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

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by cmayhem - Compo Entry

Loot and gather gold and build a secure vault for your treasures.
But beware, knight heroes are after your treasure.

Arrow keys, WASD - Move
Space, Mouse Button - Attack / Build
Hold 'Down' While Building - Build Down / Up
1 - Attack
2 - Build Dirt
3 - Build Granite (Need 1 Granite)
4 - Build Impervium (Need 1 Impervium)
5 - Teleport to Surface (need 1 Gold)
6 - Heal (hold) (Need 30 Gold)

- AI Knight that gets smarter the more gold you have
- Build underground or aboveground lairs
- No audio (ran out of time)

Inspired by Minecraft and Dungeon Keeper.

Post combo version changelist:
- Sound effects
- Lighting model, it gets darker the deeper you go now.
- Fixes to knight AI

Downloads and Links




DarkCart says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:46am

I'm on a Mac, can't test it, but from the screenshots, it looks interesting!

cmayhem says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:52am

I'll try to get Mac version out soon(ish).

Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:07am

The only thing I've missed is the audio. Would be nice to hear the fight :D But anyway kinda nice entry

PixelMind says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:20pm

Awesome! Better than Minecraft! :)

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:36pm

I built up some mud around a ball of gold but then it was suddenly gone. Do the knights take down structures?

Donutttt says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Cool game, liked the way it controlled

cmayhem says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:20am

Yes, the knight will steal your gold, even if it is inside a block of dirt. It can dig.

nassi says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Grrrr, why can't that knight just let me hoard the gold, it's not like he has any use for it either >:(. I wonder what the most effective way of playing this would've been, couldn't really protect my gold for all that long. Movement felt a bit wonky probably due to the large hitbox of the player character and combat was a tad annoying with the knockbacks and stuff. Solid entry though, had me defending that ball of gold to my last breath... Or whatever it is that ghosts do :P.

Twinters says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 11:15pm

Some pretty cool mechanics you pulled of here! Good job!

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