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

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Attack on Hyperboreans

by neuroaktivo - Jam Entry

You are a Monster, a random one, with 2 parts and 3 variations(9 possible combinations) for each one:
-Goo Monster
-Steam Monster
-Singularity Monster

Little shooter, hope you enjoy it and give feedback!

1920x1080 resolution is recommended.
LOW FPS? Try a lower Quality Setting.

CONTROLS:
Movement: ARROWS or WASD.
Aim with mouse.
Shoot with MouseLeft.
Special with MouseRight.


PROGRAMMING: neuroaktivo
ART/MUSIC: rottencreutzfeldt (my brother)
DESIGN: both(AToM Games)


BUGFIX CHANGELOG:
-Changed Jetpacker despawn time to 11 so it despawns out of the screen.
-Spawner line setting DELAY uncommented(previously commented so i could tweak it in editor).
-Made intro speed just a little bit slower so title can actually be read.
-Fixed an "Null Reference" exception happening on death.
-Changed main light intensity from 0.3 to 0.5 so it's more like the colors my brother drew(screwed it just b4 deadline).

-WASNT ABLE TO FIX SOUND.
POST-72h version coming soon will try to fix that.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#402Audio(Jam)3.07
#464Fun(Jam)3.14
#528Graphics(Jam)3.39
#560Mood(Jam)3.07
#622Overall(Jam)3.10
#656Theme(Jam)3.28
#832Innovation(Jam)2.61
#897Humor(Jam)1.95

Comments

jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:33am

nice menu concept! ;)

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:41am

xD

Keon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:47am

I wish there was a way to select which body and head you would get.

Other than that, it's a very nice game. I felt like my hitbox was huge and I wasn't dodging any of the shots, which took a lot of the feeling of skill out of the shooter. Other than that all the weapons were unique and fun. The graphics were really pretty, and the particle effects are subtle but critical.

I wish you had some sort of boss enemy or levels, something to spice up the monotony. Maybe you do, but if so they were /long/ levels.

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:16am

post-jam version will come soon ;)

glerikud says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:47pm

I liked the images showing the controls, very good idea. The music was also good and I had fun playing it.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:39am

That was cool, a pretty good shump. The only problems I had were that it could use some sound effects and it's a bit hard to hit the enemies with the black balls.

cgmorton says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:08pm

Cool weapons, cool gameplay. I felt like the steam bottom part was pretty useless since it was just a weak version of the steam top part but whatever.

ripter says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:20am

Couldn't run it on OS/X. It's an exe file.

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:26am

im about to upload working versions sorry for that.
Also it will contain some bugfixes which will be documented
:P

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:49am

Ok it's done. Bugfixed versions are up, now im trying to make available a WebGL version for playing online.

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:09am

uploading to itch.io not working apparently because of an issue with google cloud...

Kizler says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:29am

I'm in LOVE with that soundtrack. :)

neuroaktivo says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:45am

thx!:D my bro will b happy to hear that! It's his music. Thx!

xWarZonex says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:46pm

Confusing, but good.

Mister_Melon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:49pm

I liked this game, it's a standard shooter so it's not very innovative, the gameplay was fun but didn't have a lot of variation so it got quite boring but I like the difficulty. It suited the theme perfectly, not interestingly but fine all the same. I really liked all the art except the monsters , they looked out of place with the rest of the art, I really liked the flip animation on the monster it was a nice touch, the audio was really nice but the game needs more sound effects. The music set an excellent mood. Overall nice entry but could do with some tune up and variation when it comes to gameplay, well done all the same.

OnlySlightly says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:09am

It was delightfully gross and weird. I loved the atmosphere you created with the music, monsters, and backgrounds. I loved how the monster and powers were randomly generated. Great job you two!

DarkwindMedia says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 2:38pm

Nice intro, cool music and good looking over all. Just some tiny bits of feedback: I felt like the collider on my player wasn't very obvious. Sometimes shots would go right through me. If that was intentional, it wasn't clear why. And just one other thing I would do in the future is maybe consider an alternative to right click for people on laptops as the special.

Well done!

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