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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The Coward

by Adam Gould - Compo Entry

Being a town guard in a fantasy world isn't fun. Someone asks for your help, and before you know it some eldritch abomination is wearing your spleen as a scarf.

Captain Christopher C. Chesterworth IV knows this.

As Captain Chesterworth, it is your job to avoid everything. Just survive until the weekend.

Use the arrows or WASD to move.

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Ratings

#13Humor4.11
#129Audio3.39
#145Fun3.56
#237Overall3.44
#287Graphics3.22
#357Innovation3.00
#553Theme2.78
#1333Coolness30%

Comments

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:42pm

Charming little game. Friday was the only level that gave me a bit of trouble, but I cracked it eventually.

I will say the music is a little misfitting, but it's a nice composition anyway so it's still good.

Cody Hansen says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 4:46pm

This was made is 48 hours? Everything? Geez.
This has been my favourite game so far. It was insanely fun. I kept wanting to continue playing it. The sounds and music fit wonderfully and the jokes actually had me laughing.
Wonderful game.

VanderHum says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 5:11am

The music was amazing it really made me feel like i was the guard dodging these tourists.

Skosnowich says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 6:01am

Friday was hard, the game was pretty fun. I really felt the desperation of that guard.

Bumblepie says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 7:14am

The idea behind this game is very cute, and the gameplay is simple but challenging.

Kevin_B says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 2:15pm

I don't really like it.
It's a little boring and the graphics are pretty annoying SOMETIMES.
But is very difficult and interesting.

kamranwali says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 7:07pm

What a fun game to play. The gameplay was nice with good humor. I swear to god I saw a guy who said someone stole his HOUSE! You should later add some upgrades and stuff like that. I really liked the gameplay. The graphics and audio went so well too. Overall a nice game to play. Keep it up!

mrwillowb says ...
Dec 22, 2016 @ 5:15am

Very fun, enjoyed playing this one, nice entry.

Jan 1, 2017 @ 8:14am

really nice funny game. very good work adding the humor and description on death. Though simple in idea, the execution was good and each challenge was nicely done in progressive difficulty.

yuigoto says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 12:28pm

Simple and fun, full of humor! :D Kinda felt that the music gave it a casual vibe. :)

The concept is really nice and fun, and it gets pretty challenging after portals start to appear. Some of the villager's quotes are really nice! (Null Reference!!! :P)

Well thought game! :) Congrats!

Sos says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 10:51pm

My every week ever

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