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

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Sim Jong Un

by f2jason - Jam Entry

​How long would you last as the Dear Leader?​

Assume the role of Kim Jong Un and attempt to balance internal and external politics in order to avoid being deposed or starting a war with South Korea.

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ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:50pm

Love this game...really funny, great job!

chromebookbob says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:51pm

Hilarious, great music, good take on bejeweled style gameplay

Sam Twidale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:53pm

Lasted 29 days before I started a war with South Korea. Funniest match-3 game ever and perfect idea for the theme.

PostageStamp says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:53pm

The reign of Sim Jong PostageStamp lasted 28 days before war with South Korea.

Fun take on match 3. Managing the various events seemed a little confusing. It triggered war before I hit the red line.

tMalicet says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:24pm

Very fun game! I love the mix of puzzle and politic.

Kaltic says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:50pm

If your trying to be good isn't that not being the monster?

Arnage says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Got me a feeling a little cross-eyed, but definitely a well executed and interesting concept.

JackDegree says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:22pm

I can't play match 3 when I'm laughing so hard. Awesome job!

Gigaraptor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:28pm

Hilarious and simple.

Pusty says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:34pm

wanted to be a dictator since I'm a kid 10/10

mickanio says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:26pm

Very nice artistic rendering of Kim Jong Un. I thought the "Event" meters were buttons. Would be cool if when they filled up you got to click them and it made something satisfying happen.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:56am

I run this on a laptop and a message appears saying that the browser cannot allocate enough memory to WebGL to get it to run. Pity.

dan.marchand says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:22am

Fun match-3 variant. Really like the mechanic of balancing the various meters.

Wish it was easier to read the events and such, it can be hard to pay attention to those while keeping yourself alive.

nuiguy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:43am

Great job, this game is awesome. Just be careful, more and more of North Korea is becoming connected to the internet. It is only so long before someone sees this...

S0lll0s says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:50am

The music fit really well with the game and it had nice souind effects. It was a cool twist on match 3 I haven't seen before.

randoman says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:32am

Great game, well balanced. Humor 5/5.

Electron says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:56am

Just love it

Karai17 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:01am

Kek. Good game. :)

Mike Mezhenin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:02pm

Wow, this game is cool on so many levels. One of the best for me so far!

Ithildin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:08pm

21 days, overthrown by my own generals :_(

Great implementation of the classic match-3 mechanics, and even if the concept could be controversial, I couldn't help but laugh, the parodic aspects are well handled. Nice touch with the events, and Cool job!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:35am

Glory to the north Korea. Well done. Hilarious :)

peterthehe says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:02am

Freaking amazing.

+ Kim Jong Un
+ Music
+ Generally awesome

block97 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:41am

Cool simple game.

Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:22pm

This was great, nice one!

reiknight says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Pretty good idea for a match-3 game :).

Marcellus says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 7:08am

I was so exited of playing this game but when I went to the gameplay I was very disapointed.
The form is great, the content is meh. Match 3 is NOT fun, Kim is.

Catmoo says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Nice take on a match three and I like how your choices then affected the game. Plus the fact that it wasn't a bog standard match three it allowed you more control over the space. Plus I imagine that then helps remove the placement of the pieces breaking someone's game :)

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