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

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A Monk's Tale

by Aaranos - Jam Entry

Description:
An RPG that follows the tale of Dartinian, a monk with an eccentric personality. Dartinian was kicked out of his temple for his conduct and headed towards Marronburg, the capitol of the human race, in search of work. It is there that we pick up his tale where he was gathered with others to take on a task.

Notes:
The story roughly follows the tale from a Dungeons & Dragons game that my group and I played. Some details were changed due to limitations on the software used to make this and for the benefit of time. This is also my first competition and first time ever touching RPG Maker.

Instructions:
Similar to a GBA game.
Z - Action/Interact
X - Back/Menu
Enter - Select
Arrows - Move

Tools:
RPG Maker VX Ace
GIMP

Bug Fixes:
- Tybo House map transfer took you to wrong area, has been fixed in 1.1

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness62%
#841Humor(Jam)2.14
#982Overall(Jam)2.58
#987Mood(Jam)2.00
#1010Innovation(Jam)1.97
#1020Fun(Jam)2.13
#1021Theme(Jam)2.10

Comments

sugarbyte says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:59pm

I'm sorry, I can't play this, Linux and Web only.

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:49am

Nice game but I cannno tplay on Mac

akios says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:10am

nice

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:07am

nice

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:08am

Overall just really solid design coupled with a fun idea.
Great job!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:39am

First RPG Maker game ive seen. You have use mostly default RPGMaker graphics. But in all it was a good game. Good job!

rudra says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Very Good Game :) Very solid and fun idea :) Nice Job :) :)

jrserjeant says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Nice game.

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:21pm

Well done! Fun to play!

Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:23am

Appreciate the story, but the generic RPG Maker assets and game mechanics have been done to death so much it may be a good idea - with time and experience - to try breaking out of the paradigm of pre-prepared tools. It's still a good first foray into Ludum - I hope you do well.

Conflei says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:24am

Very nice, next time try making a game more fast-enjoyable than a RPG hehe, anyways, nice using of the tools :) congratz

ceosol says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 1:45pm

Keep in mind, for LD, that people only play a game for 1 to 2 minutes so they can rate as many games as possible. Even playing for 10 minutes, I did not see any indication of unconventional weapons. The unconventional part was disrobing, but that was not used as a weapon. If you had instead make disrobing your main attack, you could have had the enemies die from shock. Great rpg and story in general. I think it would do much better in a different venue.

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