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

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Save The Chest

by kgabis - Jam Entry

A game by Mateusz Belicki and Krzysztof Gabis created for ludum dare 33 ("You are the Monster").
Save the chest from waves of adventurers using fireballs. You are the monster and the chest is yours!

The game is using warp engine (still in experimental phase).

Key bindings:
left/right arrow - look left/right
w - move forward
s - move backward
a - move left
d - move right
space - shoot fireballs

Editing levels:
To change level edit assets/levels/level1.txt (on os x edit "Save The Chest.app/Contents/Recources/assets/levels/level1.txt")
T - treasure
# - wall
+ - power up
S - enemy spawn point
P - player spawn point
w - waypoint, enemies will choose random direction
l - waypoint, enemies will go left
r - waypoint, enemies will go right
u - waypoint, enemies will go up
d - waypoint, enemies will go down

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#103Fun(Jam)3.73
#147Graphics(Jam)4.18
#152Theme(Jam)3.95
#167Overall(Jam)3.68
#539Mood(Jam)3.10
#603Innovation(Jam)2.91
#675Humor(Jam)2.53
#1578Coolness41%

Comments

CodeNMore says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:09am

I like these types of games, great effects!

Lucho9 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:24am

i couldnt play the mac os/x version, but yes the windows version, i enjoy it

Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:43am

such DOOM :D
liked the map thingy.

gnuwilliam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Like the concept!

Bitterdeath says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:34pm

Super fun Hexen clone is super fun. Mouse-look would have been sweet.

lanestp says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:45pm

I had fun with this one. I would kill for mouse look, but it felt like an old school 1st person shooter which is always welcome! Well done!

tinykidtoo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:31pm

I like the wolfenstein graphics they look really great and the gameplay is really fun.

wicht says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:39pm

Sooooooo doooomy! I like the style!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:12pm

I could not load the windows version. The console window pops up and gives a message about vsync and then immediately disappears. I was really looking forward to playing it!

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:52pm

Not a bad little game. I did find it hard to aim without a crosshair but other than that It was really good. Brought me back to my days of playing wolfenstein :)

stevenlr says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:13pm

Very nicely done. The first person magic spells casting reminds me of Hexen. :D Turning with the arrow keys felt a bit too slow though. Turning around with the mouse would be more enjoyable I think, even though it may feel less "old-school". :D

felipeberquo says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:36pm

Wolfenstein?! Nice!

ManuelGF says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:15pm

Really nice game, I like how you used the sprites. It was very funny too! If camera were controlled by the mouse, it would be perfect

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