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

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Law of Nature

by Louspirit - Jam Entry

Help a little monster to face the laws of the nature fighting other monsters !
Could you get its final form ?

Dont forget : you are the monster !

use the arrows keys to move around.

(Please play in full screen or use the links below for better playing conditions)

Downloads and Links




Mark Smith says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:19am

Nice game! I really like the concept of working your way up the food chain until you're big enough to be on top. The graphics were also refreshingly different. I would have liked some more functionality like different abilities when you got bigger but overall it was pretty fun.

celisoft says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:01pm

Well done!!

terop2 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:03pm

Nice music. The game looks and feels nice. I just got eaten too many times :)

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:20pm

Nice game. Really liked it

Hegback says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:28pm

Although the graphics seems rough, but the animation manages to make it up, and the level gameplay is really hitting my spot.
On side note, the baby monster's sooo cute! Sure wish I can have one...

Tortoise says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Well done, I liked the music and gameplay, graphics we're ok, would of been nice to see some more puzzle elements

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:58pm

The idea is not bad, but the execution could have been much better with some more time.
I liked the monster when you are small ^^

wicht says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:01pm

I really like the idea, it's a nice way to kill time

colinn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:53pm

I thought this was fun. I smiled a few times when playing it so that means a lot. Good job

zenmumbler says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:12pm

The last? level with the fireball is nigh-impossible but up to that point it was all amusing. Mostly fun to see what next evolution of the monster sprite you came up with :)

Mantlair says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:09pm

Nice. I really enjoyed graphics. At the start our pokemon(lol) were rolling. Sooo Cuutee! Good job!

yuigoto says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:57pm

Nice work with this eating->evolving game. :)

The handdrawn graphics are really nice and it gives a nice feeling to the game. Soundtrack just feels right and completes the mood of the game perfectly.

Simple gameplay mechanics are really nice too!

More evolution stages, evolution branching and a lot of things come to mind when you start to think how this game could be expanded. I hope you'll be able to expand on this idea and go further with it! :)


el-pepi says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:12am

Solid game, the mechanic is pretty good.
I feel there is room for much more content and polish.

adsilcott says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:58pm

Fun eat up and get bigger game. The the Monster design was badass.

Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:16pm

Hate that you slow down when you get bigger, but was pretty fun otherwise! Wish there was the ability to dash forward or run. Love that you roll around as baby monster and the love that programmer art.

Croze says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:34pm

Reminded me of Fishy on xgenstudios, very cool and simple game. Loved the graphics too, felt very dark and "monster like"

alyphen says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:13pm

An interesting take on what is essentially Hungry Fish with monsters. There seemed to be a decent amount of content, and the evolutions you went through were pretty interesting. The level progression was good. I think the thing that needs the most work is the graphics - things like sprites for walking sideways weren't there, and walls weren't always smooth. There weren't any particles or lighting effects or anything to make it too interesting graphically.

Sep 2, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Nice game, at some point I thought my face was on fire xD
It's surprisingly difficult as well, but sometimes because the monsters move randomly and get stuck in a way that makes it impossible to win (in the last level for example, if the tree stump stays left of the fireball)

Simonaiso says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 8:30am

Quite fun to play! And exciting to try and sneak past the bigger monsters. The music is good!

logiclogue says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:58pm

I really like this game. Very unique concept and many levels. Good job!

Almax27 says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Nice take on the theme, loved the music too :)

ManuSaiz says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Really fun game!

I want to know what the last form is but those Yellows keep eating me ><.

bodsey says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 2:50pm

Simple but great idea and nice LD.

kaitokidi says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 4:57pm

you should make better sprites, (ex. wolking right left, or the first monster rolling on different directions) and maybe be more careful with the colisions, but nice idea and funny game ^^

crucknuk says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 5:12pm

I like the principle of eating smaller to get bigger, i liked to see the simple evolution of it. And well it was nice :)

keep up the good work!

KR-Eddie says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 5:43pm

Interesting concept. It made me be afraid of enemies, something that's not very common in most games. It is a bit hard to lure bigger enemies and that got me stuck a lot of times.

Louspirit says ...
Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:12am

Thank you a lot for your comments and advices ! It was our first gam jam and we enjoyed to make this game. We surely want to make new ones !

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