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

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by Valon - Compo Entry


This is my third Ludum Dare and my third compo.

The game is finished, sadly I saw a bug last minute and didn't have time to correct it (sometimes you can't be detected anymore, which is actually not really game breaking since you can loose from other things but is still very annoying).
As an audio guy I struggle more than I probably should with the code.

I had a lot of fun with the sounds tho, trying to make it super cliché.

At the end of the day I think this is my best LD game so far, it is pretty fast paced and not impossibly hard like my other two (it is actually rather easy I think). You can even do some cool tricks with the "Y" power.

Used :

C# in Unity.
Wwise for audio.

Controls :

WASD or Arrows
Space for Jump
Y for steroid power (toggle on/off). (walk and jump way better)
F for cloack (toggle on/off). (can't be seen)
E to drink the blood of the victim and regain your blood.
T to instant kill the victim (you get no blood)
E when the victim is dead to hide the body.

Kill as many people as possible before your blood falls to 0 and do it in less than 3 mistakes (people seeing you or dead bodies). At 3 mistakes the alarm will start and every victim will try to escape.

I hope you enjoy and if you have feedback on it I'd be happy to ear it.

My goals for the next time should be to learn at least basic 3D and maybe some animation. Or basically anything related to graphics overall.
I also hope to improve at coding.


Downloads and Links




JackDegree says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:46am

:'( why no Mac build?

ViliX64 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:51am

no Linux build? :(

Somfin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:59am

Desperately needs a musical theme rather than just a grindy guitar loop. Killing feels very slow, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Player movement feels very weighty and the jump feels huge, which is pretty cool. Don't know if it fits with the stealth gameplay, though.

ireal says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:24am

I liked the atmosphere of the game. The controls feel a little heavy like another commenter mentioned, but overall a nice concept.

Andrew Deem says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:42am

Fun game. Enjoyed the hunting aspect of the game. Fit the theme well (obviously). Couple gripes with it: once I have set off the alarm, the alarm sound continues to play, even if I start a new game. Also, if I kill someone with the "T" key, it doesn't count towards my kill score. Which is sadness. Other than that, cool stuff!

Valon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:45am

Thanks for the feedback.

I didn't necessary meant it to be stealth. I personnaly play it using a lot of toggle on/off on the Y power and jumping around over buildings and stuff, not really with stealth. I mean in a way it is stealth but it's more in and out kind of stuff to me. Not wait around in a corner.

I wasn't aware of the alarm/T sound bug my bad. I definitly have a line of code stopping the alarm sound tho which is weird.

For the music I didn't really have time, I did this fast but I feel the "metal" loop kinda pumps up the gameplay. Could use more variety for sure.

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

Good job on finishing and improving on the coding. The map felt a little too big for how fast you were able to move and how far the humans can see.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:00pm

web build pls

dmcfarline says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:10pm

Pretty cool! like the expressions on the victims changing depending on their state, hiding bodies was a little awkward at times though, and it would've been nice to have some buildings you could climb more easily (as an alternative to the steroid power), but enjoyed it as it was

daveh says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:22pm

You managed to get a lot of atmosphere in to this. Speeding up behind a human and then sucking his blood was extremely satisfying too. Works really well - the mechanics are the vampire game I want!

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Nice atmosphere, nice concept. Music will get boring at some point , but for the jam it's great:D. Controls feel awkward but you get to learn them at some point . Great game what so ever

mincrmatt12 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:06pm

Pretty good game, requires better music. The controls seem very heavy, you should be able to start moving and stop moving faster.

Other than that, pretty good game!

mattthehoopy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:06pm

Audio is nice, idea is solid, wish I could have played a polished version with some fancy visuals etc!

Valon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:02pm

Thanks for the feedback guys!

I actually almost didn't put any music but then I decided it would be better even with this super repetitive one which I did in like 10 min since I was late. Maybe it was not the better choice.

Wontonz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:32pm

This was awesome. The minimalist graphics do help bring out a sort of hunting mood. The sounds were great. I think my only two gripes are that hiding a body was kinda buggy and that sometimes I would get stuck on the floor for no reason. Otherwise, I had a great time

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:28am

A web build would be good

Valon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:06am

I'll try to put a web build tonight

Koba0100 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Pretty good atmosphere / mood. Controls are a bit awkward, though. Overall, pretty fun!

Jod says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:58am

Pretty cool!

022pedro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:52pm

Jumping off the buildings on the target was pretty fun. nice kob

NineBears says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:45am

A pretty cool game that nails the feeling of being a vampire stalking unsuspecting prey

Valon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:32am

Thanks for the new feedback guys.

Also I can't really put a web build since my Wwise is acting up. I would have to redo a new sound integration I think.

jofra says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Very cool concept and mechanics! The camera was very hard to control and i wish it was more easy to be detected by the humans. Loved the "humans" faces aha

Darkflint says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 5:28pm

I love the sounds! How "i" am breathing, just perfect! Only the mouse control is a bit...sensivite? And it is a bit confusing in the beginning to see everything in red. But you get used to it.

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:23pm

nice game!

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