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

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Nomnomnom

by Sogomn - Compo Entry

You are the monster. You live in a cave which you can't get out of and you're starving. You eat whatever you can find. Your dream is to grow bigger and bigger to escape the cave one day.

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This game is unfinished. I spend most of the time playing around with some stats.
This was the most fun Ludum Dare I've taken part at so far, tho. And it's the first time I created music!
For those who are interested in the source code but don't quite understand what I did there: I used a custom library which you can find below.

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Move with WAD. Eat falling things to grow.
I did not have time to implement a goal.

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This game requires Java 8 to run.
There might be bugs when resizing the window.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2092Coolness22%

Comments

Teekeks says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:12am

I love it!
But I got stuck in the right wall after a bit and had to restart.

Sogomn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:14am

Yeah I had some troubles with collision detection. I wish I had finished it.

Somnium says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:19am

Even without a goal, the game is strangely compelling.

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:46pm

I had some trouble in the controls, but the minimalista art is very good and also the mood is nice, well done.

QuexD says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:43pm

Thought I could escape... left idle... broke... music was good.

Phil Strahl says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:16pm

Very cute, looks like you were off to a good start. The sine-music is very calming and fitting and I om-nom-nomed a number of beach balls, too (or Chrome icons? ;) Anyway how about also having stuff drop that hurts you, too? And just slap on a time limit and you're done. I liked it.

dancingmad says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:13pm

I can't play the game, I have a black screen at startup... I can hear the music but nothing happens.

TheOlinone says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:28pm

Game launches but is just a black screen for 10+ min.

Macbook Pro 2012, OSX Yosemite

kaype says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:48pm

I'm loving it.
It feels a bit buggy, but the art and mood is great.

parsia says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:52pm

same as @dancingmad, black screen, just music

kunzbe says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:38pm

astonishly fun for a unfinished game :)

Komradus says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Really addictive, nice! Love the audio, although there doesn't seem to be a loss condition. You just keep playing and never lose.

Sogomn says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 6:04am

Thanks for the feedback!

@Phil Strahl: Yeah, that's what I wanted to do initially but I couldn't quite find the time to do that.

@Komradus: Yeah, that's what I wrote above.

I'm not sure where the bug with the black screen comes from. Many people seem to have that problem.

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