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

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(Idle?) Monster

by KayZ - Compo Entry

It's the advent of incremental, idle and clicker games. The player clicks a few times, buys some upgrades and the game just progresses over time, even while he is offline.

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You are the monster in an idle game and you get the chance to fight back!

Evade his clicks, infect his auto clicker scripts, steal his gold and destroy his progress!

Raise his frustration until he doesn't want to play anymore and gives up!

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Ratings

Coolness57%
#94Innovation3.71
#95Theme4.00
#130Humor3.52
#167Fun3.50
#209Overall3.48
#500Mood2.95
#894Graphics1.92

Comments

greysphere says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:47am

I love clicker games. Playing one from the 'other side' is such a cleaver idea, I love it!

ianh says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:51am

Clever take on the theme, and a fun game too!

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:58pm

Nice little clicker/turn based game.

deathray says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:27am

This is great! You and I thought of the same idea, but I really love how you implemented it.

runvs says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:21am

Very nice Game! Great concept and well implemented. Especially with the fact that you don't use any graphics at all.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Pretty neat game!!

UltraRat says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:56am

Cool twist. I feel like just another fake cursor over the "player" buttons would do a lot to make it more immediately obvious which side you don't control.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:44pm

Very fun game, if one enjoys clicker-style games. I like the thought of being on the other side of one, neat idea.

wijnen says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:00pm

I really dislike this type of game normally, but I enjoyed this one. Nice work!

Quetzakol says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:02am

Very good idea ! The interface could be better (it's too basic).

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:02pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

kalinova says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:30pm

A scathing critique of clicking games... that is played by clicking! The strategies required to complete the game are deeper than I'd imagined going in: beating the clickers takes some planning and careful management of resources and time. My only real criticism is the lack of graphics (I'd love to be able to see the frustrated and raging faces of the players, for example) and the fact that the pop-up powerup doesn't seem to do anything (although I may be wrong and just didn't notice it: again, some graphics showing the "enemy's" screen and their cursor position could be useful).

TestSubject06 says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:28pm

This was fantastic. I'm glad I played this game to completion. Now it's time to do something important. Like go to the gym.

Aaranos says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:24pm

Interesting game, if not ironic that the monster turns into a clicker too.

BluShine says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:27pm

Good take on the theme. A little bit of graphics would definitely make it more exciting, but as a parody of idle games it makes sense to have no graphics.

Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:42pm

A cool and amusing use of the theme!

iapc says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Why even participate in graphics?

Sep 2, 2015 @ 5:00am

Really interesting to play the other side of the game. I like how you sort of need to rely on your enemy to get you upgrades.

shawn42 says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Dang it, you tricked me into playing an idle game.. but hey, at least I'm not the monster... a lot of depth, nice entry

philomory says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 8:11am

Hilarious :-p

Obviously, not any more gameplay than the genre it's parodying, but, very funny. Played it all the way through.

Xanjos says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Pretty amusing take on the theme although I find it ironic that you're playing an idle clicker game where you're trying to defeat an idle clicker.

Anti says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 7:43pm

An addicting clicker game. Nice take on the theme. Good work!

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