A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
(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@example.com.
PC Minimum System Requirements
|Operating System:||Microsoft® Windows XP/Vista/7 with DirectX® 9.0c|
|Processor:||2.6 GHz Pentium® IV or equivalent AMD Athlon® processor|
|Hard Disk Space:||1 GB|
|Video:||Intel® GMA950 Integrated Graphics or DirectX® 9.0c Capable Video Card|
PC Recommended System Requirements
|Processor:||Dual Core 2.4GHz|
|Video:||512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTX or ATI Radeon® HD 3870 or better|
Mac Minimum System Requirements
|Operating System:||Mac OSX 10.5.8|
|Hard Disk Space:||1 GB|
|Video:||NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI Radeon® X1600|
Mac Recommended System Requirements
|Operating System:||Mac OSX 10.6 or 10.7|
|Processor:||Intel® Core 2 Duo processor|
|Video:||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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I have played the sequal on my Wii-U, but time to rage with harder controls on the Macbook Pro.
I wanted to play through this before i played through octodad deadliest catch but i am stuck on the end :(
Happy to see this here! I thought this was a paid game (If it was I'd purchase it, iiif I had the means). So this makes a part of me happy. Thank you :)