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

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Crazy Alien

by approxx - Compo Entry

Ok! So I am happy to say, I submitted my 1st game ever for Ludum Dare.

Move with WSAD, shoot with Space.

The game actually remembers what level you ended at between runs :)
Sadly I did just two levels... Too tired now to produce more.
The game has music and sounds.

Have fun!

Software used:
- Tiled
- Aseprite
- Pixitracker
- Audacity

I learnt to use Tiled for levels, bit cumbersome but will help with next projects.

Downloads and Links




GBGames says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:23pm

It crashed when a human killed me on the second level, but I was pleased to see that it started me on that level and that I didn't have to repeat the first.

The controls were smooth, and the music was great for atmosphere. I love the little touches with the animations. Good work for your first LD game!

GameQuester says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:57pm

It was short indeed (like my game too), but also fun to play. I espacially liked the graphics and the sound. Good job for your first ld entry!

approxx says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:15pm

Hey thanks for the warm words. I am aware of the crash, however I guess can't fix it now :) Luckily it happens only when you die (sometimes)

TiByte says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:38pm

Works on Linux.
I like the graphics and the controls. It fits the theme.
The game however crashes when you die and when you get hit by multiple things at once it seems. (Error: NullPointer at GameWorld.shoot(
OS: Ubuntu 14.04 x64
JRE: 1.7

Linkigi says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:39pm

I like the graphics and the audio is great. Controls nicely. Very short but I understand the time limitation. The death animations are good too ^^

Deadpan-Gamez says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:39pm

Awesome game, wish they where more levels :)

approxx says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Gonna fix and add levels and improve overall after judgement time :D Probably going for Android version too.

approxx says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:55pm

And I am so ashamed of this crash... :/

whalebot says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:36pm

This is pretty good for a first entry! I hope to see more from you in future game jams!

Knowledge says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:07pm

OK game for the first time.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:55pm

love the colours and all the graphics. I love how you choose the theme. Good work.

approxx says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:35am

Thanks! :)

berkano says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:43pm

Really great job and congrats on making your first entry to the compo, really liked the gameplay, mechanics, music and sound, shame you didn't get time to make more levels as it was pretty fun!

Vaclav says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Well balanced and styled :)

Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:41am

Very nice graphics and audio, the human death animation was nice, and the physics were very well composed. Well done :)

approxx says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:44pm


ChaosCult says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:59am

A control scheme that feels "floaty" but is not frustrating? IMPOSSIBRU!!
Seriously though, good work. Looks good, feels good, sounds good - that's a hell of a first try.

dancingmad says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:02am

Nice game, but very short

approxx says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:41am

I wish i could make few more levels, that would prolong the game play but... I guess there will be better use of my time for next games or this one remaked&polished.

m3_on says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:34pm

I love the way the human's dissolve when you kill them. The game is obviously short, but the potential is really great. Nice idea and great execution, I'd definitely play a longer version!

cyrixd says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 1:42am

Well done! The art style and music worked really well together, created a very nice mood. Would've loved to see more levels, but what is there is good!

sorlok says ...
Sep 11, 2015 @ 4:13am

Short but fun! Nice execution of your concept, and congrats on your first game!

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