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

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Gascreep's Fortune

by ZzCalvinzZ - Jam Entry

Use the arrow key to move around and hold spacebar to hide behind objects. Press spacebar to pick baby up and use door. Objective: Escape with the baby and don't get caught! Make sure to have your volume turned up!

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Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:05am

I love the music and sfx, but I couldn't get anywhere. Nothing I tried seemed to make any difference and I was caught (a dozen or more times) within a few seconds.

iossif says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:45pm

music and sounds are really nice. i also enjoyed the hiding mechanic.

ezombort says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:21pm

Cool gfx and nice with audio. A bit difficult to understand what to do. Got caught all the time :)

Orni says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:24pm

fun game - maybe the best sound/music i've stumbled upon so far

well done :D

Jajo says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:27pm

I couldn't win but, other than that, it was quite well made.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Very cool! A game of hide n' seek.

Vaida says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:49pm

It was very interesting to be able to hear the footsteps but not know exactly when the parents would come; yet, it made playing the game a bit hard. Also, for some reasons the pixels are all fuzzy! I liked the use of realistic sound effects and the design of the monster :p

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

Awesome game! Like the others I couldn't seem to beat the first level, but every time I got caught it scared me to death. The music is some of the best I've seen so far!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Great atmosphere. Baby stealing simulator 2015!

snooze82 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Nice BBQ :)

Valicitor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Damn, took me a few tries to work out how to grab the baby and escape in time. Very nice

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:19pm

Nice audio, but couldn't find any way to win

cxsquared says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:37pm

The music and graphics were really good. I really like the idea of the footsteps being the signal for when to hide. It was a bit hard but I enjoyed it.

tMalicet says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:42pm

Really nice and scary! I love the mood.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Love the music and the SFX. Great interpretation of the theme! Good work

NightShadow0 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:01pm

Cute idea! I had trouble figuring out when exactly the mother got to the room, but i managed to finish it eventually.

Stechas says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:05pm

Quite a challenge to successfully kidnap the baby but I have made it at last :) It would be great, if there were another levels where you kidnap more babies and enjoy the atmosphere even more

Chadivision says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:48am

This game has a very cool mood to it. I especially like the music. The hiding is also fun

I had to play a few times to notice the connection between the footsteps and being caught. After I did, it seemed obvious, but the first couple times playing it I was experimenting with hiding so I didn't really pay attention to the sound effects.

Very nice job.

vividhelix says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:43am

i keep getting caught before i can reach the book. music is very fitting to the theme!

boardtobits says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:01pm

Would have been nice if there was a visual cue for when the parents were coming/passing by/in the room? I heard the footsteps but couldn't tell if it was them coming, going, etc. I liked the idea though. Stealth is always fun. And baby-stealing is pretty monstrous.

BaseCase says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:09pm

Very challenging! It took me a little while to figure out how not to get caught.

Saf says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:56pm

Nabbed that little devil! Got caught a number of times in the process. Fun game overall. Has a lot of potential.

jordinuco says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:19pm

I caught him at last!
Simple, but moodish. Great music and great end

BeardoGames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:50pm

I don't seem to have any ability to beat this game, haha! But I keep trying because the art and audio are quite nice and fitting to the theme. Nice job!

jgthespy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:49pm

Really hard!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:24pm

The music really makes this.

Brelx says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:14am

Took me a couples tries to win, but I got it. The audio is really nice, and I liked the animation through the window, but the game is really short. You should add some more levels to it.

disperse says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:35pm

Great audio design. I thought the game was unfair until I put headphones on and turned the sound up. It would be nice if you could move diagonally, it was a bit jarring to stop moving when holding two arrow keys at once.

danidre14 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:00pm

I was caught lots of times before I got the hang of it, and understood that the stepping noises was the parent. A time I finally grabbed the baby by walking on the wall (ftw) and hit behind the book, I got found. Then the last moment I went strait to the door and some one was coming, but I didn't win. In my panic I pressed space, and won. In the end, it seemed short, but nice entry any way. By the Collin bros. I guess?

crucknuk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:45pm

Nice music

NoWandStudios says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:49am

The concept reminds me "Kobol ate my baby" roleplaying game xD. Good job!

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:04pm

Pixel art was nice.

PurpleApes says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:29pm

Truly a Monster!!

miwuc says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:48pm

The mood is really well done! It's really where this game stands out. The gameplay is a bit too simple. I wish the level was bigger, and you could hear different sounds of the parents coming and going (right now it's always the same sound, that means you get caught). Too bad the graphics are blurry, they're pretty neat otherwise.

bombjack says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 10:46am

original game idea very reminiscent children monster story.

superfreak says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 11:29am

Simplistic art which captures a suprisingly big mood. Great job.

peterthehe says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 10:49am

Nice music. There could be more hiding spaces.

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