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Jonathan Blow Presents: BLAMMO! It's Time To Finish What Lee Harvey Oswald Started

by Acorn - Jam Entry

Kill the JFKs that out themselves as lizard people

left mouse = shoot

enter = start game

r = restart game

I know this will draw their attention. I must sacrifice myself. the annanuki habve been running this country for centuries. this is my final g ame

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Ratings

#235Humor(Jam)3.13
#340Audio(Jam)3.25
#901Mood(Jam)2.56
#904Fun(Jam)2.65
#950Theme(Jam)2.65
#1003Graphics(Jam)2.35
#1027Innovation(Jam)2.31
#1104Overall(Jam)2.53
#1712Coolness35%

Comments

moose5555 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:13am

fuck........ i killed the presdient............

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:44am

To answer your question about how to run my game, don't unzip anything at all. Just download the jar file and run it. Should just be a single file that you download, nothing more. Comment again if you have any further difficulty.

MandolinQuinn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:19am

It seems as though Jonathan Blow has made yet another masterpiece

aidanmarkham says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:29am

This game was simple, but still very difficult. I liked the music and sound, but the Jonathan blow joke was a bit distasteful.

mutonizer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:55am

Simple and good 60 seconds fun. Got swarmed by "real" kennedys pretty fast though, which is a bit weird I guess...or something.

Capt Nemo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:33pm

HOW MANY PREZ ARE THERE!?!?!??

Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:17am

Bang, boom, pop!
Jay Eff Kay!
Bang, boom, pop!
Jay Eff Kay!
Bang, boom, pop!
Jay Eff Kay!
Not a lizard, but he could be!

Took me a while to realize that the game was, "Shoot the JFKs who can turn into lizards," and not, "The JFKs can turn into lizards. Shoot them when they do."

Anyway, there was a big problem with this one. I can see my mouse cursor over the game's cursor, so I click where the mouse cursor is sometimes, but the game's cursor doesn't seem to aim there. I ended up shooting some real JFKs when I was aiming for lizard JFKs that way. Or just flat-out missing things I was pointing at.

Nice song, though. And there was a silliness to all the graphics that brought everything together pretty well, really. All together? Pretty good for a cheap joke.

spiffl says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:17am

The best part of this game are the song and the description text, but I liked the rest of it, too! It was smart and bold of you to make the bad JFKs turn lizard only for a brief second, you really gotta keep an eye out! Good job

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