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

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One of Us

by radethdart - Jam Entry

Overview:

Command a wave of minions through this reverse castle defense game made for the Ludum Dare 33! Made in 48 (25 hours development, 23 sleeping/eating/relaxing hours) hours! Fight your way to the top of the score board! Who will be the best minion out there?

Controls:

Arrow Keys - Move
Space - Attack
Q - Command your friends to attack the knight
W - Speed up your friends to rush through the level
R - Mutate your friends to increase their strength against the hero (activate Q at the same time to make them attack)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#323Audio(Jam)3.26
#366Theme(Jam)3.65
#497Humor(Jam)2.84
#727Graphics(Jam)2.95
#808Innovation(Jam)2.65
#843Overall(Jam)2.85
#903Fun(Jam)2.53
#968Mood(Jam)2.39
#1796Coolness35%

Comments

Pusty says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:53am

I really like the sounds! :D

JamesTanm says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:54am

It really didnt feel like the buttons were doing anything. you might want to work on your player feedback

razavidn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:55am

Cute idea. The cooldown on abilities is painfully slow, though, and that's what actually makes the game fun. I'd relax those so you can use them more frequently.

Shaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:55am

Wonderful little reverse defense game, graphics are cute and sound effects are excellent (including voice acting). Could do with being a little bit faster but none-the-less and excellent entry. Well done.

Wontonz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:04am

Interesting take on the concept. Apparently my wolf dude got stuck off screen which kinda ruined it a bit for me. I did like the sounds and graphics but the game felt a bit too slow as the cooldowns felt too long

Jelinib says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

I played until it didn't let me anymore (or maybe I accidentally hit Esc?). I think I got the castle like halfaway down? Cooldowns could probably be shorter, and walking could probably be faster. Cute music (I heard the Pokemon music!), cute graphics, cute audio. Werewolf and the ballet dancing ogre are the best!

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:45pm

This is the same style game that the mine :-) I like the concept and with more time working the result would be better, I'm sure. Nice music and funny graphics :-)

Lukbebalduke says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:02am

Cute graphics and sounds, but I felt like the game is so simple, that is actually just press the button when they get colorful. Maybe lower the CD and give us those different minions faster would be better.
Overall, it was interesting =)

Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:01pm

Simple but well made. I included it in part 14 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/CvW_HEqR1oI

kaitokidi says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:52am

nice, but too slow, you should be able to make it go faster and have the

kaitokidi says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:53am

nice, but too slow, you should be able to make it go faster and have the q w e more frequently. Nice game anyway : )

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