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

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A Game Where You Are ANY Monster

by Saphyre - Jam Entry

Back to the 70's with this CRPG !
It's almost as if you had a pen and a paper to progress on the storyline.
Plus, you can play with sound ! (All sounds have not yet been implemented, but enough to give you an idea ^_^)

The computer is your Game Master. You are the monster.
Will you manage to complete the adventure without losing your mind ?

Good luck !

PS: The whole game has been done with only one script, attached to a GameObject called Main ('Source' to download it). And sounds are not from me, I used free SFX. Enjoy !

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness73%
#298Theme(Jam)3.74
#372Humor(Jam)3.06
#507Mood(Jam)3.14
#527Overall(Jam)3.21
#531Fun(Jam)3.05
#814Innovation(Jam)2.64

Comments

liquidmedia says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:17am

it's just green text, it reads like a book, I was hoping for more game.

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:29am

Text based adventure game! With sound fx! And you can be an Alien! I like it, a lot!

Nurbs says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:09am

Sadly it didn't seem to allow me to be "Any" monster.:P But I like the retro aesthetic. Probably the first text adventure I've seen in unity though.

Eingya says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:10am

Uh, reminded me of Monster Love You, although maybe with less love. Nicely done, it also looks quite good (i mean, for how much a text adventure can look good)

A bit disappointed I didn't got to play a ratspider

Team Luminous says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:11am

That was fun. I really enjoyed the story and the attitude.

Josh H says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:11am

Some seriously messed up content in this one! The text adventure was well done, although some of the choices I was given made me uneasy. I still chose them though, so well done. :)

Empyrealhell says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:21am

Despite it not letting me make "...anything" as my class, I had fun with it. I liked the writing style, and trying to kill the doppelganger with silver invoked quite an amusing response.

Saphyre says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:27am

Thanks for the first feedback, guys. I'll add Ratspider in the next version. Don't hesitate to tell me about monsters I should add. I'd like to make the next episode more specific about the monster you chose.

cxsquared says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:21am

I really enjoy text adventures and quite liked this one. The sound effects added quite a lot. I wish there was a bit more choice in the latter part of the game but overall really well done.

Halleflux says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:28am

Interesting, but it would be cool if there was a difference between each monster. It's a lot of work, but it would be REALLY cool. Apart from that, it's still interesting, and I like the style you have going here.
Well done!

iapc says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Fun game. Extremely unfair and weird though.

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Neat entry!
I wasn't hoping for a text-adventure. I liked it!
How did you handle so many texts with Unity? I always get stuck!

Saphyre says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:52pm

I programmed my own tool. It's the only file in the zip I made. You can download it on 'Source'.

glerikud says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:03am

I like text-based games and your game is a good one. The sounds and music was great and so was the text. I'd love to see it continued with a more serious-darker theme. Oh, and plus points for the stat screen. :)

JoshCJohnK says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:00pm

A bit short, but a unique experience in terms of narrative from the mind of a monster. It fit very well with the theme.

TicZo says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:15pm

xxXspacealienXxx best name ever for my alien nuff said.anyway great text based game quite sad it is so short :I

boardtobits says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:19pm

Points for mood, but this game got dark fast. Also didn't pay off the idea of any monster, but that's understandable with the limits on time.

Saphyre says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:14am

Thanks again for the feedbacks, it helps a lot knowing what I should add in the future. And don't forget you need to use a capital when you type the name of your kind. Ex : Vampire, Troll, Ghost, etc. Cheers !

Afenda says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:59am

Good game. Back to old first versions of game in 70's... Great il like it !!

iossif says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:19pm

too bad you did not let us vote on audio. i really liked the sounds!

adsilcott says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:25pm

The game was very humorous. Loved it.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:27pm

Interesting idea. The writing was kind of all over the place. I didn't really know what my goal was, but I was still compelled to keep playing. Nice work with the text.

Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:46am

Fun idea, wouldn't recognise any of the monsters I tried to be, had to be an alien.

Frozen Stick says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 6:42am

Meh I was hoping or a game too...

Saphyre says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 10:19pm

Don't forget to use capital letters when you choose your kind of monster. And sorry I didn't let you vote for the sound, but I didn't make the SFX...

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