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

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Monster is a Mommy

by pansapiens - Compo Entry

Arrows or WASD to move, Z or space to fire.

Not much time to dedicate this weekend, but I was able to make a silly little thing, just for the hell of it. If nothing else, THE TODDLER will appreciate the Pterodactyl :)

Regrets - no particles, no waves, no online highscores.

Inspired by: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MonsterIsAMommy

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Built on top of the Unity Engine.

Sounds by me and my microphone + Audacity.

Music generated with autotracker.py. Oh, the shame. https://github.com/wibblymat/ld24/blob/master/autotracker.py

Graphics farted out in the GIMP.

Fonts are Tiza and Kaiju Monster G, from here: http://www.dafont.com/tiza.font & http://www.dafont.com/kaiju-monster-g.font

MusicManager and SoundManager from my usual basecode: https://github.com/omgwtfgames/unity-bowerbird/tree/master/Scripts/Sound

Prime31 TransitionKit: https://github.com/prime31/TransitionKit
Prime31 GoKit: https://github.com/prime31/GoKit

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#290Humor3.12
#325Theme3.61
#333Audio3.00
#440Fun3.06
#572Overall3.00
#576Mood2.82
#651Graphics2.72
#1897Coolness32%

Comments

TiByte says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:22pm

The Sprites are Cute. It's a good game!

Tijn says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:59am

Wow, this game is difficult, haha. I can't manage to keep going for much longer than 30 seconds or so xD

Even though you had little time to make something, it's still cool you did :)

ZXeno says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:37am

Oh wow, that got challenging pretty quickly! Loads of fun though. Great work!

Jelinib says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:56am

Haha, I love the faces. Being a motherdactyl sure is hard work though!

GBGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:41pm

Cute! I like the faces on the magnet tanks, as if they don't enjoy their jobs but they have to do it.

I found that touching the tanks doesn't hurt, so you can stand off to the side and aim slight over the eggs and hit missiles and tanks relatively easily.

The roar is nice and echo-y, as if the mother epically failed her young.

panda says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:11am

Fun! It's easy to understand the game, and we want to save the eggs! Good design, graphics are fun. Good job!

daveh says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:38pm

It's fun and intuitive to control. I would've liked to be a little bit faster though.

Crosstales says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:40pm

Nice entry, had fun playing it. Liked the graphics and the concept. Well done!

mantis says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:21pm

Quite cool game!

crucknuk says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 8:19am

This game is so punishing :D
game over - "you lost an egg"
well i guess that wasn't enough i lost all my three lives, the game just wanted to tell me that I was hopeless too :P
It made me giggle, a pterodactyl protecting eggs from...rockets and magnet tanks? yeah well why not? :D
cute entry haha

Donpastor says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:19pm

Using autotracker.py is not a shame, just lack of time. Game was fun and well resolved, but sometimes it mistakenly reported the loss of and egg.

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