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

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Autobahn Monster

by Indyo - Compo Entry

My crappy 48h game made with typescript and Phaser in order to allow comfortable playing inside the browser.

You play a frustrated business man driving home.
Braking too much shooting too much lasers or crashing into cars makes him go mad so you better take care.
The more his rage level increases the more he turns into a furious monster until he finally blows up.

The goal is to finish the level and keep the driver calm by not crashing and breaking too much.

Controls (also explained on the external site):
'left' / 'right' - Switch lane.
'down' - Break. Adds rage.
'space' - Shoot lasers to destroy the super small toy-like cars. Adds rage.
'enter' - Restart level.

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:27am

The graphics are a little bland, and it doesn't really bring anything new to the table. IT also doesn't really connect to the theme. However, I did play it for a while, because it was pretty fun, despite that :)

TLansdale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:28pm

Fun little game!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:34pm

I played to the end (I think? Looped back to the start), it was quite fun! I actually felt the visual style, though simple worked well.

Took me a while to figure out which cars I could destroy and that I had to dodge the other. Kind wish I could just blow them all up. I feel your pain, Joe.

psychonull says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:43am

Fun game. I really like the audio! Good Job!

Gil4 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:16pm

Nice idea, rage meter makes you think instead of spamming lasers like most of the similar genre games would expect you to. Would play more if there were more levels, you could develop the idea further imo. Good job.

Mythalore says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:52pm

Fairly fun with a nice gameplay loop and level structure, the plot is pretty clunky though.

congusbongus says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:55pm

There's some nice ideas here, I think the execution can be improved.

bradur says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:48pm

I managed to finish the game. The look on Joe's face when he got angry was awesome! The game was a little short, but it was easy to learn. Well done!

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:52am

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.

Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:28am

It didn't feel very thematic, but it was very funny. I liked all the humor.

barigorokarl says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 9:08am

Hehe, I'm usually on the opposite end of this. So it's VERY pleasing and a little bit scary how good this feels.
The game feels very polished. Nice!

Larzan says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Nice, great mood, fits perfectly, felt like a real autobahn monster, haha!
Well done!

hexagore says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 11:49am

I liked the way shooting had a cost, gave this a bit of a twist I thought.

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