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

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Underwater Secrets

by Wolar - Compo Entry

[DESCRIPTION]
When you swim in the dark and see a light, you better be a fast swimmer!

The light attract the red things and make people see you so they try to swim away from you. The more light, the faster everyone else swim. You also get more points for eating people in the dark because it is more scary to be eaten in the dark!

[HOW TO PLAY]
w,a,s,d - Move
space - Toggle Light

[CREDITS]
Wolar - @wolaroj

Made in Unity

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#192Mood3.43
#228Theme3.75
#296Audio3.09
#512Humor2.60
#520Innovation2.91
#582Graphics2.87
#658Fun2.74
#752Overall2.78
#1362Coolness46%

Comments

OadT says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Cool idea and game. The mechanics works quite well. I love the chewing sound :)

wavertron says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:36am

Graphics were nice, but I couldnt tell if the light had any mechanic other than the visual, ie does turning it on attract red things? Nice mood (lighting) :D

Wolar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:41am

Yea it does, the idea was that swimmers will see you and will swim faster away from your and on the other hand light will attract the red things. Also you get more points for eating swimmers in the dark cos you are more scary.

Raspadsistema says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:52am

Cool idea overall, maybe you should get more time to work on it and publish it.

celisoft says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:28am

Nice! I m french and I use azerty keyboard so it's difficult to play your game but i like it though. I like your colors, music and sounds.

and thanks a lot for you comment in my game page! (Ladybirds m.)

Wolar says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:36am

Didn't think about that, thanks for feedback, this is my first LD game, next time I'll make better controls (arrows and so on).

Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:18am

Great concept.

Also, you missed a pun about anemones being your enemies.

Split82 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:04am

Solid entry! :) Good job.

RedFil says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:06pm

Good job
The game bugged in the "Game Over", I continued playing with the message in the screen, but in the second "game over" it died

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:48am

it seems like you're brute-forcing the movement and not letting the physics do the job. therefore it's quite annoying to control. But, you've made a game. a quite good game.

Wolar says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:14am

It's on purpose, it supposed to be like swim tempos of that fish

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:40am

I found a bug: When I lose and restart on the web version, the WASD controls stop working so I have to refresh the page.

I did not feel very powerful or scary as the fish monster, because there were so many red things chasing me. It was almost like I was hiding in the dark from THEM instead of chasing swimmers. :P

My high score was 2625. An underwater monster in the dark is an unusual take on the theme. I liked that the fish and swimmers were animated.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:41am

Also, congratulations on your first Ludum Dare entry!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:19am

Nice work! I love it. I would like to see more improvements!

jstclair13 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Neat concept. Seemed like keeping the light on had no negative effect on the game play. Liked the sounds.

Biruts says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:21pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Your game has been rated by our team member Antonin Charvat (music composer). Here is his comment: Nice little game, great job! It's pretty challenging and that's exactly what I expect of a game :)

Xanjos says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 3:29pm

Interesting concept. I actually like the use of the light in this game.

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