Don't Kill the Cow

Don't Kill the Cow

By James Earl Cox III - Added On 2/12/2013

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A sim­ple sidescrolling crit­i­cal game that ques­tions the impor­tance of goals and author­ity in games. There is only one way to win the game: ‘don’t kill the cow’, but is win­ning the game worth it? How much do the sim­ple phrases like ‘you win’ and ‘you lose’ mean to the player?

Oh, and I really like putting the player in awkward situations. Enjoy!

Ported to flash by Ben Sironko: http://bensironko.tumblr.com/

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Won People’s Choice at GLS 9.0

“Don’t Kill The Cow is a very inter­est­ing social com­men­tary on how we view games in the now.“
– Indie Game Magazine: http://www.indiegamemag.com/indie-intermission-dont-kill-the-cow/

Dis­played at Miami University’s Dig­i­tal Expo.
Dis­played at the Ohio Game Devel­oper Expo.
Accepted and dis­played at 2012 Mean­ing­ful Play Con­fer­ence.
Run­ner up for People’s Choice at 2012 Mean­ing­ful Play Con­fer­ence.
Fea­tured on Nive­loculto
Accepted and dis­played at GLS 9.0
Ddis­played at ArtScape

Fea­tured on Indie Games Plague: http://indieplague.blogspot.com/2014/04/dont-kill-cow-2013.html

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ChechokStudio
ChechokStudio 4 weeks ago
IS Good Work
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AnimelukeMii
AnimelukeMii 4 weeks ago
This game is funny.
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TwoBigCatsGameStudio
cow will eat me, i'm sure about that
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acidpoison
acidpoison 3 months ago
First playthrough: I killed the cow. No questions asked.
Second playthrough: I killed the wife. No questions asked.

I'm still not sure if I won or lost.
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elms
elms 3 months ago
im gona marry if that cow
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PRZEMX0
PRZEMX0 5 months ago
http://youtu.be/CHFMygK3kU8 I love this game ^^
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Dragi
Dragi 5 months ago
i tried to kill the cow but it kept telling me it was hungry
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ashleyislame
ashleyislame 7 months ago
Well...she stopped nagging me, and the cow is still alive. Win, win, I'd say.
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acorns
acorns 8 months ago
Finally taught that b***h a lesson. Never kill the cow. COW IS LOVE.
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acorns
acorns 8 months ago
cow is life.



10/10
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Gamer_Dolphin
Gamer_Dolphin 4 months ago
cow is shrek
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Works of Love
Works of Love 9 months ago
Very neat idea :P 5/5!
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Game Info

Developer: James Earl Cox III
Genre: Other
Status: Complete
Engine/Language: Game Maker
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Cartoon Violence
Mild Fantasy Violence


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