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April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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Tiny Chtulhu - Chtulhu - Jam Entry

Description:

You control Chtulhu, a tiny creature that needs to get fed in order to retrieve his powers. The more humans you kill, the more you get powerful, and GROW!

The game has no end. Enemies will spawn randomly and the world has no limit. The only aim is fun.

In fact this game should count as a LD48 entry because I made it in 48H but I didn't see the submitting form... so i wrote an article... Anyway I didn't participate to win but to train myself so it doesn't matter. It was my first participation to LD =)

I used Java, Eclipse and Gimp.

Thanks to ra4king for letting me use his server.

Twitter : @Chtulhu1

Thanks for writting me some comment. I love to have some feedback.

View Chtulhu's journal. | View all entries by Chtulhu

Ratings

Coolness66%
#40Humor(Jam)3.23
#137Fun(Jam)2.72
#186Mood(Jam)2.35
#203Audio(Jam)1.33
#214Innovation(Jam)2.19
#220Theme(Jam)2.29
#226Overall(Jam)2.31
#254Graphics(Jam)1.73

Comments

mailman105 says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:28pm

Has good potential! keep going.

RiamuDiMentis says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 12:00am

Hey, it's really neat, I'd like to see this as a finished product after the contest.

uberneen says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 12:04am

ia! ia!

liger13 says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 12:05am

Fun idea, it's always great to see new participants.

MadGnomeGamer says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:44am

WTF it sticks the window in the top of the screen and cuts the bottom part (with the hero in it presumably) off?

Any idea what might've caused that?

armornick says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:49am

Cool game, but it didn't really fit 'Tiny World', in my opinion.

Chtulhu says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 2:04pm

MadGnomeGamer can you show a screenshot of your problem? I've tested the game on linux and windows several times and I didn't see something you describe. I would like to understand what's going on.

zorf says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:05pm

Iä iä! More and harder enemies would be cool!

Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:22pm

That was a lot of fun! Lol. Great job!

jeroenimooo says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:56pm

Endless killing games are always fun! never played chtulhu before :)

ziomorti says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 5:32pm

I liked the concept and I think you got the theme in a good way.

Eelfroth says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 7:08pm

Through the continuous growth of the player character this game gives you an impressive feeling of super-human power.
I would have liked some more interactivity and a proper ending. But nice theme-interpretation: when you are huge, the world becomes tiny. Funny to see those tiny mortals trying to stop a Grat Old One.

Zoomyzoom says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:26pm

Keep going! needs some work. otherwise its looking good!

Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:29pm

Wonderfully silly! A good improvement would be a choice of attack - space mash hurts my thumb. Nice going!

devwil says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 12:27am

***I'm posting this on all non-browser games I bring up in an attempt to encourage folks to make browser games next time around. Do not take it personally.***

When hundreds of people make non-browser games, that means that, to play all of the entries, I would need to download hundreds of games to my computer. I typically use OS X, so Windows-only entries are particularly inconvenient.

Please consider making a browser game next time.

Apr 25, 2012 @ 12:31am

Not bad for a beginner. The game would really have benefited from some sound effects. I didn't even realize I was being killed.

Chtulhu says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 12:54am

Yeah I made some sound effects with SFXR but I didn't have enough time to understand how sound work with Java. I'm new to Java programming so I had to learn a lot during these 48 hours.

jfroco says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 3:32am

Congrats for your first Java game :)

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 5:48pm

Nice interpretation of the theme :-) And I love Cthulhu!

Shadow says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 9:20pm

hahaah, it was fun, really. needs more polish though. It's quite nice for being your first LD. Congratulations.

Tourgen says ...
Apr 30, 2012 @ 10:18pm

hahah pretty funny and pretty good.

netmute says ...
May 1, 2012 @ 7:49pm

Weee! I had so much fun! :)

DIE! STUPID HUMANS

ghRibacki says ...
May 6, 2012 @ 8:19pm

Awesome concept! Too bad my Cthulhu stopped growing after sometime... I really wish he was able to fill all the screen with his foot!

Good work. =)

KevinWorkman says ...
May 12, 2012 @ 4:09am

Hahaha this is an awesome idea. It's a great job for a beginner, and now you have a platform to add things to, like different kinds of enemies, powerups, jumping, the works. Awesome job.

This is some self-advertising, but you might consider using the free Java hosting I offer at http://StaticVoidGames.com. I'm working on adding game development tutorials to the site, and we'd love to have you!

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