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

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The Little Monsta

by Catmoo - Compo Entry

This little guy only wants to get bigger, can't you help him out?

Controls are in the game but for reference W, A, S, D or the Arrow keys will control the little monster, and that's all you need to know really.

Other than that he cannot eat anything that's bigger than himself.

The game was made in Game Maker with Photoshop and my voice along with Bfxr.

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donaldm says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:32am

This game has a lot of potential! I really did not like the audio (it seemed to loop itself and it made me want to turn off my speakers).

The mechanics were fun, although I got stuck under the game boy and had to restart the game once.

I wasn't sure why it ended so soon. I was hoping to be able to devour the entire level :(.

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:35am

Fun Katamari style game, but it is too short.

cgriff says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:35am

Cool little game, the monster character is great. And love the fact that there is a collection! That's a brilliant feature!

DesignerNap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:01am

Really enjoyed this! I loved collecting the different evolution forms! although I couldn't get the one with the horns... tried a few times. Collected everything but though! Great work

Paul Sinnett says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:40pm

This is a nicely packaged game. I like the art style and the collection page offers a nice hook for re-playability. It's definitely a good fit for the theme.

echokain says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:36pm

The monster is soooo cute! Loved the idea, was really fun, well done :)

Sep 12, 2015 @ 9:34pm

Super cute! It's a shame that it was only implemented to one evolution stage. I loved eating gameboys, dell laptops and watermelons though :D

Though I could never get my monster to evolve to anything except for the gold chained chav monster??

The camera was a little jarring when you increased in size.

schnerble says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 6:02pm

Cool - I like the style! I kept playing a few times to try to collect everything, but I couldn't work out how to collect the other monsters. (I wondered if you turn into a different monster depending on what you eat? I don't know)

Darkflint says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 6:26pm

Nice game, but couldnt finish the collection. Seems like other evolutions are missing?

sorlok says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:53am

Neat concept; I had trouble with the view jumping around a lot (and the level up audio hurt a bit), but the game was fun to play and progressed well. Good job.

Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:32pm

Nice work, keep it up this could be great

DalaiLlama says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:04pm

I loved the game! It's really cute <3
Also, mad katamari vibes there. How can you not love anything that plays/looks anything like katamari?

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Nice game!

PixlWalkr says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:19pm

Cool game, nice graphics for a compo. goob job!

jsmars says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Nice work :)

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