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

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Yappy Monsters!

by scampie - Jam Entry

Yappy Monsters is a game where two unusual monsters must settle their conflict... through debate and discussion! How unconventional!


I wasn't originally planning to make a game for the jam, but I woke up on Saturday with an idea, so I dove in. I don't think this is the best game ever made by any stretch of the imagination, but this is my first completed project in Unity, so really the jam for me was just a good way of getting myself in gear to put something together.

Thank you for playing!

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Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:25pm

It was a bit difficult at first cuz numpad only work button 1, but then I got on the top numbers and played nice, good entry.

Jungle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:10pm

Its a bit confusing. I dont know if I am a terrible player or if the game is too difficult. Graphs can improve a bit. But I like the original idea, I guess yoou can make a great game with it! Keep the project on!

Move127 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:25pm

Interesting use of rock paper scissors mechanics.

Ourson says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:29pm

not bad =).
if I understood properly, this is sort of a rock paper cissors mixed with some kind of pong.
You should clarry what "word" beats what other "word". Or provide something to identify them more easily (mabe different shapes or colours).
Keep it going.

jmf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:18pm

Nice idea, think words are a bit hard to parse in such a frantic game. Would have preferred shapes or colours to distinguish. Good fun though, really enjoyed.

Jordan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:37pm

Pretty interesting to play, and animations are nice. Haven't seen another LD32 game like this as of yet.

jacketsj says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:23am

I think I spent 25 minutes on this game, never winning once, but enjoying it the entire time.

SledKnight says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:30am

Nice entry!

chromebookbob says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:18pm

Fun idea! It throws you in at the deep end.

EwChap says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:42am

Fun. RPS on steroids.

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Trying to remember if yak beat yabba or yakko beat yolo was hard to get my head around, perhaps if you had the font colour coded to begin with, asin each phrase was a certain colour, so it would be easier to remember what beat what. But definitely points given for originality and it had some good graphics and audio!


sebasRez says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 4:54pm

Pretty interesting, I like the rock paper scissors movement element but it would have probably been easier to remember what beats what with a method we familiar with instead of yap yappa yak. Nice Ai too.

freeholdgames says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 2:07am

Yabba is OP in my opinion!!! Very funny, nice job.

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