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

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Devil's Thoughts

by ponk - Jam Entry

Move bubbles with your mouse to spread darkness into people's mind
People can enlighten you !

And... That's it, no real objective, no game over, no score... !
(And no story, no level design, no sound, no nothing...)

Ho ! Another unfinished game ? Yeah !
I did not find a lot of time last week-end to work on this project,
and I am at the office Monday, so... I will not deliver on time... !

But working on this was fun, I hope you will enjoy playing with the boids engine

Sorry for not finishing, but damn ! It's hard !

(Big <3 for Ludum Dare)

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Ratings

Coolness65%
#281Innovation(Jam)3.33
#559Graphics(Jam)3.33
#767Mood(Jam)2.78
#935Humor(Jam)1.72
#994Theme(Jam)2.56
#1024Fun(Jam)2.30
#1047Overall(Jam)2.48

Comments

goodolvic says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:59pm

I dig the concept here. Your mechanics are actually really fun! "Unfinished" if you say so, but I like the submission.

Lucho9 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:06am

i like it, especially the concept

thristhart says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:53am

It's a really interesting toy! I hope you do a post-competition version and make it into a game!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:35am

Unfinished yet interesting, those "thought corruption" mechanics could easily be applied to narrative-based games. awesome

Qaterknan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:31am

This is a very nice looking prototype of a interesting game idea! I would like to see a post-compo version

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:46am

Very nice approach! I loved this "contamination" thing, even a not finished game I will vote it!

metalchouchen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:20am

Love the boids engine :) Very nice background art also !

cbstegeman says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Very interesting concept. I agree with everyone, you should give a thought as to how you might be able to expand it further outside of the jam.

TsN_RaMPaGE says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:29am

The mechanics and idea are awesome. Wish I could have seen the finished product. But still, good work!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:50am

This is a really interesting idea. I'm not sure I understand the mechanics here but this concept should be further developed. Also, the drawing suits the idea really well.

Rulrite says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:50am

An interesting idea; I'd definitely like to see it developed further. Your art style, as always, is wonderful!

ponk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:05am

Thanks for the <3
It actually gives me some motivation to finish it !

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:44am

Fun. An impressive physics. It's not a game, but I like this concept. Thank you ++

Dianouille says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Playing with the boids engine is fun. And I like the concept. Too bad that you can't finish this ;( . And the art is great.

peterkirk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:36pm

A good concept that was well executed even in an unfinished state.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Interesting take on the theme.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Good prototype! Loved the background image and the theme, and the mechanic is well executed. Physics is top notch. What is phenomenal is the fact that it's one of the most memorables entries I've played so far and that, without any sound, story or objective... I'm impressed. Great entry overall !

Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:35pm

I liked the idea of "spreading darkness into peoples minds"!
Too bad you did not finished it. Curious to see what you will make of it. I saw that you updated it, I will keep an eye on you!

Cheers

CreamyBacon1 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:36pm

Not going to lie I thought for a second that the white ones were white blood cells and you were a virus. Anyway it plays well and the concept is there, but I would have liked something more to do. But That's just me. Good job!

RoundFork says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:41pm

It was fun to move around! Can't wait to play one of your finished games :)

Newah says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:39am

Very interesting concept! I liked it.

Pierrec says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:34am

Nice mechanics. Too bad you had no time to finish it

mathijs750 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:02am

Currently the game is a bit on the boring side. The underling concept really makes this. Keep at it, the post jam version is already a lot more fun. Would steal letters again

dunin says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:22pm

ood start for an interesting game.
Cool background.

6DownStudios says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:09am

Very original idea! The engine feels really smooth and satisfying, art works too; style juxtaposition of the boids with the background art works too, really brings out the character of the people (and animals) without distracting from the engine. Quite glad you submitted this; wouldn't take much more to make it a complete game, and I really dig outside-the-box entries like this one.

Biruts says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:41pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

shawn42 says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:47pm

+1 for boids!

HThomson says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:13am

Interesting concept, shame you didn't get to finish it :(. Also, yay boids! Fellow boids fan here.

rodobodolfo says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:59pm

really cool idea, and smooth movement! too bad you couldnt finish it!

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