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

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Monsters Rescue

by palsina - Jam Entry

Help Picopi to save his fellow monster friends from the annoying space tourists!

WASD - movement

catch your friends and they will follow you, create a group as big as possible by the end of the game!

Art by Alicia Pereira
Code by Pere Alsina

Done with Unity5.1, lots of cofee and three dogs!

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:31pm

Really, really nice and coherent aesthetic.
In gameplay terms, a minimap might be nice to help find monsters and know the limits of the gameplay area without bumping into it.

Ithildin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:17am

So cute! The creatures remind me of Adventure Time and some Studio Ghibli, they're really cool. Oh, and together with the scenery visuals, I love the way music also blends with the game, it all defines a great atmosphere.

Controls feel smooth, too, my main suggestion would be to give more feedback when those #%&aN$!· space tourists are going to screw the group. Oh, and some occassional animation glitches.

An impressive entry, I hope you both enjoyed making it, great job!

PS: I've had the debug console pop up with a NullRef. exception, but couldn't see what exactly caused it. I'll see if I can find something else in future runs.

PS2: Any possibility of releasing an android version? It looks like touch controls would definitely fit with the game as well 0:-D

Polith Games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:40am

Really nice game!
Things really have a good harmony in this game. Really fun!

Good job. :)

Algerator says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:57am

The most cute thing that I've seen in months :)
Congratz team!

Fantasieleben says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:00am

Very well done art. Good match for the theme.

Snippety says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:04am

The game looks beautiful. Sound design is also really good. Gameplay is solid. I really liked it.

allinlabs says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:13am

The art and design of the monsters are just incredible. The controls are a little clonky though, and the gameplay gets quickly repetitive. But it's incredibly well polished, well done guys!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:36pm

I love the art style (cute and modern) and the perspective of the camera.
Also the finish counting friends scene makes it feel very polished.

The only problem that i found is that the map navigation sometimes is a bit fustrating, encountering obstacles that won't let you move as you wish.
Also the boundaries of the mapa are too artificial.

Anyway, I liked the game a lot.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:22pm

Really good game! Great job. Love the art

Zener says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:07pm

Good job! The art style fits perfectly and it's fun to play. Music is also nice, overall a very polished game!

Nikteddy92 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:30pm

Yay! So many friends! :D
The game graphic is great and the idea really nice!
Well done! :D

bitdecaygames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:06pm

Cute little game. Got hung up on the environment quite a bit though.

Dianouille says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:09am

awwwww <3 that's really cute. Very well crafted ! It would be cool to have a tactile version :)

lemer says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:22pm

This game has awesome graphics and nice gameplay. Good work!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:13pm

Nice work on the art style and depth sense. The only problem I had was that passing under some powerups without getting them was a bit frustrating.

los.pixelados says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Great monsters and good use of the music to create the sense of urgency, the fonts looked great, the timer was helpful I wish it could had some stun mechanic for more interaction, overall it played well.

<Alin Putinelu> (of Los Pixelados team)

sergicollado says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Amazing stetic, I love art and mood

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