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

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BreakoutBeast

by Downtown - Jam Entry

Was a Compo entry, but I finished about 3 hours too late.
Everything still made solo in the 72 hours.

ARROW KEYS: move left and right
SPACE: Jump

Unity executable.

Can look at my other projects at www.badartifacts.com

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness52%
#259Theme(Jam)3.78
#319Graphics(Jam)3.81
#373Fun(Jam)3.26
#403Humor(Jam)3.00
#455Audio(Jam)2.96
#599Mood(Jam)3.00
#616Overall(Jam)3.11
#785Innovation(Jam)2.68

Comments

thedashdude says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:00am

The archers were annoying, but the game was fun and the monster always looked like he was ninja jump kicking, so that was funny.

TEAM-TIGER says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:43am

The simple art style is clean and nice. Its quite hard!

superfluous says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:46am

I loved the art style. The monster's design was especially good.

jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:35am

Nice and simple!

pnkthrepwood says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:37am

Cool monster!

mooncalf says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:52pm

Fun return to Mario, though some you run through, others you jump - fun additional challenge. Neat chiptune that plays in the background. It's minimal, but not too shabby!

Nice job!

hoqjed says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:03am

Kind of surprised there isn't a web version since it's in Unity. I've noticed a lot of other people are still using the unity webplayer and it's been working fine for me (of course it's not going to be supported on chrome much longer though).

The game itself was nice. It was sort of basic but it's a solid game for a solo shot. The sounds helped quite a bit to me, that splat sound that people make is really satisfying haha. Also figuring out the javelin throwing patterns was interesting. It kind of contradicts your typical expectations which would be to jump onto enemies. But here it generally seemed better to try and avoid jumping since you'd typically end up in more danger. Though falling with style was definitely a thing.

It's not mind blowing but it's not bad either. Overall, it's a nice solid game you should be proud of.

- Dylan

danidre14 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:38am

Nice art style, a bit hard, but it's a nice entry altogether.

Odefus says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:44am

Really dig the art style. Avoiding damage is maybe a bit too hard.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:49am

I love the design of the monster and the enemies, too bad you didn't get to work on the background as well =/

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:57am

Great little game I liked the mood of the game :-) I just kept getting carried away killing the archers that I jumped right into the arrows.

kaype says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:07pm

The graphics are cute. I feel like there isn't any way to escape the archer things though. Animation is good too.
Music could use some work.

Nizl says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:02pm

I like the graphics a lot. I wished it wasn't that hard because you die pretty fast. But cool game though

shawn42 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:31pm

I like the art style and game play.. it's pretty difficult. Nice work.

zenmumbler says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 10:09am

Nice that it was hard but deterministic so you can plan your way around the spears and arrows. Nice style. Well done, esp for a bit over 48h.

WubAlliance says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 12:33am

This game has a very unique and visually appealing graphical style. The sprites and animations look fantastic. Gameplay itself is tricky, some other way to attack would probably help. Overall solid entry, nice work!

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