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

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by AnglerteamGames - Compo Entry

As a legendary beast, leave the realm of the mortals and take your place among the constellations in the heavens.
Ensure your image shines brightly in the night sky!


Hold left-click to charge, release to fire. Aim by moving the mouse cursor.

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Twiebs says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:57am

Very atmospheric and good visuals. I don't see any connection to the theme.

DragonGino says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:11pm

nice is fun,good graphic and an calm audio.but i can't see the theme in it.(maybe i don't understand it)

Louspirit says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:05pm

Zen athmosphere. No connection to the theme.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Nice game, but I don't see any connection to the theme.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:30pm

Well done! Fun and love the music. The game is about "legendary beasts" - we are the monsters rising to the stars! Good luck.

Volatile Dove says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:44pm

Nice game and challenging (but it's quite far to the theme).

nihilaleph says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 2:41am

Great mood! Graphics and audio mixed up very well! Mechanics were fun but very brutal. It gets to be unfair, when sometimes half of a star is in circle it accepts it, and other times the whole star is in but it doesn't accept it. Couldn't finish the game due to difficulty...
I see your interpretation of the theme, but I found it a bit weak.
Anyway great job!

OccamsRazor says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:25pm

Excellent atmosphere, and a really cool concept, and very solid visual design. Ya, not a lot of connection to the theme, but fun nonetheless.

Sep 10, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Really enjoyed this, something quite different. Reminded me of dragonheart. To the stars!

bentglasstube says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 12:11am

The music was a bit repetitive but otherwise good. Ouroboros was really hard and frustrating. Fun concept.

bossmojoman says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 12:41am

Nice game, good little puzzler, not related to the theme at all really

LandoSystems says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 12:42am

A great contribution. I found myself playing far longer than intended, though I finally got stuck on the level after "Centaur". Deceptively simple, and yet hard to perfect. If you continue to develop this outside of the compo, I would love to see: more levels with overlapping rings, a bit more elasticity on star-on-star collisions (otherwise stars get 'stuck' in a position) and a bit longer music loop. Thanks for the great game!

Chaosmore says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 1:17am

Imagine a pool game you shoot a ball to stop at an exact location instead of shooting it into the pocket. You can see how hard it is.

Sep 11, 2015 @ 6:17pm

Kinda fun, but tenuous connection to the theme. Sometimes, I would have a star completely inside a circle, but it wouldn't register. Other times, I would have a star just on the border, and it would register.

Dunric says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 8:15am

Good job on the game.

Raspadsistema says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:58am

Love what you did here, enough said.

Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:41pm

Thanks for all the feedback!

I've just had time to track down and fix the star-inside-circle bug -- it should register properly now.

I did try to take the theme in a different direction: you're playing as monsters in broken-up-constellation star form, trying to re-create your image in the night sky.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:32pm

I love this game. I don't know anything about constellations in our universe. Your game is really pleasant to play (physics and mechanics are perfect) and really interesting so as to discover all stars. The music reminds me the Blade Runner main theme. However, I think respectfully you are far far away from the theme - you are the monster - even if you tell us this non conventional story. A marvellous entry. Thank you - I have my game for the next week-end ++

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