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Medusa Massacre

by Cliff Lee(CL) - Jam Entry

This is my sixth time to attend Ludum Dare.
I stuck in the brainstorming this time because I can't come up with more innovative ideas.
Spend too much time on thinking ideas, that makes me only 24 left to create my game...
Finally, I catch up with the deadline by staying up late.

Like always, Hope that everyone will enjoy my game :)

------Game list----
LD30: Parallel Worlds
LD31: Screen Pong
LD32: Coder VS Bugs
LD33: Ninja Cockroach
LD34: You can't see but you can feel
LD35: Medusa Massacre

This is a first-person shooter(FPS) game.
You play as Medusa who can turn everyone in sight into stone.
However, when the people who are petrified leave the field of vision, they will turn back to original form.
The king knew your weakness, so he sends his army to take you down.

Game Goal:
Kill as many warriors as possible.

Use "W", "A", "S", "D" key to move.
Use "Left Shift" to Sprint.
Use mouse to look around.
Use mouse left button to shoot a magic orb.

Used tools:
----Game Engine----

----Version Control----

----2D Art----


----Audio Editing----

Most of art and audio resources come from online resources.
(background music from Jukedeck.)
Game are made by myself.

Designed and made by Cliff Lee CL.

Downloads and Links




The Vall says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:55am

Unique and fun game. I managed to get 86 kill count sitting in a corner :). The graphics and audio were really good.

cps9257 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:08pm

Amazing game, it's horrible to leave the corner, haha

fullmontis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:27am

This is an interesting mechanic. The fact that the enemies only move when you are giving them the shoulders creates a weird feeling of urgency. I think though it is easy to exploit by staying against a wall, so maybe there should be more mechanic in place to avoid that? Simple but fun gameplay, and excellent graphics.

mkghoster says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:10pm

This is a very tricky game. I like it! Could be great starting material for a VR version!

siryakko says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:40pm

Wow amazing work! The only thing i don't really like that much is the color scheme to be honest.

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:55pm

Really interesting concept!

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:35am

Really interesting mechanic, I think this is a great base to a game. Nice submission.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:38am

Very cool concept. I thought it was really clever.

Louspirit says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:49pm

Very enjoyable and beautiful game! Congratulation!

Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:19am

Holy shit, shat in my pants when I just turn around and see the enemy at 5 cm from my face. Great idea and great implementation. Very funny.

Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:31am


tomlum says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:56am

Holy crap, very cool mechanic! Super cool that I feel somehow both extremely powerful yet inevitably helpless to the horde. Wow. Very very cool.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:53am

Love the idea to play as medusa

nlbi21 says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 5:50pm

Many congratulations I really liked the game, I can not believe that a game so did a person in 24 hours true that challenge is great.

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