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

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Trick and Treat?

by killersnoofie - Jam Entry

This is my mini game for Ludem Dare jam #33 and also my very first Ludem Dare
(I apologize for it not being a better game , but I restarted my game ideas 3 times, and made this game on the Last day of the jam , I wanted to enter the compo but had run out of time , Maybe Next Time!)

Aiden has an insatiable hunger, not for human flesh like most monsters, but for...candy! He just can't get enough of those tasty sweets. And today is Aiden's favorite day of the year: Halloween. Your job is to help our young friend collect as much candy as possible, by helping him hide, and letting him know when to jump out and scare the children, thus dropping their bags, and leaving all their candy to Aiden. Best hurry though: In 5 minutes, it will be the children's curfew, and there will be no more candy to be had.

1.Use the enter key to hide behind tree
2.use the space bar to jump out and scare the children
3.avoid the parent as they take candy back
4. you have 5 minutes to get the most candy
5. enjoy my game !!!

Downloads and Links




Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:15am

The game has personal graphics and music fits the game very well, but it felt like I didn't understand everything about the gameplay mechanics...

Ulydev says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:17am


TestSubject06 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:18am

By walking to the edge I managed to fall down some, and then just got stuck earning ~800 candy per minute.

Simonaiso says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:19am

Nice graphics and mood, but theres not much to the game itself.

Leuthil says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:43pm

Art style was cool and I liked the voice over story at the beginning :) Pressing Enter or Space didn't seem to do anything so I'm not sure if that didn't get implemented or not.

Gigaraptor says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:21pm

A little simplistic, but still a decent time waster.

glerikud says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:06pm

Wow, these kids are fast. :) I liked the intro screen and the graphics. The music is also good.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:20pm

fun idea and nice art and good mood. I felt the gameplay was very repetetive. Hiding behind the tree and waiting for one kid after the other was missing a challenge and quickly felt like work.

JoseArias says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:12am

Good idea. Nice music choice. Relaxing and funny.

chanko08 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:09am

Creepy music, and creepy beginning narrative, so excellent job on those! Not sure if this was a bug or something, but sometimes I wouldn't be allowed to hide behind the tree right away after scaring a child.

duskpn says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:56am

Nice game! I got to a point where the children were running insanely fast, pretty cool!

peterthehe says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:13am

Cute graphics!

peterkirk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 8:10am

The story and art are absolutely cute. It was simple but fun.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:09am

I really liked the art and music. The gameplay was a little too simple though.

Aske says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:13am

Those children can really run fast :D
Also the timer went negative i think. Duno if it's on purpose ..

PowerSpark says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:38am

This was fun. I used to use Stencyl a long time ago, keep making games.

Aumni says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:01am

Really fun and cute game! The graphics and the music were amazing. Awesome work, keep it up!!

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:03am

Very interesting approach on the artwork and on the music. It gives the game a unique feel. Congratulations

randoman says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:35am

I love the art style. The mechanics are simple, but the game gets a little repetitive.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:09pm


wooltech says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:33am

This looks amazing, and the idea's great. Not a lot to the gameplay, but as you made it on the final day it's still really polished.

crucknuk says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 8:02pm

A cute story, the gameplay is pretty simplist but the overall is polished and the music is good!

justinooncx says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 1:47pm

Not a bad game, pretty interesting mechanic. Nice game made for such a short amount of time!

abcdef65g says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 5:10am

I just love the fact you made your intro with voice acting. The gameplay unfortunately is a bit hard, I would like some instruction beforehand regarding commands. The graphics are simply cute, one of the cutest ones in all of this Ludum, and I love the idea of a monster in Halloween eating candies of kids. In fact Halloween is something I would expect more in an event based on monsters. Great creativity and inspiration, looking forward for the next time when you manage to go Compo!

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