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

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Minotaur

by cirpig29 - Jam Entry

Minotaur
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Waking from a pleasent slumber one not-quite-sunny day in your home - the labyrinth - you find it invaded by strange creatures that want to take your treasure away. Now, we can't have that! Collect as much as you can before there is naught but a diamond-encrusted gold goblet left for you.

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Controls:
WASD or Arrow keys: Movement
Mouse: Menu navigation
Touchscreen: Sorry, no dice fellas

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Notes:
- Due to a rather annoying engine limitation, reseting the game works by reloading the page. Please don't hate us for this.
- This game is not tested at all on Safari. Should work, though. Should.
- You CAN lose the game, but it's usually harder than winning.

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The team would like to thank you for reading this description and not being the monster by skipping it. Now, play some more games!

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Ratings

#584Theme(Jam)3.38
#880Overall(Jam)2.80
#910Humor(Jam)1.91
#923Graphics(Jam)2.44
#927Mood(Jam)2.50
#986Fun(Jam)2.38
#989Innovation(Jam)2.28
#1415Coolness45%

Comments

Azlen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:04pm

"Get out of my maze, you puny humans!"

... a few seconds later

"Why can't I kill them?"

Askbackwards says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Fit the theme really well! As you said it is hard to lose, but still a cool game!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:16pm

Nicely done. A bit short but I think some people here will appreciate that =)

Strike says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:52am

Too bad i can't kill the guys ;)
Not sure why i won also. This looks promising if the game gets a bit deeper.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:36pm

Interesting idea! Simple graphics and smooth gameplay! however i wish some more interaction...maybe hit mechanics? The little guys are really fast, but this is not a real problem 'cause it's make the game funniest! Good job!

JackDegree says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:38pm

Interesting concept, would deserve to be developed a bit more :)

rodobodolfo says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:41pm

Fun game, though I won but I duont know why. Controls are super smooth! Good job!

Aevek says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 9:07am

Cool simple little game. Once I got over my near-endless desire to trample the puny humans and focused on the objective, it was fun. I still want to trample those pests though.

Waterman7 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Cool concept. Loved chasing those little people around. Too bad I couldn't do anything to them (I think?)

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Good entry, the idea is nice and fits the theme, although I'd love to kill all of those humans :P
The pointless button made me laugh!

personalurban says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Very smooth, good job

barigorokarl says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 4:35pm

Very nice idea, although it was very unclear how much "enough" is ;-)
Runs very good!

Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:52pm

Nice theme! I liked keeping the focus on the treasure rather than the (insignificant) humans.

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