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

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Flying Purple

by pkenney - Compo Entry

Foul King Wuncealot hath slewn thy mother.

Wreak vengeance upon him by razing his lands, leaving no living thing in your wake. Assault first the country, then the town, and finally take your anger to the throne room itself for a final showdown.


POST-COMP: There is a fleshed-out version with more levels and enemy types, a soundtrack, and some graphical backgrounds. Follow the GameJolt link below to give it a try.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness62%
#42Fun3.95
#181Overall3.55
#183Theme3.84
#249Humor3.22
#302Innovation3.26
#309Mood3.22
#385Graphics3.24
#588Audio2.38

Comments

EwChap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:51am

Love the concept. The feeling of swooping down and chomping things is great. Had a few wonderful divebombs. That king is a jerk, very satisfying to chomp him.

conrad123 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:49pm

It's fun, the graphics are cute... What's not to love?

Integershift says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:22am

Was fun but pretty easy. Still had a lot of fun just wish it was more difficult!

CodeNMore says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:25am

I don't quite know why, but the simplicity of this was really good, and it was really fun!

saucygames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:26am

gameplay mechanics are simple but cool

zuurr says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:28am

that difficulty spike at the end was, uhm, kingly.

overall the game reminds me of luftrausers. and like if you got to play as those dog missiles from super meat boy. (both of those are good things)

TailyILoveYou says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:29am

Very nice controls, though it would've been nice to have some music. Nicely done!

guoboism says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:30am

Fun game. Simple control machanism

QuexD says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:31am

Very Fun Final Boss is hard, but I finally got him

Aaranos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:05am

Simple but I love it. The controls are smooth and the artwork is good, but I'm also a fan of pixel art. Only thing missing is a soundtrack.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:03pm

NOT MY MOTHER!! Great game. :)

LandoSystems says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:27pm

Great little game! I've never had more fun devouring farmers. The king was delicious. Nice work!

Lancelot Gao says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:33am

Interesting visuals, well done!

freaknarf says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:00am

Cool game ! Simple and efficient... I was a bit hungry for more at game over, because difficulty progress was well leveled but it remained quite easy, i think.
Controls are simple, which is great, yet i found it original and pleasant to handle (not shooting, but eating enemies). Spiro's darkside...
Good job!

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

so much fun to play! awesome work. i think the firts levels should have enemies to. for a few seconds i was flying around a eating things like a mad man thinking i was invincible.
GJ!

MrTwister says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Really fun! Sadly it's not particularly challenging until the battle against the King.
It's definitely missing music, but since it's a Compo entry I think it's more than impressive as it is. Loved the art btw!

dydx says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:09am

It controlled really nicely and eating the enemies was fun. Only thing is I would have liked to have a penalty for hitting the ground -- the game was slightly too easy for me.

wesley werner says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:53am

Sorry to report the page does not load for me. I see a black screen, and no errors in the developer console either.

Iceweasel v38.2.0

Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:57am

nice game, great final boss :P

superfluous says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:05pm

This was a lot of fun. I wasn't sure if the axe guys were supposed to damage you? I flew straight into their weapons and didn't seem to take damage.
I like that the end boss was difficult until you realized he just required the opposite strategy from all the other enemies. This would be fun expanded into a full game with more difficulty.

Indiestry says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:36am

flying around feels nice and it`s charme and visual feedback are great! Nicely done!

LeekAnarchism says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:53am

This was really fun! Really well put together, and just the right amount of challenge.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:10am

Nice :)

Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:32pm

It's fun, but i think the dragon must lose life if crush to wall or floor. But great game, my son love it!

FireTwin says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:40am

Best innovation imo, at least I haven't played a game like this before! Really simple, but really awesome feeling when you glide at the perfect height to snatch a person. Amazing job!

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