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

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Misunderstood

by catchthefloaty - Compo Entry

Welcome to misunderstood. you have a simple goal. Make some friends.
WASD to move
E to talk to people

for those who think otherwise... there is an ending. keep playing.


any issues please email admin@nathankevilus.com or tweet @catchthefloaty

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Ratings

Coolness54%
#271Theme3.69
#327Mood3.19
#405Audio2.86
#460Humor2.70
#485Innovation2.96
#587Graphics2.86
#619Overall2.96
#771Fun2.54

Comments

Zerkruemler says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 3:24pm

Cool Idea. Was fun to play through.
Well done!

keyle says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:32am

I liked the concept of the monster being unaware of its monstrosity. Nice one. Was there ever a win condition ?

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:36am

yes, keep playing.

otato says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:43am

Really liked the theme. I was sad to see it end so quickly. Great job.

Resonious says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:52am

An amusing use of the theme, I'd say.

JayWoody says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:53am

As someone already said the fact that you are a monster who doesn't realize he is a monster is a thought provoking thing.

Maybe a bit too short on the gameplay side, but other than tha good job!

Halleflux says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:02am

I think I remember you from the IRC channel =P
Well done, your game turned out well.
I like how it managed to be funny, but still held the mood well, so it actually felt a bit like a mystery. I think with a bit more work, it could actually make a very good game! (Not to say that it isn't good. It is good. Partly I'm talking about outside of the dare =P)

I'm not sure if it's my computer, but the game lags intermittently.

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:05am

Fun to play and nice models/art
The hand drawn walls didn't really fit with the ground.

cgmorton says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:20am

Am I missing something? All I can do is walk around - I checked the input menu on startup and it doesn't help. What am I supposed to be doing here?

Or is that the point? O.o

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:23am

Cgmorton. The screen tells you to press e to talk to people in the top left. Is it missing on your screen?

cgmorton says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:08am

Yeah that is missing from mine. I'm running through wine though so strangeness is to be expected.

It's an interesting game now that I can play it. Cheers!

Mantlair says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:14am

Idea is cool. I love to see people don't make games on pure brutality like me because of the theme B). Story was sad though B/. anyways keep up good work!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Good story. But end is missing.

snade says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:32pm

I like that the monster didn't know he was a monster!

Deadpan-Gamez says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:39pm

Really cool game, really like the art style you went with.

Zed says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:07pm

Aww, I feel so sad for... myself! Excellent use of the theme, nice music, great presentation. Simple idea, well executed.

amras0000 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:19pm

Very nice, the graphics were quite charming and the gameplay enjoyable and very well paced. The voice recordings peaked a fair bit which ruined the audio quality. I'd recommend speaking further away from the mic next time, or turning down the gain if you know how to do that (some hardware will let you adjust gain, or your OS may have the setting). Nice job overall.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:11pm

No one told me we would be going on a feel trip :'(

Wevel says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:12pm

Short but fun

mincrmatt12 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:14pm

Interesting idea, a little short though, Good game!

q2k2k says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:19am

I like the idea of the game. It does feel short though and even though it says there is an ending, wasn't sure if you were implying there were multiple endings. The audio is alright. I do like the graphics though, looks pretty good for something thats done in a short amount of time.

Lancelot Gao says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:38am

A bit short, but very interesting!

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:54pm

The mood is amazing, but game is very fast =(

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Cool take on the seem. And the people textures where great!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:40pm

I was expecting a little more. I liked the graphics and the feel.

OadT says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 10:00am

Win condition could be a bit more obvious, but apart from that nice entry!

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