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

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by q2k2k - Jam Entry

Z = Shoot
Arrow keys = Move
CTRL+P = Pause
F2 = New Game

You are a spiny imp. Almost everything is trying to kill you!

To have the highest score.

First Ludum dare, I wish i had a place to do this in peace. Amount of free time I had was less than 12 hours RIP in pepperonis. Work, chores, interruptions etc...

Opted out of Graphics and Audio.
Music - Cyber-Rainforce
SFX - Quake 2 + RPG Maker 2003

RPG Maker 2003 + RPG Maker VX Ace + My own custom art from school projects.

Program Used:
Clickteam Fusion 2.5 Standard Steam Edition

Downloads and Links




Eingya says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

Definitelly needs better feedback for when you're hitting enemy (really early on i got the lightning weapon, and it took me too much time to understand it was actually a weapon). On the plus side, the basic shooty weapon made me go "WHOOO", because it was fast and cool looking.

djfariel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:44am

Hit feedback would be great. I think all of the projectiles move WAY too fast. I can't dodge things AND shoot things at the same time at this speed. Was fun for a short while, though.

RiverAndRun says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:47am

The character moves a little slow and could do with a boost. Relatively fun. Good Work :D

thedashdude says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:48am

Fun, I don't think the lack of hit feedback was too bad.

pkenney says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:52am

Nice job pulling some stock assets together into a slick overall package.

It didn't feel quite fluid enough for a shooter for my taste, but I'm not quite sure in what way... maybe a little too slow for the main character moving I guess, relative to the bullets. Or maybe it was the way the enemies were a bunch of hits.

Still, really solid entry for a first LD, congrats!

bpleonvong says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:57am

OP Soundtrack.

Karai17 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:18am

Congrats on your first Ludum Dare! <3

local minimum says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:42am

Hope you enjoyed your first LDJAM. It was a hard entry, which fits the genre of the game quite well. I really liked that I could hold down Z and not have to spam it. I don't know if it was possible to kill the enemies or just destroy boxes. I don't know if I killed any. So to make it clear what you can kill I think a health bar next to stuff you just hit would be neat. Either that, or powering up the weapon so you kill almost everything with one or two shots. Good feel in general besides that.

CodeNMore says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:25pm

I agree, more feedback to let you know you are hitting something, but cool game!

crucknuk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:36pm

it's difficult to make a shoot them up and I congratulate you for this game. graphics and music are nice.
just one thing : ennemies bullets are too fast

superfreak says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:52pm

Felt like some player feedback would have enhanced the experience but overall a solid entry and congrats on your first LD!

Aaranos says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 8:49pm

I think the enemies are a little too honed in, but it would be fine if the crates dropped health. I also found that after getting the electric buff that it pretty much never went away.

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