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

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Let's Grow Mr. Bubbo

by tigerrenko - Jam Entry

Let's Grow Mr. Bubbo

Game was concieved when my daughter, Szedike made cast of characters lead by Mr. Bubbo. Since I didn't have time (and skill) to make the game she proposed (she made awesome game dev doc, one of the best I've seen), I've made this 'origins' style game about Mr. Bubbo's youth.

In turn it is a slighty educational game teaching kids what's edible and what isn't as well as what is nutritious and what isn't.

Music was borrowed from Geof Johnson "5 fruits and vegetables" and sounds are from

Art was made by Szedike, and I did the game (scripting mostly).

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bradur says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:12pm

How do you play this? I can't see a release on the Game Jolt page.

tigerrenko says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:07pm

It's working now... I didn't know how to publish the release...

Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:29pm

Are the positions of the answers randomized? It seemed like I only got two out of the whole game that were the top answer, all the rest were the bottom answer. Would have been nice to see the two different options presented visually rather than just as buttons with text.

tigerrenko says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Yea, answer positions are randomized, so that kid can't cheat (e.g. top answer is the 'good' one). And yes, I would prefer it more visual, but my skill was limited in creating such imagebuttons. Sadly I only learned it very next day when the LD ended...

tompudding says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 10:30pm

I was disappointed that feeding Bubbo sponges and dirt didn't grow some kind of monster, but perhaps I just wasn't persistent enough. Back to the game!

gelisam says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 10:36pm

The OS/X link points to a Windows-only download?

tigerrenko says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:18am

Sorry, added OS/X build now

Masuno says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:31am

Sweet, a Ren'Py game.

Although there's not much to it, I'm sure that this was a learning experience for you, and I think it's a wonderful story behind it. I'm sure that this little story can go a long way in the long run.

tigerrenko says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:47am

aww thanx!

lectric.monk says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 1:50am

all about the back story!

dreamlogician says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 12:11am

Educational! Where can I order my Bubbo Boy merch?

Brightstar says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 12:13am

Great game. Great music. Helping Bubbo grow to be big and healthy is satisfying. I also made a game in RenPy. :)

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