Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting ldjam.com working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Keep Listening And Everybody Explodes

by grandtheftmarmot - Jam Entry

Have you ever wanted to play Keep Talking And Nobody Explodes, but you don't have any friends? Alternately, have you ever wanted to play while two people are talking to you at the same time to illustrate a larger socio/psychological metacognitive point?

If so, have we got the game for you!

For PC, Android, and HTML5 (don't tab out of the HTML5 mid-game)

Theme song MP3 is also available for download.

Headphones recommended for gameplay.

Graphics, voice acting, and writing by Corinne Groble.
Music, coding, voice acting, and writing by Brian Peters.

All coding/graphics/audio/music written/drawn/composed/recorded during the jam, except for the GameMaker Tweenline asset, the outdoor sounds in the end sequence, and the footsteps, which are all creative commons 0 samples.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness52%
#9Audio(Jam)4.48
#68Mood(Jam)4.04
#83Fun(Jam)3.86
#122Humor(Jam)3.59
#159Innovation(Jam)3.69
#167Overall(Jam)3.76
#449Graphics(Jam)3.48
#625Theme(Jam)3.24

Comments

bigpan says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:20pm

Man, this is perfect, I've always wanted to play this game Singleplayer! You made my dream come true, well done!

Wolar says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:23pm

I liked the idea and the game but to be honest I didn't really feel this bomb thing fitted right into the one room theme

limered says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:27pm

Awesome and unique game. I absolutely loved it! Voice acting is superb. Writing too. And you really need to listen to, what is said and concentrate. Great! Will play again ant want more ;)

Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:44pm

Excellent idea and execution. I got at least a couple of minutes in before dying after losing concentration at a critical moment.

pcmxms says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:46pm

Surprisingly fun!

ElysRealm says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:09pm

Very cool concept but the girl in the background who won't shut up was very annoying. I suppose that was the point but still.

Nonakesh says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:23pm

Very good execution. I didn't complete it though, I would have if every level would be repeated individually, but having to restart from the beginning for multiple times was too frustrating.

piwicode says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:27pm

Mindblowing :)
The writing is great and acting is a real plus. The work on sound mixing and music is humbling. I fact this is the music is what impresses me the most. Corinne and Brian, congratulation this is great art!

Simple Ghost says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:50pm

It was really hard to concentrate on the right voice.... Well done! :)

Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:33pm

You absolutely nailed it. Very well done. I found it really hard to focus on the main voice xP

phoenix1987 says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:50am

This was great to play. Fantastic job. I like the 2 voices going on definitely made it a nice challenge. The randomness was good as well. Keep up the great work

Cerberus says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 5:28am

i really liked the audio trick game, its really hard to concentrate it and its a really cool concept. great work.

Dec 17, 2016 @ 12:24am

Wow, mood was excellent especially thanks to the wonderful work audio and Narration Design. This is a really unique and memorable entry

Alexbrainbox says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 3:20am

Amazing voice acting and very reminiscent of its namesake. Fantastic work :)

psychonull says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 5:09am

oh man ... you guys rock! this is so awesome!, great great job ;)

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 7:18pm

Talk about intense. Having two people talk over each other, with the more important person to listen to being partially distorted, really worked well in this. I was actually in a panic when trying to work out which pin to cut or which capacitor to attach a resistor to.

Plus having the solutions be randomized definitely helps with replayability. Brilliant work!

Nikteddy92 says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:34am

HEY!
One of the best entries so far! Well done!
The audio is PERFECT and the gameplay really enjoyable and replayable! Well done!

Yamzho says ...
Dec 21, 2016 @ 4:32pm

I love it !

Dec 26, 2016 @ 9:27pm

really good. it was annoying to have to hear a voice in the background, of course I believe that is the point! great job

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