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

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Monster Cube - MIQ

by andreiichim - Jam Entry

You're a monster cube who's whole purpose in life is to squash small cubes.

Use WASD to move around. Squash small cubes.
You start with 30 seconds, for each cube squashed you get an extra .25s and some points. The game keeps track of your highscore.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness63%
#151Fun(Jam)3.62
#330Innovation(Jam)3.28
#420Overall(Jam)3.34
#518Humor(Jam)2.80
#628Mood(Jam)2.98
#701Graphics(Jam)3.00
#997Theme(Jam)2.55

Comments

OadT says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:25pm

my score: 46665
Simple but cool idea! The move mechanics are interesting and funny

Fenreliania says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:08pm

It's simple, but it's disproportionately fun. The movement is a bit erratic and often awkward, but that really does add to it. It's just so satisfying to squish little green cubes.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:52pm

Simple game, but very well made and fun to play! I included it in part 2 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/vxHEoUQEThc

Tuism says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Well-polished, great feel, the movement of the block being "configurable" is pretty cool :)

Add in a bit of variety and boom you've got a good thing ready to go :)

Ellian says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:12pm

It's strangely satisfying to roll over all these little cubes. Nice work. :D

Rocketship says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:04am

Does feel satisfying when you splat the cubes, even though the idea is very simple. It's like popping bubble wrap. Had some frame issues with it, might be because of the WebGL player?

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Fun gameplay with minimal graphics.

Lacaranian says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:24am

Such a simple, clean aesthetic. Pools of blood (if that's what it is) made me wonder about the cube's biology. Cool!

allinlabs says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:08pm

The theme is a bit light but the player movements are great and smashing the little cubes feels actually really satisfying. I had more fun than what I asked for

Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:08pm

Haha this is my new stress release

peterthehe says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:12pm

Violently satisfying :)

AAGH Games says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:25pm

It's good fun, and the premise is entertaining. I found that I got my best scores when I would tumble end over end into a mess of green guys and than lay flat and roll over them all.

Your choice of font was something of an irritant, personally as I had to stare at the post game screen each time to decipher my final score and I gave up altogether trying to read the time remaining.

voidstar33 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:54pm

Satisfying. As some one said, Its like popping bubble wrap. Nice game.

Linus123xbb says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:30pm

Very relaxing game, extremely simple but yet satisfying, cool!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:33pm

That was fun! You should keep on working on this! DO IT!

P.T.A says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:00pm

a simple and well polished game, nice work! very fun!

terop says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:14pm

works nicely, very nice game idea, and fun to play.

Reallysketchy says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Simple game, but really fun and satisfying. it would be nice if there was also some music to add to the mood, but even so, it's a lot of fun.

Slothmachine says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:21pm

This somehow reminded me of Katamari. :D Oh the little splatters I feel sorry for the cubes.

Denis347 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:56pm

Simple, but fun! I loved squashing those cubes.

MinionStudios says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:05pm

That's fun! The premise is simple and clear, the gameplay is great, I love the presentation!

dregamr says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:28am

42840 points.
Strange game...but very fun!! I like the controls, very cubic!! :)

OnionBlaze says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:11am

Nice mechanic, controlling the rectangle was fun. Love the splats when you squash the cubes. :D

ghostlyguru says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 12:52am

enjoyed it! it was fun!.. enjoyed the mechanics and squishing those guys

nomand says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 12:56pm

It was pretty satisfying. I like the way you can keep up speed if you time your flips well. Could play around with more shapes, like triangles, that would be interesting!

Kizler says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 3:12am

Squish! Squish! :D That sound was more disturbing than the sight.

handkor says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 12:20am

Very clean looking game, this is fun.

Anti says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 2:27pm

A game does not need to be complex to be good and this is a very good example of it. Really fun!

Sep 12, 2015 @ 2:58pm

Very nice idea. Love the moody music!

ponywolf says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:34pm

This is pretty fun for some reason. :D I love the idea that the little green cubes are full of blood.

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