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

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You are the Dragon

by koniu699 - Jam Entry

You are a dragon. Kill or be killed by peasants and militia. Have fun.

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Ratings

Coolness50%
#461Theme(Jam)3.54
#803Graphics(Jam)2.77
#873Fun(Jam)2.58
#1008Mood(Jam)2.24

Comments

metecognition says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:44pm

You are missing the data file to run the game.

Mikhail says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Was hard to download but not a bad game once I got to play it!

koniu699 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:33pm

You should be able to download it right now.

Zettelkasten says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:38pm

For everyone having trouble with the download, this should be the direct link: https://docs.google.com/uc?authuser=0&id=0ByouRX2Ti6czWWxrUGlybEduOG8&export=download

djfariel says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:43pm

1st Thought:
"Who doesn't want to be a dragon?"

Pros:
Art looks good despite it's simplicity.
The health box is a neat idea.

Cons:
No music or sound.
Hit boxes were really awkward.
Pretty plain. There's almost nothing to the game.

Overall:
A system of progression, complete with various abilities and enemies/ bosses/ points would make this game amazing.

Slapunas says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Individual sprites look ok, but for some reason they look bad together, it might be the background.

Nichii says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:57pm

Simple yet fun game. The graphics aren't too bad, at least they match each other. If you more to add, then it would be cool

ReddogStone says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:25am

Very nice graphics. I liked it at the beginning, but it gets boring soon. With some added content and more variety this could be a fun game.

reiknight says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:44am

The art is very nice, maybe an score should be needed. The game in general is funny.

It seems like a bug that when I hit the humans, they set on fire after a few seconds no when hit.

SoulGame says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:07am

It's cool! Not enough game where I can be the dragon. A couple of notes:
- Dragon's controls and actions are tight and quite cool. I enjoyed it.
- The arts aren't great but at least they're here ^^ Some animations are a bit buggy (see the crossbowan throwing his weapon, stuck in the air upon dying!)
- The gameplay could have bit really fun but there is a few things that bothered me: the arrows' speed make them almost not possible to dodge with reflexes, they're simply too fast. Therefore my only solution is to travel the screen one side to the other, so I minimize the risk of taking damage, but that ruins the mechanics of aiming enemies... Finaly, talking about aiming, if there is a point later in the game where I need my straight fireball, I didn't reach it :(
- Also the "level design" (rythm at which enemies spawn) is kinda slow and that makes the game not very dynamism.

All that said, this is a pretty cool entry you have, especially regarding the theme. Burning peasant and crossbowman to the crisp => that's dragon life :)

Mister_Melon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:45pm

The gameplay was way too repetitive to stay fun after a shortb period and at times I found that there was a delay for an enemy to catch fire after I hit them with a fireball, I thought it would have been way cooler if the game hadn't been so easy and your fire game out in a stream like fashion rather than short bursts and the enemys came in swarms and there was variation in them and they came charging at you etc. It suited the theme perfectly (not in a unique way but it suited it fine), the art was nice but the mood was tanked by no soundtrack. Overall could really use a lot of polish but okay entry all the same, well done.

ChaosCult says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:55am

Fun game for a short time, but behaviour of flames really bugs me. They should not slide over ground or over people like that, looks bad. If only people would be set on fire when I hit them, this game would already be so much better!

koniu699 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:09pm

Fixed bug with enemies not catching on fire instantly. Also added experimental web build (does not work for me, yet some of my friends were able to run it)

J3X says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:50pm

Web player does not work.

ZYXer says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Nice game. I really like the health "bar". Very funny :D The animations of the archers are also quite nice.

I'm not quite sure what I was supposed to use the forward fire breath for. To defend against arrows?

Damn, those clouds are fast!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:25pm

Nice entry just a couple little things I noticed some arrows were sort of floating at the end of some of the death animations other than that though good job. Some music / sound would make it cooler :-)

dmcfarline says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:52am

Not a lot of variety, but liked the animation of the peasants, the arch of the arrows and the Monty Python healthbar

MegasDragos1 says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 1:04pm

It's a great idea but not well executed!

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