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

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Saucer

by CodeNMore - Compo Entry

--THE GAME--
You are part of an alien fleet attempting to abduct all humans (and cows) from the Earth within 7 days! If you don't abduct enough humans (and cows) every night before daytime, your boss will get very angry! Explore 3 different biomes, and abduct all cows, humans, and soldiers, but be careful of the turrets! Saucer features a FULL 7 days of story gameplay, as well as a console full of cheat commands, so you can spawn and abduct 1,000 cows if you want!

--IMPORTANT--
Press 'M' to mute the music if it gets annoying!
Please play the game without using the console first to get the actual game feel :)
You can use the '/' key to pause/resume the game!
Backspace doesn't work in the browser, so press '/' to exit console and reset it!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness82%
#94Fun3.72
#146Audio3.44
#189Overall3.53
#230Humor3.26
#263Theme3.70
#373Mood3.12
#416Innovation3.07
#433Graphics3.16

Comments

fistmaker says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:22am

Plays very well! Decent challenge!

peterthehe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:44am

Good, challenging gameplay. The music was incredibly catchy.

rodykon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:57pm

The game is FULL of simplicity and fun, well done.

mar3k says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Well done Code, I really like you added more levels and the music is just great!

ComplexCode says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:58pm

This Game is Great :) I love the Cows <3

zaptop says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Amazing game! :)

vlaminck says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:41pm

Super fun concept!

The controls feel a little loose, but that's just me needing to get used to them. A joystick would be great :)

Timing the rocks was difficult, but dropping them on turrets is super satisfying.

Andrew Adams says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:42pm

Very fun. Nice Challenge.

Gaius Baltar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:44pm

Nice particle effects, the game was a bit too hard though. Maybe more health or a lower bullet speed could fix that.

Valicitor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:45pm

Enjoyed dropping the boulder on the annoying people that were firing at me.

mutuware says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Solid entry. Well polished for a 48hr game!

Zammalad says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Well put together and has a good balance of being challenging yet having that 'just one more try' feel to it. Has potential to be developed post LD to be a great game.

Daisuke909 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:54pm

I'd like to start by saying that this entry is REALLY similar to mine, although I think you have me beat in terms of graphics and sound. I did really enjoy it, especially the last level.

mantis says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Very fun game, loving the music!

snade says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Quite hard actually. day 2 was already very hard. I think you die a bit to quick.

Also, thanks for playing my game. I think my game fits the theme, because a yeti is a monster too!

MrDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:54pm

I found this game really challenging!

There is loads of neat polish like the way the UFO changes colour when it is damaged.

I found myself nodding to the music after a while.

chrissou says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:23pm

Easy controls and concept, yet very enjoyable.
Loved the last level =D
Also cheats are cool (I couldn't finish without the '/health')

wilpel1234 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:48pm

Really cool game, nice stream btw :)

DragonGino says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:05am

a simple game with enough cheats :D and cows. challenging to destroy turrents with rocks. I hold spacebar too long

adsilcott says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:42pm

The cheats made it really fun-- oh and once I realized you could drop rocks on people!

Move127 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:57am

Pretty fun little game. Provides a nice level of challenge.

MicroMacro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:59am

This is a nice game! I love that you can pick up basically anything. it makes me chuckle in some weird way when the guys are shooting and I can just pick them up and go "nope!". Very nicely done.

wg_phancock says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:07am

I really enjoyed dropping the rocks on the cannon things. Nice attention to detail with the color changing UFO; things like that are always a nice touch.

MrTwister says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:38am

Awesome game! It's ridiculously fun and well made!
Also incredibly polished! To think it's a compo entry just blows my mind!
I suck at being an alien though, but the game is fantastic.
Good graphics, and good music. I really enjoyed it!

Tom Rijnbeek says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Very challenging. Not an original concept, but well executed. Only thing I was missing was that the rocks respawned maybe, because it was difficult to get rid of turrets if you screwed up a single rock.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:16pm

Nice game! i enjoy it.

reiknight says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:14am

Hahahaha, we thought about a game like this in our brainstorming, but we decided to do a stealth game.

So, this game has a plus for me, and the execution of the idea is brilliant, so take my like sir.

Nikteddy92 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:13pm

woaaaaah! That's nice! I really like. The graphic is simple and so the gameplay, but it's really enjoyable! Well done! :D

Biruts says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:19pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

concalf says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:08pm

Well done! also: Cows!
Small thing: Why use enter for the next tutorial screen when everything else is done with space?

Sep 9, 2015 @ 9:28pm

Really cool game! I included it in part 23 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/isROeWsQRB8

tweedle says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Fun game! Solid idea combined with a funny concept. Enjoyed the music as well!

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