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

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Steal Alive

by Pampattitude - Jam Entry

Steal Alive is live on the Google Play Store!

And also on GameJolt! Holy hell, this is getting out of hand!

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Keyboard controls:
* W / up: jump
* A / left: move left
* D / right: move right
* J / space: attack
* Q: dash left
* E: dash right
* Mouse click: menu selection

Mobile controls: pretty explicit ;]
Please note that Android was the primary release platform. Also, loading is slow, don't freak out if you get a 5 seconds black screen after hitting "play"!

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Try to get back to your castle alive! Stomp chickens (what, you really thought chickens would **harm** you?), slash your way through soldiers and slay the androgynous **Hero** that's here to stop you!

This game is an endless scroller, 'cept it isn't endless. You can attack and avoid stuff, and your goal is to get to the end by defeating the boss and surviving the level.

Note that there is **only one level**, packed with awesomeness and stupidity. Hope you like it!
You can expect 1 minute game sessions, but the game is so hard I can't tell you how much it takes to get to the end. _I couldn't_. If you get there, please tell me what's there :D

The decompressed game is about 400Mo because of uncompressed sounds and unoptimized textures, sorry for that :x !

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Royalty-free music by Jason Shaw at [](
Sounds FX from [FreeSound](
Voices by the team, hope you like them!

* Unity3D 5
* Adobe Flash
* Paint.NET
* GarageBand
* so much friends and Twitter support, thanks a gigantic bunch!

Downloads and Links




Super Hamster says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Very nice graphics and audio(I don't know why you wont let me rate this :( ) Very simple gameplay which is nice. Overall, great game! :D

pixelgriffin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:41pm

Great graphics. I really loved the animation!

Nek says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:49pm

The graphics were very beutiful but the gameplay grows stale very fast and feels unresponsive,good job still.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:51pm

Really nice look and feel!

It was fast moving and challenging.

Love the little bird knight things!

Lianne Booton says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:22pm

Love the graphics and animation, a lot of love has been put into this entry and that's always great to see. I hope you do well in the rankings :)

Arskiainen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:31pm

Interesting twist on the autoscroller. Like the graphics and style. The movement controls seem a bit redundant.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:22am

Cool game, but tough!

Tango172 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:59am

Really fun to play - great graphics and audio too!

mota says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:40am

Awesome graphics and very simple and intuitive gameplay. Challenging game with great soundtrack. Simple and efficient game.

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

Very pretty, but unfortunately felt quite repetitive, and actually hitting the enemy was frustratingly difficult.

commodoreKid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:46pm

3320 is my best, cannot spend more time on it sorry. Controls response very well, graphics are alright. Sound effects are very repetitive but overall it's a nice little game. You should put it on appstore or something.

FiSilva says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:55pm

Great graphics, it's very fun too

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:32pm

Le rendu est super = D L'animation, le graphisme, la musique aussi. C'est expéditif, et on rentre direct dans la partie. J'ai un peu de mal avec le scrolling (c'est l'age), mais c'est cool = )

LeafThief says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:43am

Looked nice but I felt that the sprites were a bit too detailed for the speed of the game - I know that sounds weird :/

Still good work overall!

Pampattitude says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:47am

@LeafThief yeah, we got that comment a lot, and I can't point out what's wrong with it. I mean, Sonic games aren't that blurry, why is ours?

Do you think sprites should have been less detailed, outlined or something? :/

los.pixelados says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:57am

I really liked the artwork here

Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:39pm

Really nice graphics and animations.

Chris Olsen says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:46am

A fun endless runner! Good job

JackDegree says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:29pm

Crushing chicken is weirdly addictive thanks to you.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Cool runner! I included it in part 14 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

bvanschooten says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 12:18pm

Played it on Android. Looks and feels great! I find the gameplay a bit limited though. I think obstacles or holes to jump over would enrich the gameplay.

nassi says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 12:02pm

Got to 3350 points or something by fixing my sight at the right edge of the screen and hitting up and space the moment I saw a human figure approaching. At least for me the hit windup was a tad too long as I usually swung too late, combined with jumping over the enemies it worked pretty nicely though. The problem with this strategy however was that sometimes the enemies spawned so close to each other that you would've been only able to deal with them by jumping over one of them and hitting the other, but that was too complex for me.

Can't play more, since the game made my head ache. Maybe it's because of the low contrals between the characters and the environment, I don't really know.

It's a nifty entry with some big flaws that at least for me make it unplayeble.

bombjack says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 6:58pm

nice art, nice soundtrack, nice game :)

Selzier says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 4:50pm

3460 points 38 chickens!

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