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

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Devil Drinker

by Ted Brown - Compo Entry

DEVIL DRINKER is a "sticky ball" platformer where you maneuver a squishy devil soul up a fabled tower, using the tears of penitents to get you higher, faster (it's all explained in the story, I swear!) :D

Controls are straightforward:
- Mouse aims
- Hold Spacebar or Left Mouse Button to charge a jump
- If you touch a Penitent's Tear, you will get a boosted jump. Be sure to aim while time is slowed down!
- GIANT TEARS come from people who did REALLY BAD THINGS. Mouse over them to see what they did!
- If you run into a wall, you will stick for a second before falling off. Use this time to start a new jump and climb higher.

Created in Unity, using Photoshop for graphics and Figure for music.

The game was inspired by Jose Luis Borge's short story Á Bao A Qu

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#31Mood4.00
#182Audio3.35
#216Graphics3.60
#277Innovation3.30
#493Overall3.10
#614Theme3.15
#700Fun2.68
#2355Coolness0%

Comments

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:07am

No download link?

BtheDestroyer says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:11am

Gotta add a download link, bro

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:20am

It looks like much time has been spent on the artwork. I was really looking forward to trying this out.

TheZiggy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:25am

You might need a download link. Just a suggestion :P

cerity says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:41am

Really excited to try this game out, gimme that download!

Ted Brown says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:43am

Sorry everyone! I forgot to add "http://" to the front of my links. :(

Lissar says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:46am

I really enjoyed the mood here! Suitably creepy.

tanjent says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Looks outstanding and very polished/expensive. I have really hard time with the controls and the camera is a bit too unstable for my liking. I think this could be a really great game if the camera moved less frantically and if the difficulty level was a bit easier in the beginning.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Creepy, but quite glitchy. Looks great, but hard to play.

Lady Beardo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:03am

Very high concept! Tricky to get the hand of too. Great!

BeardoGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Love the control scheme, and dark feel is really great! There's a good amount of strategy involved in getting from point A to point B. Fantastic work as always, my good sir!

handkor says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 7:57pm

Very interesting concept.

Ninja Garage says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:19am

Interesting, good mood, hard game!

Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:22pm

Very creative idea for your game. I like the how the music adds a lot to setting the mood. Excellent job on your game!

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