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

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Hero Stomp

by Chadivision - Compo Entry

You are a peace-loving monster who wants to be left alone in your dungeon with your treasure? Is that too much to ask? But noooo! Whiny little "Heroes" keep trying to steal your loot! Stomp as many as you can, and protect what's yours!

Won't run in Chrome (had a problem with the Unity WebGL export, so this is a web player build). Windows and OS/X builds are also available.

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im-oab says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:17pm

It will be good if monster can run. Nice sound. :)

ZzCalvinzZ says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:20pm

gameplay was pretty good...pretty enjoyable

Chadivision says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:28pm

I thought about having some kind of powerups or something to give you a temporary sprint. I decided instead to make you really slow as a trade-off for being invincible. It probably could use some balancing though.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:47pm

I wish the monster could run! Hilarious game, though.

radcorps says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:51am

Nice hand drawn art style. The audio clips are pretty funny, and a nice use of pathfinding and randomisation for the human stealing the treasue. I enjoyed it :)

Chadivision says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:48am

I was going to add some pathfinding, but to save time I actually just made about ten or twelve predefined paths, and then wrote a script to choose randomly. Also any path can be run forward or in reverse.

Lady Beardo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:02am

The tuning on this to make the monster slow added the perfect challenge-- I was yelling at the screen when I had only 1 jewel left. The audio brings the humor!

guoboism says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:45pm

This is really great concept. I think it's unfair for the monster! It would be nice to add some design from tower defense games: earn money and spend the money on some traps and stuff...
Picked BY GB.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:58pm

Good work with this one! Well done.

BeardoGames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:55pm

There was something I especially enjoyed about the small scale of the monster, and even more so the extremely small scale of the humans. This was quite a bit of fun!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:46pm

High score 11!

Great use of limited audio to give the game character. Maybe audio when they successfully steal treasure would be good, as that's the lose condition.

garygreen says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:39pm

Fun game and those voice overs were great. :-D

benmcnelly says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:29am

Voice overs were great. Game length and difficulty were set well I think. Nice Submission!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:01am

The best part is the sounds which are just hilarious. Nice hand drawn art style and aesthetic. Well done ++

Chadivision says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:46pm

@inbetweengames I should have recorded a "you lost the game" audio clip, but by the time I realized I had forgotten it I had all the other audio recorded and put into the game. I was running very short on time so didn't go back and make another clip.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:01am

I liked this!

The voices were quite amusing!

Quite a fun game too.

Very satisfying to stomp one of the dudes right as he gets close to the exit.


I could definitely see this expanded to a bigger game. Focused on the idea of preventing people from stealing from ya. Power ups and such


jofra says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Awesome voices X)
The concept is very cool but a bit hard :c poor monster.

bombjack says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 6:04pm

as already said would have been more fun if monster could run or dash onto 'heroes'

Sep 3, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Love the voices! I included it in part 15 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

Slothmachine says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 9:34pm

Funny dialog :D

LukeZaz says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:47am

Difficult and seems to require luck to get high scores, but still decent and I liked the dialogue.

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