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

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Be A Man

by Neil - Jam Entry

Be A Man And Grow A Beard

The ultimate facial hair and gentleman simulator.

Grow your beard and moustache, maintain it using beard oil, while avoiding lice and scissors! Use gathered coins to purchase items to further enhance your image.

Remember, with great beard, come great responsibility!

This game was created by my brother and I in Unity.
All graphics were done in Inkscape.

I have added a experimental WebGL version. It is not as performant as the desktop version and screenshake is disabled.

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Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:16pm

This was awesome! haha. Great Job.

mitya1234 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:23pm

Your game is quite good with nice graphics but it has bad music quality.

marod says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:24pm

I liked it, a very fun game!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:12pm

Pretty neat! Took me a little to realize that the normal match-3 rules don't apply and I can just use my imagination to set up really big combos.
Got my godly beard and moustache, pretty fun game!
Well done :)

Ionut(Tyrants.not.found team)

mukult says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Unable to play web entry...and I'm on a can't play on windows :|

Oski says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:55pm

Great art, needs some color though! Bad quality audio. Overall pretty good.

Bobrocket says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Awesome game! Could have sworn that I heard the Skype "end call" bloop in your soundtrack though haha

local minimum says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:02pm

It took me a little while before I realized I could swap stuff all over the board. Fun little game. A bit confusing that it could give very happy comments about leveling down though.

Dry Tree says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 10:10am

Good job. Fun idea and the music is good.

HolyBlackCat says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 2:46pm

Ha ha, nice!
The only downside is that tokens are hard do distinguish.

Polith Games says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:56pm

Hahaha i liked so much this game. Excellent job! :)

purrpurr says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:54pm

This is harder than it looks. Very fun game.

bessdlan says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:57pm

good job ;)

loxo says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:00pm

I like the idea of the game. The added options to buy hats, scars and glasses are great ;) Sadly the game isn't really challenging, but nontheless it's a nice entry.

Justin Mullin says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Hah! Love the theme. Eventually I realized there's no limit to moves, so you can just manipulate everything into big combos. Kinda fun to do, but it felt too "easy" at that point. Still, this was enjoyable. =)

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