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

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Baby Cakes

by PeteGrammarman - Jam Entry

You are Rocket, a rotten kid who likes one thing more than being mean: Throwing kids into their own birthday cakes. Which I guess counts as being mean...

Learn whose birthday it is and cake that little dweeb!

Arrows to move
X to pick up and throw
C to talk

Downloads and Links




jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:08am

That music thought :P Really makes you want to trow them in the cake xD

Dastina says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:13am

I love the artstyle and colorscheme used, and animations are fluent and great. However, I don't understand which kid I am suppose to throw in at all, and after the level being reset many times, I sadly gave up... But I love the theme and humor! Great game!

djfariel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:51am

Great idea. The only issue that I had with it was that there were no evident clues as to who I was supposed to dunk into the cake. Good job!

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:52am

I haven't played a guess who style game before. Enjoyed every second of it.

Simonaiso says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:11am

Great idea! The mood is great, due to the psychotic music. It's fun to throw little kids in cakes too. I wonder if you are the real monster in the game... look at that mother when you grab a child!

Wefiends says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:59pm

Really enjoyed this on our stream. Great concept full of humor, and I really like the art style.

glerikud says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:12am

Does the level has to restart every time you throw a kid into the cake? Or am I doing something wrong? :) Nevertheless it's a good idea for this theme.

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:13am

Hahaha good music! Nice game, good job.

Sparrow says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:44am

Haha! Well polished and a lot of fun. The real monsters were the ones that tried to protect the kids from me of course. XD

randoman says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:44pm

A very original take on the theme. Nice art and fitting music!

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:17am

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.

Brightstar says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 7:14am

Great graphics great sound. I wanna be a caker.

Pickens Inc. says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 9:18am

Humourous yet quite innocent, I liked it! Challenge could be ramped up a tad, like maybe a Dad is always trying to find you, really slowly, or something.

Overall, solid!

Dikkop says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 9:40am

Fun game! The angry mom was hilarious

Sep 6, 2015 @ 12:16pm

The art style is great, it's a little quick and it is difficult to work out who I am supposed to throw into the cake. It's a funny idea though and pretty polished.

Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:20pm

Wish I knew who to throw, but cool game! I included it in part 19 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:54pm

you're really a monter in this game - but the best part is the monsters moms, hahaha! Nice colors! but i didn't understand what to do on the third level. The music that plays when you do your objective is kind...scary? Overall great game!

Jelinib says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:31pm

Won all the levels on the first try. Went and purposely threw a wrong kid into the cake afterwards to make sure it was possible to lose--and it was! Well done on providing such helpful clues, while also making the player have to really observe closely to win.

Sometimes the target had fairly obvious dialog that indicated it was their birthday. Depending on people's luck, they might not even have to familiarize themselves with the concept of paying attention to physical features before reaching the last level.

Really unique concept, cute art, and angry moms are absolutely terrifying, haha! Really well done!

xvw says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:37am

Nice funny game !
I love the music !
Polished and fun !

Tanton-H2X says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:40pm

This game is sooo cute!~I love it~
he is really a little rascal~
the design is very good that i should to search for clues about who is target~~
the artstyle also dreamlike~ so fitting with the bgm~
so interesting , well done XD

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