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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Booking Mama

by Dege - Jam Entry

It's high season at Mama Hotel!

Tourists keep flowing in and fulfilling all of their requests is not an easy task.
Booking Mama offers basic packages, TV or Luxury. In order to live up to any expectations we provide sumptious rooms with different tapestries: choose between royalty red, blue velvet and glorious green.

We make it our goal to meet any of our guests' demands, whether they are single travellers or families.
Be the best front desk agent that Booking Mama will ever have!

Move the guest to the room that fits better. Only ONE ROOM will give you five stars!

Andrea Ghirondi - @ghirea - Graphic
Dario Mori - @dalien59 - Graphic
Davide De Gennaro - @Dege - Code & UI
Lorenzo Stanco - @lorenzostanco - Code & Music
Serena Mantovani - @89sere89 - Graphic & Food

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zeoxo says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 11:07pm

What a great entry! Music, Art, and game play were all amazing, You could go on to turn this into a full title if you wanted to. great work! 5/5!

Mike Mezhenin says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:47pm

Great game, very addictive and polished!

meg says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 6:33pm

Would love to see an extended post-dare version of this with maybe a campaign or something like that. :) Beautifully-done.

commodoreKid says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 8:48pm

I liked the game a lot I think this falls in my "could easily be a mobile game" category. I found objects not easily distinguishable in rooms so it requires quite a while to get used to it. Overall, a very good job with graphics, mechanic and music anyway.

scorched says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:30pm

Nice, Liked the sounds and the portraits. Forgot to press the "Checkout". :-)

ahmedmohi says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:25pm

Awesome game , really fun and would make a great full game that i would be wiling to play

Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:03pm

Very good entry, felt really well developed and the gameplay is simple but fun! Also, nice use of graphics and audio ^^

Mouch says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:06pm

Really good game. Would be perfect for mobile platforms.

vg_iba says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:30pm

Really good game, the concept of delivering the max ammount of necessity from the customers is pretty neat.

Good job overall.

theCrancher says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm

hey there, first of all, the graphics are spectacular, the idea is really unique, and the gameplay is fast paced if you want to get a high score, i really liked this game, however, you might benefit from a better explanation of how to play, and maybe not start quite so fast at the very beggining of play, thanks for making a great game!

Zgragselus says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 11:30pm

I really liked this game. I'm not a fan of pixel art, but this one was really nice. And the game was fun to play. :)

Uliana Galich says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:09pm

Good job man! I like your style :)

badabooom63 says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:15pm

great game!

Vadim Ivshin says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:21pm

Thanks for the game, quite good.

BubsyPoochies says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 1:22pm

The mood in this game is very nice. Graphics, music and gameplay really make a very solid experience. The gameplay is very straightforward and the reward system very clear. Love how you can instantly jump to play, since it's very intuitive.

If I'd were to make a suggestion, I'd say to make the "collision box" bigger when dragging the people to their room (maybe including all the drawing instead of just the character) so it would be easier to pick them up.

Overall I found it a really great entry. Congratulations on making this!

cjke.7777 says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 12:26am

The polish on this is top notch. Great submission

Ednei says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 1:44am

Great game, keep working and focus on mobile experience.

hoqjed says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 3:01am

Woah, super polished!

Ithildin says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 3:23am

Super polished entry! I really like the concept, I can easily imagine it turned into a full-fledged game (for example, to give the earnings more meaning that to act like a score, such as getting new rooms or refurbishing the existing ones)

Nice job! :)

pyokoanarogue says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:31am

small and smart design. Good job!

HotByteDog says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 11:16am

Nice casual game. Cute pixel art.
Perfectly fits for mobile.

PowerSpark says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:09pm

Great polished entry! I believe I got some customers that requested room types I didn't have at all, that's the only flaw. Keep working on it, it's great.

Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:57pm

Really nice addictive game. My best score is 8600 :)
Nice music also, fits to the game very well !

DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
Dec 25, 2016 @ 5:27am

Pretty awesome! My main suggestion for improvement would be to add some sense of progression. Not only would that help give your game a longer play-time, but also would help people learn the different room aspects more easily instead of having to tackle them all at once while also learning the controls of your game.

I did also find that sometimes it was hard to easily distinguish the different room features at a glance, but that's more of a minor issue. (Though maybe that's intended as part of the challenge?)

All that said, this is great times for an LD entry :)

Flaterectomy says ...
Dec 27, 2016 @ 12:09am

This is a very polished game. It took me a while to figure out I had to drag people (I had clicked on their information bars before and couldn't drag from there, so assumed I couldn't drag). Then I again took a while to figure out I had to click the room when CHECKOUT appears.

It is not my kind of game, but I can objectively say you did make a very good game.

Graphics are great, music is good, sound effects can be a bit shrill sometimes but they suit their purpose.

Very solid entry.

JK5000 says ...
Dec 28, 2016 @ 3:05pm

A great little simulation/management game. Well done.

BloodJohn says ...
Dec 28, 2016 @ 3:35pm

Very, very nice puzzle. Trying to understand the queries of the guests are immersed in the atmosphere of the game. Graphics - Shine!
Need a smoother start. Now the learning curve is too sharply goes up in the first few seconds. Then I quickly learned (thanks for the instructions!).

Looking forward to the game. What will happen in the next month?

Dec 28, 2016 @ 7:12pm

Extremely well rounded production overall. The learning curve is a bit too steep, but it's not impossible. Loved the art and presentation, would translate to mobile quite well I think. Great work!

Dec 28, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Really nice game! Feels very polished. Well done :)

wowa_u says ...
Dec 29, 2016 @ 3:05pm

Nice little management game. Well done :)

pmarincak says ...
Dec 30, 2016 @ 1:21am

It was pretty fun! I didn't really understand how to play at first, since the "how to play" didn't really have text, which I think would've clarified it even more. That being said, I did figure it out eventually.

Great Job!

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