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

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I'm Just a Squid

by kalthose - Jam Entry

This is a game created for the Ludum Dare 33 game jam.


You play as a giant squid who is attacked by adventurers. You must use your mighty squid tentacles to destroy the ships.


Make sure not too fixate on just one ship. It takes a moment for your tentacles to be ready to strike a second time!


Things I didn't get to do: polish art/animations; music; my own sound effects.


Question can be directed here or Twitter @Kalthose

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#252Theme(Jam)3.79
#572Humor(Jam)2.70
#748Fun(Jam)2.75
#908Innovation(Jam)2.46
#927Mood(Jam)2.50
#932Graphics(Jam)2.40
#942Overall(Jam)2.71
#1942Coolness30%

Comments

fmdud says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:15am

Actually pretty fun! High score 26 on a touchpad. I only wish that when the tentacles swiped over it stunned the ships for a viewable amount of time so i knew how long I had before they fired again.

Neat game mechanic!

MADREX says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Interesting idea. Kinda short and limited gameplay. You can't get past 20+ ships whatever you may do. Good job.

Rongefilet says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Simple but efficient, loved the curious eye on the menu. ^^

dydx says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:56am

I got 55! The gameplay is super simple but I enjoyed the frenetic pace of it near the end.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:15am

i feel bad for the squid! he just wants to be friends!

challenging game!

i'd like there to be a sound when i destroy a ship

cool!

Awpteamoose says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:33am

Fun game but too easy

AlexFili says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 11:58am

Interesting idea that suits the theme well. It is quite repetitive and there should be an animation of the ship being destroyed rather than just vanishing. Not sure the tentacle design matches up with the design of the monster. Good idea though overall.

Catmoo says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:40pm

I thought it worked really well and even though you didn't get to polish I think the squid's eye following the mouse was a really nice touch! Which I would call polish :)

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