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

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Beast Mode

by madcapacity - Jam Entry

Beast Mode is game where you are trying to become the beast of the gym. Out lift the entire gym collectively to achieve monster status. Throw weights at other bros to stop them from earning points for the gym.

1. Lift to gain points
2. Lift more than everyone else combined
3. Throw weights to disable other bros

Left/Right Arrows - Move
Up/Down Arrows - Jump/Squat
Q/W - Raise Arms (Hold to throw)
A/S - Lower Arms
Z/X - Pickup/Drop (Must Squat to Pickup)

Shane Berezowski - Programming/Game Design/Character Design
Twitter: @ShaneBerezowski

Justin Luk - Game Design/Art
Twitter: @madcapacity

SFX - ChipTune by Tom Vian (

Intro song -
About 10 Hours Looking At The Ceiling (Azureflux Arrange) by Irisu Syndrome
(licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.

Gym song -
Beast Mode by Azureflux
(licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.)

Downloads and Links




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

Well done, bros!

tehPHEN says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:09pm

Great mix of lifts and bro-ness monster lifting.

Lee1121 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:18am

This is great

Warxen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:21am

Definitely a very monstrous minigame, I wish i could deadlift that much in a short time. Well done guys.

FlamingKiwi says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:31am

I can now say for sure, I do lift.. bro

shiroookami says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

Great game, I love the overall theme!

plusultra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

This is excellent. Truly excellent. I have always wanted a game to show me what it is like to CRUSH AT THE GYM

Pierce_Z says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:00am

Awesome, when can I do leg day?

pixelgriffin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:21am

It was a bit of a mess for me to get into the controls, but the game is quite funny and really interesting! The learning curve certainly pays off.

GhostBomb says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:22am

Swoll game, bro!

zillix says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:27am

this is amazing. very creative! the presentation is fantastic, and the game is hilarious.

hoqjed says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:50am

My fingers gained muscle from spamming up and down. AWESOME!

ninjacharlie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:51am

Ha! Interesting take on the theme. Shoulder pressed with 3 plates to lift more than anyone else. Good job :D

Gil4 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:29am

Hilarious concept, lifting game making you train your fingers.

savethejets1 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:11pm


rnlf says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:27pm

Funny idea :-)

Could figure out the throwing though, and after a while my dude only lowered one arm and I couldn't pick up anything anymore.

But the game looks and sounds pretty cool!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:49am

Nice mechanics and graphics. It's kinda hard to learn but a good entry. Take some stars, son!

Hectigo says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 6:04pm

Too easy to score by just lifting massive weights repeatedly, there should be more benefit to throwing them around to make it more fun. Another easy improvement would be to hilight weights that are about to be picked up. Still, memorable time at the gym.

shawn42 says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 4:18pm

Well designed and fun game. It took some getting used to, but I could definitely improve over a reasonable amount of time. Love the bro-ness!

Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:00pm

Funny, cool game. I included it in part 20 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

LandoSystems says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 6:47pm

A little easy to game the system and the controls could use some tweaking but its a neat gameplay idea. Good work!

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