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

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Climb Monster Climb!

by Josh H - Compo Entry

Climb Monster Climb!

You are a friendly monster. A pretty good guy, actually. However, the townsfolk don't seem to think so. They're out for blood! You must flee to your tower. How high can you climb before they catch you?

Controls: WSAD or Arrow Keys to move, Space to jump

Development: C# in Unity 5
Graphics: Photoshop
Sound/Music: Soundbooth CS5 / FL Studio 12

Thanks for playing! I welcome any and all constructive criticism.

My high score is currently 34,600. Can you beat that?

Josh Harler

Edited 8/26 to change URLs. Dropbox kept having issues.

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:18am

The music was a little short and felt like it was looping too often. I liked the voice over for the items! Fun, straightforward game!

SudoDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:18am

Good mix of difficulty and simplicity

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:18am

I loved the little talk balloons from the townspeople after he fell. Nice touch!

DavidErosa says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:26am

Nice game! At first I though it was too easy, but then I got to the blue zone and things started to get interesting. Well balanced!

BTW, my max score is 19,800 points :)

ENDESGA says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:36am

This is pretty great game :)

JustinJ says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:44am

Nice, I really liked the monster image :) the voiceovers were really funny too.

WubAlliance says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:11am

Incredibly smooth gameplay. Everything overall felt very polished. Nice audio, good sprites. Well done!

craiglerr says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:20pm


wavegunner232 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:12pm

looping music and its obvious. Other then that its a fine game 4/5

Multiplexor says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:16pm

Very nice! I like how the different difficulties are managed! Nice job! Very polished :)

Connors says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:26pm

The music was bad but those voices were fun. It gets hard surprisingly fast! I got about 30,000 after a few tries. I love all the Frankenstein jokes. Good stuff.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Overall a very lovely little game, nice pleasant graphics with solid game play. Great stuff!

Sanka.X says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:26pm


dacharya64 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:31pm

I liked this a lot! The art is cute and the messages from the villagers is funny and adds a lot to the game. I think the green zone lasted just a bit too long, but by blue zone you really have to think about your actions. Nice balancing and the mechanics feel smooth and intuitive.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:10pm

This game has a lot of charm. The sound is great. The difficulty escalates in a nice way. Well done!

goodbadokay says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:11pm

Good soundtrack, but a bit boring gameplay

StaNov says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:13pm

Love the music and the controls! And ascending difficulty.

ziege says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:29pm

It was fun. And I actually really like the music in this one.

jlnr says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:54pm

Simple but effective :) Highscore around 26k!

wicht says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:53pm

Your dropbox links don't seem to work anymore.

Josh H says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Dropbox seems to be working again now. Sorry about that!

JoshCJohnK says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:06pm

I think that the game is extremely entertaining. The endless score system constantly gives you a goal to try to achieve each and everytime you play. For 48 hours, great job!

DragonGino says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:43pm

my Highscore is 30.400. pretty neat game you have there.
the only thing that i notice is the game over schreen at the bottom when i playing. it is a small thing that you can fix in a couple of minutes.

Shaw says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:04pm

Simple idea, executed well, lots of fun, graphics look great, got 10,000 and then died to a fire :(

guoboism says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:49am

Nice game! At first I thought it too easy...
I wish there could be more variety in game play, like gathering energy for cool power-ups.

kidando says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:36am

zombiefied ice climber. I like the simple gameplay. At least I got to the part when he/it was able to say "smells gooooood". Congrats on submitting your entry!

collaboration says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 6:08am

It's fun, but way too easy, not bad overall.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:02pm

Simple game, very well made! I included it in part 14 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

bombjack says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 7:12pm

classic gameplay. would have been more fun with enemies, traps, etc...

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