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

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Pinky The Monster

by whiskeyedraccoon - Compo Entry


My first experience with PICO-8 and my first completed Ludum Dare entry! I had a lot of fun making this silly little game :)


Left/Right : change walking direction
Any Button : flip walking direction

Avoid the bombs!

1pt : per avoided bomb
3pt x current wave : per escaped peep

You find yourself lost and confused in a strange city. Airstrikes are called to 'protect' the city from you!

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walaber says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:46am

really fun! nice job :) The monster is super cute.

danialias says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:07pm

Cuteness overload! Very amusing how the poor monster is trying to avoid making mess while the humans are destroying everything.

Good job!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:17pm

Such a cool monster!

Connors says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:28pm

You definitely got the feeling of panic across, and the foolish humans are basically destroying their own city as you scramble around avoiding bombs. It's both cute and fun. It's also simple which is good for Ludum Dare.

Azlen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Who would drop bombs on such a cute monster? Only a true monster could do such a thing.

scambier says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:39pm

Loved it!

richy486 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:01am

This is great! love the sounds which you squish people. The graphics are cute and awesome. Love the take on space invaders (i think thats what you were going for)

zatyka says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:14pm

There wasn't a whole lot to it, what's there was great. Charming little game.

mubox says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:06pm

Very fun. :)

Maybe recovering life by killing some amount of humans could be good...

Mach60KAS says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Took a long time to progress, but the cutesy monster kept me going! :) I like how you've set it up that the humans are the ones destroying their own city while poor Pinky just minds (his/her) own business... The sound effects are well made, and add quite a lot to the game. Well done, I really like this!

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