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

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Vampire in the Village

by reecpj - Compo Entry

Vampire in the Village - as a stranger to the community, you must avoid causing suspicion while maintaining your health with a drop or two of blood. Gossip is your enemy, but a tactical bite can shut up the worst blabbermouth.

Controls are:
- Right-click to move and turn
- Left-click to pan camera
- Q to Bite a victim
- W to Charm the nearby villagers
- E to Glide faster than usual
- Space to re-centre camera

Townspeople have health and suspicion, which contributes to the collective town's suspicion level. Reach the limit and the game will end. Charm can be used to remove some suspicion. When you get too hungry, your health will drop and you may die. Bite people to remain alive and satiate the hunger. Don't move while biting or you won't get the benefits! Biting causes quite a commotion, and should not be attempted in a crowd!

I'd love to know how you find the game, and how long you could last! Maybe someone will even kill the whole village! Comments welcome :)

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snooze82 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:06pm

I like, that the people have names and personality - more fun to kill 'em.

Crosstales says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:27pm

Well done! It's a bit hard to navigate through interiors but it's working fine anyway.
Keep it up!

Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Classic gameplay with very fun dialog features, too bad it lacked some feedbacks/polish and a bit of optimization

Jan Tuts says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 4:19pm

I can't move in the web version, as right-clicking opens the right-click context menu... :/ I'll try the standalone version later.

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