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

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Mighty Dune Worm

by mcccclean - Compo Entry

You're a mighty dune worm! Go mess around with the townspeople! You're a giant immortal beast! Why wouldn't you?!

Uploaded the correct stereo mp3's, rather than only playing in one channel.

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pavel_insight says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 10:56am

Great))) Funny idea, nice implementation!

Wroth670 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:25am

Controls a bit unwieldy, but it's fun nevertheless.

DesignerNap says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:36am

Excellent work. Simple fun controls, smooth visuals and addictive! Love it. Great work!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:31am

Love the cutesy visuals! I'd like to see this idea expanded upon.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:31am

really really cute! I love that you have the option to use your powers for good or evil, and that the landscape actually changes significantly based on how you behave.
I think it was a little unclear at first *how* I could help the villagers, but once I figured it out I had a great time watching them build up their little settlement.
(I also think it's really adorable how the worm bounces off of objects when it's underground.)

pseudavid says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:13am

Anything that reminds me of Populous is good in my book.

TiByte says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:45am

The game is very addicting. But the Audio is only in one stereo channel, which gets annoying.

mcccclean says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:23pm

@TiByte - oh, that's playing the wrong files! Fixed that.

conormn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:17pm

Really glad you added the option to help the villagers. Very nice take on the theme :)

bombjack says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:24pm

very nice entry :) good job

Azlen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Really fun. I helped them build a village and then a mass grave to go alongside.

lgbpaiva says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Nice graphics and mechanics, killed a bunch of people, cutted a bunch of trees, built a bunch of houses (and something like a Memorial), broke a bunch of stones and no one never saw the big worm again... don't know my high score thou.

boardtobits says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:46pm

Great choice of monster! Fun little take on a town-builder, and simple controls make it easy to get into.

Lucho9 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:32pm

hehe, it was dificult with the controls at first but when you get used it gets more adictive

toni343 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:18am

It was good. But was the goal to help in the building efforts or kill the people? The graphics are nice and cheerful and the theme was spot on.

Shaw says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:22am

I love this game! Concept and execution are both fantastic, graphics fit perfectly and are a love sleek style. I adore this game, you have done a marvellous job. Well done.

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:24am

Whoa! Addictive game, I enjoyed it! Simple controls, very smooth, good job!

Interface says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:49am

Addictive and innovative, great game!

PowerSpark says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:55am

This was cool and very well done. Nice polishing too!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:31am

Loved the graphics. Not really sure what was going on. Just waited for villagers to appear then jumped out and ate them (if that's not what I'm supposed to be doing, some more explanation would be nice). Audio didn't really suit (but as someone who uses sfxr for my LD games, I'm not necessarily one to talk on that subject).

Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:32am

Pretty fun game and simple to play :) I liked it's simple style allot and it reminded me a little of my game.

rotpar says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:34am

Very fun game and good take on the theme!

Zephyr Raine says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:37am

You should keep working on it and implement new features, this is a pretty cool idea

voidstar33 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:44am

Excellent game. Very engaging game play. Great choice, and wonderful depiction of the monster. Well done. Cute simple graphics. All 5.

Biruts says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:31pm

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.

Literal Games says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 11:22am

This was the first game I played this LD, but since we hadn't submitted when I played I couldn't rate.
But anyway, real nice interpretation of the theme! I loved the fact you could help or hinder the villagers. The controls were tight, and the camera worked perfectly. I just wish there was more to do, but I guess you know that already!

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