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

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Feed Fat Louis

by Kashank - Jam Entry

Louis is very very fat and he likes it that way, unfortunately, Louis loses weight every second!

Feed Louis delicious food that comes down the conveyor belts, but don't feed him anything healthy or he'll get too thin.

Controls:

'F' - Fling food from left conveyor belt

'J' - Fling food from right conveyor belt

'R' - Restart

To Launch the Game:

Download and launch w/ '$ java -jar /path/to/jar/desktop-1.0.jar'

Game Hint:

Louis like pizza, ice cream and cupcakes, but not broccoli or bran muffins!

Completion disclaimer:

I didn't get to see 'Feed Fat Louis' to my final vision. To that point several features are missing, most notably is the score HUD, animations and any kind of messaging (though some messages can be viewed via the console).

Background:

This is my first Ludum Dare entry (though don't let that keep you from an accurate judging)! I wrote 'Feed Fat Louis' with LibGDX and did the artwork, programming and sound effects solo. I didn't decide to join LD until ~midway through Saturday and did the bulk of the work on Sunday and some extra stuff Monday on my lunch break, and in the final development hour. Inkscape was used for the art, Android Studio was the IDE, Audacity served as the sound recorder/editor. I can't write music so I experimented with just making scarfing sounds in the major musical scale and then playing one when Louis eats a snack.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#387Humor(Jam)2.73
#1044Innovation(Jam)2.25
#1058Graphics(Jam)2.07
#1065Theme(Jam)2.27
#1157Fun(Jam)1.47
#1181Overall(Jam)2.07
#1712Coolness35%

Comments

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:44pm

Pretty decent for a first entry on limited time.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:16am

Great first entry. I think this could be a pretty cool game if you had more time to get in everything you wanted.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:19am

You seems to have put enough efforts in bringing out this game. No doubt its cool game but require much more efforts to compete

d3garcia says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:35am

I guess you could've done a better job on the game play part like I couldn't understand how exactly to feed him some times it would get it and others dont.

Ironhead says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:11am

This is pretty hilarious and I laughed.

F4KETHIS says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:55pm

The food moved to quickly for me to really accurately tell what I was flinging, and it was really difficult to get the timing right for anything to wind up in his mouth on purpose. Maybe a slow ramp up in speed would be more manageable?

SUNFURY says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:34pm

I really like the idea XD
The sounds made me laugh so bad.

Apr 29, 2016 @ 10:55pm

LOL WISH I HAD WEIGHT LOSS ABILITIES LIKE THAT!

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