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

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Ascent from Haydes

by Nnnnneeeedddd - Compo Entry

Ascent from Haydes.

So it is based of an old-style dungeon crawler, like DungeonMaster 2.
I think it went quite well.

The controls are explained in the game.

You will need OpenGL 3.0.

I hope you guys like it, because I think this is hands down, my best Ludum Dare. There isn't a menu or anything because there wasn't time.

Warning:
The game is only tested on windows!!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#130Graphics3.89
#220Overall3.47
#252Fun3.35
#423Innovation3.06
#453Audio2.75
#539Theme3.29
#1897Coolness32%

Comments

ViliX64 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:49pm

Doesn't work on Ubuntu 64 bit OpenJDK 1.8 :(

tomdeal says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:51pm

Nice game :-) I got lost somewhere in the second(?) level, and my weapon was taken from me. Maybe I dropped it, who knows :-)

ksanochka says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:52pm

i like the oldschool doomish graphics :)

cicanci says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Cool game, nice work with the graphics!

Artylo says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:54pm

The game looks great. You've captured the spirit and mechanics of the old dungeon crawlers pretty well. Mo only complains are:
1. The interface is pretty cluttered. You could have removed the armour UI piece, since it was never put into the game.
2. Why does the game suddenly stop when you right click?

But, overall it's a pretty good game.

Mister_Melon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:56pm

I found this game quite good overall, I liked the overall mechanics and found the controls that others might find clunky actually quite nice to use, I found this dungeon crawler really fun and it suited the theme nicely, I really loved the retro dungeon crawler art style and found that the darkness vibe I was getting made the mood excellent, the sound effects were good but I think the fact that there's no sound track puts down the quality of the game a bit, really good job overall good job.

aprotasenya says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:58pm

Neat! I wish there was some goal and sense to everything happening, and I also wish I didn't lose my knife while going through the first portal (guess, I was "holding" it in my mouse, and the game transports either only me or me and what I have in my 3 slots).
Still very cool though. A good base for a full-fledged dungeon-crawling game if you ever want to make one. :)

KR-Eddie says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:02pm

Neat a raycaster :D
Playing restrained by the grid was annoying but it was still really fun :)
I would have liked to have some sort of message saying I died instead of just closing the game. The first time I died I thought the game crashed xD

pighead10 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Looks pretty. Controls can be a bit clunky - I kept accidentally dropping the knife. I managed to complete it.

Quetzakol says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Nice entry ! I liked the graphics and there is obviously a lot of work in this game. It's a bit difficult to move and the game could be a little more challenging but that was rather fun :)

terop says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:55pm

looks nice

TaleEngineer says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:57pm

Pretty good game over all. Obviously it wasn't finished, you said so yourself, but it is still interesting for a Legend of Grimrock clone (or a clone of whatever Legend of Grimrock was a clone of).

Something that should be said, though: The game crashes if you click a slime without a weapon.

rotpar says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:49am

Cool game.

Biruts says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:21pm

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.

hunttis says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:19pm

Bummer, doesn't run on mac either :/ OSX Yosemite + Java 8 installed.

Sep 4, 2015 @ 9:06am

Nice to see a 3d java game here :) good job!

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