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

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Maiden Voyage

by ProgrammerSteve - Jam Entry

Join Carl the Monster on his trip to Maiden Fest. There he can re-stock the maidens for his castle. But beware the knights that protect them, they won't hesitate to slay you.

Controls:
Arrow Keys to move. Space to jump and double jump.
*Jumping is the recommended way to travel considering the weight of the monster.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness80%
#173Graphics(Jam)4.11
#210Humor(Jam)3.46
#212Theme(Jam)3.84
#373Fun(Jam)3.26
#413Overall(Jam)3.35
#417Innovation(Jam)3.14
#490Audio(Jam)2.89
#502Mood(Jam)3.15

Comments

icedvariables says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:22pm

Great animation and art. Well polished.

Literal Games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:54pm

Really great animation. Took me a while to realise I could double jump!

Huo-cuo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:58pm

In the second level, I cannot collect more than two maidens. Then the Retry button shows up and I cannot continue. Otherwise, very nice entry. Funny sounds of throwing maidens. Thx for the game!

sylvainAB says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Nice annimation and graphic !

10UpCrew says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:16pm

Liked the visual style, but got the same problem as Huo-cuo on the second level.

Mister_Melon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:19pm

I LOVED everything about this game, the concept and gameplay is really innovative, the gameplay is fun (jumping over knights and throwing maidens for the win), it suits the theme perfectly and in an interesting way, I love the visual style (especially that it's cartoony and polished), I love the audio especially the maiden scream and the knight alert sound. Throwing the maidens and the scream is hillarious and overall the visual style and audio set a great mood. One issue though on the second level I can only throw two maidens then it forces me to press retry.

Chaosmore says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:29pm

The second level is bugged. Otherwise the animation is amusing.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:00pm

Hey guys, thanks for the great feedback. The culprit to the second level bug has been found (an event wasn't being removed). Thanks for pointing that out. There should be 3 levels to play now.

Yamzho says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:16am

Nice polished art.

Strike says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:17am

Hehe, I love how the maidens are captured.

Shaw says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:17am

Gameplay was fun, love the way you just throw them off the screen. Great game, well polished. Excellent job.

madalaski says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Well done with the Graphics, gameplay is good, though it isnt very fun.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:46am

Animations and Art are very well constructed. The style suits the idea in a great way. Good Work and congratulations!

Grahhhhh says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:16am

Ha! I did so bad until I realized there was a double jump, good call on always having a double jump. Liked the required jumping, wasn't going to rate well on humor until the 3rd level... nice game :)

panda says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:27am

Excellent graphics and animation! I made it to the last level, and liked the sounds too! The game's fun and looks polished. Great work, congratulations!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Great entry! Congrats!

JamesTanm says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:22am

fun game, though some background music would hae been nice. the bottom right corner on level 3 stopped me. I just couldnt get through the guards

Xanjos says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:34am

Platforming elements are a bit buggy (Sometimes you can get stuck on walls) but I like the animations plus the way that the monster throws the maiden was pretty amusing.

dcolgan says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:26am

Overall, enjoyed this! I didn't manage to get all six without damage, so I guess I don't get a cookie, but I did finish the level! Fun premise and great integration with the theme!

Mikhail says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:17am

Absolutely great game! Fantastic job keep up the good work!

abcdef65g says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 2:08am

The animation of the game is seriously amazingly well finished. Made it feel like an almost finished product honestly. Too bad I didn't get my cookie but still the game has a simple theme that is easy to grasp. Some collision issues here and there but nothing that beats such an amazing graphical prowess.

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