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

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Monster Companion

by Leuthil - Jam Entry

You are taking your little pets out for a walk when suddenly dangerous red spike balls come out of nowhere! Try to stay alive as long as possible by any means necessary, even using your pets as a shield - you monster! But be careful, your pets will get upset if they get hurt or if you don't feed them and may work against you!

Controls

WASD/Arrow Keys to move.

About

This is my first time participating in Ludum Dare. It's been fun but quite a challenge as well. I used Unity and had to use a few assets from the Asset Store that I had already purchased in the past. Pretty much everything has been used from others except for the main game logic. I have learned a lot from this and am hoping next LD I will be able to use everything created by me :)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#223Innovation(Jam)3.42
#479Mood(Jam)3.18
#485Fun(Jam)3.11
#634Humor(Jam)2.60
#694Overall(Jam)3.03
#798Theme(Jam)3.06

Comments

Wevel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

Nice mechanic with the pets getting mad and moving away from the spikes.

BoskoSokolov says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:40am

Cool mechanics.

shiroookami says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:05am

The function of the game is quite smooth. The mechanics are nice too.

Lady Beardo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:43am

Yeah, I hate running into the red spikes when I'm taking my pets on a walks and they don't make an adequate shield. Clever!

Heissayen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:03am

I really loved the mechanics and the smothness. Good job.

yajiv says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:12am

Pretty clever mechanic, I like it! Nice game, overall :)

LukeZaz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:38am

Decent gameplay with decent graphics. Kept hearing a website repeated in the background music though and it was hard to keep going very far.

Aglavra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Nice game with interesting mechanics.

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:41pm

Pretty cool game, with nice mechanics :D

Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:43pm

Fun game! Could use some polish

Quetzakol says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:46pm

Interesting gameplay, I liked it very much ! A little difficult but that was very fun :)

Literal Games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:48pm

Cool start. If the controls were a little tighter it would be great!

Coruja says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:52pm

Nice game mechanic!

Dizzly says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Very good mechanics!!! Very good the idea of having the pets working against you.

Xanjos says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Loved the mechanics and the use of the physics system in this entry. The fact that the smaller pet monsters can turn against you and slow you down if you use them as a meat shield too much was a pretty clever surprise. Overall, a very good game considering this is your first Ludum Dare (welcome btw :D).

sikosis says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 1:55am

Simple mechanics but done well. Great for a first attempt.

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