MiniLD #61

Theme: A Necessary Weakness – hosted by WetDesertRock – July 2015

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Beggar Tycoon FINAL

by corupta - Mini LD 61 Entry

How much money can you make as a beggar in 7 days?

It's one of my first games and I made my own graphics (my weakness) this time as pixel art :D
I used java, gimp, audacity :)
Music: Eiffel 65 - Blue


#GESTURES_UPDATE

Gestures update is finished.


#INSTRUCTIONS_UPDATE

Instructions are added.


#FINAL UPDATE

Some simple changes/fixes.


#CHALLANGE

Submit your scores at the tumblr page below.

Downloads and Links


Comments

Slapunas says ...
Jul 15, 2015 @ 1:39pm

Made over 3k dollars as a Hobo in a week, then got shot by a mugger - I regret Notin!

As for the feedback, I'd say that during the begging mode as a player you get to do pretty much nothing, especially on the first day.

Would have been cool if you had to actually play the flute or make attention gestures by pressing specific keys then they appear on the screen or something of that sort. (beats starring the at screen and the money counter)

Overall really cool idea, great first personal entry.

corupta says ...
Jul 15, 2015 @ 9:46pm

There's no restriction for updating the game, right?
Thanks for your feedback. You're right, adding gestures will improve the game greatly. I'll add this feature very soon.

lIiviIl says ...
Jul 17, 2015 @ 10:26pm

It's a funny game, the backstory let you think, very well done.
I'm waiting for the update, since i've felt the same about the lack of things to do while begging.
For the graphics, analyzing references before start is great for improvement,
there is also some techniques that can making it easier, vectorial drawing for example.
Great work, keep it up.

Gatobot14 says ...
Jul 24, 2015 @ 12:20am

nice upgrades, you should fight against other beggars to kepping your place

corupta says ...
Jul 27, 2015 @ 11:40am

Haha beggar fight
Maybe I could've added police character that u have to hide when he/she's present (Actually I can but I'm lazy and the miniLD is done) :D

Aug 6, 2015 @ 11:05am

Super neat game! I enjoyed it. I included it in part 1 of my MiniLD #61 compilation video series, if you’d like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/Lm24XYtzwcw

Aug 8, 2015 @ 9:22am

Your game also made it into my article of favorite games from this jam! http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/jam-favorites-minild-61-aup5u9z7
I wanted to award a trophy to your profile, but I cannot view your profile (as you have not posted a post on Ludum Dare) When you do post something and fix this, please email me [Jupi@Jupiterhadley.com] with the subject MiniLD 61 Trophy - so that I can award you the trophy you deserve.

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