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

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What does Sam do ?

by Garazbolg - Jam Entry

That's a great question.
Come and discover the amazing story(ies!) of Sam. You start the story on a basic desktop, and then a plenty of different proposals offer to you.
Will you be able to get all the items and achievements ?
Many surprises have benn hidden in this game, it's up to you to explore all the universe.

This game can also be played in French. For that, download this and follow the instructions :

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monetai says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:44pm


Meta-link says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Loved it !
The gameplay is crazy, and it's really cool to try out all the possibilities ! Also, the graphics are amazing.

Eingya says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:58am

Cool game, reminds me a bit of Please, Don't Touch anything.

SpareWizard says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:12am

So many tasty options...

ProjectX593 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:24am

Not bad, though I wish the menu wouldn't disappear when my mouse leaves it.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:14pm

Interesting concept. Reminds me of Her Story.

TeamCalin says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:01am

Loved testing all the otpions, really cool gameplay, good job on the writing!

StMatn says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 12:01am

I think this was really great!
The win xp gfx reminded me a bit of "emily is away" ;)
The ited, that you explore stories through a context menu is really great, but it has one major flaw: it closes, once the cursor leaves a menu. It made me rage quit, after accidentially closin a really long chain :D
The sound system is awesome! It sets the mood extremely well. It's a bit tediuos to read lots of text, but here I had the feeling of going on a real journey starting on the desktop and extending into interesting worlds. The soundsystem helps imagining this worlds quite well!
Well done, great work :)

Dreyan says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 9:52am

Very, very amusing. The audio is both overwhelming and hilarious. It's frustrating how the menus are so sensitive to mouse leaving the newest window (especially since some dialogues are very long, and it's tedious to navigate across. However, very worth it to read through all the different options and see what happens. Made me laugh out loud a few times. ^^

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