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

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Waning Moon

by duskpn - Jam Entry

Waning Moon is an action game where you must fight your way through a village cursed with werewolves.

As you get damaged fighting the horde of wolves, you slowly succumb to the curse yourself, getting more powerful, but also closer to death!

This is my third LD game and second with my girlfriend Bia as artist! Made using Unity 5.

Background Music is Serpentine Trek by Kevin MacLeod

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness77%
#162Graphics(Jam)4.13
#231Overall(Jam)3.59
#266Fun(Jam)3.43
#416Mood(Jam)3.28
#584Theme(Jam)3.38
#683Innovation(Jam)2.80

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:06am

Hey, this was awesome! Great job guys! It was simple, smooth, and fun :)

adsilcott says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:56am

Very impressive! The controls were smooth and responsive, and the artwork is great. It was exciting when I realized I was cursed!

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:58am

Good good

wg_phancock says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:37am

Some of the cleanest art I've seen so far. The engine itself is nice as well, with some more polish and more content it could be a solid game.

KhaoTom says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:45am

Was hoping to be able to turn into wolf and start eating villagers.

Ferret says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:54am

Very cool, good use of theme! Wish there was more, the game ended just as I got the wolf form.

Vycerys says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:30am

Was really fun to play. I was pleasantly surprised with the slowly turning into werewolf, was afraid the theme wasn't going to be included. Great job!

grynca says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:49am

Pretty good graphics. Simple but fun.

Granat says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:11am

Nice graphics! Slightly faster action/gameplay with maybe a run button would have been nice. I would also like to be able to play as a completely turned werewolf after failure and massacre the villages instead of trying to save them :)

MrSylar59 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:10pm

Very good work!

Goodzilla says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Impressive game! Cool atmosphere!
I kind of expected to turn into a wolve after winning and attacking the village my self...

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:32am

Great game very nice job , couldn't beat that last big wolf though he's pretty tough :)

jeapple says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:32am

Great killing game

Kuchalu says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:45pm

Nice simple game, really like the art work!

Erkberg says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:15am

Wow, the visuals are just amazing, well done Bia! :)
The idea for the game is also great, turning into a werewolve yourself and the villagers turning when they die, pretty damn cool. The gameplay is smooth, but I ended up with a little too many werewolves to handle by just using blocking, so I attacked and moved back a little when they attacked, which worked a little too well. Speaking of blocking: Please provide some alternative controls next time around, the combination of x and z on a qwertz keyboard layout is just painful.
One small thing I noticed: When scrolling the screen, the main characters sprite stuttered a little bit.
Overall, I enjoyed this game a whole lot, well done!

Shugor says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:00am

Very fun. Gameplay was solid and the art looked great. The transformation aspect was very cool.

Dizzyman572 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:22am

Cool take on the theme, wasn't sure if you were exactly nailing it until I saw my character changing features. Also, those animations were really cool, and the combat felt tight and satisfying.

Empyrealhell says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:24am

That was a really solid entry. I was a bit disappointed that there wasn't a different ending if you managed to stay human vs turn werewolf, but it was fun either way. Solid graphics and audio, well balanced game on the whole.

Nichii says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:54pm

Fun game and nice graphics. the only problem i have with this game is the super fast movement speed. Good luck with your future games

Karai17 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:59am

Pretty game with a nice concept.

MiniBobbo says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Man, those villagers were awesome. They practically didn't need me!

Very smooth and played nice. Sort of repetitive, but overall good. There seems to be a problem with the Z ordering of the layers though. If I stood above a villager, my legs wouldn't be visible, but my torso would be drawn on top of them.

Turning into a monster the more damage you took was a nice touch!

derr says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:51am

Wow nice one - the progression from village hero to … something else was unexpected. But when it started I began looking forward to how far you can progress down that path.

KuGrou says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 6:05pm

Fun game with some really nice art.

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