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

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Forgotten Husk

by CrunchyKingCrimson - Jam Entry

Guard a lone platform in the depths of a forgotten tomb. Eat adventurers to regain your strength.

Being a random enemy in a platformer, you only have to touch the hero to hurt them. Use the arrow keys to walk, Q and E to lunge in either direction and W to throw bones. Pressing down over a corpse will let you eat it. Enemies become tougher over time, so hold out as long as you can.

Created in Game Maker: Studio
Graphics designed in GraphicsGale and Paint.net
Music and sound created using BeepBox


Coding - Rystech
Graphics, music and additional coding - Drasnus

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness63%
#181Mood(Jam)3.61
#314Theme(Jam)3.72
#386Graphics(Jam)3.67
#427Audio(Jam)3.03
#476Overall(Jam)3.27
#503Fun(Jam)3.09
#603Innovation(Jam)2.91

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:12pm

Grim.

wesley werner says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:28pm

The mood in this game is great, the words between stages dark, and the flesh feasting animation and accumulating skeletons wonderfully macabre. The gameplay uses a simple but addictive formula. Dig it!

rudra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Nice one ! The controls looked a bit too smooth for me, but I liked the concept and the graphics. Well Done :)

blahgyn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:16pm

i am horrible in this game lol

charliecarlo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:19pm

I enjoyed the premise and mood.

Became a bit easy for me when I realized you could just stand on people you knocked over. Although, the seventh guy I did that to managed to throw a knife at me while I was standing on him and I flew off the edge.

jofra says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:25pm

awesome mood and loved the writtting ( the print screen is one of the best stills i have seen so far :) )
congrats!

jrhee says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:40pm

Hard game! Love how the bodies persist between rounds and decay.

Damdoshi says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:55pm

Nicely done = ) I like it. Good mod, nice control.

shiroookami says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:59pm

The mood and sound in the game are great. I was kinda bad but a fun game nonetheless.

Felipe Tasca says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:11am

Cool game... but will make me have nightmares, very scary!

hammerfrenzy says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:13am

Enjoyed how fluid everything felt. Was able to cheese my way through a few levels by throwing bones as they jumped onto the platform. Looks like you tried to take steps against that strategy though, haha.

Bentech says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:42pm

Very enjoyable, I will be paranoid for days!

TailyILoveYou says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:58pm

This game was a whole lot of fun, I really like the whole castlevania feel :D Nice job!

superfreak says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:49am

Very strong entry - addictive but difficult gameplay with lovely visuals and atmospheric audio too!

Kitty4 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:13pm

I sense the awesomeness.

NoWandStudios says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:06pm

We love the mood of this game!

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