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

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Maze of Friendship

by frondeus - Compo Entry

Maze of Friendship!

You are lost in the maze. The only way is to go deeper. But this is maze! You don't know where is door and where is key. Find them!
You can make new friends so they won't harm you. It's your only weapon. You must be very cute!

Click (LMB) tile next to your character to move and make friends.

Edit: Added support for keyboard input - WSAD and Arrow Keys.

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Ossi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:03am

Great use of the theme! Who knew friendship could be so powerful! I really like the graphics and the cute sound effects when you make one of the monsters your friend. Great job!

MrDave says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:08am

While I enjoy this game the change I would want is the ability to use the arrow keys to move or maybe being able to click a tile further away. However that is a minor whinge on something that is a good entry.

Mantlair says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:09am

Simple but nice idea. There is no limit for number of friends right? I dont know i feel like i am missing a feature. And why do we control with mouse not keyboard? Is it about the platform you are using?

sliphtrex says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:20am

I liked the character voices when the monsters became friends. The maze seems well designed; definitely long enough to throw someone off once you get passed the first few levels. I don't really see the point of making friends though. A lot of the time the enemies seem either spaced out or clustered enough to avoid them, and if you befriend one they still have the potential of blocking your path. I think I made it out of the maze though in the end.

flummox3d says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:22am

I really liked the cute audio cues and the cute art style. Nice work! :)

KedumeBits says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:17pm

I like the graphics. The control is not very friendly to me.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:15pm

Very cute. While I'm not a huge fan of maze games, I thoroughly enjoyed being called a friend by pixely squares.

alpha_rat says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:02pm

The little ticking sounds are great and very relaxing

I like the idea but the game is not very challenging overall, and the ennemies didn't seem to attack me even when they weren't turned into friends yet

coderitual says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:03pm

Player could be more intuitive (not to have to click next the player). Beside this good job!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:16pm

I like the look, characters and sound. After a few hearts the enemies stopped being meaningful in terms of game mechanics. I played to level six or seven. Not sure but think maybe the ending doesn't spawn properly at times. I loved the feel of the game but wasn't compelled to keep playing after going through a few levels.

Yozz says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:02pm

It's really cute game!

Krunoslav says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:20pm

I liked, even not liking too much maze games. I didnt understand why you need friends.
Nice colors

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:04pm

Love the little audio chirps! But is there a point to making friends? I couldn't find a way NOT to make friends, and never really got hurt. My friends also tended to block my path. But a nice game overall.

Nambiar says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:31pm

YAY friends! Cool concept and lots of juice as well. Good job.

ianh says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 9:32am

I like the graphical style of this game. The mechanics are a bit inscrutable, but once you figure it out it's pretty fun.

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