A downloadable game for Windows

I did everything myself from scratch except all of the audio! grin

TLDR; sleeping

  • Farming Sim x Platform Runner
  • Farmer takes cocaine to get all her farming done in time for the food truck.
  • 3 Levels/days. Get all 40 crops and 40 animals.
  • Star rating out of 5 at the end.
  • If you hit a crate, you get sent back to the start of level one! Yes it’s harsh, sorry!
  • If you don’t care about star rating and just focus on avoiding crates it’s much easier.

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THEME cow

For LD41’s theme of combining two incompatible genres, I thought I’d try to make a platform runner x farming simulator.

Farming sims are usually slow and relaxed and top-down, so I thought it would be funny if the farmer needed to rush around doing their farming in a different game style to the norm. I don’t think I quite got the “farming simulator” part of it clear though, mostly just the platform runner. But hopefully you enjoy it anyway!

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GAME video_game

You play as Tabitha McBain, who has been too lazy playing videogames and has only 3 days left until she needs to fill the produce truck to sell her goods! While making coffee, she notices next to the sugar a conveniently placed jar of cocaine. She puts it in her coffee instead of sugar to give her the extra “buzz” needed to get all her work done in time!

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GOAL star

This game is super easy if you don’t care about what score you get at the end. You can complete the game to the end without collecting a single item, so long as you don’t hit a crate and get rekt. But…you’ll only get 1/5 stars!

If you hit a crate - you get sent all the way back to the beginning of level one! Harsh, but I think it makes for a fun challenge. Also this was just easier to code in the short time frame so that I could spend more time on the art!

Can you get 5 stars?? Show me a screencap if you do! grin

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TOOLS wrench

  • Game Maker Studio 2 Pro
  • Photoshop CC
  • Pyxel Edit
  • Coffee (NOT cocaine!)

BUG FIXES bug

  • Accidentally deleted one of the crops, resulting in nobody being able to get 5 stars. Oops! FIXED.
  • Fixed problem with score not resetting after the game ends.
  • Fixed grass parallax issue.
  • Fixed jump issue A BIT.
  • Quickly added credits to menu, whoops. Forgot those!
  • Improved tutorial image to make the controls clearer.

KNOWN ISSUES cold_sweat

  • I have improved the jump in comparison to when I first submitted (where it was impossibly hard), but it seems to still be very hard and I need to work on my jump physics and timing in the future.
  • I am aware that I should have checkpoints for each level instead of going back to day one, but I ran out of time to code this and I think it would be unfair for me to go back in and add this now.

But thankyou all for the feedback on these issues! grin

goat 

https://www.goattoastergames.com/

bird 

https://twitter.com/Goat_Toaster



Install instructions

- Download and extract ZIP file

- Run the "Ludum Dare 41" application/exe

- Enjoy!

Download

Download
Cocaine McBain Windows ZIP.zip 20 MB

Comments

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Actually don't want to see checkpoints between stages!

*runs from the fires and the pitchforks* I like the fact that it's difficult, because that makes the 5star rating at the end all the better and gives me something to work for! :o

Haha I was hoping more people would share your view, but in the end I gotta make sure everyone can enjoy it! 

Well! Maybe find a way to have two different play modes or versions of the game?


V1 - For casual players who just wanna farm real good and plant real fast.


V2 - The Goat Toaster Dark Souls run of "CAN YOU GET ALL THE STARS AH"

Perhaps it could be the difference between "normal" and "hard" mode :) more like "normal" and "bullshit hard" haha.

People love challenges and it would be a happy balance between those who want checkpoints and those who want to beat the harder modes! :o

please put check points between stages! good game! congrats

Thankyou!! I ran out of time for checkpoints, but definitely will do in the future! Thankyou for the great feedback :D