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

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Escape the Doom

by m3_on - Jam Entry

Help stop the evil!!!

## Controls
WASD - Move Character
Enter - Shoot weapon

## Relation to the Theme
It may not seem obvious at first, but if you can manage to get to the end, it should be apparent how it fits the theme!

Also there are two endings to the slightly "happier" than the other...see if you can find them both!

## Audio
I didn't have time to implement sound FXs or music...nor make better animations :)

## Notes
Also...I built the game using Unity. I was able to test the Web/Windows and OS/X builds but I don't have access to a Linux box soooo...I just built it blindly. Hopefully it works!

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Teekeks says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Hard as hell, but nice twist at the end!

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Figured out the trick after a bit to just lure out the demons and then keep back and pick em off. Interesting take on the theme, for some perhaps a bit disturbing. Good effort.

danidre14 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:33am

Really difficult, but worth it.

m3_on says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:51am

Thanks to all who played it, I hope you also figured out the "Happy" ending too :)

snakezito says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:12am

Very fun and challenging game.I liked the plot twist at the end, and the second ending too.
Good visuals and overall a good game, too bad there weren't sfx.

jphelps says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:20am

that was tough. great game though

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:44am

Nice game but you have to work on the AI

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:51am

The shooting action is satisfying, but I wish there was mouse-aiming, and shooting in more directions.

martymon says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:53am

Wow good job on the theme! The ending was great! Running back into the previous rooms made the game easy though. graphics was good, wished there were animations. The shooting felt good...if there was sfx it would have even better. Well done!

Bsevers18 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:53am

oh dang, that ending :( so cruel! Well made though!

m3_on says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:08am

@everyone - Thanks for the feedback, and yeah I wish I had more time (and was just better skilled) at making better animations and including some sound fxs (and music). This is my second jam and I'm still learning time budgeting! :)

tweedle says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:06am

Shooting mechanics are solid. Enjoyed the end as well!
More enemy variety would be a nice addition.

dydx says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:30am

This was really difficult at first but I played through a couple times and got the hang of it. Interesting ending!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 5:01am

That big red one at the end got me everytime :D

MFEP says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:46pm

it's not that hard, when the monsters spawn, just got to the room in the left, and shoot right... I really liked the visual style, especially the big red guy.
what it really misses is some good sound effects, consider adding that to a post-jam version :)

crucknuk says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:00pm

at first i was thinking like "woow this is so hard!
but i got the trick and made it to the end :P twisted little story and surprised ending!

I think i got a bug sometime, i finished the game without actually finishing it, i ended up with the ending animation when i thought i actually died.
I beated the game again until the end to see the same ending. Nice one :)

philomory says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 10:53pm

An excellent take on the theme. Not exactly a surprise per se (given that we all know what the theme is), but I liked it anyway. I especially like the good ending.

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