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

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Eggplant Escape

by cinnamonmelonpig - Compo Entry

You are the eggplant monster, you hate water and knifes!

Arrows to control and space to jump

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Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:11am

Fun and Frustrating! The Two Fs that make for a good game!

Sublustris says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Nice game :)

EmanP says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Really smooth animations. 5/5 graphics

boardtobits says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Clean controls and look. Goofy theme. Not exactly a monster, but fun anyway!

Andrew Deem says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Frustrating at times, but fun. Love the art style. :)

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:25pm

haha nice idea of game, gameplay has some problems, but overall is nice.

Skoggy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:26pm

Very cute eggplant :) really like the wiggle and all that.

Connors says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:35pm

It's pretty fun and has clean graphics. It's also fairly hard, but luckily there are plenty of respawn checkpoints.

The music loop is reeeally short.

peterkirk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:41pm

I always thought a top down platformer to be interesting but I don’t think I’ve played many of them before. I found it weird not to be able to jump over knives.
I like the details you put in like the wobble as the eggplant walks and the trail the puffs out behind it.
It would be good to display how many keys you have.

backlashblues says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:15pm

Entertaining and difficult, but with the many respawn points it was still fun. I didn't understand the scoring system though.

MaesK says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Nice graphics and animations, beautiful to see. Good work with the map, it's not overly original but it's fun to complete. Great work

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:56pm

The real monster is the level designer!

xvw says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:13pm

Love the graphics & animation!

The meaning of this game is to see how many times you're ready to kill the hero for no purpose? :D

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:19pm

Great game. Frustrating and enjoyable. Animations were terrific, shame about the static graphics (maze).

Jacktheviper says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 8:37pm

The graphics were very charming and the controls were well calibrated, the sound design worked well enough except for background music that became a bit distracting after a while.

One thing about the difficult is that I felt that it got too high pretty fast, but at the same time there wasn't any meaningful punishment for dying, for example after you get a key it is often better to die than to backtrack to the door , this made the game somewhat frustrating, it could've been a little longer with a smoother difficult curve.

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