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

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by JaviCepa - Compo Entry

In the year 20XX, humanity has just recovered from a nuclear apocalypse. Everryone lives under a new sustainable economy model, with 100% clean renewable energy, no poverty or crime, and no corruption.

This is unnaceptable for the underground monster society, who feeds on chaos and human fear, so they have inbreed during a hundred generations to give birth to YOU, the ultimate-teenage-mutant-monster. It is your duty to destroy civilization for once and return mankind to the good old apocalypse age.

Bring the caos to Monstrocity!

Controls: arrow keys + space

Goal: crush humans to level up, reach level 10 to see the ending.

NOTE: This game features online multiplayer if you want to play with a friend. Sorry for the issues, it's hard to do online coding in 48h... :_D
You can also enjoy it single-player offline.

Downloads and Links




bwafflecone says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:09am

Haha love the cheerful music to go along with the destruction. Not entirely clear on what's causing me to level up/level back down though.

ladybenko says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:05pm

I didn't manage to get past level 7, but fun overall! I love the art style and the music

DavidErosa says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Haha, I love the style! Simple but amazingly effective graphics! Also, the resolution gave it a very original aspect.

I didn't really know how to level up, but I got to level 8.

Amazing game, thanks!

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:23pm

Art style very nice, loved the destruction, gameplay is great, good job.

Ozeotropo says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:00pm

For those having problems leveling up: crush walking humans to gain XP.

Thanks for the nice comments :)

gene-z says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:02pm

Very Nice game...

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:09pm

really, really nice game.
+ background changes on level up are nice

Yamzho says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:09pm

I love destroying buildings (when playing video games, of course). That one cheered me up ! :D

TooMuchPete says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:11pm

I loved the fluidity of the controls at lower levels -- it seems like there isn't enough space to operate at higher levels (or maybe I'm just not very good) so I took a lot of what seemed like unavoidable damage.

ajopart says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:11pm

GIANT !!! Loved this game.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Well it crashed at Behemoth haha.
I didn't get a multiplayer opponent but it was great!
The buildings in the background getting quaked is an awesome touch!

scriptorum says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:12pm

It took me 981 kills to doom mankind. I found leveling up from 5-10 was less interesting than 1-5. At that point you're so large, jumping didn't seem make much of a difference but I did it anyway because a jumping monster is cooling than a non-jumping one. Nice art and audio.

wicht says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Now i wanna be a Behemoth!

Demy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:13pm

I was waiting level "tarrasque" after the "behemoth" one ;)
Cool graphics and the whole game overall. And a moral thing too =)

VampyVampire says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:14pm

Seriously good job.

mickanio says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:18pm

Really great fire and explosion graphics! I couldn't get past level 7 : ( not enough humans for me to stomp. Maybe its because i destroyed all buildings?

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:39pm

It feels like a mayhem playground, there's not much of a game to it but i kinda got hypnotized by it for 20 minutes while jumping around and crushing stuff.

Quite fun!

Namide says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:24am

I like the graphics effects :)

Drunkteam says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:36am

I love the grapic effects! Very simple, but nice to the eye.
Only downside is, when I reached level 7, the monster started floating instead of walking (it didn't look like it should have happended, but I can't be shure, of coure) and it started going much slower. Plus, once I was going to reach lv10, the levels just startingscrolling automatically up to lv34! Thus, I didn't make it to see the ending :-(
Liked the game. Good job! :-)

guoboism says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:26am

Simple idea! Kill to grow. But I like it simple.
Vector art and music are nice, too!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:43am

Really gargantuan LD entry! ;) Thanks!
Graphic is great in its minimalism but the game shines in audio category - really cool idea with monster's voice depending on its size. Also love that music is such a contrast...

happy destroying (mankind) everyone! :)

LukeZaz says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:59pm

Very good looking game. Not much to do, but still was enjoyable throughout!

Kai20 says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:11pm

great idea mixed with fun

tanjent says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 8:43pm

Really super awesome audio and fx design! I think the gameplay needs something more than just walking left and right and jumping as much as possible. All the particle effects made it hard to see when you got hit by bullets (?) and it was hard to strategize/dodge/escape so you just had to take the hits and power down.

bombjack says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:36am

I liked the fact that the monster grows... nice idea.

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