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

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The Void Beast

by Nichii - Jam Entry

You are a void beast, consuming humans to gain power. You despise life, humans in particular. No one knows what you are, no one knows what you want. You do not seem to care and have probably forgotten about it long ago.

The village knows you are here, you have killed so many. Now they’re trying to run. Being the cold hearted monster, you intercept them and make sure you harvest their very flesh for your own benefits.

Kill KILL KILL!

Play as a monster with 4 abilities to kill people. You are weak to light so avoid their lamps. Upgrade your abilities as you consume more people.

Replayable!

4 different difficulties, 1 unlocked after beating hard mode!

Try out different builds as you play!

Fight through a maze of unsuspecting humans as you pick them off one by one.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness77%
#376Innovation(Jam)3.20
#422Fun(Jam)3.20
#500Overall(Jam)3.24
#584Theme(Jam)3.38
#609Audio(Jam)2.50
#739Mood(Jam)2.82
#755Humor(Jam)2.32
#902Graphics(Jam)2.51

Comments

Hegback says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:16am

I'm not a Dota fan myself, but seeing this Dota-like gameplay, I guess it can be quite addictive at times. The pictures need to be bigger, though it looks nice.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:00pm

Great work but way too hard.
I have the feeling that you have to grind perfectly through this to make it :D

amortus says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:09pm

Nice game, please continue this game.

applejam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:51pm

It doen't look very nice, but plays beautifully. I enjoyed playing it. Too bad people can hear you, so there was no point in sneaking behind them.

Maramasa says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:51pm

This game proves as a cool concept. I'd consider working on this further as I can see great potential in something like this in terms of gameplay. Great work!

Deadpan-Gamez says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:51pm

great game, really awesome concept. Well done!

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:40am

That light going through walls is not appreciated =P

djfariel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:05pm

1st Thought:
"Only 100 mana? God I hope I can level....Oh thank god, I can level."

Pros:
I like the whole idea of killing the village while they flee through the caverns. I really love having to use the terrain to ambush them.
The abilities were nice.

Cons:
Art was a bit lack luster.
Music would have made this amazing.

Overall:
I really like the idea, and would love to see this further in development.

tal says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:34pm

Nice game :)

Silverfyre says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:11pm

Very nice game, great work on the gameplay!

Rongefilet says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:43pm

Works really well, would have liked more variety in enemies (and maybe less of them). ^^

Strike says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:46am

I really wish there was a minimap and a way to sneak behind the humans undetected without turning invisible. Except that, very nice game.

pi_pi3 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:37pm

It lacks dynamic gameplay. And enemies shouldn't be able to track the player when they can't see him

ToloaGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:07pm

This was genuinely fun!

guoboism says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:24am

Overall 5/5. The game is really fun! Please make enemy stronger...

Sep 9, 2015 @ 9:26pm

Fun game! I included it in part 23 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/isROeWsQRB8

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