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

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Creating The Monster

by hrd_games - Compo Entry

A different take on the Virtual Pet genre, akin to spinning plates. Make sure the meters don't empty. Dependent on the Food, Drink, etc. you feed the Heart, different monsters will appear.

There is a "True Ending" to find. Will you find the true monster?

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Ratings

#296Audio3.09
#426Mood3.05
#485Innovation2.96
#489Graphics3.04
#715Theme2.96
#734Overall2.81
#755Fun2.58
#1362Coolness46%

Comments

Tigris says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:00pm

Pretty Entry, did you record yourself sipping some water?

hrd_games says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Blackcurrant squash. Was delicious.
I had fun recording the sound effects. My partner had less fun listening to me slurp a load of times.

pkenney says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:54pm

Looks and sounds nice, and wow did I do a lot of clicking!

Fantasieleben says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:57pm

Looks interesting. Takes a bit long to hatch monsters. I played for a couple of minutes but nothing seemed to happen.

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:33pm

The timer (30 seconds) is how long each monster takes. They then appear at the top of the screen. Originally (before submission) it was 60 seconds, but it felt too slow.

ruerob says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:23pm

I played the standalone version, but there were no monsters when the timer runs out. Have I done something wrong? The timer just starts again and the clicking begins again.

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:01pm

Oh dear...There's a few issues with Resolution in the Standalone Version. I'll try to fix them ASAP. Thanks for letting me know.

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:58pm

Fixed the Standalone by restricting it to 800x600 Window.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:45pm

Like the graphics. Entry is strong. Sound is funny. great work

shimage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:54pm

Nice concept. Various monsters could be made, it's fun!

Galvesmash says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:53am

Great work! Couldn't get all the monsters!

killersnoofie says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 6:08am

Nice Game

Resonious says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:35pm

A totally neat game, but I was frankly not very engaged with just pressing the buttons repeatedly. I really do dig the idea and graphics though.

Sep 10, 2015 @ 4:52pm

Nice, unique idea that's cleanly executed. Wouldn't mind an increase in difficulty over time!

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