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

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How I Learned To Stop Voting And Love The Devil: Tales of Occult, Blood and Metal in Drop D

by shinD - Compo Entry

A game where you must attempt to avoid voting for themes a Game Jam has already done.

It's dumb.

I wanted to try an approach, where base gameplay was more or less done in the first hour of development and rest was just polish and stuff. Went alright, the experience was pretty positive one and I had time to watch wrestling as well.


I did linux & osx builds but not sure if those work.

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Jimbly says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Assuming the only thing to do is keep moving the mouse to the left as quickly as possible, it seemed to work on OS/X... if that is not what I'm supposed to be doing, then perhaps the OS/X version did not work.

Literal Games says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:00am

Haha, you weren't lying when you said it was dumb ;)
Nice work though, a funny little entry.

Benjamin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:03am

Moving the mouse away from this +1 was actually more fun that I expected. The gradual change in music when you're near the +1 add a lot to the game mood :) Note sure about the replayability of this one...

Chris M says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:15am

OSX worked fine for me.

A short but witty retort!

sam1373 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:19am

I wonder what is compelling me to vote for such a weird theme

Aug 28, 2015 @ 11:57am

Didn't find the game any more than confusing, I finally figure out that you're meant to drag the cursor away from the +1 vote and then sort of got the idea. I actually don't know what's going on.

Neat little idea, though.

NAL says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:00pm

Well, it was interesting to say the least! I was a bit disappointed with the game after the resolution choice, all the config options and the professional looking Unity opening led to a game where I was just repeatedly scuffing my mouse across my desk, though!

reiknight says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 12:41pm

You have to move a thing from one side to another and when you are done and lose your strength you feel like a monster... So is this game oficially a fap simulator?

Tselmek says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 5:57pm

Funny little game. I first was very confused on what I was supposed to do but realised after a few plays. The length of the game-over-then-go-back-to-the-menu part was a bit too long to me though. Nice one.

Blobo says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 12:34pm

Nice entry! but if your goal in this game is to not be a monster, doesnt that defeat the purpose of the theme? other than that, it's a hilarious concept, and i feel the same way.

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