Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Octopus of Unfathomable Chaos

by conno1234 - Compo Entry

In this game, you play as an octopus who uses whatever he can find to defeat his foes: robots and shades (classic predators of the octopus).

When you start the game, you can only defeat your enemies with ink or a massage using your tentacles that puts your opponent to sleep, but you can find more "weapons" throughout the game.

I realize that the game play is a little repetitive, but it mostly on the humor of defeating the mobs with various items and seeing their reactions.

I greatly appreciate any and all comments. Thank you so much for playing my game; it means a lot :D

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joppiesaus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:37am

This was an really fun adventure. Everything feels so satisfying. I love the graphics and sounds. You can play this game for a very long time if you consider the time required to make this. Great work.

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:55pm

Very nice! The music and sound fit well, and the controls were very responsive. One nitpick is that it took a while to recharge the ink meter, but that isn't really a problem because of the tentacle attack.

Nilq says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:35pm


GameQuester says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Nice little game with, as you said, repetetive gameplay. The different "death" animations and sounds were very funny.

sbarrio says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:10pm

Loved the audio effects :)

EvilTroopa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:20pm

The title does oversell it a bit, but it was quite fun :)

ohai1 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:14pm

Loved it!

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:25pm

I like the idea of octopus and its ink. Nice music. Good job.

Secret_Tunnel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:33pm

Roommate: "What's that song?"
Me: "I dunno, what do you mean?"
Roommate: "I've heard that song before."
Me: "Wait... MADWORLD!?"

Bastienre4 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Love the last sentence when you win :). The music is cool and it's cute, even if the graphics are drawed like a "first grade level", to use your own words ^^.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:10pm


I like the tentacle weapon sound effect the best.

Wspon says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:16pm

This is really comforting to play, it's also very fun!

Iak says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:59am

Wow. That was actually really fun. The different weapons are hilarious. Very unconventional indeed!

Yoon says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:20am

It was fun and well done. Good job on the enemies' AI and the gameplay mechanics.
No matter what you say about it, I found the drawing at the end to be lovely, not mentioning the octopus' cuteness.

Plus I liked how big the level is. It gave me that "Open world" feeling.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:02pm

Simple, well-designed and funny. Cool game :)

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