Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Ump Carter: Japanese Toy Collector

by Ted Brown - Jam Entry

(Note: this game is unfinished)

Ump Carter: Japanese Toy Collector is the story of a baseball umpire with a passion for rare toys. After every game, he goes home and bids on auctions to complete his collection.

One day, he reads about a contest, where with person with the biggest collection after 90 days will win a trip to Japan. Suddenly not satisfied with the pittance he's earning at the ballpark, he starts taking bribes during the game to juice his "salary," but he has to be wary of getting caught by pissing off the teams with too many bad calls for cash!

The concept is promising, and I built a great infrastructure for expanding the game. But the scope is too big, and eventually I ran out of gas. Oh well. That's a jam!

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#2482Coolness0%

Comments

Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:43pm

FUun :)

danbolt says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:32pm

OS X download only? Man, have I never felt so necessary in this jam! :P

I like the idea of balancing so many aspects. It's like two-button controls for a two aspect-life. I didn't get all the way through it, but I'd be excited to see more of it develop! Keep working on it!

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