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

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The Greater Good

by LucaRedwood - Jam Entry

Only the dark side deal in absolutes.

In real life, there is nuance, and shades of grey.

This is a difficult game


Post your score and why!


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Ratings

#174Innovation(Jam)3.50
#757Mood(Jam)2.80
#785Theme(Jam)3.09
#942Overall(Jam)2.71
#950Graphics(Jam)2.33
#994Fun(Jam)2.36
#1362Coolness46%

Comments

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:19pm

Interesting idea, I like it

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:20pm

Yay, I can execute everyone!

Somnium says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:21pm

Interesting concept, and the various tradeoffs of the decisions is interesting.

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

I was kind of middling on this game until the judging at the end. And then I was like "whoa! it's tracking all of this??" and got really excited. The problem is, the build up isn't terribly "fun." But super cool concept.

conormn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:29pm

Super well executed and detailed for a weekend jam. I was laughing most of the time. Thanks for making it!

daveh says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:07pm

-810 You are the monster! Oops.

Jod says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Loved the bit at the ending with the counting numbers.

I really had no way to see if what someone pleaded was correct or not, so my choices felt arbitrary, except for when I let one of them go with a fine so I could buy a jail, that was spot on!

-1100

ViliX64 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:31pm

Any chance of a linux build? I'd like to play a game with Star Wars quote in description :D

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:42pm

I too loved the number count at the end - for a laugh I played mister really nice guy and got a score of -1820.

The problem I had with the game was there no way to assess the outcome of my choices - each judgement felt arbritary and had no impact on the next decision.

peterkirk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:01pm

I didn't quite know what was going on so I just executed everyone.
Final Score: -1250

LeafThief says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:31am

-780
A very well made game. Tough choices.

wicht says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:59pm

Hmmm. I guess I was too nice to everyone? Call CSI:Miami!

kerotan24 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:15am

Interesting game but took time to understand how to play.

boardtobits says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 6:54am

Interesting idea! I kind of felt like I was just taking stabs in the dark as to how to judge people (though I totally took the rich guy's fine to add to the village coffers). This concept could be expanded into a very interesting game though!

tweedle says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 9:30pm

Really neat concept. It's like a judge, jury, jail simulator. I think with a better user interface and some polish this game could go far.

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