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

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Eat Sheep & Die

by Conk - Compo Entry

Eat Sheep & Die

Your goal is to eat sheep.
Your secondary goal is to not die.

Eating sheep will raise your health and camouflage, this will be necessary to survive the angry farmer and the rogue dire wolf pack. Bonus points can be gained by eating the rare black sheep, red riding hood or a boy crying wolf.

If a sheep & ram have contact, there's a chance of a lamb spawning (: Eat them then or wait for them to mature, you're the monster, after all.

Controls
Enter/B to eat
WASD/Left joystick to move
Space/A to jump
escape to quit

Due to running out of time, I have a feeling there will be bugs, I'll upload a revised version when I find bad ones (:

EDIT: I've added another version where you can reduce your camo by standing by wire fences as it can be difficult to reduce it otherwise, this will also reduce 1 hp too.

EDIT 2: I added another link to a version I don't want rated as I've added the two features I couldn't get in in time, but I want it to be out there as it's more enjoyable. The features are...
- Farmers shear you when you get too wooly, shake em off before they realise!
- Rams ram you if you're too wolfish.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#71Graphics4.11
#80Theme4.05
#90Fun3.74
#106Audio3.55
#121Humor3.56
#128Overall3.68
#160Innovation3.53
#166Mood3.50

Comments

Logan says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:34am

Cute graphics! It's fun running around as a wolf at the beginning, but man, that camouflage becomes such a liability...
As for bugs, I think I found a big one? You can eat corpses over and over and they'll still count as fresh kills. So you can keep getting easy points.

With a little more balance and purpose, I could see this being pretty solid.

Conk says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:38am

Cheers (: You did indeed find a big one and another! The wool is suppose to get removed when you take damage ( I also planned for a shearing minigame but didn't have the time) I'll re upload a fixed version so you can't get easy points!

Thanks again!

TiByte says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:40pm

I really like the graphic style, and what you did with the theme.

Kaev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:41pm

The graphics are perfect for this game. Gameplay is good. Pretty decent game!

PokeyOne says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:50pm

great game, I got just under 11000 points

Wevel says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:56pm

Great game, love that you start to camouflage as a sheep

Shinmera says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:57pm

A very neat game. The graphics are nice and consistent, charming all over. The animations and variety in the sheep add on to the effect.

The music and effects work well together with the overall theme of the game. Perhaps the sound effects could have been a little bit quieter.

Generally it was a bit too easy for me to gain camo, and soon I was fully camouflaged, but also so slow that I couldn't really get anywhere anymore. A way to shake off your camo would have been nice so that you could continue the game.

Overall pretty nicely done, though it could use some more variety by --say-- adding more things to do with the camo. Things I can think of off the top of my head include losing it due to wind gusts, having to colour it to get to certain type of sheep, being able to hide in spots to avoid enemies, etc.

Skoggy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Very cute, but not very challenging? Very nice gfx and fitting music!

Ferret says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:17pm

Very cute d: I love the atmosphere, I wish there was more to this game

Shaw says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Spot on graphics, makes you feel bad for killing cute lil' lambs. Music is nice and peaceful giving a nice contrast to the bleeding corpses. Lots of fun and with a bit of polishing could make a really fun party/multiplayer game. (one person wolf, other farmer) Excellent work.

Ithildin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:42pm

Very solid entry! I loved the tune and the graphics. Together with the mechanics, I can easily see this expanded into something larger and less open.

Congratulations!

DarthThomas says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:32pm

Great game. :)

Meursault says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:33pm

Great entry. The grapics are cut but i really don't want to eat those cute sheeps :-(

hrd_games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Very cute. Wish there was an easier way to lose camo than just walking into a barbed fence. But fun nevertheless.

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:12pm

really solid and nice entry. enjoyed every second of it

djfariel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:35pm

1st Thought:
"Huh....neat"

Pros:
Graphics fit the feel of the game well.
I like this music.
Concept is pretty cool.

Cons:
Is there a way to take damage? I assume the camo serves an armor of sorts, but I never found a way to get hurt.


Overall:
Cute game, could be fun with some polish.

cyrixd says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:43pm

Really enjoyed the look and feel of the game, very nice mood and controls. I didn't feel enough threat from the farmer or dire wolf to prevent me from slowly and safely eating everything. Really solid otherwise!

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:31pm

Cool idea! I love it =)

kaype says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:58am

I'm a huge sucker for isometric graphics. The graphics look really cute and the game itself is really fun!

DragonGino says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:25pm

decent game to play.but fun overal bit i didn't hear no sounds nor music.

Conk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:22pm

@DragonGino, there is definitely music and sound, 'M' (or 'X' on controller) will mute all sounds, so maybe you hit that by accident. Cheers for playing everyone!

AdayMC says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:22pm

Good game, I enjoyed eating until be some kind of white mass :P

Good style and idea

togie says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:35pm

Haha reminds me of the ps1 game :) cant trick me gypsy

t4u says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:07am

I really enjoyed slaughtering sheeps. Rroblem starts when you get to fluffy - nothing left to do. Choosing Enter for controls was terrible idea as well.

Overall: Fun!

Nanolotl says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:08am

Very nice. Loved the graphical style. Music was little repetitive, but fit the mood well otherwise.

spotco says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:38am

cute, with there were more goals though

VoxelSquare says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Great game, but gets really repetitive after some minutes.

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 5:58pm

Cute game! I included it in part 12 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/mbmK1PaRvAU

Biruts says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

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