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

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by joekinley - Jam Entry

This is Critterrific. A Jam game by me and a friend of mine.

joekinley - Assets (sound, music, graphics)
mlb - Programming / Design

So you are an evil diseased mosquitoe that has to paralyze cute critters in the woods to suck them dry of their blood in order for you to survive.
Though biting a critter means you spread your deadly disease and the critter will die eventually. But not doing that YOU will die. Oh boy what a world.
Don't kill them too fast though for they will procreate and give you enough fodder to survive as long as you can.

Controls are WASD and J or Arrows and X/C/Y/Space for moving and shooting.

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rumachine says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:34pm

I loved this game! It completely capitalised on my fear of mosquitos...

pl0xz0rz says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:54pm

This game is made of win. 5/5

myachin says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:00pm


Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:30pm

Good game, real gameplay. Nice audio!

Smaxx says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:37pm

Really nice, but why do animals start to smoke once stung? Some kind of infection?

eventhandler says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:42pm

I like the dynamic of having to balance killing to survive and not killing to ensure there's enough to kill. Does this sentence make any sense outside of my brain?

SaintHeiser says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:38pm

Good gameplay. Good job!

blackmagic says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:26pm

Like it ! Gameplay is interesting and prod is honest :)

Mava says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:03pm

Cute animals :)

Cat Burton says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:32am

Excellent game! Lovely art assets, and very fun to play! Well done! :)

ParaPup says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:11am

This was awesome.

Peping says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:37pm

Great job on the audio, i really liked the game

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:54pm

Sucking the vital juices out of fuzzy animals? Sign me up! Bit odd how you get damaged if an animal touches you, the timer itself is ruthless enough I'd say. Good.

bigbadwofl says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:43am

Enjoyed the art quite a bit.

Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:50pm

Excellent music, great take on the theme, perfect work with the sprites. Nice job.

Maple says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 12:52pm

This is an awesome concept that you brought to life quite nicely, actually. I loved the recorded sound effects too, haha.

3dwoody says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 7:06pm

Great work with the theme. I felt pretty evil as that mosquito!

Jiddo says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 4:18pm

Really nice and accessible gameplay. The graphics looked really good and fit the game well. Audio was good as well. My only gripe with it is that it's too easy to accidentally get killed from walking into a critter. Even just some sort of visual effect or animation when you are being hurt by a critter would be very helpful.

Zelen3d says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 9:30pm

Who thought it was so hard being a mosquitoe?

Zed says ...
Jan 3, 2013 @ 11:47am

I do actually feel quite bad about killing that goat... Very clever!

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