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

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Fishbowl

by Mase - Jam Entry

Get three fishbowls and maybe something will happen!

Controls:
Left & Right Arrows.
Hold Down to Cry.
X to Lick
C to Jump

Special Technique:
Ignite your tears by licking them.
Some blocks can be burned.

Tip:
Restore your health by holding "down" on glowing blood. It is dropped by the harmless innocents and television sets.

Hint:
If you perish, use the trampoline in your cave to quickly retry the level.

Also:
The flying enemies are weak against fire.
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Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness79%
#52Mood(Jam)4.07
#98Graphics(Jam)4.33
#168Audio(Jam)3.59
#202Innovation(Jam)3.45
#250Overall(Jam)3.55
#263Humor(Jam)3.31
#318Theme(Jam)3.71
#439Fun(Jam)3.17

Comments

goodolvic says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:39pm

I am the Monster.

Great work and dig the tears/flames mechanics. I wanted to burn down the world, I did.

terop2 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:43pm

nice fishbowl game.

conormn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:15pm

Absolutely wonderful, such great style!!! Thanks for making it.

Aske says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Really nailed the punk/trippy/trashy style Great Job !

Rulrite says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:41pm

I don't know what possessed you to make this game, but I'm glad you did - it's definitely an experience!

It took me a little while to get the hang of the controls and the mechanics, but it was fun and interesting to play once I did. I adore the art style, as well! The map screen in particular was great to look at.

Datamosh says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Super weird game, i love the mood.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:52pm

This was a disturbing acid trip in the shape of a game.
Great entry

kgabis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:28pm

I really like dithered graphics, best looking game in this jam I've seen so far. But gameplay is a bit too trippy and clunky...

Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:20am

Back to 90`s! I love the trip <3

crucknuk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:43am

Really nice experience and interesting graphics. Audio also sound pretty cool

Mach60KAS says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:47pm

I'm not sure how to feel about this - I liked the mechanics and I thought that the trippy art style was very interesting, but at the same time I thought most of the game was pretty tedious. The droning, dissonant soundtrack might have worked well in small bursts, but the second level was far too long to have the tortured Bikini Bottom thing going on throughout.

I guess that I feel strongly about this means you've succeeded, in a way? Maybe I just didn't really get it.

dancingmad says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:36pm

I don't what know what kind of drugs you took before making this game but it must be good :p

The atmosphere was very unique and I like the art a lot!

Greg says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:34am

Love this! Great style!

congusbongus says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:23pm

This one is very unique! I love the guitar-based sound effects, it's very trippy like an early-90s Nick cartoon.

CrownCity says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:05pm

I'm gonna play this game in a different mood the next time... Really trippy! but cool!

Skyfish says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:09pm

I love the art style.

bakpakin says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:14pm

That was so artsy. Probably the best unique art style I've seen around here. Amazing art and the gameplay was ok. The sound track was pretty flat, though. Not quite vibrant enough for the art. Grungy != toneless.

cbstegeman says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:33am

Man, your games are always so weird and cool.

napoleon says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:15pm

brilliant

carlmartus says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:13pm

Amazing!

Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:12am

Graphics in this are great, liked the overall trippy design and colour choices. Just wish the player movement was a bit smoother. The tear/lick was an interesting idea also.

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:09am

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.

Xanjos says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Definitely one of the strangest entries I've played. I love the surrealist art style you've used for the game.

hunttis says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Interesting idea, controls ok. It's very hard to jump from a platform that's going down, I always fell in the water.

What a strange graphics style and palette, reminded me of old CGA/EGA games :-O Nice work!

wooltech says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 12:36am

I have no idea what I just played, but I really liked it!

bukt says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 3:24am

Awesome! CGA! Most "innovated" game i saw at this LD :)

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