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

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Fire Fight

by Xitavos - Jam Entry

One day after work you come home to find your house on fire and your wife dead. You decide to take your anger out on the city Fire Service, gathering fire crystals and transforming into an angry red monster.

Controls:
- WASD to move
- Left Ctrl to shoot fireball
- Left and right arrow keys to punch
- Destroy the objects on the footpath for extra fire
- Get to 50 fire to enrage and transform into a monster that does twice as much damage

There is an intro, a main level and a boss level.

Created by:
- Paul Jones (Programming) - https://twitter.com/pjonesnz
- Logan Krippner (Programming)
- Craig Barnes (Music) - https://twitter.com/cbstegeman
- Shawn Yang (Art)

Post Mortem is here: http://ludumdare.com/compo/2015/08/25/fire-fight-ludum-dare-33-post-mortem/

Listen to the soundtrack here: https://soundcloud.com/cbsteg/sets/fire-fight-original-soundtrack

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#269Humor(Jam)3.30
#302Audio(Jam)3.29
#351Graphics(Jam)3.74
#503Fun(Jam)3.09
#518Overall(Jam)3.22
#655Mood(Jam)2.95
#691Theme(Jam)3.23
#937Innovation(Jam)2.39
#1415Coolness45%

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:23pm

The boss fight is trivially easy-- I don't think I took a single hit. Turning into a demon was kind of underwhelming because the bar depleted too quickly. But the game is actually pretty funny, and the music is hilarious.

Patomkin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:54am

The comics were absolutely great :)

JakeL168 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:09am

There's no challenge. I can just stop moving and hit the firefighters and... Art was good tho.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:20am

Pretty good! But sometimes I wasn't punching or shooting fireballs and it wasn't clear why. But the basic gameplay is good and I loved the graphics!

rotpar says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:23am

Good! The controls were a bit wonky but still fun.

Boehrsi says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:25am

Nice idea and looks quite polished. Good job.

Novaki says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:40am

Great art and music!:)

RobotMeal says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:57am

Strong submission! Fun beat-em-up with great audio and graphics.

sgehlich says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:44pm

The game crashed after a couple of seconds and I had to restart and watch the comics (which are great btw) again. Then it crashed again :( Stacktrace:
http://pastebin.com/LrPLqteC

FistBumpGames says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:25pm

i got an exception on killing the kittens D: pretty good though

Aug 30, 2015 @ 5:49pm

Good entry, loved the graphics and music

BlackQuiltro says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:03pm

I liked the graphics and music a lot (the intro is fantastic!)
Had fun, but it was on the easy side for me. The punching controls needed some more polish.
Good job!

iapc says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:05pm

That music :)

shawn42 says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 9:29pm

In no other game have I been able to fight with boxes of puppies and kittens. You win. :D

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