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

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Monster Sanctuary

by Erfeo - Jam Entry

This didn't come out quite as good as I hoped. It is superficially complex but the depth of what you can actually do is quite limited. The only interaction is choosing the combatants.

There is no win-state, you should just try to survive as long as possible.

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Ratings

Coolness66%
#558Theme(Jam)3.41
#648Humor(Jam)2.58
#683Innovation(Jam)2.80
#742Graphics(Jam)2.92
#766Fun(Jam)2.72
#812Overall(Jam)2.89
#926Mood(Jam)2.51

Comments

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:57pm

I like the idea of dungeon-tamagochi a lot ! Too bad there aren't more interactions or clues about the choice we make

Azlen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:02pm

I survived for 10 months

guru-guru says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:05pm

"You survived for 8 months."

ok

drakekin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:59am

Fun idea but it got repetitive fairly quickly. By month 15 it was clear I was going to lose but it was just a battle of attrition as to when.

Hegback says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:53pm

You're right about 'limited' actions, as it's quite boring to look at the characters fighting. Glad that the graphics kind of make up to it.

Darius says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:28pm

The idea is cool and the game is nice, but it's a shame that there is no music or sound. :/

Zerkruemler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:26pm

What a strange Idea, I liked the story, but the gameplay could be enriched by more choices for the player.
Well done.

Askbackwards says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:26pm

Besides having no music, I had a ton of fun with it! A little more content and it would be a pretty amazing game!

jgthespy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Cool idea. Definitely worth exploring some more. I dug the art too.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:24pm

Nice mechanics! Poor Theodorus..
This may become a really interesting game if you add some more interaction.
Also, I tried to predict the outcome of battles just by calculating Enemy defence - my attack vs My defence - enemy attack. Was glad to see that it has more depth than I thought.

ToloaGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:36pm

I really liked the narration in the beginning.

Bocodillo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:36pm

Really liked the setting, idea and execution. You should definitely expand upon what you've done here. So far so good!

P.T.A says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Cool idea, nice animations and art! :D

Darkflint says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:59pm

Really, really good Game, even if repitive. The only thing it is missing is music.

But i survived only for 7 months :P

peterkirk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:27pm

It felt like the game play should evolved more over the duration. I managed 12 months.

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