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

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Ludzilla! King of Game Jam Monsters!

A simple little game built for Ludum Dare 33.
Smash up the city with your monsterous fists of fury. You have only 90 seconds to cause as much destruction and mayhem as possible.


Hit Left: O / Z
Hit Right: P / X

Note: Slight font colour issue with the web build - check out the desktop versions for the best experience :)


Downloads and Links




AgentParsec says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:13am

I have to admit that the music was hilarious. Fit the mood of the game very well. ^^

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:13am

Neat graphics. The live video on the buildings was a nice touch. The music was good, but a little over bearing? It definitely set the mood :) The monster felt a little slow, and I think it'd have been more fun to smash things just a bit faster, or to include some sort of 'charging' mechanism.

mceier says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:14am

Unity web player doesn't work on Linux.

EwChap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:15am

Enjoyable Game. Love the music. Would love to have a few more attacks but still quite fun.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:19am

I loved the music, very funny and creative.

I also really liked the grainy effect (On the title and end cards), very old school monster movieish.

Great job!

Mattress says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:20am

I was not expecting to laugh at this! The music just makes it hilarious, and the gameplay is also pretty good and fun.

ENDESGA says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:34am

This is a great game! Love it :)

Sir Spiderlot says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:38am

Very nice! The A Capella music was a nice touch and fit the style of the game. I like the idea of being a Godzilla-like monster. Excellent work!

fuzzalicious says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:49am

This is the first idea I had for my game, you made it far better then I ever could. I would love faster gameplay though but I supposed huge monsters are slow.

QuexD says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:02am


Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:05am

Fun little game, and I LOVE the acappela version of the original Godzilla theme!

However, the gameplay feels a little shallow, and the camera should have been zoomed out further.

KodingNights says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:35pm

Fun song. A little slow paced gameplay.

Latency says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:30pm

LOVED the music, and the game was super cool, good job, just wish the hitboxes were a bit smaller as I constantly felt like I was far away from the buildings, and the camera adjusted back a bit or atleat to give a better view of what was going on.

Loved the game, good job

Joseaper says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:32pm

I got 85 on first go, love the soundtrack xD

refreshgames says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:41pm

Very well themed graphically and smashing buildings was a lot of fun, cool sounds effects and acapella music to boot, very in-keeping! Smashed up 38 buildings after I figured out that back / forward swing :P

nonetheless says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:56pm

Pretty impressive. The music is amazing :)

komilll says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Music was great. Also good game. ;)

Arnage says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:39pm

Great execution, but the basic gameplay let's it down a bit. Still worth playing just for the music and that goofy smile on the monster :)

Kaltic says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:53pm

I really liked the visuals but it was way too slow.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:08pm

It's worth of playing just for the music!

mantis says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:19pm


terop says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:34pm

animated 3d objects, destroying buildings, and you're the monster... pretty amazing...

MaesK says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Great music! Who needs technology for audio having a voice? :D Nice graphics and the animation of buildings breking. Good work.

uvwar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:19pm


Really cool graphics and music! I wish the controls were a little more...fluid? The clunkiness works with a giant monster but most of the time I felt like I was walking into things with my hands and then winding up to smash them, so I'm curious how much faster the game might be if I could flail the arms wildly.

markoburzan27 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:29pm


uheartbeast says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:03pm

The music was AMAZING!

Slandercakes says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Acapella soundtrack was hilarious. Love the model too - really funny looking in the game-over screen. Enjoyed playing it overall, smashing the buildings apart felt satisfying. Good job!

t4u says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:08pm

The music - You have really nice voice + really funny :)

Graphic - The main character should become a mascot for this edition of Ludumdare! Shame the main character doesn't move it's legs as you move. The building all looks alike and destroying them could be better. Floor would be nice as well.

Gameplay - Let's be honest could have been better. It comes to pressing w and mashing o and p as fast as you can.

What would I like to see is destorying a set up city (for example NY) and after I'm done watching what rumble my cute litte Ludzilla have done.

Overall: High on humor, theme and audio.

andyman404 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:01am

I love the music. Great game!

FrederickK says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:20am

It's so satisfying destroy the city! I loved!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:25pm

Man if only you had an actual game that I could play. This is no, nor will ever be a game

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:42pm

This has coppy writed matierials and pre-made art

adsilcott says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:55pm

The hilarious monster and that music put a big goofy smile on my face the whole time I was playing this. Loved it!!

ruthiepee says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:42pm

It's surprisingly satisfying to knock the buildings down, haha. The controls were confusing to me at first but I knocked down 60 buildings! The shaders were really cool, and the model of the monster too. The texture is a really nice touch.

jmschrack says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:39am

Very fun. Loved the audio as the timer went down

liquidmedia says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:16am

GG nice art work, and good audio

01101101 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:36am

Overall, great fun, the music is hilarious and the screens on top of certain building where you can see yourself are a nice touch!
It does feel a bit slow though, I think it would feel much more satisfying to be able to smash buildings faster ;)
Nice work anyway!

MintArcade says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:27pm

Very cool and fun game. Architectors, who build buildings that close to each other, are real monsters and they deserved Ludzilla. Music is FaNtAsTiC

Vladik Plays says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:35pm

WOW!!! Nice game. The audio is funny too! I managed to destroy 55 buildings. Cool.

lycanpoet says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:20pm

The game itself was pretty cool. Camera could do with being moved up a little to give a little more visibility. Nice work.

Multiplexor says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:54pm

Nice compo entry! Music is awesome!

Maybe faster animations would have felt better, other than that, nicely done! :)

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:35pm

HAHA Love the music. Well executed concept, really good job !

P.T.A says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:59pm

realy like this game, the graphics, and the a capella song was a very very simple and fun experience, also the monster remind me of the powerpuff girls monster love it =D

Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:25pm

Fun game! Really want to know your implementation of the building destruction.

TFR says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:34pm

Very fun! I could play it for hours! Congratulations!

goodbadokay says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:02pm

That's sounds nice, and funny main "hero". Maybe this game needs some enemy.

HayManMarc says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:36pm

More camera angles and zoom please! Funny, weird little game.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:01pm

Great way to do music! Never thought of that. The monster is pretty hilarious-looking too.

mungoman1 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:04pm

Really fun, I got 76 buildings. The music was amazing. lol

voidstar33 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:22pm

Nice. The helicopter view of the monster destruction on the buildings is cool.

voidstar33 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:24pm

Nice. The helicopter view of the monster destruction on the buildings is cool. The monster movement should have been faster. I can see it was deliberate, but dont know.

miwuc says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:38pm

I love the music and title screen. I found the gameplay a bit sluggish. It could be very satisfying if it was faster.
Nice job overall!

TiByte says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:37pm

What an awesome Soundtrack :D and the game is also very nice. But sadly there is no "Play again" button.

Romaing says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:37pm

The music made just with voices is a good idea, but the main mechanic lacks of precision a little bit..

Ryusui says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:26pm

Loved the music, and the little (giant?) monitors on some of the buildings showing my rampage in progress.

Only two gripes: the ground should have some detail (feels like the monster and all these buildings are just floating in space), and I wish my monster punched faster. XD

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:52pm

For those who don't know, ThomeTheMagician is just commenting a negative comment because he created a copied game that broke several compo rules, and he is copying negative reviews by other users on his game to theirs. This game is legit, while his isn't.

hgcummings says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:12pm

The music is brilliant. Graphics and overall mood are really good too. The monster's attack motion felt a little bit slow and unnatural, which slightly got in the way of it being a fun rampage.

walaber says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:29am

welp, the destruction is just wonderful :)

foxor says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:05pm

Animations are super problematic for any game where characters are in physical contact with each other or static geometry, and this game is no exception.

It's too slow, but I expect if you sped it up, it would just become more obvious that the claw/building interaction is a bit broken.

AlexSet says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:23pm

Great Job! Funny as hell :)

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:48pm

I destroyed 79 buildings! WOOO! The televisions showing your destruction of the city were a really nice touch.

amras0000 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:06pm

The shatter effects were phenomenal, the music was amusing.
The gameplay was very quickly reduced to "hold w and mash O and P" which wasn't too amusing. It would have been really nice to be able to see what's in front of me, or to zoom out and see the destruction I'd made.

vikpek says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:39pm

The music is so awesome. Game is fun. I like the destructible meshes - or however it's implemented :)

crucknuk says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:21pm

The music is fun, maybe the animation is a little bit slow. but nice job! I liked it!

valid4life says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:53pm

That music was quite a gem!

Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:01pm

Cool little game! I included it in part 14 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

tMalicet says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:30pm

I love this game. The mood is great and the soundtrack is terrific!

The only issue I can think of is the camera: it would have been better with a first-person camera. Or maybe just a different angle.

Interface says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:16pm

Great entry. I hate to repeat other comments, but the music sets a great mood, well done.

Sep 10, 2015 @ 5:12pm

Unexpectedly funny! A nice fun romp.

bombjack says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:39pm

The music is very fun :))

DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 12:43am

Silly games like these are the reason I look forward to LD rating every time xP

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