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

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Eat or Die!

by colludium - Compo Entry

A simple platform puzzle game. You are a rather hungry monster and if you don't keep feeding yourself then you'll die. I guess that explains the title... Eat enough people to stay alive in your quest for culinary heaven.

Requires a keyboard to play. I hope you enjoy this entry - made in 36 hours because I had to make sure that my family could recognise me....

Tools:
Construct 2
Spriter
GIMP2
Inkscape
Audacity
Music Maker Jam
Pringles
Beer

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#178Theme3.85
#276Audio3.13
#282Humor3.14
#293Fun3.27
#425Overall3.18
#453Graphics3.12
#543Mood2.90
#753Innovation2.52

Comments

Suese says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:38am

I can't get past the tutorial. There is a jump on the first building the little dude runs into that is too tall.

colludium says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:13am

Use Action to grab hold whilst you're jumping. Hope you have another go to see :).

AlexLamarche says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:57pm

Very fun!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:00pm

Fun little game! Sneaking doesn't seem to help much, especially where it's first introduced when you have to jump over the block and scare the guy off, but overall pretty good!

Ferret says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:01pm

Awesome animations!

xWarZonex says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:02pm

I really like this entry, it was fun, the graphics and audo were nice, and it was simple! Its really fun eating the humans. GJ

Benjaminsen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:22pm

Love the wall climbing :)

madameberry says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Having to commit to a jump arc means you die a lot more than you should. It's not "realistic" to do this, but games where I can't change direction in mid-air frustrate me.

Goutye says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:26pm

I like the animation as well as the game itself! I didn't find a way to not die when I jump too high after the first "house". Funny!

Mogwaii says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Sprites look a bit messy but the animations in turn were pretty good. Was smiling the whole way through because of people running off ledges and into spikes. Music and sound effects are also pretty cool and fit the general theme. Well done!

zatyka says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:58pm

Good stuff. A bit rough around the edges, especially the jumping mechanic. The ledge climbing was genius. Such a little thing really gave you the feeling that you were controlling a "monster" rather than just a platforming character.

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:54am

Love the music, but gameplay need more work.

lukepilgrim says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:11pm

haha a sneaking monster - liked that idea, though all the people saw me anyway. level design could use a bit mor work, but fun idea.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:54pm

The animations on the monster were really nice, climbing and eating were really smooth. I liked chasing the little guys into the castles as well, especially if you could catch them just in time

rnlf says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:12pm

The animations are really, really smooth. Like them a lot. I wish there was some kind of time indicator or similar so I could compare my different runs. Couldn't figure out how to sneak, they would always see me when jumping over a block...

Funny and nicely animated, cool game.

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:41am

Very nice, at first I thought it wasn't good but it is!!

SKT says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:45pm

Great and fun game. Controls are fluid so it makes the game really fun to play. I died a couple of time because I jump from too high ^^'
Nice job !

BooleanByte says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:12pm

funn little platformer, enjoy the music and sfx.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:05pm

Awesome !

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:38pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

shawn42 says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 4:08pm

The controls feel slightly clunky, but I really enjoyed playing. The animation on the monster feels just right. Great work.

Lythom says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:56am

What I liked :
- Nomnomnomnomnom !
- Great animations
- Painted art
- Audio
- Playable to the end without being boring

What imo could be improved :
- atmosphere consistency (arts / sounds / text fonts)
- originality (it's a pretty basic plateformer with a straightforward theme interpretation)

Pretty good overall, thanks for the game =)

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