Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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Videos, Please

by grandtheftmarmot - Jam Entry

Have you ever wanted to play "Papers, Please!" without the papers and with 100% more video rentals? If so, this is the game for you! You are tasked with renting a video from Bloc-buster that will satisfy your whole family.

Game for Android and PC

Art by Corinne Groble
Coding, music, and sounds by Brian Peters
All art and music were made during the jam.
Made with GameMaker, Spritesomething, and Cakewalk SONAR
Features some music player code we wrote a little bit ago, and the Tweenline Engine for GameMaker.

Apologies to Lucas Pope.

Downloads and Links


WERT Studio says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:13pm

what what ju3t happend ?! Laughed my ass off

Sep 2, 2016 @ 3:06am

Reading the descriptions was pretty entertaining. When I make a bad choice are my family members turning gray?

cakeknuckles says ...
Sep 3, 2016 @ 3:12pm

glad to see someone else's game for this theme is also set in a video rental store :O

papers please is a great inspiration, and you nailed the atmosphere/visuals. the game was also really funny, and i'm glad the dialogue of each day varied a little bit, leading to a conclusion. the only thing i was really missing was some initial instructions on what to do on the first gameplay screen, i wasn't sure how to proceed at first.

all in all, really great job!

Steven Miller says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 6:15am

This is pretty awesome, I loved the humor. I also really liked the music and visuals.

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