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

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Monster Night

by gmaker - Compo Entry

You are the Monster. But dangerous night only, morning you need to run!

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Ratings

#296Graphics3.42
#324Innovation3.23
#426Theme3.46
#619Overall2.96
#658Mood2.68
#733Humor2.05
#771Fun2.54
#1268Coolness48%

Comments

DaanVanYperen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:41am

Wow, surprisingly interesting art style when you reach night! Nice concept.

Could only get the Windows version to work. Web doesn't function on Chrome (security and applets).

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:45am

The game seems to play itself. I have no idea what's going on.

Looks pretty though.

PokeyOne says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:27pm

great game, love the way it warps the graphics when you are a monster. I don't think the player AI is necessary at night. and yes, I know you can control it at night, but I personally would like to have full control over, plus it would make it harder.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:18pm

Oh wow. That's really different. Interesting how I can move the player, but they also have a life of their own. It's like meta control. Great old school graphical effects with the 2D squeezing and pixel doubling. You get used to seeing the same old unity engine over and over so its refreshing to see something so creative. Very nice.

JoJoX says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:11am

Very original. Effects are very strange but fun.

ChaosCult says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 7:49am

Interesting idea, though implementation is somewhat lacking. First, it's too easy to evade enemies during day, and there is not much tactic to it. Second, scoring based on kills made by computer-controlled character is not very fun.

Also, I don't know if it's a bug, or not, but the game behaved VERY strangely when the night came while I was in the water: my character started swimming down, and swam for quite a while without seeking enemies or attacking those it encountered. Then, controls reverted back to me, but the night hasn't yet ended.

dancingmad says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 11:49am

Nice game, but I had a very hard time understanding what to do. I scored over 9000 and I'm not sure how :p You really should include a 'how to play' in your description.

Nice fishball effect!

Lukbebalduke says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 2:50pm

weird shader, i didnt understand it very well, but the idea of day and night cycle was cool.
I scored 10000 points. Congrats =)

BlackQuiltro says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 3:51pm

Pros
+ Nice idea. good use of the theme
+ Nice art style, very original, transition to night was great
Cons
- Too slow to move at day. Was not hard to play but was not very fun.
- Automatic AI at night. I understood the player has some control but I was waiting to unleash my fury and could not do it by my own!

Daisuke909 says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 2:34pm

I'm not sure I could figure out entirely what was going on, but I liked the shaders and stuff.

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