amount of fun! Nice little game you got here; I enjoyed playing it.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:07am

Wow this is a great entry. The colours are amazing. Its really easy to play and pick up. I really like the challenge of the short time limit. My only issue that the the music loop is a little too loopy. Good show!

boardtobits says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:09am

Clever twist on the theme, nice graphics, too!

handkor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:37am

This is so charming. Great art. Good job.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:39am

A cool little game. Graphics are perfect, and it is very easy to pick up and play. The music is a little annoying, and the gameplay feels like it could use a little kick in the beginning.



Great work!

peterkirk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:30am

I liked this entry a lot. The art style is nice, the audio is well done, the humour is genuinely funny, and I didn't even think the music was all that bad. Excellent all around.

jorgemoag says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:29am

GoTY.

Maikel_Ortega says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:02pm

Great entry, I love how he jumps and the style is good, looks quite polished!

nonetheless says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:24pm

Great entry, I love the idea, and it's actually fun to play. Mute wasn't needed ;)

danialias says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Great game! All the actions are very rewarding (specially pluto-BAM!- and hitting people after running out of pamphlets :D) making it very fun to play. Very original take on the theme, and very satisfying overall. Good work!

Ozeotropo says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Really nice approach on the theme! I really liked snapping posters on people's face

MaesK says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:25pm

Whoa, the Pluto power is awesome. Great graphics, mechanic, really funny. Nice spamming simulator overall.

(And music is not that annoying, relax)

Josh H says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:50am

This is a really good game. It made me laugh when I first saw the flyers sticking to the people's face. Very clever use of pluto's heart as well. Well done.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:03pm

Funny and with a nice twist. love the graphics. congratulations

Grahhhhh says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:21am

Spot on! Meteor explosion power up, spectacular! I think you nailed the animation for people walking, very simple, but very smooth and attractive!

garygreen says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:06pm

That was fun. :-)

fermenter says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:55am

Very cute, and really enjoyed all the details you stuck in here. Woo!

Kep says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:12pm

Delightfully simple and funny. Well done!

Arg410 says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:09am

HAHAHA!!!! Love it!!!

jcwelgemoed says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Wow was this fun to play. Just loved it. LOL for the Pluto powerup :)
For a compo entry this is very well polished.

Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Addictive little game! I included it in part 20 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/WVNLcoTqal4

Omiya Games says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 1:33am

Like that the game had a strong presentation, and I did find it amusing to slap pamphlets on people's faces. Also appreciate the variety of races and hair styles added into the game.

That said, I did find the game to be repetitive. Perhaps a mundane job was intentional, but it didn't feel like that aspect of the game added much. Pluto's heart power-up was a nice addition, though, that did add some strategy to the game.

Overall, good job!

Ellian says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:20pm

This is actually quite fun and well polished! Good job here :D
I had to go fullscreen for the controls to work, but otherwise it was a lot of fun

Nov 14, 2015 @ 4:58pm

I included your game in an article of my favorites and added a trophy to your profile! http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/jam-favorites-ludum-dare-33-part-1-uzbzpjci

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