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

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Scare Them All!

by blurryroots - Jam Entry

You play a little monster, trying to scare people.
Points are based on how surprising the scare was.
After a person panics, they run towards the exit point.
If someone exits the level, you have only a limit amount of time to try and scare as many of the remaining people as possible.
Happy scaring ;)

Your monster has two actions:
growl - helps luring guards to where you can properly scare them (must be in hearing range to take effect)
roar - used to actually scare them

Gamepad recommended!

Tip:
Every person has a certain range for vision and hearing.
If you appear very sudden in front of someone, they get scared instantly and you get the maximum points ;)

Input:

Mouse:
move - w, a, s, d
growl - left click
roar - right click
rotate left and right - mouse x
zoom in and out - mouse scroll wheel
jump - space bar
run - shift

Gamepad (windows other platforms may vary):
move - left stick
camera - right stick
jump - a
growl - x
roar - b
run - rt

Credits:

Programming and game design:
Sven Freiberg

Sound effects:
smcameron - wumpus-roar (freesound.org)
thecluegeek - scared (freesound.org)
arrigd - zombie-roar-8 (freesound.org)
ecfike - uh (freesound.org)


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Updates:

2015/08/25: Removed web player for now due to lighting issues. Please use the native versions.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness56%
#510Innovation(Jam)3.03
#522Humor(Jam)2.79
#570Theme(Jam)3.40
#618Audio(Jam)2.45
#862Mood(Jam)2.64
#910Graphics(Jam)2.48
#910Fun(Jam)2.52
#935Overall(Jam)2.72

Comments

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:53am

Looks great, but I guess it's mostly due to builtin Unity shaders. The gameplay was good, however it's in need of a proper tutorial or readme for people to fully enjoy :)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:28am

very dark. its hard to see where your player is.

TeamOA says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:48am

It was ok... didn't really understand the goal though

MapleQuest says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:16am

I like the concept a lot. The execution feels a little rough, and right-clicking for me kept bringing up the popup menu. Otherwise quite fun.

Aevek says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:16am

Would really like to see more levels and expansions on these mechanics, but this is a fun proof-of-concept

vividhelix says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:18am

right click is not a great idea for the web player...liked the rawrrrr!

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:07pm

The concept is good. I liked it

blahgyn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:40pm

good game, but its very dark

jordinuco says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:45pm

I think this kind of game was better for the Compo, but the team is the team and time runs fast! Good overall work, although controls have given me a bit of headache

BlackQuiltro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:19am

Good game concept, I liked it. Fitted the theme well.
The mechanics needed more refining (played with mouse and keyboard and it was hard to control the camera well)
The audio was good and the graphics a bit too dark.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:47pm

The sound wouldnt work for me for whatever reason - I'm not quite sure why I didnt hear it, cool game though. I included it in part 9 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/L1fCW_I8xho

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