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

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Monster's REVENGE!

by keyle - Compo Entry

This is my second entry to LD. I hope you enjoy it. I had a ton of fun doing it. I went for a cute and humorous style. All assets are provided in the source including 3D and Photoshop.

The game was done with Unreal Engine 4.8... I originally was targeting HTML5 to improve my potential votes. Unfortunately it was too unstable and didn't support much lighting options or even load other levels apparently....

Music was done using Renoise and a couple of VSt. It was done really quick...

Sounds are mostly my voice recorded and filtered... Using Audacity and Audition.

2D assets were done in Photoshop. 3D in Blender. I recorded the whole process with screen caps which I will publish once I got some sleep...

En-joy!

UPDATED to version 1.2 (1 min from deadline!) - added scores, hearts randomly spawns when losing health, an end theme sound, vsync and performance improvements...

NOTE: you might get a scary warning that there is an .exe file. Also you may need to UNBLOCK it in order to run it (right click, properties, UNBLOCK)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#40Graphics4.22
#234Theme3.74
#275Overall3.38
#330Humor3.00
#588Fun2.83
#593Mood2.78
#1537Coolness42%

Comments

Wevel says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:24am

Nice game, good graphics. Seemed like the different mechanics are a bit limited.

Ethan Allwood says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:45am

error saying files are missing :(

haloguy397 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:53am

Very nice graphics! fun game! perhaps more enemies would have made it better

PokeyOne says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:53am

great game! I love it, although an online or offline leaderboard would be nice. Try to beat a score of 47

keyle says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:53am

@Ethan do you know what files are missing?

DirectX is required and C++ redist (which you get if you have any Steam 32bit game)

Microsoft C++ runtime (32bits) (you might already have it from steam games):
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40784 (you want the X86 as it's a 32bit game)

keyle says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:54am

@haloguy397 thanks! btw if you survive long enough they start spawning a lot :)

kirilllosev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:02am

A bit difficult to track gold and enemies, because it's impossible to see the whole map or just rotate the camera.
Perfectly fits the theme.
Pretty interesting to play.
But the game lags on my laptop. that's ok, because it's pretty weak :)

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:07am

Fun and easy to pick up! Be aware there is a bug where eating someone wont remove them from the game.

Somfin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:13am

Fun little game. Kinda difficult to lose?

dalbinblue says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:38am

The game is very pretty, but I wasn't sure if it was possible to lose without actually seeking out the heros (i.e. if you remained passive, there was no end condition). I killed about fifty heroes then let the game run for a while and didn't get penalized (was that your intention?

Also, I was a little sad to see a whole large level around the character, but for the intended game play to be centered in a very small area. Despite this, the game is beautiful.

keyle says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:42am

You can Zoom / Unzoom using the wheelmouse btw... Thanks for the kind feedback!

madameberry says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:17pm

The hitbox on the sword is weird. It would've been neat if the monster got more powerful or bigger the more he ate.

Kuchalu says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:01pm

Awesome! Characters remind me of castle crashers but 3D.

RoboNebula says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Awesome game! Basic, humorous, good looking, good sounding, good working!

Strike says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:42am

I'm wondering if there is some subtle motion blur that is making my pc very slow while running this game. Except that I love the art style. My first reflex was to explore the entire level to look for the heroes, until I realised I only had to camp in the center. Very good compo entry, very well polished.

Kai20 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:37pm

great graphics but not hard enough for me. (great cover art)

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