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

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There was An Old Woman...

by Yumi and Zumi - Jam Entry

There was an Old Woman that Swallowed a fly...

Play through the interactive poem with tough mini-games as the old woman eats larger and larger things!

Play till the end to see the grandmother nude!

Art/design: Joe Le Huquet

Game/design/narration/incredible foley sound effects: Charlie Ewing

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jamaster96 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:29pm

Great from a writer's perspective

Soka says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:29pm

Nice game dude :D I love the narrator

Bemmu says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:30pm

I had no idea an LD entry would come out that would actually blow my mind. But it did. GRAAAAAAHHH.

Remblej says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:39pm


piper82 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:41pm

what... was... that? i actually enjoyed it... somehow... okay... nothing to see here, ill see myself out.

Harsay says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:46pm


Saymon says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:12pm

Nice game

dusho says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:14pm

what was that :)
feels like I played 5 or so Ludum Dare games..
good one!

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:29pm

Wow this is cool haha.
The enthusiasm of the narrator really did it for me.
It is pretty lengthy and it was funny enough to keep me interested. The art is really good too, I loved the face of the sun, and the "god".
The ending freaked me out, wtf!

Cyranh says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:40pm

Hahaha wow that must be the most disturbing ending I've seen so far.

johntherobot says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:15pm

Haha great! Really cleanly and cleverly designed. Artwork was really consistent. Only thing that was a problem was the rhino shooting mechanic! Hard to play with a track pad, but that's probably my fault. Good job!

utgarda says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Change of game multiple game mechanics :)

Made it to the black hole, but then I right-clicked and the whole thing hanged - everything disappeared, only the background was still there.

Yumi and Zumi says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 5:23pm

@utgarda Hey sorry buddy I really can't replicate that bug? Do you have any more information for me pal? Was it the black hole and the sun level or the black hole the galaxy level?

Webravenz says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:49am

A complete story for a beutifule compelte game thank you !

Tooichi says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 11:58am

Loved the entry. I found the dog part to be kinda annoying tho :)

ashish says ...
Jan 6, 2016 @ 10:04am

Where is the nude old woman :p

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