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

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Dungeon Battle

by sausagroll - Jam Entry

This was my second finished Ludum Dare, and our team's first. It was really fun to make and I learnt a lot about developing games as a team.

Dominic (me) - Coding, Design, SFX, some of the art
Megan - Character animations
Adam - Music

Left arrow key to attack
Right arrow key to block
Up arrow key to parry

The heroes want to kill you to loot your the dungeon, you must kill them while blocking their attacks and parrying their magic to defend your treasure and your dignity.

We all worked really hard on this, we hope you enjoy it.

Game requires python and pygame to run on linux, run file to play.

(also a huge shoutout to happy, who really helped motivate us and helped this game to exist)

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tigerrenko says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:46pm


Happy Stephie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:25pm


madalaski says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:48pm

Good music, well drawn and fun. It fits the theme well and had complex gameplay despite only using 3 buttons.

Vladirien says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:59pm

The designs are quite fun (especially the hero's), the battle system is quite good and I definitely would like to see a multiplayer version of this

sausagroll says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:10pm

Challenge accepted! ^_^

KBF123 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:20pm

Pretty good game with simple controls

Nichii says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Simple yet effective, a better indicator on the block and the magic parry would be cool. I am not sure how to restart the game. but yeah Good luck with future games. :D

dancingmad says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:23pm

The music is very nice!! What tool did you use for creating it?

sausagroll says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:25pm

sunvox was used for the music and the sound effects

CheesyRamen says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:54pm

I really like the simple combat system you have here. If you decide to develop it further afterwards, it could be interesting =) Great job!

sausagroll says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:13pm

Thanks for all the feedback so far!

cardboard says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 4:32am

The difficulty scaling felt appropriate, and the attacking/blocking mechanics were good and simple. Some sort of audio/visual feedback on a successful block would be cool, but what you already have is solid.

ohsqueezy says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Reeally nostalgic feeling, like original Game Boy era audio and mechanics! Pygame and Sunvox YEAHH!!!

goodbadokay says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 2:32pm

Oh, python game - rare one =)
Good, but could be better with hit animation and may be some particles.

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