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

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Dr. Cutie & Mr. Monster

by oostap - Jam Entry

Features:
* online => play with friends!
* tournaments;
* lots of pies!

The game goal : collect radioactive pies. Eat five to become a monster, which has 5 seconds to eat as much cuties as possible. Don't forget to shoot rivals to push them away from the tasty pies.

Controls : move with keyboard arrows or WASD keys. Shot - left mouse button.

Today you are the Doctor Cutie, a big lover of radioactive pies. Don't be shame, eat as much as you can, gain weight and become a MONSTER. Show what you can do for a sweeties. Move away neighbors, because a number of pies is limited. Swallow (literally) your enemies and become the most gluttonous monster!

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Ratings

Coolness100%
#455Audio(Jam)2.96
#559Graphics(Jam)3.33
#596Innovation(Jam)2.92
#622Humor(Jam)2.63
#685Theme(Jam)3.24
#739Mood(Jam)2.82
#758Overall(Jam)2.96
#766Fun(Jam)2.72

Comments

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:42am

Good take on the theme

Quetzakol says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:40am

The game doesn't work form me, I just have a map full of pies but all can do is moving with the mouse, the arrow keys doesn't do anything...

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:48am

it's not very good to make a online-only game for Ludum Dare since there's nobody on it. well made nevertheless

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:17am

Cute little game, shame no-one was around to play with me.

orange08 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:54pm

it's kind of boring just walking around eating pies... it needs some enemies or something that can kill you... because right now there's absolutely no challenge to the game(and games aren't usually fun without being challenging)

JayWoody says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:57pm

It seems like a nice game. No one was around to play it with me, though... so I didn't submit a score.

snooze82 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:25pm

Very polished - love the music :)

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:27pm

It's basically impossible to escape from a red blob so with only 2 players playing any game ends quickly.

gingerBill says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:31pm

Love the cute graphics and a good use of the theme.

mmmcgill1232 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:31pm

There were a few other people playing when I tried. Overall was quite fun but there were some weird behaviours like getting the character stuck behind the top menu bar and pie count not being reset on death. Nice job!

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:48pm

would probably be fun with other people, but I was all alone :(

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:43pm

Love this entry because the take on the theme. i played it once with somebody "hello there."

Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:49pm

IF IT DOESN'T WORKS FOR YOU, CHANGE YOUR BROWSER

I like how it fits to the theme. Sadly, no one was playing with me :(

boardtobits says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:13pm

Controls are a bit tricky, but a cool multiplayer concept. Great graphics!

ponywolf says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:13pm

I'm always impressed when people pull off networked games for the jam and in a browser even. I had a little trouble figuring out was I was doing, but overall a great entry.

aeai says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:18pm

Nice graphics and a fun game, you need to be lucky though because playing alone is significantly less fun :)

DarkwindMedia says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:43pm

Had a good time playing with 5 of my friends! A little buggy but the concept is a lot of fun :) Good job!

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:44pm

Very fun game that is easy to pick up and play with friends.

Jeasonfire says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:01am

Nobody was there with me T__T Still, I can see this being potentially fun.

NoahbroCZ says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 8:46am

Very nice game and cool idea. I like graphics and sounds. Please check my game too: Hungry Kaiju

goodbadokay says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 1:36pm

Nice, but a bit glitchy and repeatative. Got highest score of 44 in tournament and left, because nothing was changing.

Dunric says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 6:35am

Good job on the game.

superfreak says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 5:39pm

Adorable interpretation of the theme :)

crucknuk says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 6:33pm

It was nice to see that i could play with others in a pretty stable game.
Really good take on it guys, well done :)

jodizzle says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 8:48am

I thought your take on the theme was quite nice. The audio and the character models combined with the multiplayer aspect was very cute. I also thought the backstory was nice :).

I noticed quite a bit of desyncing when moving around; oftentimes I would get jerky movement or become the monster only to teleport partway across the screen. Sometimes when I clicked "Go!" I wasn't able to see or control my character at all. While it was a bit hard to tell how much of an influence it was, I imagine this can't be very good for multiplayer.

The gameplay, though basic, was pretty fun and balanced well (e.g., monsters are faster but you can shoot them to deflect them back). I do wish there was some scaling though, so that players were awarded new "rights and responsibilities" (in the vein of agar.io) as they continued to succeed. This would encourage people to keep playing beyond just a shot at being put on the leaderboards. At the very least I think it might be a good idea to make the playing field bigger and to distribute the pies better, unless those already change with number of players or something like that, in which case, kudos.

Congrats on the entry! It seems especially ambitious for 72 hours.

bombjack says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:31pm

kind of pacman without the maze. good idea.

Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:11pm

Nice one, it really managed to surprise me!

Creative Sectors: Kardfogú

Catmoo says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:47pm

I really enjoyed playing this and getting in your highscore table. I think it fit the theme really well, looked cute and played well.

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