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

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Body Snatcher

by PotatoGrader - Compo Entry

You are a body snatcher and you snatch bodies. Monster bodies. Monsters don't like that and attack you.

Controls:
WASD - move
Left mouse button - shoot
Right mouse button - jump into a new body
Escape - menu

Notes:
1) When you press Right mouse button, you jump into the nearest body between you and mouse cursor.
2) If you stay in one body for too long, you will start to lose power
3) Snatching bodies heals you

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#204Fun3.42
#209Overall3.48
#283Innovation3.29
#363Mood3.13
#686Theme3.00
#1314Coolness47%

Comments

Gelatohead says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:16am

Could use better indication when you snatch someone's body.

CheesyRamen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:21pm

I really liked the idea of constantly switching bodies to heal! Good job!

PotatoGrader says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:54pm

CheesyRamen, thank you =)
Gelatohead, yeah, it is one of several things I think I could do better.

TFR says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:56pm

I could play this for hours. Very fun! It is a bit hard, however, and there is not a clear perception when you snatch a body.

Qaterknan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:56pm

very fun! Snatching bodies is a great idea.

D3zmodos says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:29pm

Very nice idea!
UI seems a little cluttered though, its small and I basically didn't look at it once :(

AngryRebel says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:44am

Neat Little game! Although I was a little confused about when I could snatch certain bodies.

Artsuom says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 6:49am

Really nice game! I liked the body snatching mechanic. It felt quite hard because the progression is so fast though.

PotatoGrader says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:02am

AngryRebel, the snatchable monster are slightly brighter.
Artsuom, I guess I played this game too much and got bored of slow progression. So I made it faster =)

gilborn says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:00am

Good idea, good game!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:52am

Great game. Sometimes it seemed a bit hard to snatch bodies (not sure why). Would be nice if the different monsters were a little more different but I understand if there wasn't time for that :)

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