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

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Giant Insects

by calrk - Jam Entry

Giant Insects are taking over the world. You have been conscripted into travelling into their burrow to exterminate them and given the deadliest weapon known to insects, a newspaper.

Made using WebGL/ThreeJS and should run in most modern browsers.

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Thanks for playing.

Clark Lavery -

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Ossi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:03am

Really clever use of the theme. Something about the darkness of the caves is really atmospheric and a bit scary to me haha! Well done!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:40am

reminds me of legend of grimmrock. nice.

th4t says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:46am

Really compelling game.
Reminds me of Legend of Grimrock, which I absolutely love.
The mood in the cavern was spot on.
The game could use some more mechanics to increase variety in gameplay. Great framework to improve upon :)

Druid says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:50am

Wow! Dungeon crawler with insects and newspapers :D What a cool combination! :D I really enjoyed this game!

Portals says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:54am

Nice use of the theme! IMO the mood and the audio is the best part of the game! Wish that the attack would have a separate attack though, because right now the attacks feels to random.

As I said, the mood is great. The game's assets and models with the lighting and audio goes together nicely to make you feel like you're in a cave.

Good job!

ChronoDK says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:21am

Nicely done! Scary stuff and great tech - you are close to having an engine capable of games like Legend of Grimrock :D

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:28am

Nice move system! And I like the weapon choice! :D
Well done!

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:01pm

Took me a second to figure out the controls - I love the atmosphere!

factorial says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:05pm

What is this, Doom for ants?! Can't see a thing! lol
Fun and challenging, really atmospheric. I was legitimately scared for a long time at the beginning. But after getting down to just 2 ants left, I wandered for a very long time. I wish there was a way to attack without running into the ants. I lost health while I attacked and so I died before killing them all.

awestsecurity says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Really fun game. I liked the insect models a lot and the walking controls made it somewhat puzzle like. Walking into the insects to attack them is an odd mechanic. It works for simplicity, but seems counter intuitive.

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:13am

Cool idea. Like the use of the grid based mobility system. Nice visuals.

frosty says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:14am

Nice 3D models and dark atmosphere. Clever take on the theme. Great work overall!

paulfysh says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:01am

This is an impressive amount of work for 3 days. I really liked the insect models. Great job.

UannaFF says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:03pm

I liked it this!! good job

eddynardo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:13pm

nice, i liked the tiling moving system :)

lody says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:25pm

scary! very impressive :)

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:18pm

The next time I go giant insect hunting I'll remember to bring a flashlight.

Kate Kligman says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:20am

I really like the navigation with this, it feels very eye-of-the-beholdery. Good use of the theme!

6DownStudios says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:22am

I quite like the low-poly bugs, it's a nice style, and good job on the sounds too!

Tanser says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:38am

Interesting game :) I like the atmosphere :)

Kaijuu says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:52am

Awesome dungeon atmosphere!

jordgubben says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Nice game, but I'm lost! A map screen would really help ;)

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