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

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Storm the Castle pt2

by vanZeben - Compo Entry

You like fire? Me too...

Let's see how many heads you can set ablaze with that torch!

Finish a level by burning some idiots, advance once you've burned enough of them to the ground!

Wasn't really into the theme, had competed in "You are the villain" back in ld25 for my first LD (, so it was funny to see the progress from then until now and I gave it a bit of homage... Spent the majority of the time playing around with the atmosphere of the game since I didnt want to go with the themes everyone was bound to use.

WASD/Arrow keys to move, space to smack a bitch with your torch!

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EstrelSteel says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:18am

It was fun watching you stream and make this game.

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

I liked your game, controls where a bit hard to get used to, but it was ok. Nice game!

Sina says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:39pm

I was really confused what was hitting me(was it the head of the people I sat on fire setting me back in fire?) it looked really good though.

terop says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:42pm

nice weather effects...

FlashMonkey says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:42pm

I like the sprites and all animation's but the gamplay is a bit too simple.

JackDegree says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:46pm

This is messed-up in a good, let's go hardcore on the theme kind of way. Great graphics too, really! And weirdly fun?

tMalicet says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:01pm

I really like the graphics and mood. For me the idea is right onto the theme.
However, it's a bit hard to not get hurt and the white flash quickly becomes an eyesore.

humbleness says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:10pm

The graphics are really great, better then anything I could do :P

I like this a lot

pavel_insight says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:13pm

I like this pixel art. :)

euske says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:24pm

Somehow igniting people around made me smile.

mde says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:48pm

I like your simplistic game mechanics, as well as your artstyle, altough sometimes the weather effects got too much. All in all very nice game.

TheMorfeus says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Cool game. And thanks for raiding my stream! :D

Linus123xbb says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:25pm

The graphics and the special effects were awesome. I like the scoreboard aswell! :)

ArchBang says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:06pm

Looks great and it's well polished but the gameplay isn't fun. Also my screen flickers white now and then, not sure if this is an intentional lightning effect but it was quite disorientating. Wonderful look and feel though.

EstrelSteel says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:58am


rnlf says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:58am

Fun idea and cool graphics and sounds! The game got a bit laggy after a whilel (Firefox 39).

Made it only to wave 5 after several tries :-(

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