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

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Blobs are stupid

by thebmxeur - Compo Entry

Blobs... They are cute and want to give you hugs. But you don't like hugs, you're a monster.

If you can, play with a gamepad, it'll feel a lot better.
You can rebind keys in the launcher.

Keyboard:
- Left/Right arrow to move.
- Up arrow to jump.
- Left Ctrl to attack (1 damage).
- Space to dash (2 damages on the ground, 3 in the air).
- R to restart.
- Escape to quit.

XBox 360 pad:
- Left stick to move.
- A to jump.
- X to attack (1 damage).
- B to dash (2 damages on the ground, 3 in the air).
- R to restart.
- Escape to quit.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#425Graphics3.17
#469Fun3.02
#619Overall2.96
#674Mood2.65

Comments

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:18pm

Psicodelic colors! I almost had a stroke
xD
Nice game!

BSODDevTeam says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:18pm

Nice theme interpretation.

MrDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:33pm

I don’t think a square would give a very nice hug.

Best ground pound sprite I have seen in a long time.

I found the gameplay enjoyable. A very minor quibble I have is that the sprite used pixel art and the scenery used very clean lines.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:00pm

So... I'm a monster who kills rectangle. I have always wanted to kill them. Nice.

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:05pm

This game was super fun and pretty polished...really enjoyed it. Graphics are superb!

Arg410 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:19pm

Overall good game. Just not a fan of the CTRL key as Attack

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:49pm

It was good! Playing the game with Mac and attacking with Ctrl and pressing the arrow keys just slides the game away but good job!

Multiplexor says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Nice game! The controls feel good, and the impacts too! Maybe the blobs could do with some more art, and some music would be a nice addition :)

Keep up the good work!

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:52pm

It was good! Playing the game with Mac and attacking with Ctrl and pressing the arrow keys just slides the game away but good job!

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:33pm

Animations are insane. Colours are what im looking for most of the time. Enjoyable in the end! Good work

TLansdale says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:34pm

Gets a bit tricky when the dead blobs obscure the living ones :) Nice and responsive though, good job!

tayl1r says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Neat

LogGiant says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:05pm

The controls have a nice feel to them, and the game is very pretty. It would be nice if the dead squares had a little bit of transparency or something, otherwise it gets hard to see the small ones that spawn later. Showing where they pop out at you is nice touch.
I agree. People who don't like hugs are monsters!

Qaterknan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:07pm

Nice, I like options in combat and things like various moves. On the other hand the theme interpretation is a bit clumsy.

Ithildin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:29pm

Gamepad controls felt quite smooth and the core gameplay worked well, but the connection to the theme felt a bit forced. Still, nice job!! :)

Shugor says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:06am

Cool game. Controls felt very solid i thought, and it was pretty satisfying to beat up squares. Very nice!

xvw says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:37pm

I wanted to give you Humour points... for the first line description. :D

Stending says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:45pm

Neat reactive gameplay! Loved the feedbacks when you hit a blob, nice work! =)

crucknuk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:35pm

Gameplay is nervous and have a nice feeling. Good job!

GBGames says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 10:01am

I liked the context-sensitive controls. It felt surprisingly polished even though the graphics were inconsistent and rough.

Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:55pm

Hey this was a really cool game! would have been better if there was a score or some drive to keep playing. but the mechanics of the game were well polished.

WubAlliance says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:01pm

This entry was very fun. Nice work with the coordinated color palette and particle effects. The hitboxes were a little tough to get used to at first, and some music would have been nice. This game has very good aesthetic feel, I would love to see more of this concept! Well done!

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