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

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Moonlight

by amy742 - Compo Entry

Everyone at the summer camp said Warewolves were make believe. It's always the skeptics that pay the price!

Controls
W / Space - Jump
S / Left-CTRL - Slide

This marks my first LD entry, and my third game overall! I hope you like it!

Post-Mortem here: http://ludumdare.com/compo/2015/08/24/moonlight-the-post-mortem/

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#63Fun3.83
#89Overall3.78
#108Graphics3.99
#112Theme3.97
#135Mood3.58
#165Audio3.41
#210Humor3.29
#614Innovation2.76

Comments

Rongon says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Wow, i got great rush of nostalgia, art is lovely :)
Great game, those kids are not so easy to beat.

marksmith93 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:11am

This is awesome haha. Simple idea but well polished and I love the art!

jurnacsr says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:23am

Alright this one is pretty damn cool - way to go! Munching kids by the dozens never felt so good.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:48am

Very fun and arcade-y, love the amount of visual feedback!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:08am

This is great fun. Love the art & music. Really nice

mrjorts says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:28am

Really neat. I especially like the music. I wish there was more control over the jump because a lot of times you need to jump up a platform, but you land right in the fire because you can't do a short hop.

ehtd says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:31am

nice game!

salmonmoose says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:35am

I spent far too long playing this - seems holding down and tapping jump is the way to go - if you time it right you can slide through walls (Curse Unity's physics system).

madmaw says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:58am

Feels really nice to play. Well thought out controls and gameplay. Audio/music is good too.

DavidErosa says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:30am

Wow, great first game! Really fun to see how those kids attack back! The jumping could be a little more controlled, but that aside, a great game.

Thanks!

Chunck26 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:56am

This game is sweet! It's very fun and fast passed. The controls are really well done to. Such a nice product in 48 hours XD. What did you do the art in? It's really nice.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:25am

Quick to get into, controls great, and is super satisfying!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:17am

This is really intense and fun! Well polished, simple idea. Love it, awesome work!

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:36am

Really fun! Would make a great mobile game. Love the dramatic slomo at the end.

Zerkruemler says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Very hectic, but cool effects and cool music. A little bit more variety in the level would be cool.

jorgemoag says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:18pm

Fantastic job. Very good game.

Kaev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:30pm

The graphics are amazing and the gameplay is very retro. I love it!

nonetheless says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:31pm

Killing so many people is so relaxing, and it feels good :) Great job!

ChuiGum says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:32pm

Haha, love it! Awesome idea, really smooth, and nice graphics (and music)! Awesome job!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:42pm

Good aesthetic!

YerghaizVerot says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:48pm

Fun little game. Hit a bug where the werewolf disappeared, but the level kept going...and going :P

mantis says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:48pm

Really fun runner. Beautiful art, nice audio.

Also: THAT DAMN SHOOTER! STOP SHOOTING WHEN I CAN'T DODGE! :D

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:11pm

A very cool game, but at one point I disappeared and couldn't die or restart.

The second time I played, I realized that I went through the ground.

The bug is a shame, because its very fun.

sydream says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:32pm

Great endless runner with a nice touch on the monster theme. Art and music really nice, well polished and funny/addictive to play! Nicely done for a first entry

chromebookbob says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Wow, scary game, great graphics

Tuism says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:47pm

Good stuff! A lovely mix of juiciness, easy to understand and simple mechanics, and some subtlety :D I love the stuff you eventually learn about the action and how to go further and longer :) I wonder if the middle guy does anything, I guess I didn't make it far enough to see :)

18200!

increpare says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:27pm

pretty hectic - i liked that aspect of it!

browser window resolution was too big for my retina macbook - you might want to reduce it a bit for the browser version.

architect404 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:35pm

very nice. great graphics and audio, feels solid, and some nice touches like the slo-mo on the death screen. good work!

Manou says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:40pm

+ Lovely graphics, solid controls, original style of pixel art!
- Maybe make the exploding thing more visible to the player

g_o says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:48pm

NICE ENTRY!
I'm not sure if the map is random - if not I'd recommend making it random.

smotko says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:58pm

I love it! Awesome graphics fun sounds, killer gameplay. Bloody fun! :D

funkysquid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:00pm

Love it! Really fun to play :D

jsmars says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:07pm

Fun and had an arcade feel to it, nice work! :)

steve says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:30pm

This was fun, although it could do with a penalty for just sliding all the time :)

kidando says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:41pm

Sweet and simple gameplay. Love the background and colors. Congrats on submitting your game.

uvwar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:21pm

Really cool, loved sliding around like some kind of megaman game.

peterthehe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:50pm

Freaking intense. The only thing I'd add is explosions, mines and perhaps Mozart's Sonata in G Minor :P

Birke says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:01pm

Good game. It would be nice if it was easier to see which thing you would be attacked with next. Having the controls explained in game would also be nice

Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Sliding around like a bad ass wolf XD
Art is fantastic and the game plays really well :D

quill18 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:14pm

Oh man, that's some nice pacing! Good blood-splosions too. Hard as hell to get far though!

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:24am

Particle Effects! Particle Effects! Particle Effects! Haha! I loved them. What a rush :) Well done.

shawn42 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:27am

I love the art style.. I mean, how can you go wrong with pixel gore? There are a few collision bugs, but not that really detract from the gameplay. Nice work.

vividhelix says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:57am

this was really fun in a visceral kind of way...the score screen went by really fast though after i died so couldn't see my score :(

great execution!

tehPHEN says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:58am

The sniper shot sometimes was hard to dodge! But wowza I can't believe this was done in the Jam. I think a bit more could of been spent on the sounds and music, but overall it was GREAT!

Tons of polish!

Congrats on your first entry Amy!

walaber says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:32am

really fun, great feel to the pacing and energy!

KhaoTom says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:03am

Very nicely done.

Grhyll says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:37am

A nice variation of runner :) Beautiful graphics, cool music!

MomoyoSeiso says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:48pm

Great runner game! I actually got a bit addicted to it, just one more run. The mechanics are solid and the art/music are pretty nice!

SecularBaron says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:06pm

Very fun! I never knew I hated kids till now. We truly are the monsters.

local minimum says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:27pm

How on earth did you manage to get that good behavior on the humans in a game jam. That is extremely impressive. The game was very smooth and all parts, graphics, audio and such seemed to work very well together. The times I played it, I got about the same score each time. It might be a reflection of my skills, but also I found it really hard to do anything constructive about the humans shooting. The grenades/dynamites one could predict, but I was too busy hunting to see any clue on the gunners. So maybe giving them a laser pointer or something?

To sum up: very very good entry.

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Nice take on the runner format, so much fun to mow through the humans.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:58pm

Love that tune! Think that's going to be stuck in my head for the rest of the day. Good feeling of speed when you're running along.

randomhuman says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:26pm

The best part is when the kids explode. Very satisfying.

Gamepopper says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:55pm

That was a really fun auto-runner! The visual and audio cues are great to let you know when to duck or jump over the enemies projectiles, and being able to pay attention to that while jumping the platforms really adds to the challenge. Great job!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:34pm

Nice graphics and audio, mood was really nice. I liked the variation of the shotgun guys as well to mix up the endless running

Xanjos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:48pm

This was really fun to play and I really loved the art style plus I found it quite funny how the werewolf looks so casual when he's sliding :D

Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:46am

Great little runner, the particles and the camera shake are so tasty :D

jackrugile says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:34am

Damn, this was fun! All the pieces came together nicely, the music sets the mood, the art looks great, and the concept is super fun. Nice work!

Erlend Aakre says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:22pm

Nice game, really love the graphics

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:08pm

Really fun endless runner! I included it in part 7 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) youtu.be/Ly6pR3C_dVc

Dizzly says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Great Job!

squarepug says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:17pm

The artwork is really nice, you did a top job there, and with the sounds. Would have been good if there were some sort of end goals, like score targets to try and achieve. Apart from that it is really good.

scorched says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Very nice for the first entry, certainly go for December jam!

crucknuk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:07pm

Good game! There is a good feeling, maybe a little repetitive but so much blood and fun! Nice Entry!

Alexbrainbox says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Great little game! There is something strangely fun about murdering helpless villagers!

MrTwister says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:54am

Easily one of the best compo entries I've played so far.
Amazing job. Really polished and complete.

I ran into some collision issues (going through solid platforms and walls) but it didn't take from the fun.

A really well made game. Congratulations.

ajopart says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:11am

Great !!

derr says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:09am

There can never be enough pixel art platformers. And this one was super fun. Love it!

01101101 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:10am

Really nice game, a popular concept with a few twists that make it more fun and original. Art is good too. Sound is a bit loud though, but that's not a huge deal ;)
Good job!

Obvious_San says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:05pm

Sweet :) A really good runner game. I like the bombs and obstacles you have to avoid. Also the theme is really visible :)

Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:23pm

This is great! Music fits nicely, and the exclamation-system works well too. Nice work!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:02pm

I woke up naked in the woods today.
There was blood and guts everywhere.
Again.

tanjent says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:08am

Very good! I like that every part of the game appeals to the theme of action/speed.

undefinist says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:45am

Haha, why do the kids have grenades :) Nicely polished!

jtpup0 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:02pm

Awesome idea, the wolf looks hilarious but I love it, screen shake made the game

Lady Beardo says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:42am

Very literal! I especially like the death animation where you explode in to red chunks.

Sep 2, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Man, I want to rip up those 4 little F*#)er up so bad!

Great rush and audio. I had fun playing and that's some major points! Goob job!

-Loi LeMix

LukeZaz says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 3:44am

Could do with a difficulty ramp, and occasionally I couldn't avoid being hit (e.g. having to jump only for fire to land where I will) but the game was overall just fine and I liked it.

bombjack says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:14pm

nice frentic runner! good job :)

Sparrow says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 12:25am

Awesome game Amy, I like the mechanics and everything fits. A solid polished entry!

igoramendola says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:55pm

Good use of the theme. The gameplay is simple, but very enjoyable! And it's also addictive haha... my best is 24100 so far, but I know I can do more xD Cool entry ^^

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