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

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The Last Little Monster

by Chris M - Compo Entry

Coarse sketch for a 2D roguelike (no death in this version).

A migrant monster is making its way back through foreign and hostile lands to reach its distant home.

Controls:
WASD or arrow keys.
Up - Jump / Double Jump
Down - Attack
Attack humans and collect coins.
Double Jump expends all your power, allowing you to jump to other planets.

@chrismcmath

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness62%
#91Audio3.58
#135Innovation3.60
#163Fun3.51
#166Mood3.50
#177Graphics3.74
#187Humor3.37
#202Overall3.51
#386Theme3.51

Comments

peterthehe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:17am

IT MAKES SO MUCH SENSE!!!

guoboism says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:56am

Overall it is a very cheerful game with the fast pace game play and music. I like the little planet idea and the how little monster jumps between planets. This has potentials!

Polyganz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:50pm

Yoshi vs aliens in space? Fuck yeah!

kaitokidi says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:06pm

funny and cute, but not easy to play, is not intitive but is funny to try ^^ great job!
also some better graphics for enemies would help the game look better xd

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:07pm

I like the colors and the graphics themselves are very good.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:18pm

Fun game & nice idea. It goes a little crazy after a while & the humans can be hard to spot, but I enjoyed it.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:57pm

Huge potential in this. It was so sad to be the last little monster...

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:25pm

Very cute. Shame attacking on certain bumpy places is nearly impossible...

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:43pm

nice little fun game. i loved the graphics. and it was a good experience overall

sararyCow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Nice game overall. Very cute and challenging. I found controls a bit imprecise but may be is my machine.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:57pm

So, so much fun! New mechanics here! :)
The only thing i don't really like is the excessive camera zooming. other than that, awesome netry!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:42pm

Featured here :)

http://ludumdare.com/compo/2015/08/25/my-favorites-5/

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:50am

Nice mechanic, but you are not kidding about "distant". I didn't reach it.

spatanz says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:10am

Very nice game~! Nice mechanic...

Awpteamoose says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:29am

I got to the second planet by colliding with too many humans and being thrown into space.
The second planet had a few guys that I couldn't attack no matter what.

I liked the music though.

qkerguelen says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:43pm

Pretty and fun to play! I had a good time!
PS: you wanted a playthrough of my game because it is not available for Mac, here it is! : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B1_QD1_cbw

Chris M says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:04am

Thanks @qukerguelen!

jk5000 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:45am

A game you almost can't stop playing, is a great game. Your game was one of them. Damn it was great. Only thing i don't like is the camera movment on the hilly plants, it made me a little seasick.

Tanton-H2X says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:05pm

SuperCool!!~~ ☆゚Chris~
This game be more fun and grown a lot than when i first saw it at the mannning-center!~
the sense of the attack-operation is interesting , some planets are very challenging~~(I think it may depends on how unevenness of the planet's ground~~ and sometimes is becasue the human's color is same with the house's door,haha~~Did it was intentional?:P)
also,the color matching and fade are Colorful and Dazzling~☆
I'm particularly favored the moment which the camera zoomout when i hit these smallhuman and let them flying~ i feel these energy-balls just like the meteor to delimit the horizon! How beautiful it is~~ the smooth bgm also let it more enjoyable.
I play it with my nephew just now~ he also like it so much~-- esp your great design of cartoon .on the other hand, I feel you game may have some similar charaters with Meditation games, it can get spiritual relaxation.
finally,also sorry for my so lately reply~~ get the link for the first time at the day before yesterday;but was still fighting with myteam's project until last night just got freetime from it ~~
what a good game~~wish you have a good rate and do more cool game next time~~~ Best wishes!

Tanton-H2X says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:34am

The vote was forgotten just now~~~ :P (this commment just for vote~☆ )

Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:00am

Very cute and fun!

FireTwin says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:38am

I quite like the simple graphics, they are actually kinda cute in a a way. Also, the jumping and sliding is a sort of combo that you try and keep up is a cool mechanic. Hope you learned some new things from this and can make an awesome game!

euske says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:18am

It glitched when I double jumped high. But so much potential. Really looking forward to seeing the finished version!

Techblogogy says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 12:27pm

Nice game! Graphics are pretty cute, music is great and it has nice and interesting mechanic. Great job!

Eldan_Knight says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Nice gameplay and physics! Sometimes I got a bit lost trying to jump from a planet to other, but overall is good experience :)

shawn42 says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:11am

Absolutely adorable and fun. I wish I had a way to track which planets I've been to or have some sort of mini-map to keep track of where I am in the universe. Great look and feel; good job.

SoloDuoTeam says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:24pm

Nice Physics here! Also interesting concept. I really like the idea of moving from planet to planet. The web build sometimes drop the framerate but I think it s fine.

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