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    Ludum Dare 25

    December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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    Robin Banks - BlockBrains - Jam Entry

    You are the villain, Robin Banks, a punny banker who has gone too far. You must steal money from the citizens but be careful, people get angry and throw things at you, you need to avoid them!

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    We are a team of two. This is our first Ludum Dare and even though we have to submit to JAM because we are two we followed the COMPO rules strictly, we even have goats!

    ART: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
    CODE: Flixel

    Game designed, coded and illustrated from scratch in 26h.

    Feel free to comment with your best heist score! :)

    View BlockBrains's journal. | View all entries by BlockBrains

    Ratings

    Coolness100%
    #24Humor(Jam)3.71
    #48Fun(Jam)3.44
    #58Overall(Jam)3.56
    #61Graphics(Jam)3.96
    #65Theme(Jam)3.78
    #93Mood(Jam)3.20
    #124Audio(Jam)3.10
    #128Innovation(Jam)3.06

    Comments

    wallmasterr says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:53am

    this game is awesome, the are the audio, its all just nice and clean and it plays like a dream :D

    namuol says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:58am

    So many delightfully-awful puns.

    The game is fun, too! Great stuff.

    Smaxx says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:52pm

    Very nice. Also great art style and animations (except for the villain, it could use some more I'd say).

    rumachine says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:55pm

    wow, what a game! thanks for it.

    amidos2006 says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:23pm

    That's really nice and adorable :) I love the art style alot :)

    Edocentrique says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:22pm

    Fun and sweet

    Manest says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:35pm

    Nice graphics. Fun game.

    Faust says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:08pm

    Very addictive!! It's amazing to have such polished graphic in just 48 hrs.

    arch.jslin says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:39pm

    Excellent animation and art style, and a cute idea for villain. :)

    jhrrsn says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:29pm

    Awesome game, really fun to play and nicely themed and styled as well. Good job!

    HardScore says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:29pm

    Just perfect :)

    Yogr says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:08pm

    Best heist: $24! Those goats are hard to dodge!

    01010111 says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:48pm

    My favorite entry so far - great work you two!

    Nik says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:04pm

    This game ticks all the boxes, it's extremely polished. And you included the goat as well, nice one with that. I kept on smirking at the horrific jokes Robin kept on making.

    WiseGAMER says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:26am

    very creative game and funny

    aare says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:31am

    Very enjoyable. Love the animations and characters.

    Blodyavenger says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:32am

    I loved it and I started to laugh when I pulled the huge goat out of man's pocket. Really cute game! Let me know if this game will be somewhere online with highscores implemented ;)

    vociferocity says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 2:54am

    really, really good! super fun to play & great concept. nicely done :)

    BlockBrains says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:19pm

    Thankyou everybody for the comments, they mean a lot!

    Blodyavenger, sure will do! Follow us on twitter for any update :D

    brantkings says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:25pm

    Good game! Good puns! Vacuuming money is always a win! Cool you could get to work sfxr with flash, we had difficulties with that.

    Meep says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:18pm

    Very nice aesthetics! :) The puns were a nice touch.

    raarlac says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:22pm

    The graphics are just... wow

    Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:39pm

    Nice graphics! The gameplay was alright, the puns made the game much more enjoyable though, good job! Best heist #321

    Mythalore says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:58pm

    Really slick graphics with very original gameplay!

    Cryovat says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:46pm

    Really funny concept and fun to play :)

    ramoncb says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:06pm

    Addictive! Loved the comments of the main character xD

    FrozenCow says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:13pm

    Wonderful! The texts made me laugh, thanks!

    AhNinniah says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:17pm

    I've collected $ 106! It was really fun experience! :)

    angrygeometry says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:29pm

    cute game! lots of fun to play. good work!

    angrygeometry says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:30pm

    i really love how consumerist goods are detrimental to your health

    amassingham says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:59am

    Great game, all works together perfectly.

    Floko says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:37am

    very fun, I just wish people would react to have their money getting sucked out of their pockets , haha.

    Ariake81 says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:51am

    flippin' ace, love it! the game mechanics are awesome :)

    illugion says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:58am

    The graphics are so clean, this is really awesome. And i loved the simple gameplay mechanic

    bigbadwofl says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:31am

    I quite enjoyed this. A nice and polished game.

    Luis Anton says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:44am

    Haha! This game could have been played on an old arcade machine, I love it! Well done!

    PapyGaragos says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 7:00pm

    exactly the kind of small and well-rounded games you want to see in a ludum dare. thanks a lot :)

    Clodial says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:16pm

    I liked the music, it made the game feel silly XD

    GreenPixelDev says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:52pm

    Great graphics! The music went really well with the silly (and effective!) theme :D Simple and fun gameplay! Awesome job!

    Dec 20, 2012 @ 2:50am

    lovely!!! I can't get enough of it

    Dec 20, 2012 @ 2:51am

    lovely!!! I can't get enough of it, very addictive. Top marks for graphics and humor

    cwilloughby says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:30am

    Awesome. I like vacuuming money from people. I wish that was my job. Wish there was music also. Music and vacuuming money from people.

    cwilloughby says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:39am

    Nevermind - realize there is sound. speakers were down. :(

    Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:09pm

    Looks great, plays great, and feels finished. Wooo...$145!

    Mesene says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 8:41pm

    Nice game! fun to play

    ENDESGA says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 11:34pm

    nice!

    Yakka says ...
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:11am

    Simple but good little game.

    raincole says ...
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:45am

    Why does the coffee hurt me? I like drinking coffee lol
    it's a nice game

    Gungnir says ...
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 4:17pm

    Slick presentation, great sense of humor and feedback. Nothing not to like here. Nice one.

    lotusgame says ...
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 5:21pm

    I really like the theme of playing a bankster :) Too bad it's too repetitive, but for a 26h entry even with 2 dev, it's good word !

    caranha says ...
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 1:38pm

    This was a cute little game. Well polished, with nice graphics and sounds, and no noticeable bugs. I liked it a lot.

    It would be cool if there was some sort of progression - maybe updates or some way to recover life, etc.

    SimianLogic says ...
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 3:09pm

    really cute style--reminds me of scribblenauts. game is simple and complete.

    Pitoum says ...
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 9:29am

    Very fun game and mechanics!
    Like the goat :)

    mmorphinee says ...
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 7:03pm

    Really great! Simple but fun.

    Jiddo says ...
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 4:58pm

    Hehe. I managed to get to $53 after a couple of tries. It was a little bit hard to avoid the things people throw at you, and without more health you have to be real careful.

    Either way, the game looks awesome and the background music and sound effects are a nice addition. The gameplay is simple but feels quite polished and most importantly, it is fun.

    I really like the idea. I also quite appreciate the humor, both the inherent humor of the idea itself, but also in the speech bubbles from the character and such. Great job!

    Van Merwan says ...
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:46pm

    Haha, goats are so dangerous.
    I like a lot the art style.

    AdricZero says ...
    Dec 29, 2012 @ 2:18pm

    great work. I liked everything about it. Fun and simple. Great graphics and animations.

    Cake&Code says ...
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 12:27am

    Easy to learn, hard to master. Really good execution of the theme with a fun and enticing presentation!

    It was fun to rob those people of their cash, but I feel like you should also be trying to nab those wallets for bonus monies, but instead they just hurt you which feels wrong. I can understand the suitcases, phones, and lattes but the wallets? I wanna rob them blind haha

    Great work!

    zkenshin says ...
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 11:59pm

    Really well done.

    BlockBrains says ...
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 6:43pm

    @Cake&Code its not a wallet! Its a book haha.
    Thankyou for your kind words :)

    crashbanito says ...
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 7:28pm

    Fun little game. Love the art style. Also, those puns!

    DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
    Jan 2, 2013 @ 5:08am

    A goat just flew up at me while I was sucking people's money away from them from atop a bank using a vacuum cleaner. Awesome.

    fishbrain says ...
    Jan 4, 2013 @ 5:03pm

    Slick and smooth. Great job!

    soy_yuma says ...
    Jan 5, 2013 @ 12:45pm

    Nice graphics and goats! Gameplay is smooth and fun. Maybe the learning curve is too flat. But in any case it's a good game! Congratulations!

    Jan 6, 2013 @ 2:15pm

    I like the look you've got and you've nailed the theme

    azurenimbus says ...
    Jan 6, 2013 @ 9:40pm

    Haha, nice take. I especially liked style and the background music.

    leafo says ...
    Jan 7, 2013 @ 7:50am

    Very nice game. Wish there was more though.

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