Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Go Away, Zeus!

by Crimson713 - Compo Entry

Zeus is shapeshifting into animals to seduce your wife! Stop him by finding out which animal he has turned into. Can you protect your wife for a month?

Controls: Left mouse click to shoot arrows.

Zeus has behavior patterns that make him stand out from normal animals.

Hint 1: Zeus might be able to shapeshift, but he cannot copy animal voices/cries.

Hint 2: Every time you blink, Zeus moves closer to your wife. Be fast!

Also, don't shoot innocent animals! (unless you set difficulty to Easy)

Made with Unity & Visual Studio.
Clip Studio Paint was used for "art", Audacity for "sound".

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Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:58am


Xinelu says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:26am

:D aewsome! 5/5

Brice says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:31am

I love the "pschhhhhh" for the buttons. The art and the sound effects are very unique. Took me a little while to figure out what's going on, I think you have to listen for who is NOT making a noise?

Dooskington says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:46am

Cool game! Was challenging. Like the animal graphics :D

Hyden says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:00am

Hahaha this was tough but I got the hang of it. Loving the sound effects ;)

Suvidriel says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:30am

Hahaha x) This is amazing x)

stephenhaney says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:35am

Haha amazing! Awesome concept, design, art. Perhaps a bit challenging, I never made it a month. Zeus is too sneaky. Seriously wonderful game.

RealityCheck says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:38pm

The graphics are absolutely wonderful... and hey - with a naked woman in there how could they be anything but...

Gameplay wise... took me a while to figure it out. Kinda wish there was a little bit more info before we started (some hints). Either way. I did enjoy playing. But, the graphics are really what made the game.

zacerhy says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:38pm

10/10 GOTY

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:43pm

Well. I really liked this game, as I have fantasies all the time about being cuckholded by the god of gods... did I just say that? oops. Really funny game, got a really humorous mood going on and the audio and visuals help a lot with it!

ougrouk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:58pm

Generous! Very unique

Cowa says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:08pm

Fun and nice graphics :)

dvdking says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:10pm

Remove pdb files from build to reduce download size!

dusho says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:11pm

what a game :)

redwizard says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:38pm

Realy fun idea! Good Job

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:35pm

Nice take on the theme, good job!

dunin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:37pm

funny deductive game.
harder for non-english people but I had fun

starvingindie says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:39pm

Took me a while to get what was happening, but once I did I really liked the game. Sound effects are awesome!

goffmog says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:41pm

Game of the Year, amazing. I can't stop playing it. It's got everything. 10/5 for humor.

BloodJohn says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:44pm

Gorgeous sense of humor.

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:09pm

Awesome Graphics! And the game is very funny! A tutorial would be a nice addition! :D

Keep up the good work!

AnaGF says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:08am

I could not figure out who Zeus was, damnit! Poor waifu D:
Nice game, very funny concept and graphics.

phi says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:26am

Hey there, fellow Greek mythology allusioner! :P

I love the humour, graphics and sounds are fittingly silly. Even using the GUI is fun, that makes up for the low diversity of gameplay ;). Great job! :)

BSODDevTeam says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:18pm

Nice game! Really fun to play!

glaze_96 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:31pm

Took me a while to figure out that you're supposed to find the animal that's not making a noise! When I got that it was pretty fun!

Really funny sounds and a real innovative idea!

Hope you had fun making it =)

Chikoness says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:29pm

God damn it, Zeus!! XD funny game, a little hard to identify the bastard XD

ranmaru90 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:12pm

OMG what did I just play.

Osaft says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:38am

Damm :D Nice Idea

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:19am

One of the more original takes on the theme! :)

Rulrite says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:31pm

I really love this entry - the concept, the art style, and the humour (that Zeus really was a troublemaker)! It got difficult very quickly, but it was a lot of fun - there's a great sense of tension when you're trying not to be a blink too late.

All of the animals were superbly drawn, I have to say, and the additional details were very funny. You were really resourceful with the sounds, too, and I think they worked perfectly. Plus, having to match up real animal sounds alongside spotting Zeus would have probably made the game way too hard.

Great job, and a wonderful interpretation of the theme!

Skaz says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:14pm

Awesome plot 10/10.

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 2:58pm

This game, man. What kind of drugs did you do during this compo?

Apr 28, 2016 @ 4:44pm


hpearson2 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:57pm

Dude that was awesome!

TheCain says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 8:22pm

I couldn't get past level 10 on normal, and I quit at level 21 on easy, but I assume It was endless.
It was pretty clever, and really gets difficult.
I think it should have an end level, and an option to continue to endless.

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 9:02pm

Funny sfx !

gelisam says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 3:46am

Could you at least show us which one was zeus when we lose? Then we'd be able to gradually learn from our mistakes.

LeReveur says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:08pm

Damned ! Fooled three times by Zeus !

May 9, 2016 @ 5:19pm

that's very funny, the sounds and the funky animals. cool B-)

panurge says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:27pm

Zeus was such a kinky old goat, wasn't he? I love the premise of this game even though I wasn't very effective at keeping him out of my marital arrangements... I did figure it out eventually though.

Art is functional (I'd be a hypocrite to criticise!) but with some very nice little touches. The sound effects were great!

Overall, a very fun and entertaining little game with heaps of character and humour. Good work!

Cerno_b says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 6:50pm

Really funny game. I love how it turns into a cacophony of man-made animal noises. It gets really tough after a while so I stopped listening and started shooting all animals that moved too close to my wife. The graphics are hilarious.

As a suggestion, maybe you can introduce new mechanics after each few rounds that add something fresh, e.g. something you have to click on within a time limit to divert the player's attention.

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