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Gribbler

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[ RELEASED ] THE BUM
« on: 07 Dec 2012, 18:00 »

Hello fellow adventurers!

I'm happy to announce my first game, working title THE BUM, which is finally near completion. I started the project over 6 years ago (yep!) but as my graphics skills were pretty poor (and, quite frankly, still are...) it was rather stagnant for most of the time. Fortunately talented background/sprite/animation artist came onboard about a year ago and things sped up.

The game tells a story of a homeless man who communicates with the world using an old sock on his right hand. He's a huge football fan and plays it a lot near his backalley. One day he gets mugged by a wandering bully and looses his precious ball in the process. Now he must pull himself together, team up with a local superhero, find a new ball and confront his oppressor again.

Here are some screenshots:










PROGRESS:
Story 100%
Puzzles 100%
Scripting 90%
Graphics 95%
Sound 60%

Let us know guys what you think. We highly value your opinion.

Thanks!

TEASER TRAILER HERE:
http://youtu.be/Ke7D-vx9qes

TRAILER AVAILABLE HERE:
http://youtu.be/VVUzX_m4A08
« Last Edit: 26 Apr 2013, 12:36 by Darth Mandarb »

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #1 on: 07 Dec 2012, 18:23 »
Loving it
"Loose ends have a way of strangling you"

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #2 on: 07 Dec 2012, 18:45 »
Now he must pull himself together, team up with a local superhero, find a new ball and confront his oppressor again.

That plot is right up my alley and I am eager to play! Very nice graphics, too, I like the cartoony style

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #3 on: 07 Dec 2012, 18:55 »
This looks awesome!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #4 on: 07 Dec 2012, 19:10 »
Love the graphics and the story sounds fun!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #5 on: 07 Dec 2012, 19:18 »
Ah, for a moment I got really excited because I thought you'd made a game starring that bum in the airport in Zak McKraken... but this still looks great!  :-D

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #6 on: 07 Dec 2012, 19:18 »
Nice screenies with a lot of interesting stuff to explore
and the story sounds like we will have fun!

                 

Re: THE BUM
« Reply #7 on: 07 Dec 2012, 19:32 »
I love the plot and graphics. Stunning situation for designing puzzles. Good luck!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #8 on: 07 Dec 2012, 20:17 »
loving it already :D
 

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #9 on: 07 Dec 2012, 20:58 »
The first sentence of the plot summary alone makes for an interesting premise. It'd be funny if the TALK cursor was a sock. And instead of in a pocket, he could store his inventory in another sock!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #10 on: 07 Dec 2012, 21:59 »
I'm glad you like the artstyle and somewhat abstract plot - protagonist is in fact a sock with a bum "attached" to it:)

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #11 on: 07 Dec 2012, 22:33 »
This looks like a fun game filled with plenty of laughs, I like the cartoonish graphics and wacky plot. Looking forward to playing :)

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #12 on: 07 Dec 2012, 23:34 »
Love the look!  Can't wait!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #13 on: 08 Dec 2012, 01:26 »
I love it when somebody just appears out of nowhere and shows off something they've clearly been working really hard on.  I'll play this for sure when it's ready.

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #14 on: 08 Dec 2012, 01:48 »
What? Oh not me, another bum. Looks and sounds great!
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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #15 on: 08 Dec 2012, 03:34 »
  Wow, this looks awesome!  Good luck with development.

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #16 on: 10 Dec 2012, 20:59 »
Can't wait to play this one!

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #17 on: 11 Dec 2012, 01:17 »
What is it about bums that makes them such perfect (and lovable) adventure game heroes?

Gribbler

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Re: THE BUM
« Reply #18 on: 11 Dec 2012, 09:58 »
Lol back in 2006 when this project started there wasn't any. How many bum
 games are there now?:)