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

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    Gaben - Slushy - Jam Entry

    Make sure you have sound on!
    Way too ambitious , rookie mistake.Only my second game and first LD48.
    Was supposed to be a frantic sidescroller race against time where you play Gabe Newell on a quest to stop the release of HL3 , not much of it eventuated.
    There is no ending but you will probably get a laugh out of playing a "level" or 2 .
    Avoid paparazzi and fanboys , they slow you.
    Collecting money , eating babies , drinking StarFux coffee = good

    Controls -
    W , A ,S ,D space, left mouse right mouse and E(lolol)

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    Ratings

    Coolness60%
    #52Humor(Jam)3.34
    #183Fun(Jam)2.72
    #183Audio(Jam)2.66
    #257Graphics(Jam)2.50
    #280Mood(Jam)2.21
    #310Theme(Jam)2.00
    #312Overall(Jam)2.17
    #325Innovation(Jam)1.71

    Comments

    nate427 says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:50pm

    Made me chuckle, but I think some of the humor was excessively sexual.

    Slushy says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:57pm

    Yeah I get stupid when I'm sleep deprived. Was trying to capture some of the perverted vibe on some of the old C64 games but I went too cheap. Thanks for playing my p.o.s :D

    zompi says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:20pm

    Gaben as a Villain? Run run and give us that Half Life 3 :D
    Really funny and nice graphics but I can't avoid those guys.. they are jumping really high ...

    SmallDeadGuy says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:21pm

    WHY NO SOURCE LINK, AGAINST THE RULES!!!!! Anyway, funny. Pretty generic platformer. I get your theme idea though :P

    Spierek says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:28pm

    I'm not sure whether the game's outrageous size (93MB for a LD48 game?) was just a mistake, or an intended pun aimed at GabeN (turns out it's just GM being silly).

    SirJson says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:32pm

    :D Funny but it I hanged in Level 3. I couldn't jump on a block to finish the Level. Maybe he was just too fat or something like that ;)

    Slushy says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:37pm

    @ Spierek how would I go about linking source for game maker lite? , I'm super noob at this stuff

    tumoxep says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:45pm

    I've laugh my ass off. Only one problem. 93 Mb is too heavy (especially on mediafire), even for Gaben. :)
    Also, Gabe's animations looks adorable.

    Slushy says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:58pm

    thanks mate , I am shocked its so big myself , might see if it still works after being zipped

    jsmars says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:27pm

    Fun stuff :) Always fun to make fun of him, especially because of how they are handling HL:E3 and the sale style of dota2

    wupto says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:43pm

    Haha, that was fun! Love it, when he jumps.

    TheCze says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:05pm

    GabeN looks really great. The quotes are funny aswell.

    But why is Gabe the villain?

    Fonserbc says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:45pm

    Meh, those anoying fans, slowing down gabe :(

    Slushy says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:52am

    @TheCze I had planned an elaborate story about Gabe secretly syphoning funds from HL3 development into personal hat research . Thats why he is the villian but ran out of time and its totally not clear in the game wtf is going on .I would say I only 30% completed the game and kinda feel bad wasting peoples time downoloading it.

    MaTX says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:31pm

    It made me laugh. Cool graphics and not bad controls!

    sauronz says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:32pm

    This is gold for a Valve fan lol

    berareu says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:37pm

    That was fun, poor Gabe can't catch a break :)

    caribou says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:44pm

    Quotes were a nice touch !

    pnkthrepwood says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:07pm

    The executable is so huge! But the game is fun and the theme is wonderful :D

    Slushy says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:19am

    Im sorry to everyone for the exe being so big, I think it has to do with the way Game Maker Lite handles sound files. I tried zipping it on best compression and it barely made a difference

    BrothersT says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 6:52pm

    Another huge entry almost downloaded. For those of us who aren't lucky enough to have unlimited allowance, you should give a heads up :)

    aeveis says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 8:31am

    pretty funny, I liked the dancing bear. Not sure how Gabe is the villain but I may be biased :).

    TiDitto says ...
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 1:48am

    @spierek, @tumoxep, @pnkthrepwood, @BrothersT
    Should've posted this the day this was done...
    Sorry for the enormous file size! :D
    The Music was a lot bigger than it should've been, as it could have been looped.
    Thanks for playing anyways!
    Also for anyone reading these comments, check these places out!
    indiecombo.com
    garageloops.bandcamp.com

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