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

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by EwChap - Compo Entry

You are MonsterCorp's CEO.
You realize how horrible you are, and the only way to fix it is to destroy your company by making horrible choices. Choices that will drive down your stock.

Destroy the company in 3 days!

WASD/Arrow Keys to move
P Key to open and close the daily newspaper
Press Space To Begin
Explore the office and shake hands with (bump into) people to chose their decision option.

Over 30 different news stories!

Audio came out a little quiet. Turn up a bit to hear (what there is of it)

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Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:15am

I got confused with the end screen. Didn't see the you win in the lower part of the paper. Nice humour.. i think i molested a man in the boardroom

Knatt says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:21am

I like the headlines, and the idea of taking down a company by making poor decisions is funny

Moving around to find them though was a little tedious. The same concept could be accomplished with still images or menues

Jelinib says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:29am

My eyes usually just gloss over text, but this game made me take a closer look. Some hilarious employees in there! I enjoyed visiting all of them to see what they had to say.

I found this flavor of decision-making quite refreshing. I won with a office filled of hundreds of cats. Yissssss!

Halleflux says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:28am

A bit confusing, but very fun. It would be cool to have randomized options, and be able to make multiple in a day, but it's still a ball to play. Very funny, great take on the theme, overall a great game. Well done!

markoburzan27 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:45am


pkenney says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:06pm

Wow, great job! I totally played through a whole bunch of times to try different stuff. My biggest crater was getting the stock down to -$123. A ton of the little quips were clever, and some of the ideas had nice surprise twists, like when I accidentally discovered two extra days in a week and my stock shot up.

On choice you made was to make the guy move fast. Wow good thing! So many games unthinkingly put in slow walking, and then make you walk around a lot. It was a relief that I could zoom around, it kept me willing to try again because I knew I could do it quickly.

Sound effects were such low volume I didn't realize they existed at first, and I had to jack up the audio level on PC to hear them, but I did like them.

Very nice.

LucaRedwood says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:52pm


Perkovec says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:28pm

Confusing one

Shaw says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:31pm

Simple original idea executed very well, humor was great, most fun I've had being a CEO ;)

TLansdale says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:27am

Fun idea! The headlines entertained me greatly :)

ReddogStone says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:32am

A very nice idea, to reverse a manager game. It's extremely short though. Thus, it's hard to really get into it. I see a lot of potential, however.

peterthehe says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:42am

An interesting take on the theme. The headlines were amazing, kittens committing genocide and all. Stable and well-made.

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:36am

Cool idea, need to be more polished though, but it's interesting.

Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:14am

Hilarious entry ! Loved the idea behind this one, this is pretty well executed ! Good job, sir (We have a similar idea about a Monster CEO in our game ^^)

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:02am

good idea :).

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:50am

Study finds game to be simple but entertaining.

rodobodolfo says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:04am

Great Idea! It was a little short for me, only bumped into 3 people and the game ended.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:11am


i like the concept

and the controls were easy. walking into the people and such

end was a bit confusing


expand it!

i like office games

Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:47pm

Short but fun game. I included it in part 9 of my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

Xanjos says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:01am

Apart from the tiny audio and the actual short length of the game, this was a pretty interesting entry to play and I had quite a lot of fun playing this over and over and working out which choices would ruin the company in the shortest time.

scriptorum says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 7:49pm

Great concept. Funny headlines. "Not sure what I'm looking at here." "Babies really are the future!" You monster.

walsh9 says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 2:27am

Loved the headlines and the choices. Laughed a lot.

veoviscool12 says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 3:05am

I loved this idea of sabotage; destruction is always fun. Audio was extremely low. I didn't realize it was there for a good long while. Loved the little story bubbles. Overall, great job.

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