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

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Lumberjack Monster

by Matt Hartley - Compo Entry

Kill all the innocent trees
Use the arrow keys to move and X to attack
Make sure you pick up the flame thrower when it spawns
64bit only

I struggled to get the Mac version to run on other machines, sorry if it doesn't work for you.

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Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:17am

This game feels like it had potential, but the nigh undodgable tree attacks really hurt it.

Mimus says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:39am

It's fun, but not embody a monster ...

kewleus says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:52am

This could have been a lot more, but the trees were way to punishing.

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:57am

Not really a monster, but i liked the graphics.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:58am

I like it, some sweet forest feely music really woulda made it great though!

Arg410 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:08am

When tree first attacks you gave me a bigger jump scare than most horror games.... I was so confused when it said "they fight back"...... :D

namrog84 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:40am

tree attacks too powerful, could be better if i could still kill more (I managed to kill only 1 after they got angry)

vegapomme27 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:58am

I love the tree's comment so much ahahah !!

DarkCart says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:01pm

Nice 8-bit graphics, though it's a bit loose in terms of interpretation of the theme.

lubos says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:36pm

I find killing trees to be pretty monstrous myself.

ekajjake says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:07am

I can't dodge those damn leaves.

Nathan Walker says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Awesome Game. So fun after you get the flamethrower. Extra music and extra sounds would be great.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:23am

Loved the art and take on the theme. Good job for 48hours. Would love to see it fleshed out more. Good feedback from people above.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:20pm

Wow, that is super difficult! Love the little lumberjack art you've done :)

wilpel1234 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:54am

Cool graphics!

SoulGame says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:26pm

"I will leaf you!"... nice punchlines!

I've restarted a lot to get past that freakin' moment when they have Leaf Gatlings and you have nothing but a short axe... But then I got the flamethrower and I taught them a lesson...! I think I might have received the wrong message here xD

Seriously, the fact that the game is hard as hell, just make me (fervent lover of Nature IRL) want to kill those unfair trees, not feeling sorry for cutting them down. Just saying :)

Still, the game is quite fun and original.

glerikud says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:54am

Nice game, I specially loved the concept for the theme. I have only one problem: It's too easy to die.

Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:58am

The graphics are very cute.

reiknight says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:08am

Too difficult but a brilliant idea with future :P

HotBoxGames says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:35pm

nice effects and well presented overall :)
I WAS happy with myself at the end, they were coming right for me!

dmcfarline says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:38pm

The graphics and dialogue are great!

xvw says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:39am

Pretty minimalist style !
(And i love kill tree :P)

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