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

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by SapsGames - Jam Entry

You are a highly advanced parasite designed to destroy the human race! Run into human ships to infest them and take control for yourself.

Move: WASD, Arrow Keys or stick

Attack: Spacebar (only when in a ship), A on controller

Eject: Left shift or B on controller

Pause: Escape

The game currently only has three levels and about 7 ships. Some of the known issues:
-You can't pause on a controller
-No pause menu or way to quit out of the game in full screen mode
-The game may behave weirdly when rapidly pausing and exiting pause
-Errors might pop up in development mode when killed. Sorry! We knew about this but couldn't fix it in time.

We wanted to include a boss battle or some more formal ending to the game but ran out of time near the end. Same goes for Music, while we have basic sound effects an actual theme would've been great.

*Linux and Mac version are the least tested. Sorry if you come across any issues!*
**If you do full screen alt-f4 to quit**

Downloads and Links




Ryusui says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:34am

Awesome concept. I just wish there was more of it. XD

Dizzyman572 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:50pm

This game was really cool. I really enjoyed the gameplay, capturing other ships is a blast. The only thing that I didn't like with this game was that it was very difficult. Also, I found this bug where the life counter goes down into the negative numbers. The graphics in this game was also really cool. Good entry overall 4/5.

Mothdan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:07pm

Couldn't fire, couldn't occupy a ship, not sure how to, but will check back on this and vote later! Congrats on getting it in.

Gamepopper says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:03pm

I like the concept, however there is an issue with the lives, as they go into negative. Graphics were pretty good, reminding me of Galaga.

QKnight says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:29am

I think that lives are supposed to show how many times you die...

Aumni says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:14am

Very challenging game. I liked the concept of the game and the art is really cool. Awesome work!! :)

Sanju says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:07am

Nice fun game. Simple and difficult but not frustrating. Loved that retro style. Good work.

Vladirien says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:02pm

The game is quite hard and you can't really tell which ships you can infect. Cool concept otherwise!

bombjack says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 8:41pm

wow! amazing idea. it's really fun to be able to 'absorb' the enemy.

bvanschooten says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:54pm

Doesn't work in Linux. Keyboard controls don't work. This appears to be a problem with Unity as I've encountered it before. Didn't rate.

NoWandStudios says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 4:23pm

Hahahaha we laughed a lot! Our game writer doesn't like happy ending either :D. The sound during conversation it's a bit annoying

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