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

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Nomzilla: Munching Mayhem

by PixlWalkr - Compo Entry

Don't let the corrupted Humans celebrate their monster hunting festival, Enter their town and start a mayhem!

Controls:
WASD or Arrow Keys to move
P - Pause
M - Mute
R - Restart

I cut some planned features and didn't implement some art mockups because I ran out of time.
Sorry about the short BGM loop, I really didn't have that much experience in making game audio.

Note: The pixel art may not be that sharp if played in the embedded player above.

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Ratings

Coolness77%
#30Graphics4.35
#178Theme3.85
#182Humor3.38
#220Overall3.47
#229Fun3.38
#287Mood3.25
#634Innovation2.73

Comments

mipzeemallows says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:00am

Great game! I especially like the cute monster. Noticed the problem with the shadows on the buildings. Could've used more effects and sounds but hey it's a jam game. The point is having fun and I did. Great job!

klbrazil says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:12am

LOVE THE ART. it's fun munching people, great game!

uthamon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:19am

Great arcade-y game, love cute graphics.

scorched says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:27am

Like the graphics. HP is not restorable?

Sogomn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:01am

Really cool! Awesome graphics! The sound was a little annoying but overall it's a very solid game.

NamNam says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:01pm

This is simple but nicely executed. Graphics are funny and cool. I like to hide from soldier and catch them when they can't see me. Good job !

OnionBlaze says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:43pm

Tricking the soldiers and dodging their arrows was pretty entertaining. Sneaky villagers running to the alley, nomzilla will hunt you down!

ceosol says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:37pm

This would be a neat game to develop further post comp. I think the controls /animations could use a little bit of work. I felt like it needed an up/down animation since you had a 2.5D feel to the game. Also, you could walk "in-front" of the houses, but not behind. It would be a simple fix to adjust the collision boxes of the houses. This would make for a nice twist of having people hiding behind the houses.

Cawrtz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:23pm

Nom-nom-nom!
What more to ask than a big (cute) monster, some innocents citizens and a big map? Kept me entertained for quite a while. The graphics are very well done.

tullyhansen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:37am

Awesome graphics, cool arcade game. Monster is cuteness!

ekajjake says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:04am

Awesome! Love the graphics.

bytegrove says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:19pm

Simple and fun! Super cute graphics! Reminded me of the style of Earthbound. Nice work!

Unept says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:57pm

Nice! Love the art and simple gameplay.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:02pm

Well done game!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:02pm

Pretty nice! The graphics were great, and the people running around added a humorous touch. I do think it would be nice if there was a little more to the game, but it's great for 48 hours. Also, as it's hosted on Newgrounds, it's just begging for a leaderboard. ;) 4/5

PixlWalkr says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:32pm

Thanks for all your feedbacks guys! :D

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:06pm

SO CUTE. SO WELL MADE. I included it in part 5 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/UXRiA5Goh28

Sicilica says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:24am

It was fun for a while. Nothing quite as satisfying as happening across a pocket of stragglers and getting like a dozen points in one gulp.

Vaida says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:06am

The art is amazing! The sounds work well, but the background music could have used some small variations. The gameplay is simple, but it works well and is fun to play :) Good job!

ruerob says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:00pm

Very well made art! I really enjoyed playing it!

Dianouille says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:37pm

I had a good time playing at your game :) Maybe you can add some difficulty later, like other ennemies and stuff. But it's pretty cool right now. (good idea to put the scores at the end, we want to increase ours hahaha)

danidre14 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:16pm

Nice simple game. Cool graphics and audio. Nothing much to do, since at least eating people could have increased health, even by a tiny bit. But still, good, the highscore method had the people rolling in, and that gave you good views. nice entry.

local minimum says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:02pm

I really liked the animations. Very well done. There was something with the how the difficulty ramped though that made me loose interest in getting the high score after a while of playing without getting hit, so I just went around eating and not bothering too much about losing health. Maybe the enemies were too easy/and hard to know if they were armed or had thrown their spear or it was that they did too little damage at a time. Something in it could be tweaked though, to keep the player a little more on the edge.

But other than that, a good game!

LMT says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:31pm

That was quite fun. I liked the execution and the idea, but I felt it could do with something to make it feel more hectic. Currently it was a game that felt like it should be played in a hurry, but had a mechanic where by you could get hugely higher scores by being patient.

Then again, the graphics are lovely.

rudra says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:30pm

Loved the game, great art style.

valid4life says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 5:08am

Those graphics look gorgeous! I enjoyed the monster a ton! Cute little game

dickpoelen says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:02pm

wow, someone got a 1010 score. That's a lot of munching! Nice game

Wekid says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Loved the graphics. Nice Job!

Pusty says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:16pm

quite fun! :D

chuckeles says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 7:48pm

Nice graphics but the background music gets irritating after a while.

Sep 5, 2015 @ 8:56pm

REALLY NICE ENTRY! It's funny, cute and fun to play! nice pixel art too! congratulations

Drauthius says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 10:20pm

Nom nom. Would have been nice with a bit more variation or an increase in difficulty, but it was a bit hard to dodge those arrows. (Are you calling me fat?)

Modoc73 says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 8:22am

Really cute art style. Smooth game play. Well done.

igoramendola says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 7:58am

Great pixelart, as usual. The gameplay is simple but quite enjoyable. Nice work! :D

Xanjos says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Pretty short but quite fun. The BGM loop's not bad either. Love the art style though (sort of reminds me of Scribblenauts for some reason).

Sparrow says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:30pm

Solid entry! Had fun playing this. the art is well made!

Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:43pm

Got a score off 88, thought I did well until I saw the leader board.
Love the art and the casual look on the monsters face :D

Justo Delgado says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:12pm

I loved the graphics, nice pixel art. My score was 131!

Sep 15, 2015 @ 12:14am

This was really fun! The art was really well done and had a cute style. Funnest part was moving around the buildings to sneak up on the archers.

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