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

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Don't eat them!

by mar3k - Compo Entry

Story based point and click survival game.

You crashed on an uninhabited island and you have to do everything to call for a help, but most of all to not become a monster by becoming a cannibal!

(Please bear in mind that this is a COMPO entry - made in 48 hours)

Controls:
A/D - Movement
LClick - Interaction/Talk to
RClick - Open tool-tip
RClick on item - craft

Small tip: There is a lots of stuff you can interact with and sometimes multiple interactions are required.

NOTE: JRE 8 is required to run this (download: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness62%
#82Graphics4.06
#165Overall3.59
#235Mood3.33
#252Fun3.35
#292Innovation3.28
#311Humor3.06
#425Audio2.81
#431Theme3.45

Comments

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:31pm

Awesome pixel art! The game flows sounds very good to me! Nice game

Kaev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Often the search item in the menu didn't work for me. I used the .exe file. The graphics are really awesome. Liked the gameplay.

DifferentName says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:34pm

Cool idea. Pretty well done adventure game. There were some bugs with clicking, where I'd click search but nothing would happen for a while. It seems like it needed me to be standing further away from the object I was searching, which is weird.

xgeovanni says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:51pm

Sometimes when I right click a tree or bush I get no dialogue, sometimes I get the dialogue but I can't search, and sometimes I can search but I can't take the stuff. I also got some sticks but I can't seem to start the fire with them.

mar3k says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:58pm

xgenovanni: You need at least 5 sticks placed in the campfire, 3 sticks in your inventory and at least 21 hunger points to start a fire with sticks ;) (but the character should tell you what is wrong, if he's not talking about something different) ;)
Also trees don't give you dialog all the time (it is random).

Also I was trying to fix the bug with tooltips/inventories, but I ran out of time, so sorry for that.

CodeNMore says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:24pm

The design of the game is top-notch! I love the design, and the story of it is very good. There are a few bugs for the menu items, but all else was great!

rotpar says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:34pm

Nice art!

BoskoSokolov says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:57pm

nice game nice idea good job

KBF123 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:41am

The game seems buggy for me and it kind of killed the atmosphere.
Sometimes I can't search bushes or trees or collect their contents. I also couldn't get the fireplace to work.
Could use some fine tuning

mar3k says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:34pm

The bug is fixed.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:44pm

Unfortunately I'm not able to start the game. I open the .exe but nothing happens, and there's nothing in Task Manager either. running win 7.

jofra says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:18pm

Very cool game. It has a lot of depth for a LD game.
Well Done!!

TheZiggy says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Really fun! Amazing that you made this in just 48 hours, great job!!

mar3k says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:27pm

@inbetweengames you probably need to upgrade your JRE to JRE 8. That seemed to help most people having problem with it, or it might have been your antivirus, they don't really like unknown internet applications and you might have not noticed anything if you turned off the notifications.

Carracer12 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:16pm

Nice game ;)

bradur says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:34am

Nice survival game, although the menus had some issues here and there, and the boar walked on air :D.

Gaspard_ says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:00pm

I never managed to destroy that lock.
I did manage to cook meat though after the 2nd try.
If you search something once and don't take the items you'll never get them...
Aside from that bug everything worked well.

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:42pm

Man, the interactions are wonky but I do like the mood set, though the story is of course… borrowed. Also, I can't believe I let this run for 15 minutes in the background, occasionally clicking a cooked steak just to see the ending.

BTW: part of the UI wonkiness is that the game seized up every 5 seconds for about 2 seconds, causing Java to do bad things as well, the Java process was often running at >1 full CPU core which was odd. Maybe you're doing something really hefty?

Biruts says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:22pm

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.

grynca says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:48am

Nice little adventure, it gets a little boring when you do all the things you can do and then you wait 15 mins

UrbanHelsing says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:33pm

Very fun adventure game. The 15 minutes of surviving/waiting was a bit boring though. Annoying that you only can search trees and bushes once, I missed some times and then the food was lost. I would like that new popups removes the old ones to avoid overlapping and missed texts. One of the boars died near a tree, which made it impossible to loot. Could only search the tree then. But otherwise great!

Sep 12, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Couldnt really figure out how to get stuff from the plane, but I love the graphics! I included it in part 26 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/3UFkqjoD81E

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