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

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Man Simulator

by Drtizzle - Compo Entry


You have woken up without a beard!!!
And now you'll have to get your manlyhood back.

Perform 2 manly tasks to grow your beard back and be a real man again!

Press ESC in-game for graphics options

***Since someone in the comments did not believe I made all the music myself, I have uploaded the audio files of the Motorcycle song***

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Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:20am

Your audio and graphics are good, but disgusting?

esayitch says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:37pm

Very quirky, in a good way. Art is really well-made, but the controls are rather fidgety.

Good luck in the compo!

pjimmy says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:54pm

nice, cool game

refreshgames says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:31pm

Won with 12 man points, beefy! Good use of the two button controls theme and mixing up gameplay styles in a limited amount of time. Nice audio btw.

rogberth says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:46pm

AWWW YEAH. I did like this game a lot, sad there's no more mini games.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:52am

I told you in my stream, but I loved it! Takes dedication to live record audio. Now I feel like a man. Many many stars for you :)

CustomPhase says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:32pm

I actually really liked the driving part. I dont know why, something feels right to it. Wish it had more to it, maybe turns, pickups, etc. Also, im pretty sure that rock/metal music is not yours, so im not gonna rate the audio category fro this game.

Tragon says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:35pm

That was... something different.
Disgustingly good

x92rwzb says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Nice entry. I liked the game-over screen.

Yumi and Zumi says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:18pm

God the sound when you open the mouth. Horrifying but great!

CustomPhase says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Saw your reply. Sorry i doubt it was your music. Changed my rating for audio now ;)

Nooner Bear says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:27pm

Funny little game. Art style reminds me of something you might see in Wario-Ware along with these types of random tasks. All I can say is I'm glad to have gotten my beard back.

Gravity Games says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:13pm

I really liked what I was able to see of this game. The minigames were pretty fun once you knew what to do, and the graphics and music were great!

Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Haha, Really enjoyed playing this game.
Well done :)

goed gedaan

Todnut says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:42pm

This game is oozing of style! Nice work!

Headmade says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:35pm

As others have already said: This game is disgusting. I love it.

nunesbarbosa says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:28am

Grat game, 2D and 3D. The bike part was too hard for me.

Dmitrix says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:40am

I can't get over how gross the beer opening part is. I think the sound effect is what really makes it.

Wevel says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Short, but very funny

DivineOmega says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:49pm

Amusing game.

I didn't realise how much you had to rush on my first two play-throughs. I failed miserably and then won at the end.

aeveis says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:15am

nice sound effects! I had to go so fast on the motorcycle part. Got it with 9 secs left. It was really funny to see car I may have ran into suddenly hurtle through the street where i had bumped into them.

rzuf says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:25am

Avoided being stripped off my manliness just by 2 points.
Great work, amusing graphics and fitting music (got really pumped up in the motorcycle section!)

mukult says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 8:32pm

Rofl!!! Good game!!

miwuc says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 2:20pm

Aww yeah! 16 points! Fun little game. Slightly disappointed by the lack of actual bar fight, but I imagine you ran out of time (what with having both 2D and 3D in a single game!)

Dec 29, 2015 @ 1:44pm

The use of the theme was great and liked the variety that you were able to add with all the mini games which all worked as a whole.

dvdfu says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 6:02pm

Really cool ways to use just two buttons!

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