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

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Run Ogre, Run!

by CrazyMinnowStudio - Jam Entry

You are an Ogre running through a town causing mayhem. Avoid the obstacles and eat as many pies and drink as many ales as you can. The townsfolk will throw things at you from the sidelines. Sometimes they throw pie and ale, catch and devour them and avoid the pitchforks, spears, and rocks.

If you crash into too many obstacles or get hit with too many weapons, you'll slow down and the angry mob will get you! Eat pies and drink ale to regain your distance from the mob.

A,D to move left,right. (left/right arrows work too)

We hope you enjoy! Post your scores! Here's a game-play video demo with a pretty good score for you to beat! ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQb-B-uIc6I

Safari users: Safari seems to have issues with the WebGL version, but it should work well in Firefox or the downloadable desktop version.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#216Audio(Jam)3.49
#285Fun(Jam)3.40
#344Humor(Jam)3.14
#375Theme(Jam)3.64
#443Overall(Jam)3.30
#461Mood(Jam)3.21
#967Innovation(Jam)2.32

Comments

Huo-cuo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:32am

Distance 91, score 157. But I have the screen all white. The screenshots on this site looks pretty, but I almost did not see a thing. I use Safari on mac. Thx for the game!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:37am

Thanks, we just tested on mac WebGL and see the symptom you described. We're working on a mac build now.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:24am

We've uploaded Windows, Mac, and Linux desktop version for anyone having issues with the WebGL version. We have confirmed issues with the WebGL version in Safari, though it seems to run fine in Firefox on Mac.

Greg says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:12pm

nice graphics and a cool game, not the best interpretation of the theme though

Xinelu says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:14pm

Shrek would be proud! 5/5 =D

Sanju says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Cool graphics!

NoWandStudios says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:18pm

We love the efect of peasants with pitchfork :D

Silverfyre says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:04pm

Very nice graphic, love it so far, scored 590!

Hegback says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Couldn't get the high scores on screen. But the game can be quite addictive, plus that sound...please keep that up!

Crosstales says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:17pm

Great game - very addictive! I had to play it many times and will return for more... :-)
It's funny, has great audio and is well balanced.

Score: 581

Very well done!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:35am

Scored a high score of 340 :-) nice job on the game

Grahhhhh says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:50am

525! That was nuts, there were several times I felt that hitting an object was the only option, but overall solid entry!

MinionStudios says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:15am

Nice, lots of hilarious voices, one even accused me of stealing their baby- not true unless it was under a pie. Good job!

Askbackwards says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:50am

Just amazing! No problems as far as I played and had a lot of fun doing so!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:33am

Played the web version, the graphic mostly black and white, like the lighting was too strong or textures where missing. Was pretty fun!

Rocketship says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:11am

The graphics look real nice. It's a solid runner type of game, nothing groundbreakingly new but nothing wrong with it either.

bitdecaygames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:09pm

I like the walking animation. And the bouncing boulders made me laugh. Good job!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:01pm

@CosmicAdventureSquad were you using Safari? If so, a somewhat simple fix is to try Firefox if you have it. Safari seems to have a hard time rendering correctly.

Odefus says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:59am

I like the concept with the angry mob and all. Graphics are nice and the sound effects were amusing. The game has that "one more try, I can do better" feel to it, which is key in runner games. Fine work. 750 was my best.

kaype says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:06am

It's all ogre now...

The web version didn't work for me, so I downloaded the Windows one instead.

I like the graphics as they're pretty consistent, and it's really addictive!

Good game!

Split82 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:56pm

597! Yeeaah!

Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Very polished game. Good graphics. Love the ogre animation! Audio is great also.
Although it's easy to miss - nice detail - those little achievements (i.e. "Pie Master!" or "Drunken Sailor" ;))

Overall Score: 983 (distance 443, score 540)

Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Very buggy, especially the collision with objects that slow you down, however I had fun and the visuals are good :)

panda says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Score 182! Congrats, this is impressive! You have music, great graphics, great animation, and a fully-functional and fun game! Kudos! Did you get any sleep at all?

sonelliot says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:16am

Nice looking game and good fun! :)

superfreak says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:32am

Great looking models and loved the voices :) Had fun even though I was awful at dodging :P

Omiya Games says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:43am

To be honest, feels like a tired game genre, with a little too much health. The placement of the obstacles, as well as the obstacle's colliders not fitting with the graphics, sometimes made it hard to maneuver. I do think the comical audio was great, but also jarring when put together with relatively realistic graphics.

Karai17 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:39am

Cute and simple. The voices were a laugh. :)

HotBoxGames says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:47pm

A fun, simple infinite runner with nice graphics. Good work!

Atridas says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:12pm

A classic runner game with a good sense of humor. Ogre stole my pie :(

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

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.

Grhyll says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:28pm

Very nice game! Went to 554!
Graphics are pretty great, music is nice (especially with the "tension mode"), but it had some troubles looping. The voice over are fun and the gameplay is classic but well executed.
Also (on webGL version), it had some fps issues, but I guess it's specific to this version.

crucknuk says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 5:08pm

At the first time, it's hard to know what item is good or not for the player. I liked the graphics and audio. The game is simple but fun.

Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:22pm

That's some pretty graphics there. Nice music too! I managed to run a distance of 470 and got a score of 570. I Guess I'm a pie master! :P

jrhee says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 6:03pm

Fun game! Thought I was doing well until I saw your gameplay vid O_O

wooltech says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:25pm

Overall the graphics are really good, but the pitchfork/boulder move at an odd angle and the UI doesn't seem as polished as the rest.

jwin says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 9:02pm

My pie!

Fun game, although a little more depth in the mechanics would improve it.

bombjack says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 8:12pm

good gameplay. Everything was white on my mac mini. I was just able to see the outlines.

Sep 7, 2015 @ 12:09am

bombjack, if you were using the webgl version, there seems to be issues with Unity webgl in Safari. It should work well on Firefox or the desktop Mac version. Thanks for your feedback.

Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:35pm

Well done! It was quite fun to play (got till 754), the music is nice, and the sound effects were funny. Sometimes, the (random?) pitch of some voices was way too high for my taste. Also, the pitch forks that were thrown were sometimes hard to notice, and they fly at a peculiar angle. ;) But overall, well done! :D

Aaranos says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Really good graphics and solid gameplay. This would probably be a very popular mobile game if some more work was put into it.

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