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

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Hugzilla

by jovoc - Compo Entry

Hugzilla are not really a monster, he is just misunderstood.

Desktop build coming soon.
I added the shadows at the last minute, there are some pretty obvious bugs with it, sorry about that.

Built using Haxe with the Luxe Engine.

CONTROLS:
- Use mouse to move the cursor (useless, but there is a cute eye-follow effect)
- WASD or Arrows to move Hugzilla. Approach a building to hug it.

Note (Post-Compo Edit) : Shadows were causing problems for some people, so I added a toggle (H key) to turn them off.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2226Coolness14%

Comments

anissen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:48pm

Absolutely hilarious game! I love the graphics and colors, so cute! It's really fun to hug the life out of everything; houses, trees, nuclear powerplants :) It would be nice to have some sort of goal though.
Also; you might want to add a loading screen - I had a very long loading time.

McFunkypants says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:36pm

Works perfectly on my machine. I really loved the character, hugging the world! =)

johnhattan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:54pm

High marks for graphics, theme, and humor. Love the look of the cute godzilla that hugs the town to death. I want him on a T-shirt.

Shame the game's not finished. I absolutely encourage you to spend a few more days on it. Once this thing is done, it's gonna be a blast (literally).

Ramiel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Interesting idea. But somehow I am missing some sort of gameplay. Maybe something like spreading a certain amount of hapiness by hugging things. ;)
BTW cute little monster.

Justo Delgado says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:27am

I like to hug things so i like this game! The graphics are cute too.

Mase says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:17pm

The colorful textures look great... I love the environment.
I suppose there's not much else to it...
Nice work.

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