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

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Space Jam

by leocardarelli - Jam Entry

[DESCRIPTION]
Space Jam, a simian dessert… or tale, whatever…

A monkey in space, huh? Well… that puncture on your suit doesn’t look good, so look out for extra oxygen tanks and get movin’ before you run out of air! Your ship is just 120 seconds away!

BTW, try not to step on those lovely, harmless and squishy creatures… They got here first, you know… After all, you don’t wanna be a monster to them, do you? Keep in mind that the more of them you kill, the worse you’ll come off.

[CONTROLS]
LEFT ARROW: move left
RIGHT ARROW: move right
ENTER: dismiss screens

C’mon, you’re a chimp! What did you expect?

[KNOWN ISSUES]
Zezaum is insecure about his weight.
Maurício is cross-eyed.
Raphael is obsessed with ham.
Kbooz, the lead programmer, doesn’t know how to count.
Little Finger fled from Westeros and now is working in the gaming industry…
Two or three of us didn’t work as expected.

This is our first project as a team and we’re here to learn, as always. We know the game needs major polish, so bear with us. Thanks for playing!

[CREDITS]
José Felipe “Zezaum” Bichara
Leonardo “Leo” Cardarelli
Lucas Caldeira
Lucas “Kbooz” Inacio
Maurício “Mau” Melo
Rafael Trota
Raphael “Reedz” Ferreira

“Tween” script made by Annoyed Grunt (http://gmc.yoyogames.com/index.php?showtopic=656652).
Sound effects based on sounds made by Flasher21, SlykMrByches, Adriancalzon, and beautifuldaymonster1968.
Audiowide font by Brian J. Bonislawsky DBA Astigmatic (AOETI).

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2134Coolness20%

Comments

Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Really interesting take on the run-and-avoid concept, running towards the camera.
I love the look of the chimp and the small guys!

B216 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:35pm

Interesting concept and cute design! :D

1y1e says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:18am

As with other commenters I really like the camera placement, it would have been so easy to have this being just another top down or third person endless runner, so it really shows you put thought into the design. Great animations too. If you are wanting constructive feedback, I think it might be useful to have better collision, or at least a way of telling exactly where the hit areas are so the player can dodge and weave as they stomp around :D

Great entry that you should be proud of.

Jan Tuts says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 8:28pm

I'd really love to play this, but I can't, as I don't have Windows...

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