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

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You are the Minotaur

by futom - Jam Entry

A game where you play the Minotaur. Make your way through the level by utilizing the enemy corpses and defeat the boss at the end.

First ludum dare and first ever complete game, unfortunately i feel there is a quality drop towards the end of the game where i was running out of time and panicking :P hopefully there aren't too many bugs and enjoy!

Instructions are in game but just in case -
AD - Move
SPACE - Jump
Shift - Ram
E - Pick up/drop
R - Eat
LMB - Attack

EDIT:
I've found a pretty big bug in the game where if you die while holding a body the game crashes, so keep that in mind while playing and try to avoid dying while holding a body.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#93Theme(Jam)4.07
#115Fun(Jam)3.70
#201Overall(Jam)3.63
#222Graphics(Jam)4.00
#266Mood(Jam)3.48
#327Humor(Jam)3.17
#468Innovation(Jam)3.07

Comments

Vem says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Pretty nice game.

I had trouble figuring out exactly how to hold my hands to do everything the game required, though :P

jordinuco says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:37pm

I don´t have time now to learn how to beat the boss, but... I´ll be back! Great mechanics and gameplay. Great job!

conradte3 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Really nice! Cool mechanics with the bodies. Wish there was more strategy with combat, maybe with ramming coming into play but still really fun! Graphics and audio were great as well

jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:55pm

fun mechanics with the dead bodies. Although kind of hard to figure out.
Very cool work :)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Fun game, I liked the use of corpses and the breaking terrain. It was nice to look at too, the lighting and spritework worked well. The boss battle felt a little unfinished but that's not surprising given the time limit, I wound up just running into him and slashing as fast as I could.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:52pm

Nice game

Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:35pm

Sweet graphics, sweet music and awesome mood. You really got the controls and the gameplay right, and gave the "gaining health by eating" as a nice twist! Felt a tad short and with only one boss! The game was awesome and I want more! :)

Wefiends says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:29am

Really fun game. The control bindings were a little awkward, but once I got the hang of it, it was really enjoyable.

Karai17 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:04am

Great game, keep working on it! I feel like the controls could be adjusted or adding a keymap screen would be nice.

Bloodyaugust says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:26am

I liked it much!

uheartbeast says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:32pm

Really cool game. Love the bounce of the bodies XD. Fighting could have been better but I know what it is like on such a short time frame. Well done man!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:32pm

Fun little game. Perfect difficulty. Animations and sounds were very nice. Combat could have been a bit more robust, but it still felt rewarding. Bouncy dead bodies was a nice touch.

guoboism says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:20am

Great graphics! The control is a bit complex. Nice game!

Sep 3, 2015 @ 2:38pm

Neat graphics! I included it in part 15 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/De5lc4U-4hg

WizzardMaker says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Great game! I really enjoyed it

Slothmachine says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Nice twist to the basic platforming.

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