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

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The Halls of Oszmot

by unpronounceable - Compo Entry

You play as a nameless monster invading the mead halls of the kingdom of Oszmot. Kill brave warriors and use their bodies to bludgeon others to death. Shove people into a fire and watch them burn. Eat the fallen and horrify your opponents.

A simple strategy game inspired by the story of Beowulf. The goal is to see how many nights you can survive, with each night getting progressively harder.

All valid inputs are shown in the lower left corner while you're playing.

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Ratings

Coolness60%
#243Theme3.73
#308Fun3.25
#375Overall3.23
#414Humor2.83
#416Innovation3.07
#425Audio2.81
#625Mood2.73
#632Graphics2.77

Comments

ireal says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:34am

I thought this was a really fun little game, I especially liked the 'game over' text :D

Somfin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:41pm

Needs a bit more care with its input system- there's no way to pick up a chair you're on top of, for example. Graphics could use a bit more work too- the characters and world don't really mesh.

AzureAspect says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:52pm

Nom nom corpse and everyone's shaking in fear, well not everyone
Quite funnily i shoved warrior in to the fire and the next thing i know is "fire missed warrior!" (huh?)

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:18pm

Interesting concept, nice gameplay and graphic. You can make very interesting game if you will work on it.

glerikud says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:17pm

Honestly I thought this is going to be... not very good, when I 1st saw it, but damn I had a good time. I don't know maybe I just haven't seen an rpg yet during this LD, but I loved this. Throwing stuff at the enemies is clever, horrifying them too. It's nice and strategic. One of my favourites so far. Grats!

NineBears says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:22am

I'm amazed at how many cool mechanics you were able to shove into this little game, a really great turn based strategy brawler.

KaiseanGames says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:32pm

It has a lot of room for improvements. One being - I can't walk over dead guys. Why can't I walk over the dead guy? :)

Flix says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:25pm

those random generate level are awsome. this is a fun game great job!

Teesquared says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:51am

There are a lot of strategy elements here. Fun game and nice engine too.

Patomkin says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 3:27pm

This was fantastic. Running around, throwing all the chairs and then eating guys. Awesome game :)

Nurbs says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 2:47am

Nice little game, I had a lot of fun playing it, Those Ulfhednar's are a real threat. Throwing things might be a bit overpowered, or physical attacks might be a bit underpowered because I almost always used a throw.

ChaosCult says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Well-made game, a list of available action is a very good interface decision for a such a game. It wasn't VERY much fun, because of its somewhat limited nature, but I still enjoyed it.

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