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

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Get Off My Lawn

by jgthespy - Jam Entry

A backwards JRPG. It's missing most of the features that would have made it interesting but it's a nice baseline RPG system that I can make good later on. The monster was supposed to have a home life in addition to the battle system but I never made it that far.

There's no sound, no effects, no background art, no tutorial, no damage or status effect indicators, and it's about as balanced as I could make it in 30 minutes. Also you can't die.

How to play:
Click the trapezoid under a character to select them, then use the four buttons at the top to pick an action.

Issues:
-Resolution issues have been resolved! Thank you Canvas Scaler!
-If you hit the knight even though you have someone else selected, it's because he taunted you.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#470Humor(Jam)2.89
#477Theme(Jam)3.52
#701Graphics(Jam)3.00
#819Mood(Jam)2.72
#835Innovation(Jam)2.60
#978Fun(Jam)2.40
#1071Overall(Jam)2.40
#1314Coolness47%

Comments

Vladirien says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:08pm

Nice concept but still needs work. Would play a upgraded version :)

Jacic says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:08pm

I am invincible! Nice idea.

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:10pm

great effort. Like the artwork...with some more work this game could be pretty fun

Caspila says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:17pm

I agree with other comments. The idea is quite nice but game is not that playable so far. i think it's worth to put some more work in it!

wavegunner232 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:37pm

fun. can't lose when you win nothing happens art is stunning

cmayhem says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:14pm

Well the art is good, it's good start for an rpg. Keep working on it!

mantis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:37pm

For a game in 30 minutes, this is sweet!

lykanthrope says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:47am

This is a totally fun concept! Would love to see it fully developed!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:42am

With further development this could become something interesting.

wooltech says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:51am

I like how the name implies a back story. Whlie unfinished, it's a nice system and layout for the combat UI.

Almax27 says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 12:37pm

Really liked the concept, shame these was no actual losing or winning conditions, just a 'you died' 'you won' popup and click to restart would have been enough.

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