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

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by elemel - Compo Entry

NOTE: I wasn't able to finish the game. There's currently no way to win, lose or score points.

Take on the role of Adam the Monster to save Dr. Victor Frankenstein and yourself from a mob of torch-bearing villagers.

Requires LÖVE 0.9.2 [1] to play.


- Move with the WASD or arrow keys.
- Jump with the space bar.
- Grab and throw villagers with the shift keys.


- Music generated with Otomata [2].
- Sounds generated with as3sfxr [3].


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Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:44am

No scoring that I could see, so no way to win or lose? But there's something very fun about grabbing a villager and throwing him into a torch-bearing mob! Nice!

elemel says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:25am

OutlawGameTools: Thanks! And you're correct. I updated the description to reflect the game's unfinished state.

djfariel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:00am

1st Thought:
The throw button should be something other than shift. When dealing with a group of angry villagers, the Windows sticky keys window pops up a lot

Like OGT said, there's something awesome about throwing villagers into other villagers. There's nothing to this game in it's current state, and I only stopped to move onto rating other games, lol.

I don't feel like it's fair to nitpick things at this stage of development. I just wish you had more time to work on this.

Could potentially be a fun "High Score" game.

elemel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:45am

djfariel: Thanks for the feedback. I didn't consider sticky keys... Sorry about that.

I'm kind of happy with the parts that I did finish, but I didn't achieve what I originally wanted... Next time around I will put more focus into actually finishing something, and then improve on that.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:00pm

the style is cool

geckojsc says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:58pm

Not bad! I agree it's not really fair to criticise the game at this point, but it would be nice to see it expanded and finished :)

lebrokholic says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:38am

C'mon, don't stop at this point, try to make it more interesting, add some competitive things or indicators of progress. Anyway, nice game!

euske says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:01am

I like how you can throw people at others. Nice atmosphere too.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:36pm

- graphics look nice
- music is alright, not really fitting to the theme though
- i like how you can throw a villager at another villager
- Shift is probably not a good key for throwing, windows kept prompting me about turning on sticky keys
- i managed to escape by going to the right for a while until i fell offscreen

Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:29pm

This is super fun! I think, if you're going to expand it (which you should because throwing people around feels really great already), maybe try some sort of mission system. It'd work as a high score attack game too though, which would be a lot quicker to implement!

Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:22am

Overall it was rather fun and I enjoyed what was there! Just needed to be expanded on but given the time it's totally understandable. Overall jolly good fun!

6DownStudios says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:54am

I really dig those fire particles, very cool effect for a low-rez game!

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