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

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It's just imagination

by fragileannihilator - Jam Entry

Best played fullscreen, with sound.

You play as a representation of a little child's fears, your goal is to scare him. The upper bar represents his level of fear, the lower bar is a sort of mana, monster power.

1)Watch the cat, avoid his gaze.
2)The more the boy is scared, the faster your mana restores.
2)Low-level scares (I-II lv) don't have much effect when the boy is more scared.

I wanted this to be a compo submission but didn't manage to finish it on time. All the assets were made by me from scratch.

All content was created by me within 72 hours.


Engine: Construct 2
Art: Construct 2 built-in editor, Paint.Net, Photoshop CS3
Sound: Zoom H2n recorder, Audacity, Reaper + free VST-plugins

Downloads and Links




Claire1605 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:02pm

Pretty cool! Definitely made me want to keep playing to find out what happened at max fear. The kid looked completely terrified at the end and I felt kind of bad :p really fun though!

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:03pm

It is cool = D

Vladirien says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:09pm

Nice concept, I couldn't beat it but I really liked it.

JayWoody says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:33pm

Neat concept. I couldn't get the boy to be scared enough but I think that's just because I suck at games.

Nice mood and a nice little game here.

MrFreakys says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:34pm

Great :D I had fun!

tal says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:35pm

Great mood and sound.
love the cat!

disperse says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:49pm

My only niggle was having to click the skull to see what was available in each location, other than that, great work!

scriptorum says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:58pm

This game made me like being a monster! Adorable. Great art.

psychonull says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:43am

Cool game! Really adictive. The idea was awsome and also the execution. Good job!!

Kep says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:19pm

Awesome concept! Very original. I'm not sure if I won or not, but I had a lot of fun playing!

zatyka says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:11am

Took me a little while before I actually figured out what to do. After that, it took me 3 tries, but I finally won just in time. Cool visuals, and high marks for theme.

MechanicMoon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:26pm

I think that the game has an interesting concept and good graphics. The cat is very cute :-) Nice work!

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:36pm

This was hilarious and a perfect example of using a game to explore guilty pleasures well befitting the theme.

Dianouille says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:44pm

I was so clooose to 100% rrrr, I just want to play again ! You could had a darker atmoshpere later, like darker colors and stuff, but anyway I loved it.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:49pm


Electron says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:33pm

Good "Just Imagination"

KR-Eddie says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:01pm

Interesting concept, but it could have been realized a little better.
Making the room a little darker would have improved the atmosphere greatly.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:07pm

At first it was significantly darker but I didn't like it and removed the filter. It's not a horror game, after all.

Taldius says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:14pm

Nice game, the gameplay is pretty simple, but all the graphics make it really interesting and good!

rodobodolfo says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:18pm

awesome mood! I feel bad for the girl.
Also I hate that cat :P great job!!

Goodzilla says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:21pm

Excellent game!

Andrew Deem says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:25pm

Cool concept! This is the kinda thing I wanna see when the theme is "You are the monster." Also good design with the cat as a way of protecting the kid if you get caught. Great job!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:43pm

It's a boy xD

Hamsternator says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:40pm

So hard, but it's super fun =D
Super cute cat and pretty spooky mood. You did a great job =D

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:18am

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

adsilcott says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:22pm

The music captured the mood of the game well.

crucknuk says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 5:13pm

real cool! enjoyed all the effects at all once! getting more intense!
it is challenging i couldn't wake him up on time, i tried several time i'm just not good :P the cat was all over me :P

well done!

P.T.A says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:09am

pretty cool! the mood of the game is great simulate very well the fears of a scary young child! nice job!

MrTwister says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 9:03pm

Very creative!
It's a really cool and fun concept indeed!
Music helped a lot to build the "mood" and graphics were more than adequate for this type of game. It's really incredible that you managed to make this all by yourself for the jam!

Congratulations, really. Awesome job!

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:57pm

nice entry!

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