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

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Kraken vs Leviathan

by Aumni - Jam Entry

Kraken vs Leviathan - Action party game, local multiplayer with AIs available, playable up to 4 players!

Krakens and Leviathans are having a fierce competition to see who are the top monsters!! Unfortunately, this lost submarine has been caught in the middle of the fight and is being used as their playing ball.

Kraken vs Leviathan is a competitive local multiplayer game where players try to shoot the ball into the opponent's net while polluting the water as much as possible. Monsters move faster in their own pollution and teamwork is the key to prove that you are the better monster.

Gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feuiJwASEPc&feature=youtu.be

Controls:
Keyboard: WASD to move, Space to boost/shoot ink
Joystick: Analog stick to move, A to boost/shoot ink
*** Swimming in your ink allows you to move faster and you slow down when you move in your opponent's ink ***

Credits:
Programmers: Frank Brizuela, Julien Deschamps, Michael Fortin, Frédéric Hamel, Maxime Leboeuf, Pierre-Luc Loyer
Artists: Laurent Gignac, Éliane Prégent
Sound & Music: Maxime Leboeuf
Special Thanks: Ikram Houbairi, Magali Laliberté, Laurence Sylvestre-Tardif

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness54%
#259Audio(Jam)3.39
#297Graphics(Jam)3.86
#301Fun(Jam)3.38
#400Overall(Jam)3.36
#520Innovation(Jam)3.00
#642Mood(Jam)2.96
#856Humor(Jam)2.10
#900Theme(Jam)2.86

Comments

benmcnelly says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:55am

Wow, really impressed with the AI

blurryroots says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:39am

Awesome colors! It's fun dashing around and leaving behind this colored trail of ink when playing the krakens. Fun game ;)

valid4life says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:05am

Great art!
Music seemed a little out of place. Could be just me though!

Ulydev says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:34pm

I got rekt by "easy" AIs. Nice audio !

mewnica says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:55pm

Amazing graphics, fun gameplay, really cool game!! Great job!

Lolninjacatz says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:49am

I think it is a cool concept, with a nice take on how the game should play. I love the glow effects and the particle effects and it was great that you had both good AI and a very complete game. However, I felt like the turning of the character made it very easy for me to be confused since I got confused on whether I was turning moving directions. The feel of the game was pretty good, but something felt off. The sort of washed out colors on the art made it not as visually distinctive as it could have been. But it is a great game, keep up the good work!

Shaw says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:51am

As a fan of both krakens and rocket league I can appreciate a masterpiece when I see one! Excellent design, wonderful game, graphics are superb and the AI is fantastic. Extremely solid entry. Well done.

Karai17 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:44am

Very pretty game and a silly idea. Great job! Perhaps in multiplayer mode it would be nice to differentiate team mates with different colours? I kept forgetting when Kraken I was D:!

FZeroRacer says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:04am

Really tough AI made for a real challenge. Sadly I often felt more frustrated then happy because dash felt clunky and I didn't know when it had recharged. Also felt like pushing in the "ball" from the sides was the only real strategy.

killersnoofie says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:04am

wow , this is an amazing game

KingMatthew says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:33am

This is really good! I love the cool effects when you boost. The ai is very impressive.
What is that thing you hit around? a helicopter?

Saf says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:05am

A super fun entry! This would work great as a shared screen multiplayer tablet game. The visual style stood out, great job overall.

Dianouille says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:34pm

Very well done ! Love the graphics and it was pretty funny to play !

Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Beautiful graphics! I included it in part 16 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/aXZw1Jpw2JA

3CGames says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 7:29pm

Love the neon arena, great job with the art. The controls are very responsive but the game is lacking something, maybe sound effects? Super good for 72 hours though!

WubAlliance says ...
Sep 15, 2015 @ 12:42am

Fun game! Nice aesthetic, awesome sound & control. I wish my team was here so I could try this out with more people, awesome job!

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