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

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SLIME CHRONICLE - "Wait, I get to be the hero!?"

by CornflowerBlue - Jam Entry

In this game, you take the role of Roger the Slime, who was blamed for the death of this game's real protagonist after he slipped on Roger!

Roger is made to be the new chosen one, to fight and slay the king of skeletons, who cast darkness over the land!

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This game plays like a turn-based RPG, but simplified. Click a unit to select it, right click to make it defend. Clicking an enemy unit while an ally unit is selected will make them fight! You can use gold you win the help pay for various items and upgrades, as well as more units!

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Ratings

#108Graphics(Jam)4.30
#161Audio(Jam)3.60
#191Overall(Jam)3.65
#217Fun(Jam)3.50
#315Humor(Jam)3.19
#416Mood(Jam)3.28
#455Theme(Jam)3.55
#520Innovation(Jam)3.00
#1897Coolness32%

Comments

BNeutral says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:08am

Enjoyable game, slime brother.

stevenlr says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:35pm

The graphics are nice and polished, and the music pretty cool. The game mechanics are solid, but the animations, "cut scenes" and pretty every transition in the game are extremely long, which make playing the game not a very enjoyable experience. If these problems were solved though, it would be a pretty good game.

AzureAspect says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:10pm

I enjoyed this game very much, had to play it till the end. Good cast of characters with hidden abilities made it more interesting. Good job!

Macecraft says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Turns take quite a bit to complete, as every animation is accompanied with an odd pause. There isn't much strategy to it, since there are only two things you can do (three if you count potions). A lot of the time you just need to keep attacking and drink potions when one of your crew gets low on HP. The between-matches lounge is a bit weird, you have to use the keyboard for this bit while everything else is mouse controlled. Apart from clunkiness, this game is appealing and addicting, since new heroes are given randomly.

Muush says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:28am

Very well done overall

kidando says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:48am

This is just so well polished I can't even believe it. Your graphics are super awesome. The mechanic is really good. Music is timed correctly and pretty lovely. Nice.

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:11am

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.

Sep 3, 2015 @ 5:58pm

Very polished entry! It is very slick indeed. I didn't like having to change between cursor keys on the menu, and mouse controls elsewhere, swapping control systems never feels good. Also, I never felt like blocking was useful, because as soon as I attacked I didn't get the chance to block. It was a fun game though, it looks and sounds great! Well done.

abcdef65g says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 12:39am

SLimes need more love! I love the plot of this game, this sounds like the game Enix couldn't release back in the day if it hadn't merged with Square. Very polished, very cute, very enjoyable, I know how hard it is to make a turn based game and thus I am frankly impressed, seriously a game I would love to see longer with more dynamics in a commercial frame.

yuigoto says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 8:30pm

This is great! I spent some time battling and purchasing upgrades/potions/friends here! :P

Nice work on the graphics, the pixel art is really well done and the variety is also a really big plus here!

The audio also is fitting for the game and, together with the graphic style (both levels, characters and ui) reminded me of some GBA/NDS/SNES 2d top down games. :P

It would be really a great thing to see a full version of this game! Keep up the good work! ;)

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