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    Ludum Dare 25

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

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    Pet Mr. Snugglebutt - JoeProgram - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    With all the villainous acts you've performed, its time to give a little attention to your favorite minion: Mr. Snugglebutt. Nevermind that the entire British Secret Intelligence Service has broken into your secret hideout. A mastermind must have his priorities in order.

    - Pet the irresistibly adorable Mr. Snugglebutt
    - Drop an endless supply of secret service members down to your dungeon.
    - Coo or cackle: the choice is yours!

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    Ratings

    #80Humor3.50
    #389Theme3.16
    #427Graphics2.79
    #433Overall2.84
    #442Innovation2.68
    #529Audio1.72
    #540Fun2.47
    #664Mood2.13
    #930Coolness33%

    Comments

    Peltast says ...
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:34pm

    Oh my god, I loved this! Took me a bit to understand how to properly pet Mr Snugglebutt, but once I did I really enjoyed this. Very fun idea.

    Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:06pm

    It took me the longest time to realise you needed to use the "loudness" (size) of the meows to work out where Mr Snugglebutt wanted to be stroked and get a heart! Really needed instructions. Once I had that down though I got defeated by the blue guy. Damn blue guy. I got to 10 hearts.

    ethankennerly says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:25am

    I pet the kitty and got a secret agent to walk the hall. I'm not sure I understand the controls for petting the kitty.

    mikemacdee says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:44pm

    bradleypollard hit it on the head: the fact that i need to find the position-changing hotspot on the cat to make him purr should be better explained. otherwise the game is pretty damn neat.

    LogGiant says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:55am

    When I finally figured it out, I can honestly say I enjoyed it.

    JoeProgram says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:31pm

    Thanks for playing guys! I've watched a couple of my friends play too, and petting the cat is pretty non-intuitive. Better would be petting the cat the way Catz does it, with a meow box and sound that scaled in size continually as you got closer. I'd also not put the first hotspot not so far off to the side.

    I love the feedback - you guys rock!

    Jan 4, 2013 @ 11:22pm

    It took me a little bit to figure out, but when I did, it was great! I was only able to score 8 hearts... Great game!

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