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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One rum, please

by pavel_insight - Compo Entry

Game about dreaming.
Point & click adventure.

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Ratings

#314Overall3.27
#1333Coolness30%

Comments

Bellatrion says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:21pm

Very nice game ! Great atmosphere and story ! :)

The music in the extended version fits nicely, too.

PolygonTeam says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:17pm

hi, nice story! Music relax)! good job

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

The mechanic of looping is well executed.

Sun-Wukong says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:06pm

Dat looping took me in.

rodobodolfo says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 11:20am

Awesome. What a charming little game. Funny stuff, nice graphics and the music is perfect. I really enjoyed this one. Nice work!

DiscoFish says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:18pm

Nice little game!

Avant-Marde says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 3:42pm

Hah, sure had some similarities to the story of our game!

I think it was completely broken on the first run tho. Got stuck at some point, and when I restarted to try again I got a very different series of events, so something must've gone wrong the first time... But second time went fine and I reached the end!

One thing that happened the first time was that when the raft had escaped the screen the game just got stuck and didn't move on to the ship and I couldn't click it either, so the second time I panicked a bit about clicking it at the right times to have that not happen again. Is that a recurring bug?

Not sure how liberal to consider this interpretation of the theme... There is only one actual room being the tavern, but multiple "game rooms" as in different places to be, tho OTOH the player is really only in one place the whole time, and OTOH your whole deal may just be your pun? :p

Music was nice! Too bad I can't rate it, but I understand it has something to do with the fact that it was made post compo?

The transition from the jug back to the ship is really nice!

Good job!

pavel_insight says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 6:33pm

Thanks for feedback, guys!

@Avant-Marde, everything is working fine for me. I was unable to reproduce your case, but I will try again on weekends.

Interpretation of the theme. Not only a pun ("One rum" title). Game says: "You may travel across seven seas, but sometimes you feel you are locked in one room". I didn't want to take theme literally, so "one room" is a metaphor here. I believe it's a more interesting approach.
Also "one room" sounds a bit similar to "one screen" (LD31 theme), and I wanted to try something new. )

misaghDroid says ...
Dec 20, 2016 @ 3:23pm

i loved the sotry nice <3

SeaDads says ...
Dec 21, 2016 @ 9:39am

We have to go deeper! I liked this, I think you nailed the dreamlike feel :)

gdcvdqpl says ...
Dec 25, 2016 @ 9:32pm

Very relaxing and well thinked

ALobker says ...
Dec 30, 2016 @ 8:17pm

This was weird :|

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