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

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Christmas Liquidators

by fABULOUS - Jam Entry

This is a guessing "game" based on the idea that a monster of a manager might have to lay people off from their jobs. In this case, its close to Christmas, so things should feel especially tragic.

All you should need to know at the start is to use the arrow keys to move and the spacebar to bring up your PDA.

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Ratings

#2134Coolness20%

Comments

Don_Martinez says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:30pm

I like that you implemented a physics engine in such a game and the graphics are fabulous. But i couldn't get it to work. Neither R or the number keys seem to do anything.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:34pm

Misread that as " so things should feel especially magic" and thought perhaps that it was infact you who was the monster.

Just wanted to say the character art is fantastic. Wasn't really sure what to do because it didn't seem to work for me, nothing happened with the PDA. Would like to play it though so I've not rated and I'll check back later :)

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Its a pretty grim game. The music creates the grim and sterile mood.

Flaid says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:50pm

The character art in this game are great, and the music fits with the somber theme.

I am not entirely sure how to play this game; I randomly fired a bunch of people, and my boss said I did good. I tried pushing 1-4 like the instructions state, but it didn't seem to do anything. I also accidentally bumped into a bunch of the workers, causing the email on my PDA to get blown up.

puppetmaster says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:51pm

The graphics style is very cool, keep up the good work! Well done!

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