Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Skreen

by Dining Philosopher - Jam Entry

Far, far away, in the remote hills of a wealthy Kingdom, the Royal Treasury lies hidden between the trees. Skreen the Dragon has been chained to the entrance to guard the King's gold.

Until recently, it was an easy job - only a few tasty sheep wandered by from time to time. But then, the rumors about the tower's location started and adventurers from all eight corners of the Kingdom began searching for it.

How long can Skreen guard the treasury?

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Code: JavaScript with CraftyJS library - Jelle & Anneroos
Music: LMMS - Jelle
Graphics & design: Inkscape - Anneroos
Sound effects: Audacity - Anneroos
Starring guest voice actors Katinka & Frank.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#296Audio(Jam)3.22
#306Fun(Jam)3.31
#311Humor(Jam)2.96
#340Theme(Jam)3.71
#342Innovation(Jam)3.28
#435Overall(Jam)3.28
#466Mood(Jam)3.07
#647Graphics(Jam)2.97
#1385Coolness49%

Comments

SolomaZ says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:33am

Aw this looks really nice.. why does it not work?

SilentNight says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:30am

Pretty neat game overall. Short and sweet mechanically. Could of used some more gimmicks perhaps?But fun game also funnily enough a tree spawned on me and I died.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:43am

really funny :D

miascugh says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:43am

I really like the chain getting caught in the trees. That put a smile on my face when I noticed that I'd gotten myself tangled up :)

Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:11pm

Loved the idea with the chain and the trees. Nice little game...

Vaclav says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:19pm

Wow you have done the chain only with Crafty, that's impressive! I would have just used a physics library, but your solution is nicer. The overall mood is also very good.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:15pm

Fun idea. Love that chain.

pht59x says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:22pm

A nice little dragon with soothing music!

Webravenz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:42pm

nice idea for the chain mechanic !

Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:50pm

Great game.

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:19pm

This is really neat. The chain mechanic is pretty unique, and the art style is very charming. Nice work!

psychonull says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 5:46am

Good job! I discovered I could burn the trees after playing a while haha.

Erkberg says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:55pm

Really nice game. The graphics are cute, the audio is good and the gameplay mechanics are quite interesting. I liked how the chain affected your movement and the fact that you could burn the trees.
The game is still a bit buggy though, on my first attempt it didn't advance to level 2. Also, the hit detection seemed kind of random.
Made it to level 4, it was a bit annoying to not be able to move when close to an enemy, which ultimately killed me. Overall, I liked this game, good job!

Dec 22, 2014 @ 8:06pm

The tree mechanic is actually really genious.

Kaijuu says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 12:14pm

That's funny and nice game!
I like an idea!

Shivur says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 2:25am

Very good game!

Bemmu says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 11:03pm

The chain was a fun idea. It would have been even more fun for the chain to have more meaning in the game. For example preventing you from getting some item in the distance, enemies pulling on the chain or getting enemies tangled in the chain.

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