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

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Zombie Tactics

by MattV - Jam Entry

Zombie Tactics - control an army of zombies, convert humans to your legion of the undead, find and kill the president!

HELP:
- Click any blue square to move a zombie.
- Click an action after moving to select an attack. Basic attacks do damage and heal the zombies. Other attacks cause infection.
- Hold right mouse button to move camera (auto centers on current turn).
- Get a human to max infection to create a new zombie! Human infection resistance varies (shirtless guys = easy, hazmat guys = impossible)
- Find and kill the president to win.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#350Theme(Jam)3.67
#368Innovation(Jam)3.22
#403Humor(Jam)3.00
#485Fun(Jam)3.11
#716Overall(Jam)3.00
#731Mood(Jam)2.83
#923Graphics(Jam)2.44
#1314Coolness47%

Comments

QuexD says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:45am

I just realized how long I played that. Very Good!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:57am

I'm in love with the character, it made me laught tons!

n42k says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:05am

"An error occured running the Unity content on this page. See your browser's JavaScript console for more info. The error was: UnknownError"

I'm on Firefox + Linux, get that error when I try to start the game, can't run it.

LandoSystems says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:06am

Nice character art, good work!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:06am

Cool Idea. I enjoyed it.

MattV says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:09am

n42k - are you able to run other unity webgl games?

Goutye says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:01am

Interesting entry! Quite long as well so well done! A bit too slow maybe but that's a turn-based game.

Electron says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:36pm

nice game

astrophics says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:27pm

I was a bit confused at first but then I figured it out and it was quite fun. Good game!

GraciCebola says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:30pm

I am not into turn based games but nice entry :D

Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:33pm

This is a pretty good concept and implementation of a tactics game. I only ever ran into hazmat enemies, so I couldn't test out the infection easily. I wanted less of a delay between actions.

--Barry

Saf says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:43pm

Very interesting concept! The gameplay is a little confusing, but the turn based gameplay is still fun. Solid entry for a compo game!

radmars says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:46pm

Wow! there needs to be more tactics games in these jams man. Well done! Really solid start! There's a lot you can build on here if you wanna keep going! few polish notes: id like to be able to cancel or confirm an action, first couple humans you run into are a bit strong, maybe lower their HP a bit for 'tutorial purposes'etc. /Rant Anyways, awesome job man!

MaesK says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:48pm

Nice game! It's an interesting idea to move zombies around as a tactics game. You could improve some things: many zombies to control and just one click at a time, UI is not comfortable to use, and zombies basic attack damage might be different. It got me playing for a long time, anyway. Damn president could not be found yet :P

Nice touch with "lighting" and light of sight by the way.
Great work!

ripter says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:20pm

A lot of fun to play. I just spent an hour playing this!

shawn42 says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:19am

played this... a lot! nice entry!

phi says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 6:06pm

The UI could be improved, it's not very intuitive and a bit confusing at the moment. Other than that, solid entry, nice interpretation of the theme.

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