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(This is the original free student project. The fully complete Octodad: Dadliest Catch can be purchased here.)
Octodad is a third person adventure game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about a day of his life. His existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.
The player controls Octodad like a marionette, dragging his arms and legs around while his body flops along. The player’s goals are often simple household chores made difficult and interesting by the flailing, tenuous control they have over Octodad’s body.
Being an octopus also has its strengths. Octodad can slip through tight spaces, grab objects with his suckers, and knock things around with tremendous strength. But if the player does things too out-of-the-ordinary, Octodad’s family will grow suspicious and realize what he really is. If they do, it’s game over for Octodad!
Please e-mail bugs and crash reports with OS X version, video card type, and system specs to [email protected].
PC Minimum System Requirements
Operating System:Microsoft® Windows XP/Vista/7 with DirectX® 9.0cProcessor:2.6 GHz Pentium® IV or equivalent AMD Athlon® processorRAM:1.5 GBHard Disk Space:1 GBVideo:Intel® GMA950 Integrated Graphics or DirectX® 9.0c Capable Video Card
PC Recommended System Requirements
Processor:Dual Core 2.4GHzRAM:3 GBVideo:512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTX or ATI Radeon® HD 3870 or better
Mac Minimum System Requirements
Operating System:Mac OSX 10.5.8Processor:Intel® ProcessorRAM:2 GBHard Disk Space:1 GBVideo:NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI Radeon® X1600
Mac Recommended System Requirements
Operating System:Mac OSX 10.6 or 10.7Processor:Intel® Core 2 Duo processorRAM:4 GBVideo:NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT or ATI Radeon® HD 4670 or better

NVIDIA(R) and PhysX(R) are registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation and are used under license.
FMOD Sound System, copyright © Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd., 1994-2013.
Irrlicht Engine copyright © 2002-2010 Nikolaus Gebhardt.
IJG JPEG software copyright (C) 1991-2012, Thomas G. Lane, Guido Vollbeding.

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