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

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by mattthehoopy - Compo Entry

An oddly dark game, inwhich a man decided to rid himself of his wealth in the hopes of a girl falling for him, as he throws away his capitalist chains... Through alcohol.

Drink yourself poor. You have 20 turns to lose £50,000 in the various bars in your city. You must try to balance your alcohol levels with your cashflow though, as you do not want to be banned from the pubs, clubs and bars.

Each venue has a trait:
- Pub - Medium Price, Medium Tolerance, Medium Time
- Club - Low Price, High Tolerance, Long Time
- Bar - High Price, Low Tolerance, Low Time

Succeeding in 3 minigames unlocks the chance to "Buy a Round"; the key to earning big money! This makes you much more drunk, but you spend £3000 or so.

If you're getting too drunk, drinking water will help bring you to your senses.

Will it all be worth it? Will the girl see that you've changed your ways? There's only one way to find out!

With full autosaving and loading functionality.
(Note: untested on Mac and Linux)

Downloads and Links




Zammalad says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:18pm

Too many bugs to play properly. I guess the idea was good in concept though so nice effort.

AzureAspect says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:23pm

The game seemed kind of buggy (couldn't always click on some mini games or some certain bars for some reason o.o)

Overall I think I'd never finish up the 50,000 money wasting. There's just too much to drink :)

mattthehoopy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:27pm

I uploaded the wrong version! Fixing now!

avultima says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:20am

The position of the mouse seemed off on everything.

Also, I was not expecting the hall of mirrors glitch on the level I played.

mattthehoopy says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:56pm

Hm. It seems like an incorrect resolution breaks a lot of the unity UI stuff?
I will see if there is a fix when I have spare time.

JoeProgram says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:55am

I tried downloading it, but Chrome straight up blocked it.

mattthehoopy says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:08pm

Yeah, it'll do that to any .zip that contains a .exe that is unverified I'm afraid.

If you go to Options -> Advanced -> Malware Protection and untick it, you'll be able to download it.
I've had that issue a couple of times on different machines.

Quetzakol says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Hi ! I tried playing your game but most of the mini-games didn't work, pressing space and other keys didn't do anything... It's sad because the idea seemed good :/

rodobodolfo says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 11:24pm

Ahh, it looked really cool and the idea was great!, sadly the mini games didnt work as expected (tried on linux). Apart form the resolution i think theres a problem with the spacebar also,.

philomory says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 12:26am

Interesting take on the theme, and implementing that many minigames in 48 hours can't have been easy (though, I the vodka and martini minigames seemed to be broken). Very good effort.

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