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

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by ilikescifi - Jam Entry


- Use your MOUSE to shovel (draw) floors for your Monstaaar!
- Find your way to the yummy, tasty mushroom in each stage!
- But be careful! There is (of course) a time limit!
- Click on the BUTTON "Monstaaaar run!" on the bottom of the screen to start the Monster!

Versions: Windows & Mac
(I could not test the Mac version - I really hope it works!)

Info: Some gfx & sfx are from an older project.

Happy Monstaaaaaaring!


Leading scientists say:

"Who is the worse monster...?
The monster...
Or the guy who draws levels so the monster can eat all yummy, yummy mushroom...?
Well of course it´s the guy... no... wait... it´s the monster...yes... the mosnter!"

Downloads and Links




HACKhalo2 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:32pm

Holy cow this was well done. it also works very well with WINE on linux

Roboboy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:32pm

Omg this was the cutest game ever! I wish there were more levels!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:33pm

It just opens up and says "File Error" on windows 7 64 bit.

WASDMagician says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:33pm

I really enjoyed this, the art is brilliant, the music fits really nicely, a little more variety in gameplay would have been nice but I guess that's what happens when you only have so much time.

I can't overstate how much I liked the audio and graphics.

SudoDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:33pm

Slightly hard to figure out how to make the monster walk,
(I ended up just spam clicking around him and that usually worked) might have just been a bug for me.

Great graphics, it's nice to play a game where the goal isn't about killing people when you're the monster :P

Flaid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:34pm

It took me a little bit to figure out how to play this game. I quickly figured out clicking the mouse did something, but I couldn't figure out how to move the monstaaaaar... until he ran off the cliff and got killed by an angry mob. 8/10, would jump off cliff again

IGN mocking aside, I liked the music and how the game flowed. The concept was pretty simple, but it worked out I wanted to know more about the monstaaaaar.... why did he like mushrooms so much? Did the angry mob just want to destroy him because he was eating their mushroom crop? Does he have a monstaaaaar wife? The possibilities are endless :)

goodolvic says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:35pm

Great work! Simple and easy to play, plus the 50s monster movie theme was well done.

ilikescifi says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:35pm

I am SOOOO tired right now :) I will try to make more levels for you guys soon. Sorry to hear that it crashes :( I´ll see what I can do. Have a good night everyone! z z z z z z

Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:35pm

This game is really creative :)

pixelgriffin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:36pm

I really liked this. I wish there were more levels! Great graphics, very interesting design and game play. Super unique. I only wish that there was a button to make the monster go before the timer ended.

disperse says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:37pm

Very cool, like Lemmings meets Canabalt. I liked the portal mechanic, definitely has promise.

shellyalon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Ah cool. Really cute =)

ReactorScram says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Worked fine in Arch Linux WINE. Didn't hear any audio, though.

I didn't realize at first that the monster would run automatically when the timer ran out.

Clurect says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:39pm

Really nice. Loved the portal cameo

Gil4 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Solid entry. Love the gameplay concept, only thing I'd work on a bit more is controls - sometimes the cursor just skips some tiles when you're drawing fast. Didn't reflect it in the scores of course, but, imo, a game with a time limit should respond good enough on high speeds. Everything else is really nice though, great job guys.

fdslk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:42pm

Nice idea and execution, loved every single aspect of it, yet the music. I would have gone for something less upbeat and more tropical.

Aaranos says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:43pm

A little too easy but I think if it were given more time for development it could be very cool. Audio and graphics are nice.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:17am

Really fun to play, quite hard for me but i love the monster animations :D

wy477wh173 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:20am

This game was a little short. The focus seemed to be more on the art than the overall mechanics and game play.

It was a solid game but would have loved it to be longer.

-Wyatt and Kelsie

collaboration says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:43am

Graphics is great! Gameplay is also really funny yet simple, nice job!

ilikescifi says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:25pm

Thx everyone here. I will be away for a couple of days now. But LD#33 was really, really fun! @pixelgriffin: Click on the BUTTON "Monstaaaar run!" on the bottom of the screen to start the Monster!

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

Well done! Nice art

Phil Strahl says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:57pm

Very interesting concept, a little bit of Kirby and Pipe Mania. Loved the music and gameplay once I got the hang of it. You should keep working on it, I want MOOOOAAAR levels!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:27pm

Norton hates this and won't let me play, sorry.

Drunkteam says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:32pm

Reminds me a bit of my own game in concept, but I love your execution. Plus, it runs really well :-)

Galan says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Love the premise, and like everyone else I find the art and music perfect. I wish you'd had time for some more elaborate puzzles to keep me going.

monetai says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Awesome, if only there were more levels

Nikteddy92 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:38pm

Hey this game is great!
I love the pixel art you made!
And the gameplay easy and enjoayble! Well done! ;D

Strike says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Nice graphics, cool music and good concept. I wish there were more levels but I am also wondering how the game mechanics can offer some challenge and variety. A good game with lot of potential.

ziege says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:50pm

This has big potential. And great art.

Gatobot14 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:03pm

good game , expecting post jam version with more levels

dancingmad says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:10pm

Nice game! My only regret is that it was too short... I really liked the art style.

Vladirien says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:31pm

Ace Attorney meets 2d fighting. Well done!

Rothens says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:39pm

I really loved the concept, I'd like to see more levels :P And I'd take off the controls from the cursor keys, that's a bit misleading. :) It took me a while to realize that I should wait for the timer.

Ithildin says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Very nice! I really liked the concept or defining the path for the monster, plus the graphics and music and the humorous touches.

Great job! :)

lemer says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Too short, but fun gameplay and graphic.

SelfTitled says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:27pm

Love the pixel art, shame there wern't more levels

HappyHour says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:30pm

I love the sprites and the monster design. He looks so frantic!

ilikescifi says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 8:53am

Hey everyone! Thx so far for your comments & input! When the judgeing time is over i will try to create MOAAAAR levels for you. (Now it would distort the LudumDare thought, so I will wait one more week)

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