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

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Monster Cat

by Septi - Jam Entry

You are a cat trying to destroy as many things in you human's room as you possibly can. Controls:

- Arrows: move and jump
- Spacebar: destroy stuff

Destroy everything to win and try to evade your human watching you when you destroy something. When you destroy an item, you'll have to evade human's gaze, or you will be spotted and punished.

Note that only the 1920x1080 resolution is fully supported at the moment.

EDIT:

The original submission had game breaking bugs again, so we have uploaded the fixed version. The fixes include:

1. The chasing thing (your human's sight) is harmless for a second so there is some distance between you and it before you need to evade.
2. There's a health bar, you don't die instantly.
3. Game doesn't crash (I hope).

It appears this happened after the end of submission hour... Please let me know if submitting bug fixes now is against the rules.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#141Graphics(Jam)4.20
#307Humor(Jam)3.20
#407Theme(Jam)3.60
#486Innovation(Jam)3.05
#655Mood(Jam)2.95
#688Fun(Jam)2.85
#771Overall(Jam)2.95
#1713Coolness37%

Comments

Galvesmash says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:55pm

I couldn't download the game, so I had to save it to my google drive and then download it.

About the game:
I love this monster cat games and your game is included! Its hard to destroy everything.
The graphics are gorgeous and the cat animation is so cute!
Excellent job! Keep it up with the great work!

fubenalvo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:33pm

The control is really annoying, but the idea and the graphics are nice

Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:54pm

Hey! Thanks for letting us play your game.

What we liked:
The art style and animation of the cat was lovely and made me want to instantly forgive any horrible acts that the cat was committing. The game was simple and fun with no bugs that I could find.

What could be improved:
The sight line of the human seemed overly punishing. I struggled to hide anywhere! I feel like there was a slight disconnect between the almost anime style of the cat and the rest of the environment, more links between the two would improve the overall mood.

Ramiel says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:05pm

Nice game. Such a cute cat. Some music and sound effects would be great.

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:40pm

Nice art style. The game is hard to play because it's not clear when or how I can destroy things and the Eye of Saur---- the owner moves very fast and has very strict collision detection. Also, after 3 tries the cat in the intro fell below the screen and I had to kill the app.

adsilcott says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:45pm

I really liked the art style. Felt like I was in a children's book. The sight line of the human seemed "unfair" at points. Felt almost impossible to hide.

AtkinsSJ says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:48pm

Cool idea! And the art, especially the cat, is really nice. Unfortunately it's a bit unclear what you can knock-off, and sometimes the controls didn't respond.

It crashed for me a couple of times, but I couldn't take a screenshot of the error because my screen is only 1680x1050. :(

bradur says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:34pm

Could have used some sound effects / music. The graphics looked very good! The gameplay was a little lacking, though, since there wasn't much of an overarching goal. Nice idea! :)

KaiseanGames says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Nice idea. Maybe some improvements on controls and jumping. And I've found some graphics glitches on pressing V. A blue box.

xvw says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:55pm

Lovely art!
But it's really hard to dodge the view of the human, there are as many "cursor" after that things we destroy. I don't know if it's intended.

I liked it!

MAnimal says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:38am

i gives me black screen eror. Nice graphics style. Little hard to not be seen.

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:02am

nice game!

REIN1 says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 2:55pm

Adorable cat!

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