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

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Demon Vessel

by drilltail - Jam Entry

(If you are playing the embedded version, use full screen mode. If your resolution height is under 768 pixels, you'll also need to run the Unity plug-in itself in full screen.)

A platformer featuring a witch that takes on the forms of defeated spirits.

You may run into a bug or two. ...or, actually, you may run into a stampeding horde of them. If something crazy happens, you can press R to restart at the last checkpoint.

If you run the executable, make sure you pick 1024x768 resolution.

Controls (listed in game, so don't worry):
Left/Right: Move
Z or Up: Jump
X: Action (depends on your current form)
C: Switch form (press when near a fallen orb)

- Unity (Programming/engine)
- Visual Studio 2013 (Programming)
- GraphicsGale (Artwork)
- Adobe Photoshop (Artwork)
- FL Studio (Music)
- Audacity (Music)

Downloads and Links




rotpar says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:03am

Check the link!

boardtobits says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:22am

Not the most monstrous game, but loved the different abilities and having to use the right one for the right situation, not just combat.

valid4life says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:52am

Controls are a bit cramped on the left side of the keyboard. I saw that you get different abilities as time goes on, but spacing them could help!

ChuiGum says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:53am

Awesome audio and graphics. Very fast paced, and fun! Great job!

TRON.dll says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:42am

Really liked it! I liked the way the boss required you to use the all of the different abilities. Not sure if it was intentional or not but the attacking while jumping with the cat ability slows your jump, which I thought worked in the game's favor, adding more of a sense of agility. Great work!

Frump says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:07am

That was rad as hell. Great use of the mechanics and introducing them. Was satisfying to figure out how to beat the barrier enemies and get past the fireballs. Cool bossfight and music too. Great job.

Hegback says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:07am

The ability change feature sure hits my spot! Nice artwork, but is the animation a bit fuzzy? If the controls can be improved and the players got more health, I'll say it'll be awesome!

mantis says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:10am

The game was quite cool, liked the final boss fight, though it wasn't that hard with possibility to switch to shield mode at any time

Hegback says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:11am

The ability change feature sure hits my spot! Nice artwork, but is the animation a bit fuzzy? If the controls can be improved and the players got more health, I'll say it'll be awesome!

rodobodolfo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:11am

I liked all the sprites and different abilities. With a bit more development it could turn into a nice little platformer. The music didn't quite sit right with the game in my opinion, it was a pretty cool track though!

Grouflon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:30am

Amazing mechanics. Great job.

nassi says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:38pm

Interesting design with different "playable characters" and switching between them on the fly. Encountered only a few bugs, but nothing gamebreaking. Sprites looked nice but the environment was a little plain.

kaitokidi says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 5:03pm

nice game

nihilaleph says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 8:07pm

Interesting concept! I really enjoyed changing the powers of demons!
Really enjoyed the graphics and audio too! It's so cute~ xp
I just think that it's not very strong with the theme. It was a bit weird that when you jump attacked you immediately fall after the attack... Didn't spoil the action, but it was weird. Also at the first "big" battle, the camera was fixed at the "arena", but you are free to leave it, and then you would have to go back to it almost blindly (if you jump you may see where you are). But these are just details.
Anyway, great job!

crucknuk says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:18pm

I like the art, the gameplay was cute and the effects were nice :)
the music was ok, but definitely, the graphics were cool.
nicely done!

PixlWalkr says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:46pm

Cool game and cute graphics!

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