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

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by parDal - Compo Entry

Some blue kid claiming justice and his girlfriend just invaded your Evil lair and now you must deal with him.


Mouse - Select the quadrant you want to go, click to move
Z - Energy balls
X - Evil Laser

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Zelun says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:27am

This game is cool. With some polish it can be a pretty big game. I mean, it's not balanced, but is a nice concept.
Have you thought on early access?

Fica de olho nesse cu, bahia.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:31pm

Pretty solid.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:12am

Omg! It's awesome ) I didn't knew its hard to be the boss in platformer games :D Good job man! )

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:31pm

This was a great submission. Being a boss never seemed so hard. Love it. Congratulatioons

Phil Strahl says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Very frantic gameplay but fun. Wasn't quite sure how to control the eye-beam? Apart from that very nice. Also very fitting "boss level" music :) One word of advice: Please mind that not everyone has a QWERTY keyboard layout, e.g. on my German the Y and Z keys are switched making this game bit harder than necessary, especially since the WASD keys weren't mapped. How about opting for Shift, Ctrl, Space, or Tab? next time?

parDal says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:42am

@phil, I'll consider that in the Post-LD version, thanks for the feedback

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:20pm

Awesome idea to be the boss with some real skills. I like the Ia of the hero and the mood of the game. Good job ;-)

napoleon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:27pm


KBF123 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:53pm

Nice! I've always wanted to be a boss in a game!
The game is fun to play and feels well balanced!

ReddogStone says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:14pm

A very good take on the theme. I thought myself to make a reversed boss fight, but have deemed it too hard to do. I'm glad you proved me wrong :)

Gil4 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:54am

Great way to make a reverse boss battle. And I loved the music.

Gaga says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Really felt like a reverse boss fight, good job.

nassi says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 6:38pm

Pretty easy to just keep switching between two diagonal quadrants while keeping Z pressed, but since the evil laser was so cool of course I had to use it every once in a while too. It had a nice mood to it and I especially loved the song (upload it somewhere if you haven't already :P)! Maybe some kind of progression would've been nice (different adventurers coming to face you with different patterns or something, maybe just more of them at once?) but I guess it'll have to do for a compo game.

ChaosCult says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 6:52pm

Nice concept, it can be funny time killer.

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