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

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The Devourer

by bwafflecone - Compo Entry

Help Frankfurt deal with his monstrous appetite by eating everything in sight - just don't get caught!

Click around room to move
Walk up to and click on items to use them or stop using them
See additional details on the game page

To view the source code and other resources, hit the Edit a Copy button under the game viewport and select a sheet to view. The source code is under the Behaviors tab.

Downloads and Links




crare says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:04am

Nice looking game. You can't really win in this one? Or can you.. Moving around could be made with WSDA. :)

nonetheless says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:43am

I got caught but it was worth it

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:48am

This game looks really good for LD! It's a bit hard to control, especially trying to get to the fruit. Overall, though, this is a good, lighthearted take on the theme.

Insality says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:51am

hey, a nice graphics!
and enjoyed the game while i have done it (with second attempt!). Nice one!

Pusty says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:52am

Mission accomplished! Great game was fun to play :D
Now I'm hungry

wavertron says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:55am

I cant say it was a super fun to play, the mouse movement was a little clunky to control, but great non-violent, non-typical use of the theme. Graphics were good, simple but clean.

iMer says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:05am

Graphics are very nice
Like the other people said movement could've been nicer

Malor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:20am

Interesting game)

NamNam says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:06pm

Realy hard game ^^. Your interpretation of the theme is cool !

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:16pm

Interpretation is very well done! Nice game.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:38pm

nice art style

Linkigi says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:48pm

Cute ^^ made me laugh a few times and I think the (slightly) awkward controls actually improve the game. Got pretty tense in places.

Clurect says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:58pm

Haha I won! NOM NOM NOM

Warxen says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Cool game, good art and controls, only negative thing for me is that the sound becomes too loud for my speakers.

DragonGino says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:06pm

it was worth it

leffe108 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:56pm

I liked your game. Played it first muted, but then with sounds it may be easier.

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Good graphics! But hard to play!

avultima says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:03pm

Bit glitchy. I will take one bite out of something and the human will get mad. :(

I reset a few times, but it kept doing it. Fun concept though!

Logan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Cute concept, but fairly buggy. I could start eating something on the bottom of the table, then click on the top and start eating something else at the same time. Or else click on the ham and then the bed, and have the ham magically eat itself while I would lie there, deflecting attention.

Still, I like the idea.

Antokolos says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:19am

It was funny, thanks! I like doggies! :)

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:20am

I liked the main idea! I don't think the controls work well but the main concept is great!

Dianouille says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:47pm

Nice game :D I didn't success in grabing the fruits, maybe it'll be better to use the arrows to walk. But it was fun :)

Demy says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:00pm

Very cute game! ^__^

Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:15pm

good game! i liked graphics a lot. sound is kind strange, but gives a good feedback to the player. I think it would be more intuitive if you don't need to click at the same place to stop the action. Exemple, when you're eating you could just click at the floor, so the dog would stop it. overall, its great!

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