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

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Monster. Interactive comics

by pavel_insight - Compo Entry

Interactive comics with time travel.
This is a story about a creature, which is strong enough to move people not only in space but also in time.

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Ratings

Coolness55%
#155Innovation3.54
#203Humor3.31
#546Theme3.28
#587Graphics2.86
#645Mood2.70
#671Fun2.72
#706Overall2.86

Comments

conormn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:04am

Very neat concept. Would love to have all the panels visible at once instead of scrolling. Lovely monster design also.

Modoc73 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:40am

Haha. Loved than. What a clever idea. Punched back in time. Well Done!

Deadeyejoe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:39pm

The style art is cool, and i love the idea ! but its a game ? :)

ksanochka says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:56pm

well done bro :)

vlamaster says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Hah, nice one! A bit short, but it was fun :)

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:16pm

it's cute, but a little underwhelming. Maybe I missed something, but the game feels a little light on interactivity. There's nothing inherently wrong with having a game which favors story over gameplay, but I found the story kind of disappointing. There only seemed to be five panels, and they didn't really do much to establish likable characters, significant conflict, or a satisfying end.

filiph says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Haha, I had fun going through this. Reminds me of some cyanide & happiness strips, only this one's interactive.

My criticism would be that this is not really a game, imho. There are no options.

I personally don't care, though, as long as I have fun.

zanenga says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Lovely! The punching the guy to make him go "back in time" was an awesome idea.

pavel_insight says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:54pm

Thanks, guys! :)

@conormn, I removed scrolling, page is full-sized now. :)

@NickMakesGames, actually, there are nine panels, not five. ;)

rnlf says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:09pm

Haha, very funny story! Cool thing with the interaction between the panels! The drawing style fits very nicely!

Jod says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Haha, loved the bit where you broke the panels. I played it a couple of times but didn't notice any different storylines, which would've made it even more awesome. Great job on the animation!

Big Cow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:05pm

Very clever mechanic of having to click certain points in the picture to progress the panels. I also liked how things / people could move from one panel to another. Cool stuff! :)

jofra says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:09pm

very nice concept! a very simple mechanic that work very well :)

ruerob says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:27pm

Very great humor! Had a good laugh! Thank you for this great little game!

GagaPete says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:41pm

That was hilarious. I actually thought the comic was over after five panels when I read your comment, pavel_insight. Lovely whatever this is. The ending was great, earned you another humor point :)
Multiple endings based on decisions would be a cool addition to make it more gamey, though.

freaknarf says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 8:50am

Haha funny comic :] Cool humor, but i had to launch the game 3 times before i understood i was not clicking at the right place to display the next frame :) it lacks a bit of interaction, but that's a good idea.

boardtobits says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 4:32am

Cute story! Nice little concept for a game jam. Would have been cool to have a little more branching depending on what you clicked, but still very cool for a compo entry!

crucknuk says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 11:32pm

I like the concept of animated comics :) i liked the effects in your comic.
it was nicely done!
maybe you could do some more i wished to see more :)

WubAlliance says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:14am

Nice concept! Fun entry, I wish there was more! I could read this for hours. I wish there was either more interaction (i.e. dragging items around) or less (i.e. give a more clear indication of where you have to click to progress the slides). You really caught my attention when the character broke out of the slide, this idea truly has potential! Solid entry!

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