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

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Nightcrawler

by Hjalte500 - Jam Entry

Of the people,
by the people,
eat the people.

A not entirely finished game about being a mouth with legs. Eat as many people as you can and enjoy the cape physics.

Controls:
Mouse for camera
wasd for movement
LMB for attack
Shift for run(crawl)
Shift + W near buildings for climbing
Space for jump
1 to taunt
R to restart
Alt + F4 to quit

Stealth kill by walking behind someone and eating that fucker.

Btw this might be a bit hard to run so if your pc resembles a potato in any way you might want to turn down the graphics. Long load times are normal.

There are almost as many bugs in this game as there are in my room right now so please keep that in mind. This was more of an exercise of 3D development and texturing. Thank you for playing!

Also thanks to button masher bros for playing our last game and we did put a cursor lock in this time..

Animation/Rigging/Skinning from Mixamo.com
Sounds from a bunch of different places
The ground texture was shamefully taken from google.

People you dont know made this game:
Thomas Frank: 3D Guy Max
Gustav Palmgren: Church-man
Hjalte Tagmose: 300-line broken AI man
Michael Riggelsen: Cape/Particle-guy
Gustav O: Lamppost guy.

Tools:
Unity 3D
Visual Studio
3DS Max
PhotoShop
Skype

Mac build might not work.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#117Theme(Jam)4.00
#306Mood(Jam)3.41
#372Humor(Jam)3.06
#414Graphics(Jam)3.61
#518Overall(Jam)3.22
#598Audio(Jam)2.55
#602Fun(Jam)2.96
#644Innovation(Jam)2.86
#1504Coolness44%

Comments

egor-idiot says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:00am

Nice style!
I like the cloak and overall look of the monster %)

commodoreKid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:18am

As you have mentioned in the description there are many animation and collider bugs but still nice try. I liked the monster design. Cape is going crazy after a while though :)

pi_pi3 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:01am

I love the artstyle. This - bugs + story + more polish would make a great game. And I found a bug. Sometimes when climbing the big tower (church?), I could fly

Electron says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:43am

Good try and good graphics , as you build it in 72H it would be quite difficult , as we know , and also thanks for playing our game , we would also improve ,
ELECTRON
(CUTEALIENSLAUGHTER)

dydx says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:45am

This looks really interesting. Any chance you could provide a Mac port?

HotBoxGames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:58am

The cloak was real nice, and I enjoyed running and jumping across the rooftops despite clipping into a lot of them.

As an exercise for texturing, I'd say good job!

dydx says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:41am

Hey thanks for putting a mac build up for me.. but it doesn't work :( It says:
The application "Nightcrawler.app" can't be opened.

Sicilica says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:59am

definitely didn't look like you had much time to polish, but I liked the artistic style you had going.

Hjalte500 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:13am

Sorry about the mac build. I dont have any way to test it so I dont know how to fix it.

guoboism says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:50pm

The graphics is nice. All the models and animation are hard work!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:28pm

Great game! Congrats!

El Cabaro says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:17pm

The graphics and mood are fantastic. It's clear that you didn't have much time to polish, but this game was still interesting. I'd recommend the creation of a post-ludum version

Grahhhhh says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:00pm

I wasn't able to play this on OSX, and while I've played other games on parallels, this one only showed a blank screen for me :( It's too bad, this looks like one of the prettier games in Ludam Dare this time around.

Brightstar says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 8:50am

Nice. Reminds me of the song by Judas Priest.

ChrisFagan says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:36am

Great monster! Some bugs but you seem to know about them already. Nice entry!

Sep 9, 2015 @ 7:53pm

Very bizarre... I like it!

Aaranos says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 4:05pm

While the game is buggy I think it was amazing for the time it had to be made in. There was a lot of attention to detail on the scenery. I do feel like the animations were a bit slow, the villagers mostly.

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