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

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You Are What You Eat

by Marjie62 - Jam Entry

You're a wizard who has run out of ingredients! Use ingredients from your local grocery store to create new appearance-altering potions!

Each ingredient has 2 aspects, and different potions require different sets of aspects. But you don't know which ingredients have which aspects. Experiment to discover the aspects of different ingredients, and which potions cause which effects. However, as potions change your appearance, local shoppers may become frightened of you!

Team Members:
Emma Breen,
Kevin Granade,
Marco Longo,
Rose Valle,
Sean Osman,
Steven Weiss,
Taylor Bergquist,
Marjie Volk

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#147Innovation(Jam)3.58
#221Audio(Jam)3.48
#285Humor(Jam)3.26
#428Theme(Jam)3.58
#576Graphics(Jam)3.29
#599Mood(Jam)3.00
#663Fun(Jam)2.88
#677Overall(Jam)3.04
#1537Coolness42%

Comments

Zoglu says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:36am

Nice little game here, it fits the theme pretty well. First I found some recipes and changed the character's looks but in the end when there were too much ingredients and when the speed increased I just clicked around so see what happened. I didn't get the "aspect" system.
Good job nonetheless, maybe this entry could be worked into a more complete game :)

mantis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:22am

Really fun game! :)

khahem says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:41am

Nice graphics, music and controls, but I was a bit confused.
I think I have to guess the aspects and annotate them in the pause menu, but I wasn't sure what the final goal was.

KBF123 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:59am

Found it a bit difficult to keep up with the games fast pace
It was a fun game though

dydx says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:12am

I love the audio responses. "Disgusting! Gross!"

AlariSilver says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:16am

Since the game was so fast, it was impossible to work out the aspect system. But it's a cool idea! Keep working on it :)

Tortoise says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:10am

Music was excellent! *clears off entire top shelf into cauldron*

Culpo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:21pm

Nice little game =D

Taldius says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:27pm

I love the idea of the game but it feels too simple.
Anyway, nice job!

adsilcott says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:38pm

It was a fun and funny game. Had a little trouble with understanding the aspect system as well.

dancingmad says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:54pm

The game is very funny but it's very complicated.
It's hard to understand everything and the speed of the game don't help us to since the beginning.
A progressive tutorial would be perfect.

Else, the concept is really cool and I particularly like the introduction music.

Good job !

Galvesmash says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:48pm

Really cool game, the idea of becoming different monsters by doing different potions is excellent!
Finished is bubble hair/legs/arms and dragon wings!

At first I was kind of lost and I didn't know what I was supposed to do, took me some time to understand what recipes were right. The recipes interface is a bit confused but I get it after some time!

the31 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:03am

Interesting idea, but I had no idea where to even begin considering aspects. I also didn't see any shoppers--would have been interesting to see how they reacted to my inexplicably green skin. An interesting concept, but I think it was pretty unclear what to observe to make any conclusions.

Qaterknan says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 9:23pm

The aspect part was a bit hard so most of the time I brewed random stuff. But the brilliant audio, voice acting and rather frenzied pace of the game kept me glued to the monitor for more than fifteen minutes. He is disgusting! lol

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