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

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by little_polygon - Compo Entry

Dinosaurs. Lasers. Explosions. What more do we need?

I was interested in using a low camera-angle looking up to create a colossal feeling. It presents some unique challenges (clipping, aiming).

Tools used: Unity, Maya, BFXR,, Sublime Text

I had to finish early, so this is more of a sketch of a game than a finished game. Stretch goals post-compo: crowds of tiny terrified people, tanks and jets to contend with, a jump-attack, and buildings that spill delicious candy!

Downloads and Links




Aug 23, 2015 @ 6:29pm

I love it! It'd be great to see it completed.

moon519 says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 6:49pm

I just tested it, and I find the camera placement really interesting. You did a great job on the dinosaur control part, I find it pretty easy to play.
Too bad you didn't have time to finish it!

adsilcott says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 8:10pm

I loved the little bit I got. The controls were easy to pick up. Can't go wrong with monster destruction.

Ethan Allwood says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:48am

Fun Little Game

Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:44am

Super cool!! The animation and laser are really cute.
I saw your progress posts during the 48 hours and definitely wanted to see it after.
One suggestion I think is maybe making a small city as a target with only a few skyscrapers and just have a percentage destruction count. Small and simple objective and I will be hooked!

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:33pm

Beatiful cute monster haha
Unfortunately the game don't have a goal, but the concept is very nice, I could see it expanded. Good job.

togie says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:30am

haha yeah, give me an objective all play that all day. i continued playing just to figure out that amazing camera movement :P

Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:00am

Nice Idea, and Graphics but not a ready Game

andreymust19 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:01am

Sweet dino.

Skyfish says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:11pm

PEEEEEW. Pretty funny.

Some glitches in the Linux version: I had to alt-tab for every keyboard input.

kowalski says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:11pm

Great artstyle! But sadly lacks of gameplay.

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:26pm

I love the dino and the effects, as cute as it is cool. Good entry!

Lukbebalduke says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:54pm

I liked your art style, and I had some fun with the gameplay and explosive effects, the dinosaur animations were smooth and pretty beautiful =)

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:11pm

Awesome. Please improve and sell it!

Literal Games says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 6:22pm

Cool little demo, worth making something further! I found the flashing white every time you attacked a little annoying, but other than that it's a solid proof of concept!

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