December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Castle of Doom

by vivavolt - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You play as the castle attempting to stop heroic knights from rescuing the princess held within your walls.

Mouse: select active enemy
Space: use enemy ability
R: Restart level
To retry a level after failing or proceed to the next level, just click.

Source is included in the windows download. Made in MMF2 (and not commented), so be prepared for that I guess.


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HBurd says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:34am

Love the music!

GameRespect says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:38am

I like it! Its fun :D a little on the short side though.

Spierek says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:38am

The music was really hilarious, too bad it stops playing after resetting the level.

rylgh says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:40am

niceeee i love the sfx and beatboxing

ming_tea says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:40am

I had a blast playing this, kudos!

ZwodahS says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:44am

I got through all level using cannon spamming, not sure if it is intended ;D

timtipgames says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:48am

Your audio-work is awesome ;)
The basic game mechanics are really nice. It is really difficult though. It feels like one has to be nearly perfect to reach the next level. Also the cannons feel a bit unbalanced because they can do the majority of damage.
But the "handdrawn-graphics" together with the unique sounds make it really a nice game to play.

Blooperly says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:59am

Best game I've played so far!! Great job!

impulse9 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:04am

Lol! Great music and sound effects! Funny game as well!

mamoniem says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:01am

i enjiyed this funny one :) you are so talnted @ music :D

Quarry says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:12am

Very enjoyable, loved the music

Diventurer says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:04am

Very nice game. I really like how you handled the music.

lekiy says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:53am

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vids says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:07am

4+ across the board! Good work!

Msquirrel says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:53am

This was really fun, good job!

NuSan says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:41am

Cool, realy difficult too, and it took my a minute to understand that i wasnt the nice knight but the master of evil creature ^^

Meep says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:03am

Very fun game! Might be good to add a cooldown to the cannon. :P

Drabiter says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:34am

Floor spike maybe useless, he slashes it before jumps into it. But the audio is good. Is that you who do the rap? :)

Tifu says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:01pm

Good game. I think the only problem is that when an enemy/trap is destroyed, you automatically select the next one - this resulted in me, for example, pressing space to try to activate a skull bomb, but the knight destroys it, and I instantly set off the next trap :(

Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:25pm

I love this more than I have a right to! The art style and your voice/music track is - awesome. Could definitely see this as a real game with lots of levels and trying to 3-star levels, etc, like Angry Birds. Lots of potential here. Explore it! Would work on some of the mechanics a little. I had trouble damaging the Knight enough and some of the traps seemed ineffective. Totally fixable, though. Love it.

ananasblau says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:59pm

Self-sampled music, great one :)

rumachine says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:22pm

that was really great, love the music

munchor says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:28pm

Love everything about it. Reminds me of Deathrun Mod from Counter Strike 1.6, but applied to a 2D Platformer. Timing is tough to get right, what a brilliant entry!

Tobias Wehrum says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:59pm

5/5 Audio. Easily! Gosh, it's so much fun.

I really like the concept, and it is fun to play. And watch. The graphics are adorable.

I'd love to have a little bit more strategy instead of just reaction, but I dunno about any concrete mechanics there myself. Oh, and I'm not sure why I can't just click on them to trigger!

All in all, a really enjoyable game.

Sestren says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:40am

The cannons rock. Love the beatboxing and the humor in this game.

Colapsydo says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:52pm

I like the variety in the ennemies we control.

azurenimbus says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 8:14pm

One of the best implementations of villain-sets-the-stage mechanics I've seen!

lexaloffle says ...
Jan 8, 2013 @ 1:35am

The chomping is strangely satisfiying

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