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

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Bob's Valley

by Dejvo - Jam Entry

You play as Bob.Bob is a monster who has magical stomp power of happiness.
But he can also kill people by touch.
Try tu save as many people as you can and prove that you are NOT the monster.

Controls with w,s,a,d.

The theme didn't really fit me and I was damn lazy.
But Hopefully, you'll enjoyed it. Or at least laugh at it.

for best performance, try to run the 64bit version on Graphics card.

P.S. there is no music despite it saying in the game. don't freak out.

Dejvo, out.

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Split82 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Good job :)

ODDT says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:26am

Nice entry, smooth and easy :)

randomhuman says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:49am

Surprisingly tough, but fun and colourful. I enjoyed squishing the people as much as I enjoyed saving them anyway ;)

Yamzho says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:10am

Very tough, I kill way more villagers than I should ! ;) But good game overall ! Well done !

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:19am

This game is simple, it is fun and it is crazy. Perfect for a jam, nice job. Nice graphics ;-)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:28am

Oh my god it is so hard to save all villagers! How do you get over villager's houses without breaking them?

tc4mpbell says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:33am

Nice! Controls felt tight, weights and all felt good. Bouncing from villager to villager was... fun. Though I didn't do that. <.<

My kids liked it too!

Mimus says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:34am

Nice entry :)

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:34am

@mathieu muller it has to be hard. otherwise it would be boring from the start. you get over them by gaining speed and then jumping over them.

Chrisp196 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:56am

Really fun game, Surprisingly good for the platform. Very difficult but thats part of the challenge. :D

Pickens Inc. says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:53pm

Enjoyed it! Nice balance of challenge and fairness, especially thanks to the 'S' key! Some sound would've been nice, but I can hardly talk. Overall it was nice.

One tiny thing is that you mention you have music on your 'info' page, and (super nitpicky) you misspell the url, haha.

bakpakin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:18pm

This wasn't really a game, but I enjoyed it and its was strangely relaxing. I chose to be a monster, and crushing people felt so good.

sararyCow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:55pm

Not being a monster is hard. Humans can't understand it :_(.

Funny game!

MADREX says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:14pm

Interesting concept. fun, as well as the graphics. Really hard not to kill people...

AndreSilvs says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:04pm

Saving people is tough, but I guess you have to try hard to prove you're not a monster. ;)
Hitting any wall seems to end the game, and if you keep pressing continue weird things happen. Guess it's a bug?
It's a fun game.

Tommyno222 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:54pm

I love this game! I really like your take on the theme, gameplay si very fluid and the monster looks cool :)

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:52pm

If the game was to deliberately squash the humans I would have enjoyed it better. But still fun.

Electron says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:32pm

Physics feels good, controls are tight and felt good
and a Very fun game

Eldan_Knight says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:56pm

Fun idea and nice control!! Y Really enjoyed it :) The line between good and evil so thin... xD

Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:41am

I pressed left and won. And then lost... I think I broke it.

adsilcott says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:54pm

Fun and simple game. good job.

ilikescifi says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Sad sad monster :) Like it!

SoloDuoTeam says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 2:33pm

Simple mechanics. Good art. Relaxing to play!

Flaid says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:27pm

I liked the take on the theme! The idea of a monster trying NOT to be a monster (but still failing) is funny to me.

The controls were tight and responsive, and I came to really like pushing "S" to stop your left/right movement. Utilizing that ends up being critically important if you actually want to not be the monster.

radmars says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:36pm

I really liked this! The concept it great, the tension of wanting to help the people contrasted with the imprecise controls making accidental murders nearly impossible to avoid was great. I loved that you actively are helping these people with your presence, making your rolling through town make sense, and the accidental murder even better. Good job.

ChaosCult says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 7:08pm

Not a bad result. Simplistic, but fun, controls feel smooth and happiness effect looks just right.

WubAlliance says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Solid entry. The movement was very smooth, the physics felt appropriate and entertaining. The graphics were awesome and felt extremely polished. Nice job on terrain generation! Overall very fun, I would love to see more of this!

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