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

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by Cloudeyes - Jam Entry

You play as a rare hungry spider walking on the window of some cruel human eating bugs off his window in order to stay alive and serve your role as the higher predator in your surrounds... but less you knew you were not alone...

Use W to move forward, AD side ways. No backwards because our rare spider doesn't know how to move backwards.
Move the mouse cursor to change the rotation of the spider.
Use Left Mouse Button to attack.
Use E and Q to zoom in and out.
Use Z to toggle mouse look.

Oh, and the game does have an ending, but be patient.
Have fun hunting! :)

Fun Fact:
Our artists have entomophobia (fear of insects).

We are aware that the game has other unexpected bugs, we are working on fixing them!

Bugs we are currently fixing:
- Parallax Effect not working, the speed of the trees effect should be reduced.
- Change the colour of the 'blood' of the insects.
- Modify the range of the zoom, and change the starting zoom of the camera.
- Sometimes, when an insect collides with you, it stops moving.

Thanks for you patience!

CuteKat Team.

Song "Forbidden Lullaby" by Derek Fiechter.
© Derek Fiechter

Version 1.1 Details:
.Exp Needed for Next Level Reduced.
.Attack Range Reduced.
.Now Monsters Deal More Damage.
.Mouse Not Show Bug fixed.
.Bug After Death Fixed.
.Player Rotation Bug Fixed.
.Player Rotation Speed Fixed.
.Text Not Show after Death And After Winning The Game Fixed.
.Some Objects Disappear When Zoomed in Bug Fixed.
.Health Bar Empty after Size Grow Bug Fixed.
.Ants Animation not Working Bug Fixed.
.Player Animation is now Faster.

Downloads and Links




tigerrenko says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:54pm

I cant access the files, need permission

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:01pm

Can you please try now?

CuteKat Team.

Keon says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:17am

I like the graphics a lot - it's a very nice, almost pointillist style and it works very well.

The gameplay is pretty basic but there's a reasonable amount of skill involved in it. Overall it's a fun game and a well done project.

Just to nitpick, if I remember right spiders and flies don't have blood, they have hemolymph, which ranges from transparent to a blueish-green color. But whatever, poetic licence.

Well done!

Dizzyman572 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:30am

Cool game, I liked how you progressively got bigger as you ate other bugs. One thing I would suggest is adding some sound effects, which would really make a your game like 110% better than it already is.

Infernal says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:33am

very fun, but needs to start zoomed out more!

bitdecaygames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:47am

A spider that did that would scare the sh*t out of me. Thanks for the nightmares. Art is cool -- with the music it's almost a 'horror zen' kind of experience.

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:55am

About the sound, we have the sound effects but we didn't have time to implement them. (In a matter of fact, I have a final exam in 2 hours ...)

Do you think if we add them now it'd be considered as part of the allowed "bug" fixing? It's our first time participating so we are kinda clueless.

CuteKat Team.

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:48am

Yes you are right and I dunno how we overlooked that. It will be fixed in the next version :)

We'll take that into consideration.

And thank you all for the feedback.

CuteKat Team.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:17pm

Great graphics

UrbanHelsing says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:03pm

Nice music. It was very difficult to run away from the enemies, and would like to do more than just to avoid them.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:19pm

Great artwork :D
Like the spider animation a lot!
Is it possible to beat the game or is it infinite?

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:26pm

Hello Team Klappermann .
YES ! you can actually win the Game and there is an Ending :), you must be patience to beat it ,Please Enjoy the Game

CuteKat Team.

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:49pm

I like the fact the spider gets bigger but I don't like the fact nothing about it changes - same speed, rotation etc. And there is no attack animation or sound effects - both would really lift this game.

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:38pm

Hello TackoramaLtd .

actually we had the Player Animations and the Attack Animations with Sound Effect in Mind but unfortunately we did't have enough time to implement them
CuteKat Team.

SKT says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:20pm

Graphics and audio are really cool. Fortunately I'm not scared of insects ^^ Good job !

Cloudeyes says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:36pm


Yes, visually nothing changes about the spider when it grows size, but your attack power/range increase and so does your maximum health.

And again, thank y'all for your awesome feedback :)

CuteKat Team.

Reisen says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:10pm

Good game, reminds me of Fishy.

-. Needs some visual feedback for the "attack". It took some time for me to be convinced that it actually works.
-. I don't see any situation where I would want to zoom in, or lock the mouse.

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