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

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Surf Monster

by BeardoGames - Jam Entry

Surf's up, surf monsters!

You're the raddest Dracula in town, and you like nothing better than catching a wave! But dang, bro! All those other loser Draculas are totally bogus and just wanna spoil it for you so watch out as they fly toward you! Carve a gnarly wave but be careful not to go too crazy or you'll totally wipe out!

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So yeah, controls are left and right to move up or down. Look out for bats and if you get too close to the top or bottom you'll also lose.
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Completed by Beardo Games in just a hair under 70 hours. Come see us at http://beardogames.com

Beardo games is:
Art: Miles Nielsen
Code: Chris Harback

Excellent music by Montgomery Word. Check him out at https://montgomeryword.bandcamp.com

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Ratings

Coolness64%
#72Humor(Jam)3.91
#306Mood(Jam)3.41
#360Audio(Jam)3.18
#448Fun(Jam)3.16
#490Graphics(Jam)3.47
#584Theme(Jam)3.38
#652Overall(Jam)3.06
#715Innovation(Jam)2.76

Comments

goodolvic says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:42pm

Nice! Great visuals and theme. Humor is a nice touch and I admire your approach to the theme.

Lady Beardo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:06am

Love a greaser surfing Dracula. The controls are well done & I love the music!

chromebookbob says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:20am

I really enjoyed the consistent theme for this, the gameplay is simple but fn and quite challenging. Well done!

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:34pm

pretty funny, gameplay wasn't that fun, but enjoyed the theme and the artwork.

cowboycolor says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:47pm

I never thought anyone would fulfill my greatest fantasy in game form

KAGSme says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:40pm

A very joyful take on the theme. A game to chill out to. Hard to tell the depth and placement of the bats coming towards you(will he hit me or will he just fly past?)

kmiitz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:14pm

Very funny idea. I had a hard time with the controls though.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Great work with the theme and nice graphics!
Only the audio was a bit jittery at times!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Hahahah the music is amazing!
Some sound would have helped.
Nice one!

Kuchalu says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:11pm

Quite funny, nice visuals.

tweedle says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:37am

i liked the main character design a lot! we used Dracula as our character also. Where was the audio sampled from? -t

crucknuk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:58am

Really funny adaptation of the theme. Good job ;)

BeardoGames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:56pm

@tweedle the music was created by our good friend Montgomery Word. I'm not sure the sources that he sampled for it though, sorry :)

Xanjos says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Controls were surprisingly hard but I do find the idea of Dracula using his coffin as a surfboard to be quite amusing.

jordinuco says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:30pm

Loved that Dracula design, and the music is great, but... I can´t help missing some Misfits song :D
Good job

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:04pm

I loved the music!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:29pm

Ha, love the 80's coffin surfboard :D

Drunkteam says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:44pm

The funniest game in the world, xD

xvw says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:44pm

Since when Dracula fears the bat?! :O
But it's worth it to see dracula surf! Genius! :D

ManuelGF says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:00am

Very funny, and nice interpretation of the theme. Well done :)

bombjack says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 4:43pm

very 80's...

igoramendola says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:38am

haha cool interpretation of the theme with a good humor, as usual :))
btw, made me remind of California Games ^^

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