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

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Forgotten Cavern

by Thepattybeast - Jam Entry

For help see the help menu or res/help.txt
also right click to delete a tower and left click on the top bar of the tower selection to swap it to the other side. (forgot to add that to the help)
This game requires java 8

You are a monster trying to stop himself from eating a village using towers see the intro for more info

Late Description update(sorry i wrote the original right before running out the door to not be late)
Even though this is a jam i worked alone (was supposed to work with another guy to do sound but he never responded)

Sorry for the lack of content however you can add your own content easily by following this guide http://pastebin.com/KPGihtQS if you make anything i would love to see it.

Libraries:
LWJGL: http://www.lwjgl.org/
CORE Engine: https://bitbucket.org/Thepattybeast/core-java-game-engine/

Troubleshooting:
run java -jar "Forgotten Cavern - LD33.jar" to get console output (Shift+rightclick->"open command window here" to open console)

"unsupported major.minor version 52.0" means your java is outdated(see above)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#520Innovation(Jam)3.00
#659Audio(Jam)2.12
#766Fun(Jam)2.72
#771Overall(Jam)2.95
#795Humor(Jam)2.25
#856Mood(Jam)2.65
#985Graphics(Jam)2.16
#1027Theme(Jam)2.42
#1842Coolness33%

Comments

DaanVanYperen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Like the story, not certain how I can actually defeat the monster, he takes down my towers easy!

Thepattybeast says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:26am

@DaanVanYperen The attraction system is key you must use it to maximize the time the monster is in range of a tower.

adsilcott says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:13am

At first I thought this was a really impossible tower defense game, but once I figured it out it was really fun, and i was sad to run out of levels. Very innovative, I'd love to see the concept expanded!

Thepattybeast says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:37pm

@adsilcott Yeah i really wanted to make more content however real life got in the way

You can make your own levels though

kles4enko says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:45pm

Looks like it needs more balance. The monster is so damagable)
Own java engine - Great!

dollarone says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:15am

Cool idea. Some of the levels took me several tries, I like how you have to experiment with the towers to get it right. But who is the monster? ;)

Thepattybeast says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:47am

@dollarone you are its explained in the intro text however that is pretty much the only way the theme is done.

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 8:51am

nice

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