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

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by gustav - Jam Entry

You are the mail monster, pick up the mail without ruining the whole town! (You get a time penalty if you happen to destroy anything)


My best score yet is 124 seconds (only 2 tries because of sleep deprivation :), try to beat that!

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Connors says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:02am

When I realized there was a jump button it became waaay more fun! :D stomp stomp stomp
Sometimes I couldn't control where I was going though, or I would only jump a little and I didn't know why.
Good game though very cute.

madmaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:58am

Love the feel of this. Great work on building an entire sanboxed city in the timeframe. I found all the mail in 238 seconds.

JustinJ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Haha, really fun. I loved his upbeat attitude. Would have been cool to be able to walk on buildings, since they looked so rectangular and inviting.

RHY3756547 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:13pm

(from pico-8 forums)

Another game about mail! I see competition is heating up in this new genre. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

My score was 152:17, I accidentally slammed into some cars on the way and got confused about the final mailbox tho. The graphics are cute as hell, and the traffic simulation is easily the best thing I've seen this ludum dare. Well done.

Was a little disappointed when I landed on a building and it didn't break. :(

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

Seriously, the traffic simulation, the size of the city, the details... Awesome game.

walaber says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:45am

what a great entry, one of my favorites I've played! the graphics and main character are super charming, the little city simulation is amazing as well. great job!

gustav says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:46pm

Thanks for the kind words everyone! I haven't had the time to play any other LD games yet but I definitely will, so sorry if I can't comment on your creations yet.

@Rhys: Hehe, yea. Your game looks awesome as well! A delivery/pickup theme was the easiest way to gamify my simulation without too much effort. And yeah, I would have loved more destructible objects! But I didn't plan the weekend very well this time around and was out of time.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:01am


ii like this!

love the ever-smiling face of the mail monster!

i was a little un-clear on where my points were going when i stomped things

great sounds!

cool one!



make more!


Biruts says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 2:27pm

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.

ohsqueezy says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 5:34pm

I got 146. The graphics and environment are so great! It is a lot of fun moving around in the city. I couldn't seem to control the jump height, though I enjoyed jumping and smashing things.

crucknuk says ...
Sep 15, 2015 @ 12:14am

I don't understand how you don't have much votes as this game is cute as hell! :)
i loved the graphics, the traffic, the stomping monster, well, it is a fun little entry, good job! :)

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