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

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Suidae Runaway!

by Jynshi - Compo Entry

Suidae Runaway is a game where you play as Jacob the pig. It's time for your slaughter, but you're not going out without a chase! Run away from farmer Giles and eat food so you can grow big enough to jump the fence and win your freedom!

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peterthehe says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:32pm

A fun, humorous entry. I loved the pig sounds.

celsyum says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:38pm

once I slaughtered a pig and it was fun. Can i control farmer ? :D good game though (y)

nonetheless says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:08pm

Never played anything similar :). nice low poly pigs and mechanics work well, pleasurable to play. Great job!

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:16am

nice game!

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:58am

Fun little game!! Awesome graphics and animations! Gets quite tricky to pick up every item, ended up running into other pigs a lot of the time. Very cool!

Gunzil says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 7:34pm

Interesting premise and visuals! Having the pig constantly chased by a farmer with an axe gave a good motivation for constantly running forward. All the pigs running around the arena gave the setting energy.

I felt the colliders were not forgiving enough. The pickups seemed to have colliders that were literally the size of the object, which gave me a lot of situations where I would just barely miss an item. Typically colliders on pickups are slightly larger than the actual model.

I grabbed enough fruit where I thought I could reasonably get over the fence, but I ended up dying instead. I don't know if there's every a visual indicator that tells you this, but if there is not that would be nice so there isn't any guess work.

Pig sound effects came out a bit too often for me, could have dialed back the frequency a tad.

Overall very nice entry.

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