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

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Dragon Quest

by Digized - Jam Entry

Steal the princess as the dragon in this platformer where you are the monster

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Ratings

#645Audio(Jam)2.23
#804Theme(Jam)3.05
#843Humor(Jam)2.14
#997Graphics(Jam)2.04
#1028Mood(Jam)2.14
#1051Innovation(Jam)1.74
#1058Fun(Jam)2.17
#1119Overall(Jam)2.12
#1268Coolness48%

Comments

ruthiepee says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Well, that was pretty short and sweet, haha. I love the concept, you nailed the theme. The controls are a little crazy, though-- I pretty much just flew over the whole level because the dragon could jump so high.

pighead10 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Short, very simple platformer.

JackDegree says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:16pm

I like your sound effect xD

razavidn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:19pm

Cute! Jumping could use some love, that's where I'd focus my efforts for next time :)

bwafflecone says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:21pm

Playing as the dragon was funny :) Controls could be a bit tighter though

MrSylar59 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:21pm

Effectively, very short game, hitboxes are a little glitchy sometimes.

RHY3756547 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:27pm

Pretty simple, but gets to job done. I "loose"d a few times, but it was quite easy to beat cos it was so short.

amras0000 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:34pm

The hitboxes are very hard to judge.
The dragon falls through the floor when dying.
The levels are built such that it's unreasonably difficult to avoid falling into most pits the first time around, since they're offscreen exactly where you'd naturally land jumping from a platform.
The dragon has robot legs for some reason?
And the background is too short, easy to jump over.
and finally (and this is easy to fix) DON'T PUBLISH DEVELOPMENT BUILDS - they make a console pop up, you don't want that.

I do like the fact you start off from the right side, like a boss would in a standard platformer, and I like that the level design seems to be built from a player's perspective.

The entry needs a lot more work; I've seen worse first attempts: this one runs fine and works mostly as intended, which is more than I can say for a lot of entries. And I wish you luck with future projects. But the game just lacks anything to make it stand out. sorry.

Mantlair says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Simple short platformer! Good work!

liquidmedia says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:55pm

Nice 2d, high speed movement, but you jump 2 times and clear the entire level, if you don't cheat it's good

QKnight says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Very short, fun though. I really like that I can ride on my fireballs, seems like a neat concept, even if you didn't mean it.

alhvi says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:53am

good job, jumps are a little weird, feels more like flying :D

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