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

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Scare them... But don't get caught!

by Ybalrid - Compo Entry

You are a monster, hiding in a closet inside a little boy's bedroom. It's bedtime, his mom put him to bed.

You have to scare him and make him cry! But beware, you're the kind of monster that vanishes when you're seen by an adult... And mom's come back if the kid is crying out loud...

Gamplay is like a FPS -> move the mouse to look around, move with WASD (no remap requied)

Press E to scare the boy.

Set your graphics in the dialog that show up the first time you launch it.

Written in C++ using Ogre; Bullet, OpenAL, libSNDfile and BtOgre

1st compo for me, enjoy!

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Acerio says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:03am

This was a really cool game. Surprisingly done in 48 hours too.

TheRuseman says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:05am

Good concept! Although once you know what to do it's impossible to lose, you just repeat the same actions over and over. Maybe make the mother come faster the more times you scare the boy or something

YellowLime says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:10am

Modeling, texturing, rigging, animating... and coding too! Amazing for only 2 days of work.

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:11am

TheRuseman, thank you! The mother comes actually a bit faster each time, but not by much. Didn't had time to do really playtesting and it may just bug...

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:12am

fore more presision, The 2 humans are generated with MakeHuman; I onely modeled the environement by hand.

The textures are done with a software called mapzone2. It's procedural generation. It's old (2007 vintage). Maybe you can still find it on the internet...

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:00am

That's right you little boy, cry for your momma.

dosmaen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:36am

I got caught, thought I was hiding in the closet but somehow she saw me.

snarf says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:06am

Neat idea!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:51am

Oddly creepy... But hell of a good effort for just 2 days! Great work! :)

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:00pm

Pretty cool idea. Great game done in 48 hours. Amazing.

Resonious says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:40pm

A 3D game not done in Unity or Unreal - awesome! Not the most engaging game but a fun take on the theme.

daveh says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:15am

Major props for doing a 3D game. The mood was great and it fit the theme well. I had fun with it.

bentglasstube says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:26am

Interesting idea but a little repetitive. Impressive art to have finished in 48 hours!

TerinHD says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:39am

Nice and simple, but a good straight on approach to the theme!

Nichii says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:29am

Nice game for a first compo, Good job on getting all the art assets. Good luck with the next one.

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:28pm

@Nichii Thanks! I can't wait for the next compo... I don't feel like I made a "real" game this time. But know I know how the LD works, how the themes are chousen and I have a better idea of what it takes to do something like that in 48h...

I've learnt things that week end! :O xD

collaboration says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:12pm

I don't know what to say. But its funny :)

Ramiel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:13pm

Nice idea. But the gameplay isn't too exciting. But considering the time and what you pieced together it's pretty well done.

RadMcCool says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:31pm

Creepy. Haven't hid in a sleeping childs room in AGES.

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:02pm

@Ramiel Thanks ^^"

Your pseudo is awesome. Neon Genesis Evangelion fan?

Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:52pm

I had a good laugh at the crying sound-effect. There were also a couple times I got caught when I was in the back of the closet (pretty sure out of sight).

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:02am

anabitraymustache It's a synt with somme shitty modulation, the wave duplicated in audacity + a little time-shift to add some weird doppler effect. It was better than recording my onw voice then trying to picth it up and make it childish...

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:19am

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

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