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

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MAN - SPIDER

by s_jmp - Jam Entry

After a horrible accident at a nuclear plant, an innocent spider falls from a tree into the mouth of a radio-active worker at the plant and is bitten by him. The aftermath creates a Giant Spider Monster called " MAN-SPIDER ". now "you are the monster" and trying to understand the consequences that lead to this transition...

** ATTENTION ** the controls might not work in the web-build if you are not in full-screen mode.

Controls:

W : jump
A/D : move left/right

Instructions:

crush the police by stomping on them.
When a police is crushed you can pick them by pressing E
When you have a police in your hand you can make them into a cocoon by pressing R
You can Climb Buildings by Pressing Q
You can kick the police into the air by jumping next to them.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness71%
#141Humor(Jam)3.61
#340Theme(Jam)3.68
#511Fun(Jam)3.08
#623Audio(Jam)2.41
#725Mood(Jam)2.85
#751Graphics(Jam)2.89
#812Overall(Jam)2.89
#921Innovation(Jam)2.44

Comments

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

Pretty fun :) Sounds were old school, like back in the day of Mario. Concept was cool but could be developed even more. Otherwise a really fun game, reminds me of stick man archer a bit :D

uthamon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:56pm

How fun. ;] Climbing buildings and them jumping down on these policemen was awesome. Turning them into cocoons was comically disturbing and I've figured out also how to propel them up in the air. Oh, intro cutscene was nice too.

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:02pm

Hey!
The intro cutscene was very funny!
I got a little messed with the controls, I guess you could set the Arrows as alternative buttons.

Congratulations!

lucentbeam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:13pm

Nice work! Fun stuff. I really enjoyed seeing the police crowd and come up toward me, then start fleeing in terror when I charged. Wouldn't mind seeing the hitboxes for grabbing police a little larger - I seemed to have trouble getting ahold of very many

Louspirit says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:14pm

It was fun!
I didnt know when I could grab the policemen, but animation is cool. Good work !

Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:23pm

i must say that i really enjoy the man-spider figure its well thought off, i love the building climbing mechanic, the only thing i felt that was missing was a damage intake from not stomping the police quick enough. Overal well done

s_jmp says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:10pm

Thank you all, this was my first game and I'm really overwhelmed and grateful by the comments I got so far. @Friday I agree it needs more developement but the time was short. @Louspirit you can grab the police after you have stomped on their head :D.

DrZanuff says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:43pm

Ha, i liked the police's face, the face of the Horror! Running for their lives. The game remembers me the Rampage series, i really liked that game.

jordinuco says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Nuclear plant... russian police... mmmm ¿what do you mean? :D one extra mood star and another one for humor for that one

mr.possoms says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:00pm

For some reason the controls don't work for me :(
I'm on a mac, running it the browser (chrome).

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:00pm

The game is pretty fun to play.Probably one of the most fun games i have played so far in this years' LD

wdebowicz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:33pm

Intro is very funny :-) Sometimes the controls get blocked, anyway I find it relaxing to play it!

Muush says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:17pm

Couldn't play it, the game started but i can't control the character. It looks fun though

s_jmp says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Thank you for informing me about the controls, please play in full screen if you find the controls are not working.

CheesyRamen says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:25am

Too much fun stomping on police =)

AzureAspect says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:51pm

I was mildly amused when I kicked my first police in the air, couldnt stop kicking the poor policemen :D
Afterwards tried to climb up to building but somehow fell through the road in to the void (some bug perhaps?)
Overall good idea for game!

peterkirk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:20pm

I liked that I was able to push around police cars but it would have been better if I was able to crush police with the cars or have them explode.
The building climbing felt slow and not worth doing.
For what it is I had fun.

SKT says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:22pm

Putting a policeman into a cocoon was so funny ^^ Poor policemen. The intro is cool too.

yuigoto says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:05am

This concept of a "reversed spider-man" is really nice, and can be even more fun if you work more on it! :)

The intro cutscene and the concept itself is really fun and could turn into a nice parody of spider-man with some kind of godzilla action. :)

Reminded a bit of the Rampage series here!:P And for a first game is pretty nice, I'm sure!

Congrats! :D

Wumbo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Little bit hard to play

StabAlarash says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 7:48pm

I really dig the intro

Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:55am

This game does for arachnid conservation what Gorillas in the Mist did for primates.

Would recommend.

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