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

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Pesky Heroes!

by Adam Gould - Compo Entry

Those pesky heroes are trying to loot you for valuables and XP! Murder them for daring to set foot in your lair, and level up to become even better at murdering them.

WASD/Arrows - Move
Left mouse button (Hold) - Attack

Be careful when attacking, because you will take double damage from ranged attacks!

Arrows are highly lethal and keep getting more dangerous unless you put a lot of points into defence. Fireballs aren't as deadly, but they ignore your defence!



I'm @ad_vurt on Twitter, and ad_vurt on Twitch.

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Ratings

#22Fun4.09
#57Audio3.74
#117Overall3.70
#278Mood3.27
#300Humor3.09
#381Innovation3.14
#447Graphics3.13
#650Theme3.09
#1537Coolness42%

Comments

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

Fun game. Had me playing for a while.
Only issue I had with it is that you stop if you move diagonally into a wall rather than sliding along it. That got me killed a few times. Also there seemed little point in not holding attack all the time, even with the penalty.

bakakyo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:23pm

I liked the mood and the heroes very much. It's a simple but a fun game. Some good jokes xD Had me playing for a while. Nice work!

Gipzo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:33pm

The games has simple graphics, but the gameplay is very addictive. Good job!

emongev says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:09pm

The most fun game i've played so far, loved the quotes in the bottom, thought i was getting hurt due to the pushback but then noticed i wasnt and got used to it. Overall i felt it very similar to The Binding of Isaac and for all the right reasons :) Good job!

congusbongus says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:11pm

Simple and fun! I'm not sure if I'm missing something, but aiming has no effect, so there was no need to use the mouse for attacking.

ToloaGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:15pm

Good Game, I played it much longer then many other ones!

m43c0 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:20pm

Very entertaining game! Simple and catchy. Didn't quite understand if you really need to point the mouse towards the enemies or not, but had fun anyway!

Mekuri says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:22pm

Great game! Got me fairly addicted, but I'm a sucker for games that let's you level up :P
I found the bouncy mechanic unique and it felt surprisingly good! Very good job!

Dizzyman572 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:44pm

Really cool game, especially the gameplay. You did everything that you could do to make that as good as possible. The controls were tight, the tutorial was short but clear, it feels like there are skills to master here, the audio even makes punching enemies all the more satisfying. Well done. :D

jofra says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:48pm

this was realy fun! i liked it a lot, got a bit addicted to it

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:07pm

kinda too hard to get into it.

peecestudios says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:35am

fun game, the music is the best part doe. Loved the bottom phrases.

TerinHD says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:51am

Good looking game. Only thing I would improve on would be a better indication on how attacking works whether its the player attacking an NPC or vice versa.

OccamsRazor says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:46am

Excellent game! I really liked the trade-off that the only way to deal damage also made you more vulnerable, but not attacking also made you vulnerable to the basic enemies, it made for a really interesting strategic element that I enjoyed a lot!

TestSubject06 says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:49am

This was pretty cool! It almost felt like a top-down ikaruga where you had to manage whether you were in damage or defense mode.

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