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

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Loch Ness

by gcrsaldanha - Jam Entry

* IF THE GAME ISN'T RECEIVING INPUTS, CLICK ON THE WHITE BAR (BELOW THE GAME SCREEN, WHERE IS WRITEN "Unity..") OR TURN FULL SCREEN ON/OFF.

* Actually the monster shouldn't receive horizontal inputs, but it is while on air. Use it under your responsability :P

Simple "survival" game.

Do not let the Eskimo people rise up against you!
If 10 of them are alive, you lose.

Kill to survive!

Link to Game Page at GameJolt:
http://gamejolt.com/games/loch-ness/88521

Twitter: @gcrsaldanha

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#627Fun(Jam)2.92
#648Innovation(Jam)2.85
#811Theme(Jam)3.04
#832Humor(Jam)2.18
#866Mood(Jam)2.63
#930Graphics(Jam)2.42
#995Overall(Jam)2.62
#1713Coolness37%

Comments

iossif says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:07pm

can you double check on the web build? i was able to play it but it looks like lightning was somehow broken?

playing it self was fun.

Saphyre says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:20pm

Doesn't load... :-(

lucentbeam says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:21pm

Pretty neat entry. I like the core mechanic, and would love to see it expanded - perhaps being able to drop patches that slow enemies or put up temporary walls. I also think it could work well as a game in polar coordinates, with a button to switch direction! You could theme it as an alien defending against humans landing on their planet ;)

solarexplorer says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:24pm

All the blocks were flat rectangles on OSX/Safari. The game seemed to be at a fixed difficulty and never got harder, maybe spawn more enemies as time progresses?

Obvious_San says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:36pm

Sweet idea :) Could be a great casual game if you will continue developing! The colours could be a bit more friendly/appealing. But totally fun to play!

Galvesmash says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:31pm

Great idea to a casual game, liked the way the cube Eskimo turn and go back when there is no ground!

To me the white cubes were cube sheeps and I was a not-so-giant worm killer! haha

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:14pm

Thank you all guys for the comments and fixes!

I'm doing that right now! Hope in 20 minutes it's fixed up and running!

lucentbeam: thank you! I will definitely write down your ideas!
Actually, the spawn rate should increase, but I must've forgotten something.

You all are awesome! Thanks :)

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

@Obvious_San: I'll try to put some better colors on that :) maybe a background of snow.. Thanks!

@Galvesmash: I loved doing the Eskimo go back! It was quite simple and went right at first try!

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Ok! I think that's running now! Check guys :)

wavegunner232 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:33pm

the game itself was just plane awesome. However i could run off the map and there were just allot of bugs making it hard to enjoy

zanenga says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:38pm

Love the main mechanic. Really nice. The sound effect got a bit annoying, though.

tuturto says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:44pm

Fun game without anything extra. Music was unobtrusive, but sound effects started getting annoying rather soon.

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:56pm

@wavegunner232 Thanks and sorry for that! I've made this in such a hurry... Hope I'll have a more stable version soon.

@zanenga, @tuturto thanks for the critics! I'll try make some better jumping sound (I actually just randomize the bfxr till one that was ok)
Thanks for playing!

Jawesome says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:56am

it was very fun!

MicroMacro says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:06am

This is interesting. I like it. :)

jtpup0 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:14am

Simplistic but effective, The wave aesthetic really gets your imagination going when you attack upward

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:19pm

@Jawesome, @MicroMacro: Thank you, guys!

@jtpup0: really? That is so cool! I'm awful in aesthetics generally hahaha =) Thank you!

McFunkypants says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:15pm

Nice work! Excellent webgl performance on my machine. I did have to click the white unity banner before inputs worked. Could you do an .onload func w setfocus() in javascript in the html?

gcrsaldanha says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:55pm

@McFunkypants:Thank you! Is is that simple?? I'll implement tonight! Thanks! =)

mubox says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:43pm

Good mechanic. :)

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 12:59am

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

Simonaiso says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 8:26am

What a great idea and brilliantly simple in its execution. I love the minimalist art style!

phi says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 5:43pm

Quite good, has some bugs, but otherwise plays nicely. It looks more like a prototype, but if you implemented some more challenge and some 3D models, this could be a cool little game! Good job! :)

NidzaKornjaca says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 4:22am

The concept is good, would be cool to see a further developed version.

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