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

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by hammerfrenzy - Jam Entry

You're a monster on the way home from work. You use your shadow to get around, but your flashlight battery isn't at full power!
You'll need to find another in order to make your way back home.

All of the art and sound is original, except the forest background.

NOTE: The terrain shows up as a black blob on Macs, will try to have a fix later.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness52%
#161Theme(Jam)3.93
#304Innovation(Jam)3.30
#347Humor(Jam)3.13
#419Audio(Jam)3.04
#443Overall(Jam)3.30
#516Fun(Jam)3.07
#550Mood(Jam)3.08
#738Graphics(Jam)2.93

Comments

blahgyn says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:14pm

nice game, made me angry... ahahahah

gv1351 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:36pm

I like your graphic style

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:41pm

This made laugh, I loved the sound effects. Nice Banjo-Kazooie reference too.

It was pretty fun except the shadow mechanic seemed to bug out quite frequently. There was one pit in particular where I got stuck for a long time because the floor kept disappearing. I got to the end though, and it put me in a good mood, I liked the ideas.

Kubees says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Nice little game, but that audio!!! It makes me laugh!!! WELL DONE! :D

Rothens says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:41pm

I loved the mechanics! :D

Vem says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Very cute game. I enjoyed it a lot, despite the all-around buggy feel of it. Sinking through the ground, for example :P

hammerfrenzy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:46pm

Mabye I should have done a better job documenting it, but when the Lamps turn on their light will dispel your shadow platforms!

Serch says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:48pm

Great game, I really enjoy play this game make

mramaizng says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:16am

This is a really cool game. I really like the artistic style you chose. Its simple rules make for an easy pick up (perfect for ludum). Well done!

Arg410 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:33am

I like the lamps that will break your shadow platforms

Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:51am

Dropbox links broken =(

benmcnelly says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:49am

Oh man scaring people is so fun, lol. Good platformer!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:54am

great game, i love the sounds and the music. I really enjoy it :P

Divitos says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:20am

Very fun game! I love the overall atmosphere, and especially love the art style.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Very good game! I enjoyed it a lot

Arcadonauts says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:48am

I love the original mechanic. It'd be interesting to see this expanded into larger game with more (perhaps collectible) shadow powers.

PowerSpark says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:07am

Wow. I did not expect this neatness. But this is probably one of the coolest plat-former mechanics I've seen in the jam. Great work!!

bradur says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:23am

- Awesome sound effects, I spammed the "Spooky Shadow" button at all times because the sounds were so good :D.
- Lovely graphics
- I loved that the game had "checkpoints" so that you didn't have to start all over again when you died
- The puzzles were a bit tricky at times but rewarding once you figured them out

Very well done!

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