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

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by cardboard - Jam Entry


You are a CRT TV, commonly referred to using words such as "monster", "monstrosity", "monstrous", and "big".

There was a lot planned that didn't end up making it into the game unfortunately..


== Controls ==
WASD -- Movement
Spacebar -- Jump
Spacebar->Spacebar -- Slam Attack
Q&E or Insert&PageDown -- Rotate Camera
Shift -- Walk


Created by cardboard and Jedi

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Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:59am

I was really confused to be honest, and the camera angles were very annoying. But the game worked :)

duskpn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:37am

Reminded me of Banjo Kazooie's transformations. I liked the VCR tapes with information!

NeanderG says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:06pm

The TV model is really cute, and the level design was interesting. I only had some collider and camera issues that made it really hard to play.

g_o says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:34am

Tht e tap talking was awesome! Nice ideas, pity it didn't go well. The camera was something I could deal with but the controls are just wierd - they're more suitable to joystick rather than keyboard.

ethteck says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:59am

I think this game would be a lot easier with shadows so you have a sense of where you are, depth-wise, when you're in the air. I also found it pretty easy to jump onto things I wasn't supposed to reach (the edge of the map). A good concept though!

El Cabaro says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:14am

I can tell you were definitely going somewhere with this idea, though it feels like I'm playing an early alpha of an N64 game or something. The 'unfinished' vibe incidentally really adds to the mood.

Lacaranian says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:29pm

Camera was messy, but jumping worked. Audio tapes were a little hard to hear over the music - could balance that. Plenty of content for a small jam!

KaiseanGames says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:37pm

I can definitely see why a TV can be a monster. That's why I don't own one. :)

Ixeno says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:17pm

Nice prototype and ideas! (:
Worth putting in more time!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:24am

Looks like a good start to a platformer, just, you know, not finished. Mouse control over the camera would be nice and the tapes were a bit hard to hear, but other than that, definitely a good a start.

kidando says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:44am

The camera angles were restricting, but the game was pretty simple and playable. Congrats on submitting you entry!

freaknarf says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:28am

That's a good start, but had some troubles with camera (weird keys !)and clipping...

MAnimal says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:58am

so now you know, if you want to make platformer, choice 2d

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