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

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Shark

by camlang - Jam Entry

The last gigantic great white one is rumoured to have been vaporized in the late 70s. But you're about to face a reborn of a legendary beast.
Satisfy your hunger for blood and destruction.

The game is a tribute to Jaws. Obviously.

Controls:
WASD - Move
Space - Attack/Bite

Simple steps to better massacre:
1. Eat people to satisfy your blood hunger (you need to keep your blood hunger meter high in order to stay alive, yep kinda weird).
2. Ram simple boats and they'll drop people (military boats do not drop people).
3. Taking bullets increases your blood hunger.

Credits:
Music - "Andrew Bisset: Cultural Dis-Ease" by Sergey Schepkin

//Update
Just added web builds without any changes in mechanic

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#245Audio(Jam)3.43
#297Graphics(Jam)3.86
#322Fun(Jam)3.35
#365Overall(Jam)3.40
#366Theme(Jam)3.65
#403Humor(Jam)3.00
#452Mood(Jam)3.22

Comments

Ravenhorn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:30am

A quiet simple game with cute graphics :) Awesome work, guys!

Frump says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:43am

Cool game. I love games about Sharks. It was a nice touch that the audio got muffled when you went underwater.

martymon says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:52am

Loved it! I wanted to make a game like this but you guys have shown me how its done. The graphics, music and sfx were top notch.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:40am

Nice simple, extremely fun cute little game. Very well done! Had lots of fun playing it :)

parsia says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:21pm

Great came, fun mechanics. well done.

Geared Games says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:03am

I liked the audio and the graphics, great job! The only thing that ruined it for me was the controls. It felt a bit jittery controlling the shark.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:04am

Nice graphics!

Mouriso says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:13am

visual and idea is great but the controls... buaaah. Also when leaving water at low angle the sharks starts flying. 10/10

derr says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:14pm

Hahahahaha! Awesome! One small request: Please release a post-jam version with some better controls. I'm having too much fun with this.

mantis says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:49pm

Great game all around!

Togimaro says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:01pm

Very cool! The mechanics are awesome! The gameplay is quite enjoyable! Good works

veoviscool12 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:24pm

Love it! Very good graphics, excellent throwback music, fun to watch the gory effects. My only complain is that the controls are a little weird. I don't understand why I can't simply rotate the shark by tiny taps of the keyboard rather than having him rotate by set degrees. This made it a lot tougher for me to aim at people to eat, resulting in mindless thrashing back and forth while I tried to get at them. Other than that, great fun!

chuckeles says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Simple game, but great effects. I love the sounds :D

recursor says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:44pm

A nice simple concept that was executed nicely. The shark looks good and the little people look ... good enough to eat. It does make me wonder though - what are all those people doing out in the middle of the ocean?

dhargan says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:05pm

I actually played this for a while. Awesome game good job :D

ChuiGum says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Haha hilarious and awesome! Very fun, love the graphics as well. Oh yeah and I love all those screams! c:

refreshgames says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:54pm

Fantastic Jam Game, scored 9650 on the web version and wow, the graphics were lovely, the sfx and , it all just matched up really well! Good use of a couple of game mechanics honed down really nicely!

euske says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:58am

Although the exact controlling is a bit tricky, it's very satisfying to munch people and destroy boats. Great mood too. Well done.

jcwelgemoed says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:17pm

Fun game. Controls were a bit difficult to control though, and I think I found glitch: if you exit the water at slight angle while eating the shark just flies out of the water and you can control him in the air - aaahh! a flying shark (sharknado?)

guoboism says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:29am

Great game! The screaming is really realistic! Very cool game! Polished quite well!

MFEP says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:54pm

Graphics and music is cool but the controls could be better. Anyway, nice entry:)

lukepilgrim says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:54pm

the shark looks awesome!

walsh9 says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:34pm

Fun game. I liked the controls. The little blood on the surface of the water detail was very cool. I would have liked more kinds of boats to chomp though.

dickpoelen says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:59am

Took me a minute to get used to the controls but once I did I was chompin' people left and right!

allinlabs says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 10:16pm

Pretty fun and gory but it gets kinda repetitive and boring after a while. More enemies / people to eat, something more to do under the water and leveling up / powers would solve this though, if you're planning on a post-jam version of it.

Gaius Baltar says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 3:13pm

Reminds me of that one game on IOS, I forgot it's name, but it was essentially the same thing. Nice work.

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