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

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Gargoyle Simulator

by Raspadsistema - Compo Entry

Instructions: adding this since folk didn't figure out at first,
-you HOLD either space or mouse button to fill up scare scale, RELEASE button to start scaring
-scaring reduces size of evil spirits, once they are reduced enough they fly away
-the bigger the size of spirit when it gets to left side of screen, the more damage it will make, ie smallest spirits will either just make child sick or finish it off one which is already sick, largest ones may take several out at once

Well, this is not 1% game I wanted to make, had only 12 hours of actual work due to circuimstance, but if you like the idea let me know and I'll try to finish it later.

I'm submiting this in last minutes, don't even got time to write a proper description here.

All I can say is, this is a gargoyle statue simulator, in which you use your ugly mug to scare off evil spirits and protect innocent children who live in this gothic institution / foster home from getting sick.

Its a one button game, hold either space button or mouse click, watch the scale at bottom of screen, watch kids at top, and thats it really :P

Its 4 am, I'm out of here.

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Android: this image should containt QR code for easy download of .APK file for android http://psihooo.com/simgargoyle/qrcode.simgargoyle.png

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness60%
#473Theme3.39
#489Mood2.97
#494Graphics3.03
#659Innovation2.69
#738Humor2.00
#865Fun2.31
#889Overall2.48

Comments

Death_Desire says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:16am

10/10. Make Ant Simulator next.

Aurel Bílý says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:07am

Nice. A tiny bit confused at the beginning (no explanation for what to do), but easy enough to figure out.

Wolar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:40am

It took me some time to figure out how to scare. I love the art.

bodsey says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:02am

It's nice work still. Pretty interesting basis graphically speaking. It's not "fun" per say, I'd be interested in knowing what you would have added

cgriff says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:07pm

Nice graphics and general atmosphere. Controls + HUD a little confusing.

Andrew says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:23pm

Spamming a lot of smaller scares seems more effective than letting out a bigger one. Maybe some nonlinear scaling to the charge bar's effectiveness would fix that.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:03pm

Would definitely be interested to know what you would have added if you had time. Nice work for 12 hours.

Stechas says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:13pm

The game could be more challenging and maybe something that displays how long are you successfully protecting innocent children would be nice. You have created cool atmosphere in so little time, nice job!

Simonaiso says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:10am

Nice game, like the artwork and concept. It's a bit simple to play for more than a minute, but thats fine!

Legulysse says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:58pm

haha that gargoyle's face :D !

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:01pm

Didn't Vote cause it didn't run. Firefox or chrome on linux.

glerikud says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:01pm

Nice work. Although the GUI is a bit confusing.

ArchBang says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:49pm

Nice art! Works just fine but needs to be made more challenging. Good work in the time you had.

NuSan says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:11pm

Interesting idea. I like the smiley progress bar at the top ^^. The gameplay is a bit too simple. I like the art style.

ReddogStone says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 5:33pm

The strategy in my case was clicking as fast as possible. Either I'm a fast clicker or the ballancing is off. I liked the atmosphere.

crucknuk says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 9:42am

Nice entry for only 12 hours, good job! ;)

Sep 10, 2015 @ 5:57pm

Really enjoying the art style and wish you could've had more time to take this further!

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