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

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Super Boss

by Daukan - Jam Entry

This game is a twist on the classic concept of a plattform game. A hero is invading the castle of a dragon and it is your job to see to that the defences hold and the Super Boss keeps on bossing. Use your cunning in strategy and of fighting.

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Ratings

Coolness55%
#273Theme(Jam)3.76
#318Innovation(Jam)3.29
#696Mood(Jam)2.88
#731Humor(Jam)2.38
#773Fun(Jam)2.71
#834Overall(Jam)2.86
#936Graphics(Jam)2.39

Comments

Daukan says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:23pm

Totally Awesome Game Bro!!

LordKawaii says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:55pm

I really like the idea. I would love to see a more fleshed out version of this with a lot more control over how you design the level before the boss fight.

tigerrenko says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Great idea, however I didnt undrstand what kind of strategy player needs to deploy... could use work and be a great twist on a genre, as intended.

danidre14 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Really liked this game. Nice entry.

Meta-link says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:20pm

Nice idea, and the game is easy to understand ! Next time try to improve a little bit graphics and gameplay feeling and your game will be cool !
And the boss sprite is really awesome :D

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:22pm

Interesting idea with the 2 phases, just that the hero AI is somewhat lacking :) And what is Bowser doing in there…

AlexPGilbert says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:29pm

I love the idea! It's a hard design to pull off. After the third level I started to just not place any defenses. They all seemed pretty useless. The "enemy" can be killed pretty easily once you figure out how to walk backwards.


I really did enjoy the time I spent playing this game! It was fun watching the "enemy" run through the level and walking backwards as Bowser is hilarious!

jlnr says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:31pm

Ha, took me a while to figure out the controls for the trap placement screen. Interesting concept!

Aun says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:58pm

I liked the idea. Maybe you can improve the graphic part even if it gives a style to the game. You can also change the amount of money you earn between the stages. There is also a problem with the hitboxes when the boss does fire.

Gravity Games says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Reminds me a lot of the game that I did for "You are the Villain". IMO it needs to have a lot more variety, such as more obstacles and more control over the level layout. The Hero AI also needs to work smoother, but to be fair, this was made in a short amount of time, so it's understandable. Also, it got boring really quickly, but fun at first. It could actually be a really great game with some more polish and variety.

Aumni says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:05am

I really liked the design of the game. It's a cool idea to design a level and to play the bad guy. I could even see this being a multiplayer game where one player plays the hero and tries to go through the bad guy's traps. Awesome work, keep it up!!

Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:09am

Excellent concept and use of the theme. Well implemented for the time that you had. Would definitely like to see a more developed post-jam version of this.

Sep 2, 2015 @ 12:07pm

Nice idea. My main problem is that in the boss fights, the hero just ran from one side of the area to the other and back, so I just stayed behind him and flamed him to death.

glerikud says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Great concept, though I had a little problem undertstanding it, there could be a bit more instructions in the trap placing stage. Other than that, it't not bad

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