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

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by RobotMeal - Compo Entry

Ludum Dare #33 COMPO submission, "kid.isCaptured".

Theme: You Are The Monster

You're a monster that captures children!

Use ARROW keys to walk.

Use SHIFT to dash and use SPACE to grab, but be wary of your cool downs!

Once captured, drag the kid to the CLOSET!

Get out before the NOISE level gets too high! Good luck!

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WASDMagician says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:57pm

Fun game, kid three was really quite hard.

MicroMacro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:09am

The game is nice. The graphics make it a little hard to see the character, but overall, a nice game. :)

TimWright says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:29am

Very good. I like that the kid escaped one time. Very good balance. Not too easy, not to hard.

Vaiaphraim says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:30am

Funny enough, the third one was the easiest for me, after I finally learned the controls properly :P Cool game!

Aun says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:30am

Fun game. I had difficulties with the last level. Is the "kid.iscaptured returns false" wanted ?

TomOlivier says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:41am

Liked it, had a hard time with the first level. I had the feeling that you shouldn't be too precise to catch the kid but just a little before him, right?

Reallysketchy says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:10am

Nice, little game. Pretty hard, but it kept me playing till I beat it, so good job. You should try adding obstacles to the rooms.

sorlok says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:23am

Very cool idea, but it was super hard to catch the kid (and collisions were frustrating). Would have loved to see a more gradual learning curve. Loved the mood!

Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:23am

I liked that you made it so easy to re-try the levels, instead of having a game-over and having to beat each one in sequence. It made it much easier on me, since I had to rely on luck to catch the kids! :)

pkenney says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:28am

Cool game - was fun running and dashing around, but wow was that kid slippery!

Crowbeak says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:46am

Neat game idea from the theme. It feels like a game that wouldn't really work with other themes.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:16pm

I couldn't catch the kid once! I am able to dash to where he is and grab him but it doesn't seem to stick. I tried and tried!

BoyWithStick says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Fun game! It was tough catching the kid. I relied on just luck to catch him, mostly because of his movements were so erratic. The music was nice, but that one sound effect at the beginning of the level was a bit piercing. It kinda fit at the same time, though.

cjke.7777 says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 5:27am

Very nice little game.

I found it very hard to catch that damn kid. Presentation of menu's was very well presented

Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:25pm

Really fun! Kind of difficult but it's an awesome concept. Nice job!!

Blanky says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 5:31pm

Fun little game. Well done! I found a non breaking bug after completing lvl 2 before level 1. Level one's text said that I received xxx for completing the lvl, level 2's text said I that I will get xxx.

boardtobits says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:24pm

Cool, simple idea. You could make more levels by introducing obstacles and things, or stuff that could be knocked over to increase the noise.

Kizler says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:48am

I swear that kid is made out of butter.

Flaid says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 10:16pm

I'm not exactly sure how to catch the kid... I did it a couple times on accident, but it seems like I couldn't quite grab him other times.

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