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

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Gast Busters

by carlmartus - Compo Entry

The objective of the game is to sneak passed all the people standing around. You are a monster that naturally lurks in the dark and has the ability to see in it. Do not let anyone see you in the light. If anyone sees you, you will get busted and the level will restart.

Keys:
UP - move up
DOWN - move down
LEFT - move left
RIGHT move right

This game is turned out to be more of tech demo than a game but I figured I'd post it anyway since it's easy to play. Just press the link to play the game.

Check out the link for the source code on github!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#218Theme3.77
#255Graphics3.50
#324Innovation3.23
#400Mood3.09
#425Overall3.18
#547Fun2.91
#1668Coolness39%

Comments

alkazar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:26pm

Looks nice and interesting concept. It's difficult to know what direction the people are facing and also it felt like I died for no reason a lot.

-muffin- says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:33pm

I like the idea of having to sneak past people... Especially as a big scary monster!

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:21pm

Awesome concept, difinitely would like to see more!

wesley werner says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:11pm

This is a fun play!

The lighting is awesome, it sets a good mood. The mechanic of how you sneak past when their backs are turned is nice too. I like how the shadows become clear as you enter them. And nice monster animation.

Vaiaphraim says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:30pm

I only get a black screen, when clicking the link (Win7, 64bit)...it would be cool, if you could look into it, I'd really like to try the game!

Andrew Deem says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:34pm

Would be improved with a line of sight of people. But I enjoyed it. Nice stuff. You could take this further into a pretty fun game. :)

ghostonline says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:43pm

You got the stealth and lighting down nicely. I like it how the lighting and camera changes with the monster being in the dark.

mar3k says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:13pm

Pretty decent game, nice shadow effects and idea. But it is really hard to know when you can go, because sometimes you don't see the people, but they see you also it might be better if you could see their FoV so you would know which way are they looking

bossmojoman says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Loved the lighting effects, humans could be a bit bigger though to make it easier to see which direction they are facing. Awesome job!

jacobturn says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:30pm

the concept is cool but it is hard get passed the peoples

astrophics says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Cool!

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