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

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

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Granny's Day Out

by Potato Dog - Jam Entry

Granny's Day Out, a modern point and click adventure game where you, the human, help the grannies escape the retirement home.

Are you a nice person? Will you help them? I hope you will.

Left Click - Inspect
Right Click - Use

Features to be implemented:
More grannies
A bit more explanation / guidance
More interactions and voices when you right click things
Even more grannies

Made by Potato Dog, which is one young male making games and having a blast in his room.

Made using Game Maker Studios.

I'm currently making a game called Cliff Parchment: The Mystery of Skeleton Lake, which you can check out if you fancy!

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novotmike says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:08am

I love the art style of the game. Thematically nice fitting the life of Grannies in the Retirement house. Gameplay was for me mostly clicksmashing but it was worth it because of the funny ways of escaping.

Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:03pm

I don't like installers very much in the first place. Love the art style and the humor of the game. Some things were broken (one granny walking over a closed door) and is a bit difficult to see if your actions are working or not. But funny overall. Good job.

Ygogo says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:09pm

A bit srange gameplay, but art is very nice.

kawaiineko says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:24pm

Beautiful colors! I wish there were a little more feedback on the player's actions. Overall it's a fun game, Congrats :D

velvetlobster says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:28pm

the art is really cool, I did not understand how the gameplay works though

siryakko says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:12pm

A bit repetitive but still fun, love the art

saurterrs says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:31pm

I couldn't get free all grannies, but that was interesting.

Detocroix says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:32pm

I don't think this is the place to advertise your other projects, mate :/

DragonFyZex says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 3:13pm

Potato, you rated on my game. Yeah it said unfinished, but yeah lol. Nice game, matches the theme!

Hamichi Lim says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 3:34pm

I clicked everywhere and nothing seems to happen... nice art, love it

Spab says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 3:43pm

Funny Point n Click game! The gaming Nurse kinda gliched out for me when i messed with the wifi (like leaving the screen and never coming back). But i still enjoyed freeing most of the Grannies.

Kevin_B says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 3:33pm

I'm not good at point and click, but this is a little bit strange: I don't know what to do.
The graphics is quit original but still not convincing. Another thing: there's a grammatical error in the game.

tinyworlds says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 11:09pm

Great artstyle! Love that you set it in a retirement home - so mundane but so interesting :D Very cute & I love the simple music of it.

torcado says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 1:28am

haha fun idea. I like the artstyle. though eventually the game just devolved to clicking on literally everything
but good job!

Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:14am

I didn't manage to free all the grannies but it was enjoyable. Nice art style and sound.

Geti says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:27am

Funny :) Not super intuitive to play and a little buggy (clickable areas stay where they started in some cases) but the voice overs made it worth it.

Josho says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:43am

Amazing game! The art and music are all amazing!

Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:36am

Cute little game. I eventually ran out of things to click out. Couldn't figure out how to get the remaining grannies out of the room.

Kalkatos says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 2:14am

Loved the art style and the audio. But I couldn't figure out how to free all the grannies, namely the one sitting at the table, the one asking for his pants and the one at the middle armchair.

c4m says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:13pm

It took me a minute to guess what i had to do... apart of that...
those graphics are very cute! everything feels soft...

thanks for your work!

kptemre says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 9:53am

Cool idea yet interactions are little bit weak. I must admit point and click is not my game type either yet I really felt lost a little bit :D I spilled the coffee though! Good humor!

Dec 21, 2016 @ 8:13pm

Art style is fantastic and a really fun idea. Couldn't get every gran out though.

Dec 28, 2016 @ 9:41pm

5 star on the audio for that voice acting alone :) It's pretty fun finding the all the interactions, though I couldn't get all the grannies out :(

Green Soda says ...
Dec 29, 2016 @ 1:22am

Great art! The mood is really nice!
I suggst to add some movements so that the characters feel more alive, but it looks great as it is!

mvieira says ...
Dec 29, 2016 @ 7:18pm

Nice Artwork. I think it needs a bit of helping to guide the player. Good Job.

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