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

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Emm... Boo!

by Ulukai - Compo Entry

I am the Monster with one desire: Sneaking around and scaring Kids!
But be aware and do not get spotted by the Kids before you release your giant ROAR.

Arrow keys: move around
X key: sneak
Space: scare

My first attempt at LD, using these tools:
- Godot Game Engine
- Inkscape
- Gimp

Downloads and Links




x1212 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:30pm

Nice idea!
When playing the tutorial it works fine, but in the real game it seems that every time I get in range to scare someone I get noticed at the exact same time :(

sergicollado says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:08pm

It's a fun idea, I can't scare lot of kids :( maybe if game would be more progressive with difficult I would enjoy more

boardtobits says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:03pm

I would have kept the sight lines, or only given certain kids sight. I couldn't get close to a group. I liked the idea though, shepherd a group and get a big scare.

tomdeal says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:06pm

I really like the idea. The kids should go into an alarm state when they see you, not just game over.

Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:15am

I really like the idea of this. However, there were too many kids looking in all directions to really scare a group of them.

t4u says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:04pm

Cons: Lack of objective. There is no tactic for player to take while scaring kids.

Entry below average.

Afenda says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:10am

Fun game !! Good Job for your first entry! As well you have the time to add music

GBGames says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:29am

I really like the idea behind this one.

The roar sound was great. The music was subtle.

I found the tutorial to be more interesting than the actual game, unfortunately. The game was very difficult and seemed to have a lack of progression. I can scare some kids or not, and the result is the same.

philomory says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 7:40am

A good first attempt, but it'd be nice to see it taken further, probably via the addition of levels with increasing difficulty, and a minimum number of kids scared to pass the level. Just a thought.

BlackQuiltro says ...
Sep 9, 2015 @ 2:34pm

Liked the idea! I think it could have been expanded further with more things to do or levels. Some "level" goal would have been great too, something like scare X kids before time runs out or X kids at once.
The graphics are nice and I really liked the music and effects.
Good use of the theme and nice mood, very lighthearted and I liked that.

frnknstn says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 1:32pm

Interesting idea, and great that you have a tutorial. I never was able to scare more than 3 kids at once :(

Perhaps if you show the vision of the kids after they spot you, so it is easier to understand how you get seen?

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