Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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A Crown of My Own

by graebor - Jam Entry

A little story about a monster who wants to be a king!

Mouse controls only, just click around - you'll see.


You can get Bogdan's awesome song here!
https://soundcloud.com/bogdanrybak/a-crown-of-my-own


Team:
Art + Code by Graeme Borland (@graebor)
Music by Bogdan Rybak (@bogdan_rybak)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Overall(Jam)4.57
#4Fun(Jam)4.33
#4Mood(Jam)4.61
#5Audio(Jam)4.50
#16Humor(Jam)4.30
#21Innovation(Jam)4.17
#29Theme(Jam)4.27
#36Graphics(Jam)4.57
#1504Coolness44%

Comments

OxyOxspring says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:22pm

It's so cute and I love it! <3

Techblogogy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Nice and solid point&click game. The art is very cute. Job well done

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:32pm

I absolutely LOVED this game!
The mood is very nice, it just feels right! And god, putting anything on your head like a hat... Every game needs a feature like this!

CodeNMore says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:33pm

Amazing graphics, nice story, very well done! Loved it!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Hi, thanks for letting us play your game!

Areas we loved:

The music and mood are fantastic and really compliment each other. The transitions between day and night were an unexpected treat. For someone who really likes to play and discover it seemed like there was a large amount of things to combine.

The graphics fitted the mood created by the music, but are quite simple, I'd love to see what you could do with more time.

Areas to develop:

I couldn't work out what the heck I needed to do to progress. Now, I could be being a bit dense (and I understand that the excitement of discovery is part of the game), but from what I was able to discover, there wasn't much logic in the combinations. I hope to come back and try to finish again sometime soon.

Thanks!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Fun game, great graphics and sound!

Robinerd says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:48pm

Really nice work, this totally got me stuck :D Nothing to complain about really, except for that I didn't figure out the purpose of cooking. Didn't play through it to the end yet

ladybenko says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:48pm

I love it!

sleepYxy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:44pm

I could play your game all day! The soundtrack is so refreshing and the art is really cute.

It's great that you added a tutorial for the cauldron and the workbench.

Plus that you can put anything on your head really cracked me up :D

Azlen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:49pm

This is amazing, and I spent way too much of my time on it. My prized creations are two crowns (with jewels), five fancy skulls, and a blanket. I was trying to see what else there was but most things I combined gave rubble or dirt.

The animations are nice (and cute), and I really like the large variety of items.

If you decide to go further with this, it would be great if you could build your entire kingdom.

LewisChaplin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:38pm

AWESOME!!!! I love this game!!

Birke says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:31pm

Intro transition was really lovely and the art is very nice. Would be good if you could go left and right with the arrow and AD keys since it would be more convenient. I'd like it if you picked items up just by clicking on them. After I got the crown and had talked to the human king I could not figure out what to do. Liked the implication that something was lurking around in the forest other than myself though based on all the meat, bones and skulls you could find. Having crafting mechanics in a point and click game was also pretty cute.

radethdart says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:36am

Amazing game! Keep up the great work. I couldn't stop playing it :)

shawn42 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:11pm

One of my favorites so far. Cute and innovative.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Love this game!

godjammit says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:26am

Adorable and fun, with a good deal of fun writing. Reminds me a bit of Adventure Time.

Lucho9 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:19am

it was an adorable point and click game :D

CrownCity says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:52pm

I love it! You set a really good mood and the music was so peaceful!

Larzan says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 7:18am

Beautiful setting and mood, very complete, well done. A bit difficult, i played around with the recipies for a while but couldn't really get anywhere beside a few stews. Maybe a bit more direction would have been good.

OnionBlaze says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:07am

Very cute game! I spent way too much time on this, ahaha. It was fun trying to mix everything up and seeing the outcome. Kinda wish you could give other characters something to wear in the end, too. :P Great job with this! :D

Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:56pm

Such a cute, amazing game. I included it in part 17 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/qmrKCmuKBqk

ethankennerly says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 3:27am

When I listened to the ukulele and put cute items into the bottom rectangle and read the description, I felt fascinated. If you continue to develop this, at first when I picked up items I didn't find the inventory at the bottom of the screen.

PixlWalkr says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 9:16am

Really great game, I'm surprised on how many items you can pick up and mix together. Nice art and audio also!

Ellian says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Woah this is adorable and very nice!
There's so much to collect and do... it's great! Incredible job :)

Nov 14, 2015 @ 4:57pm

I included your game in an article of my favorites and added a trophy to your profile! http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/jam-favorites-ludum-dare-33-part-1-uzbzpjci

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