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

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The not so terrible

by Vaclav - Jam Entry

Conrols: WASD or arrows. The game has 2 endings at the moment.
(PS: I forgot the mouse on. The mouse has no use ingame.)

Web version: slow, IE not supported. Java: needs Java6 JRE or newer.

Tools: libgdx and flixel-gdx, Eclipse, GIMP, Tiled.

Resources:
The monster image is public domain, I've made the monster's waving hand.
All other art is from www.opengameart.org:
Tileset by Sharm
NPC sprites by Svetlana Kushnariova
Tall grass sprite by Heather Lee Harvey
and others.

I had so much more ideas in mind but ran out of time. Also I didn't have time for the audio.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness79%
#418Theme(Jam)3.59
#528Humor(Jam)2.77
#716Mood(Jam)2.86
#791Innovation(Jam)2.67
#799Fun(Jam)2.68
#898Overall(Jam)2.76

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:26am

Not bad, but the gameplay is a bit too simple. And I wouldn't mind if there were more animations making the experience smoother.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:28am

I really liked the style of game. kinda like a bad zelda majoras mask but in 2D. i mean that in the most positive way possible

Indiestry says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:29am

The "stealth" gameplay works good, but some kind of indicator regarding the humans view-rnge would have helped a lot. Liked that you had to be at the gate at the right time at the end. :)

Demy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:49am

Phew, I made it. Nice game. I felt that stealth even though there weren't any animation or something. Monster is cute =)

ErelDev says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:51am

I don't understand what I have to do in this game !
I'm running in circle and ... oh wait I loose :/
A little tutorial can be useful !

afisicos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:17pm

is a good idea.
This game can be much better with more work time.

Vaclav says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:41pm

@ErelDev try to interact with someone who's in a good mood

glerikud says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:43pm

Good base concept. The graphics was nice, but I'd love to hear some nice tune playing while I have to hide from the villagers.

berkano says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:51pm

Quite simple but very well put together. Made me want more :-)

iossif says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:35pm

i only found out how to lose :P
i like the graphics and the monster.

s_jmp says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:43pm

if you throw in some animation it can get a lot better. the fainting animation was good though :D

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:11pm

neat little game

madalaski says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Good to the theme, the gameplay needs some work.

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:32pm

A very simple game. Good work.

napoleon says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:12pm

It' s a nice little game. I liked it a lot, however, I think many things could improve.

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:02am

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.

bvanschooten says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Great, a stealth game! Unfortunately it's sometimes impossible not to be seen when a human comes in vertically. I think having more humans with a smaller sight range would make the game more interesting. I think the gate is supposed to open at some point but I've never seen that happen.

kirbytails7 says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 5:11am

Not bad. I didn't understand the loss condition from the intro sequence, though.

LandoSystems says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 4:47am

Nice little game, wish it was a bit more generous before you're discovered since sometimes it felt like I was caught unfairly, but the stealth mechanic is good and the art is fitting. Great work!

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