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

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Sobaken

by A_K_ - Jam Entry

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***For best experience use WINDOWS build. Reuploaded as it seems that some people experience troubles with win version (both on itch.io and dropbox)*** Linux and OS X versions are uploaded now.

My FIRST Game Jam!!! Ludum Dare 33.
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This game is about cartoony monster creature that hunt cartoony villagers at night. That's SIMPLE.

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THANK you very much everyone for comments and feedback. Anything will do actually.

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TIPS: To pull humans out building blocks try to get their attention in front of windows/doors

Left mouse button - move/attack.
Try to avoid bullets attacking from darkness.
Level 3 is the end of the game and it will restart all over again when finished.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness78%
#110Theme(Jam)4.02
#401Mood(Jam)3.30
#431Audio(Jam)3.02
#449Overall(Jam)3.29
#531Fun(Jam)3.05
#556Graphics(Jam)3.34
#588Innovation(Jam)2.93
#874Humor(Jam)2.05

Comments

FZeroRacer says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:03am

It really fits the theme well! I just wish it was a bit more obvious what you had to do; I ended up beating the game fine but at the same time there's not much instruction as to how to lure people outside.

tmpxyz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:28am

only see a purple null material block at the bottom-right of the screen, and nothing happened after tens of seconds.

n42k says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:29am

Hey A_K_, I added a loading screen to my entry, you might want to check it out again, I think you should be able to run it.

Also, I can't run yours because I am on Linux.

scumbly says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:42am

Liked it! Good style and attacking the humans is satisfying.

TsN_RaMPaGE says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:46am

Web version was a little laggy, but fun concept. Good job!

Dastina says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:28am

I like this game! It is working well and it is a good level of difficulty.

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:33am

Fits the theme..Good game

Vycerys says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:36am

I really enjoyed the theme, the controls felt odd and it wasn't clear what to do, but I really liked the monster and the idea.

Lolninjacatz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:41am

I think that it was a really well done game. The environments and the objects were great and the lights, particles and monster all fit into the theme. I got some Hotline Miami feels from this game, and it was definitely interesting. I think the controls were a bit difficult at times, and the attack sound the monster used got really repetitive and overwhelming after a while. For some reason I kept getting stuck on the 3rd (or 4th?) level after I killed everything. I think you did a great job!

peterkirk says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:47am

I like the concept of being a prowling monster and hunter expecting people.
I kept expecting my character to jump on the people but it jump short a bunch of times. The jump was also getting stuck on geometry.

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:50am

Thank you guys for feedback you are really cool!

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:53am

Peterkirk, hmm, you are right i suppose creature require better jump mechanics for sure. Just hard to balance all stuff in such a short time. :\

walaber says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:53am

nice job! captures the mood very well.

conradte3 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:12am

Awesome! Felt like a boss when pouncing on unsuspecting victims. Would love to play additional levels with increasing challenge. Great use of the theme. (Added web and OS/X versions of my game which you commented on by the way :))

Manou says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:02am

Nice atmosphere.

collaboration says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:12am

Man. love the graphics and gameplay, and lightning is soo cool, excellent!

Andrew says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:39pm

Of the things not already mentioned, I liked the health indicator being the lights on the monster's back. Uncluttered the UI nicely.

Dizzyman572 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:42pm

Great game there A_K_! I feel like you captured the theme well, the gameplay was enjoyable, and the ambient soundtrack really sold the atmosphere in this game.

Shina69 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Really enjoyed how you worked out the lights on this one. The health bar incorporated on the beast's body was also creative but eventually i got stuck outside with one lazy guy standing inside the house. What a bummer :p

echokain says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:35pm

Like the style of this game. The lights work well to set the atmosphere.

And good idea for the health indicator on the creature, it's an interesting way to do it (even if I didn't noticed it directly on my small laptop screen ^^)

Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:48pm

Cool game that fits the theme! Sometimes the very cool movements was a bit hard. Nice graphics, cool sounds and a nice environment!

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:01pm

Thank you guys, I appreciate ALL you feedback. The feedback to your game from me won't take long time. LU!

Jishenaz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:04pm

The lighting was nice, and a good amount of challenge!

AlexSet says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Good job!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:27pm

Great lighting effects. Fun idea - felt great murdering humans. Sometimes I'd pounce and miss, and that didn't feel so great.

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

nice idea great work fits the theme great game :D

Fiveathome says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Good game ! Sound design is very scary. I feel bad for your preys :P

vividhelix says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:48am

Creepy, nicely done. Loved the eyes!

Cerberus says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:48am

very interesting gameplay, it was a bit hard attacking the guards but i enjoyed it. great job.

TeamOA says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:01am

Pretty enjoyable, the only thing is some more clear end states/level transitions, and some better sounds wouldn't hurt. But it is a good game

JakeL168 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:51am

It makes a pretty good stealth game. I really enjoy it.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Good entry! I like the idea of predator lurking at its prey. Nice atmosphere and cool mechanic.

Shugor says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:16pm

Very cool! Gameplay was fun, and the art looked good. Fits the mood perfectly.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:07am

Yes! The gameplay is enjoyable and the mood pleasant. I like it ++

Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:59am

Everything great. The atmosphere, the graphics, the theme. I love it. Great work!!

Karai17 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:49am

Great first game jam entry! A health bar and transition screens would have been a huge plus but otherwise, great job!

Aevek says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:43am

Cool game. I would have liked to try it on a touch screen, because I feel like this control scheme would make more sense like that. Main main gripe with this game is no indication of what the people can and cannot see, which makes this game play more like an action game than a stealth game, which is a shame because it really does feel like it shows potential as a stealth game. Cool game all the same, and with the addition of some way of playing stealthily, I would love to play more of it.

ripter says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 4:01am

I wish it had keyboard controls. It was hard to click on the people. Very fun! If you make more levels let me know!

Kizler says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:33am

I love the audio behind this game. The "Huuh?" makes a perfect "alert" sound which tends to make me turn around and try a different direction. I also love that leaping noise. :D

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