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

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Sound Control

by cxsquared - Compo Entry

I had no plans on doing this jam but really liked the theme and ended up making a game I'm pretty happy with.

Sound control puts you in the role of controlling people using sound. Adjust the sound to make people do all kinds of crazy things. From raving to zombies, sound can be a powerful tool. Make sure your citizens stay happy and health and see how many you can control at one time. Or just see how fast you can kill them!!

The power is in your hands, will you be the monster?


Made using HaxeFlixel.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness73%
#31Innovation4.03
#55Audio3.77
#288Humor3.13
#579Fun2.85
#606Mood2.76
#632Overall2.95
#827Theme2.62
#871Graphics2.05

Comments

peterthehe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:54pm

Interesting take on the theme. The concept is awesome and ambitious.

nonetheless says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:59pm

Metal + noise sounds nice.

cxsquared says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:05pm

Nonetheless, Noise music is one of my favorite genres I'm glad you like it.

JackDegree says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Ok, I'll be honest and say I don't see exactly where the theme fits here but HOLY MOTHER this is fun. Like, man, you made my day!

Crypto137 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:16pm

Music is great, but I can't see how the game fits the theme. Nonetheless, it's an interesting concept, although there isn't much interactivity. Graphics could definitely use more work.

P.S. Why's dubstep labeled as "Noise"?

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:19pm

overall I really liked this game....it was fun to try to make them do stuff (danced rob to death)... really neat idea, really enjoyed it!

moon519 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:23pm

Very interesting concept, and well designed game. I had a good time playing it, thanks!

mantis says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:24pm

Really fun way to interpret the theme :)

Dukio says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:13pm

I like the concept, it could be interesting a more developed version of this ^^

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

Interesting idea, a bit hard to get the result you want, bit is quite original. Nice work.

Super Hamster says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:15pm

Interesting game concept. Good job!

Vaida says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:16pm

I really, really liked the concept! It's fun to mess around with. The little death descriptions are funny, and the stickmen dance in the silliest of ways; though the graphics could have been improved a bit. :p

Integershift says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Left this game open for a minute while I read the description and came back to someone being beaten to death. Great game, very creative.

defacid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:02am

Great idea for a game, and the idea of music sliders was awesome! I didn't exactly get how to control people but I saw a bunch of different character states by just playing around with sliders and watching the people beat each other to death. It definitely made me laugh and kept a great mood.

mrcdk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:12am

I don't really know what's happening, but there are sliders so I have to move them, all of them d(·-·)b

Cliff Lee(CL) says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Great concept and audio!!
Make me like a DJ that controls minds.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Nice theme using!

RiverAndRun says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Wow this game is fun! Actually quite like the stickman graphics.

bitdecaygames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:10pm

I just danced everyone to death every time. Other than the couple times one stickman would punch another to death. Not really sure how it all works. Interesting idea though.

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:59am

What a neat concept! I like the way the music blends together, and making them dance.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:47pm

Wasnt sure what to really do, but I really had fun making them dance! I included it in part 9 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/L1fCW_I8xho

Omiya Games says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:45pm

A unique and unexpected take on the theme. Thought it was pretty funny. Kind of wished the music generation system was more sophisticated to create different kind of music, but it's acceptable as it is right now.

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