Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Acute Clinic

by Lady Beardo - Jam Entry

Want to help people shift that shape in the center of their face? Then visit Dr. Acute's Aesthetic Medicine Clinic. You play as the doctor. You want to help your clients and make them happy, but paying the bills is also important. But when a client wants the works, those objectives might not be competing!

Greet clients and walk them through their options-- listen to their feedback--but it's up to you what kind of procedure you perform.

Everyone likes acute triangle!

Created in collaboration with SpideyJ!

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Ratings

#113Humor(Jam)3.55
#171Innovation(Jam)3.61
#184Graphics(Jam)4.00
#206Mood(Jam)3.59
#280Fun(Jam)3.42
#295Theme(Jam)3.65
#364Overall(Jam)3.42
#1160Coolness49%

Comments

Secret Arts says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:02pm

Love the art! This is a lot of fun and I love your take on the theme!

medidog says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:26pm

I like the game overall, it is nice to make the series of choices. Just wish in the end, there was some sense of how successful I was in paying off my student loans :)

Drusilla says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:43pm

I feel like being altruistic is going to get my wages garnished. The art was adorable!

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:51pm

Really interesting concept, I really felt bad for Isosceles, but I needed some dough. :/

Aaranos says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:02am

I like the art style. Not a lot of choice but you do get to choose one of two routes pretty much.

PowerSpark says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:06am

Very fun and unique little game :D The art is great as well

Xanjos says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:18am

A bit short but I liked the concept and analogies.

wg_phancock says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:10am

I did what any good plastic surgeon would do, and pushed to get dem big bucks! I did feel bad for Iris, though. The artwork was very fun.

monika says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:27pm

Now I get to feel smug knowing I'd be a good person who doesn't pressure people into doing things they don't want to do, even when I'm a fictional plastic surgeon! Thank you!

dylanwolf says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:21am

Good job with the range of options and dialogue. I felt compelled to think about how I'd actually respond, not just min/maxing or balancing money and happiness.

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:45am

Really lovely artwork and a great sense of personality. Lots of fun, nice work!!

Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:17am

It's different, but at same time a great idea! Really fun, in each procedure I was always curious about what would happen.

Great job! :D

cakeknuckles says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:34am

what a neat game, i really love games about choices and decision making. the art style was really cute, and worked really well with the game. great job!!

nihilaleph says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:43am

Nice concept and take on the theme! It's pretty fun and graphics are really nice too! Congrats on your entry!

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:02am

very fun and good looking game ! the concept is top !

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