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

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Kill all the humans - Multiplayer!

by thedeadlybutter - Compo Entry

You're a monster that's been dumped into Camp Grim, you must kill all the humans. Did I mention you're not the only monster? It's multiplayer, so you better kill 'em first! (but don't let that discourage you from inviting your friends!)

Instructions to play are on the page, enjoy and leave me feedback! I spent too much time developing all of the code from the ground up (Camera, animations, server, networking, etc) instead of building the actual game. I learned a lot, but would love to make more out of this in the future.

If for any reason the server is down, tweet me @thedeadlybutter and I'll bring it back up!

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:26am

I think that if I had to levy one major complaint against this game, it's that the movement feels extremely inconvenient.
I find that I have to hammer the movement keys to actually get anywhere, which is made even worse by the fact that each individual press contributes very little to my progress.
If that were to be fixed, I can see this being a neat little multiplayer game. The idea of racing to find and kill a human before other LD participants can is pretty whimsical and neat, but the execution needs to be tightened up before that idea can really come to life.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:24am

Completely agree, the games execution could use a ton of work. The button down should work however, if you have to repeatedly tap the key than thats a bug :/

NikB says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Here holding the key down works, I'm assuming that it dispatches keyboard events on the rate set by the system.
Attempting to move to the top edge of map caused the screen to fill with bushes while a "indexsizeerror" has popped up in the javascript console.

DarkwindMedia says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 12:51pm

The movement, as others have mentioned, made the game tough. Excellent effort with the multiplayer aspect though!

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