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

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All Hail Hair

by Aerohand - Compo Entry

Try to grow more hair!
Use your current hair to gain more in the future!
Also try to find the 6 different achievements during playing!

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Linkigi says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:02am

I like where this is going. I had to get that random surgery option and I was not disappointed when I did. I like the 'hand-made' audio too. It emphasizes the quirkiness of the game.

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:31pm

Really loved the audio, it fits the visuals well for some weird reason. I did not see any hair grow, so I'm not sure what I did wrong, but I got 2 achievements("play this boring shit for 1 minute" and "bad gamedesign" or something)!

Also next time try to make a WebGL build, so everyone can use their default browser ;)

krashja says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:54pm

I Played for 800+ seconds, its funny ;) haha

PieChronicles says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:56pm

It was unclear what was going on most of the time, but it gave us some laughs. I weirdly liked it!

ImYellowFish says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:29am

hahahaha ……

candlesan says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:53am

Pretty funny :)

Ludic says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:25am

WTF, what is this man? this weird and creep voice acting, all this non sense and this ugly guy with his ugly face and all this achivments, what is going on. I like so much 10/10!

Aerohand says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:30am

haha thank u guys!

fafastudio says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:40am

Such a good idea !
I liked how you bring that cookie clicker thing to a double theme like this one !

Even if you can basically spam repetitively z and x for 300 seconds and then let you computer away for some hours :D

Nice game !

Tuism says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:50am

Interesting take on a clicker game, I felt the lack of information made it quite tedious. I didn't know how my investments were affecting the game, so all I could do is just mash randomly. Should have been able to see a definitive view of rate of growth, for example.

The presentation is super quirky and interesting. 800 seconds for me too to get to random surgery. Guess that's about the same for everyone.

Puberty Simulator?

Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:56am

Achievement Unlocked: You have nose hair.

fishbrain says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:05am

hahha! that's a crack up! :) brilliant audio too!

Muel says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:13am

Ya know, I really don't like christmas. I mean, it was too many years seeing the same things: Santa, those bell sounds, the same musics...

But your game IS nice. The ingame music featured the little chimes and the "stage clear" music had a bit of a traditional season music, but it felt original and well made.

From something old and cliché that I'm fed up, you made something new and good.
The other game OST that achieved this was Ragnarok Online. That game approaches christmas like this too, taking some of the old stuff and mixing with something new that goes well together.

Nice job, grats!

Muel says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:18am

WHOA SORRY, I just commented on the wrong game hahahahahahahahahahahaha
I'm so dumb xD

I was playing another game and reviewed on your page. I was playing while yours loads.
I'll play and review it, then I'll drop by.

Muel says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:31am

Now commenting about the right game

Another one with mouth sound and music.
It's so damn funny! I ROFL evrytiem xD

Aerohand says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:29am

Quickly added the notification of the growing rate of each kind of hair. Hope this helps xD!

ImYellowFish says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 11:58am

DUANG!!! hahahaha

pokipsy says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:15pm

Ahahah made me laugh a lot. Thanks for this magic moment !

Oye Beto says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 4:36am

Art looks simple but the face animation is actually very good.

I didn't have a clear idea of what I was doing the whole game xD

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 7:56am

Hilarious! :)

ploy says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 7:04pm

Humor and audio are great, but there's no visual for the hair growing :(

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