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

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PacGhost

by NekuSoul - Compo Entry

One round of Pacman.
You control the ghosts.
Catch Pacman before he wins!

Controls:
W,A,S,D -> Control Blue Ghost
I,J,K,L -> Control Pink Ghost

Choose a difficulty:
(1) Easy: Slow and Bright
(2) Normal: Slow and Dark
(3) Hard: Fast and Dark

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness71%
#134Theme3.92
#241Overall3.43
#274Fun3.31
#302Innovation3.26
#494Graphics3.03

Comments

Kaev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:14am

I love the idea! :) The gameplay is really nice and its kinda hard to control both ghosts at the same time.

Raspadsistema says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:01pm

Idea doesn't sound too inventive at start but its actually well done. GJ.

cgriff says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:02pm

Difficult, but good fun!

MrDave says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:15pm

This is a really simple idea that is well executed. I enjoyed playing it especially the times I got my left and right hand muddled up!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:40pm

Mind-bending gameplay, I'm terrible at this kind of thing. Fun premise!

TiByte says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:44pm

Good Idea.

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:44pm

Nice idea :D I had the same idea but i ditched it. Glad to see you turn it into this :D Cool intro too. I liked how you could only go one direction and not stop as well as control more than one ghost. Very nice, just needed some textures xD

OxyOxspring says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:16pm

Hits the theme nicely and the idea is very well executed. Good job!

Spyboy says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:19pm

Nice one

JayWoody says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:21pm

That was great! Such a simple idea, but it makes the game very interesting.

Fun game although makes my brain hurt. Nicely done!

ccglp says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:21pm

This is very hard and is a very nice twist. Very well done

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

so simple and yet so great :D

we seem to have a different understanding of difficulty though. had no chance on easy!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:39pm

wow many people went for this idea, but I think that yours stands out.

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Great simple but effective idea. Great job!

HolyBlackCat says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Short but has very nice gameplay! I really liked the idea of controlling 2 things at one time. Also, the pacman AI is pretty clever.

Tijn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Well done, this game works very well. The idea is solid, but it really shines in execution. It's quite difficult, but not impossible. It works as a local multiplayer game as well :)

dancingmad says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:16pm

this was insanely difficult, I like that :p

lanestp says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Really fun idea, but I REALLY suck at controlling 2 at a time. It feels very different from how I was expecting which helps deployability. Good job!

Reccy says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:20pm

It's a great concept that's well executed, but my brain just can't handle controlling 2 ghosts at a time :P

SvenFrankson says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:20pm

Just beat level 3, nice one !

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Well executed implementation of this idea! Hope you try my entry as well for a 3rd person RE PoV (and role-reversal) Well done.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:22pm

Wow, excellent job! Innovative. Harder than I thought it would be to control two ghosts at the same time. Good exercise for the brain when the ghosts switch sides but your fingers don't. Perfect submission. Graphics don't matter cause the rest is original and well-executed.

Arche-san says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:32pm

Nice concept!
This game mades me dyslexic. :D

Brightstar says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 7:19am

Cool. Nice and simple.

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