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

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Angry Critics!

by TeamOA - Jam Entry

For too long has the world suffered. The time has come for gamers to work alongside the critics to rid the world of terrible games. Assemble your Team of Angry Critics and take down the toad who has been uploading terrible Unity games and requesting reviews from mega famous game critics.

Enough is enough! Take a stand! Kill.. Pacman?

Angry Critics is Team OA's offerring into Ludum Dare 33. Following the theme of "You are the Monster" Angry Critics is essentially pacman in reverse. Click on the 'ghosts' and position them around the map to stop pacman from collecting dots!

Select your crew
WASD to move camera
Scroll to zoom
1-4 or Click to select critics
Click to position critics around the map


Side notes:
There are some bugs and things I wish I should have done. Like the only way to leave the game section is to win or lose, no quitting out. There's also a character selection bug that will cause the selection to... not work properly, relaunching will fix it though. Also with art, the team made all of the art assets except for enemy frog thing, I hope that still counts in the art category as I did most of it. Also, I would have made a mac/linux version but I don't have mac or linux available so I wouldn't be able to test. Sorry

Thanks so much for playing and I hope you enjoyed i!

*Edit* About an hour after submissions closed, character selection bug. Also improved performance.

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A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:21am

Why no build for web? arghh! :D

AntonyBaasan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:01am

Fun idea. Awesome world

TeamOA says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:43am

@A_K_ because from what I've heard, unity and web is an absolute nightmare at the moment. Maybe next time.

FieroNZ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:48am

The environment is really nice, and the pathfinding works well, gameplay was interesting and fun at first but one criticism would be that I actually found it to be a bit too easy once I had figured out the objective. Overall great Jam!

Dizzly says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:24pm

Nice idea for the theme. Also love the credits screen! The only think is you should have tried to implement an increasing difficulty; and also is not really much clear when you win the game. Path finding is very good.

adsilcott says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:08pm

The pathfinding was good. Has trouble understanding how to win on the map. It was a cool concept.

GarethIW says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:50am

Love the idea and art, was very easy to win once I understood the mechanic.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 3:18am

I've got a mac. Couldn't play. Looks like fun, though!

nomand says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:27pm

Cool concept, would enjoy it more if it was actually in retro pacman graphics as far as readability and accessibility goes. Not a fan of voice snippets, probably because I don't really follow those guys that much. Sometimes changing character wouldn't register and send the previous guy across the map. I think going back to 2D would be the best thing for this game.

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