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

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Minotaur Maze

by MPCherry - Jam Entry

Minotaur Maze is a half-finished beat-em-up game where you play as the mythical Minotaur patrolling his labyrinth.

We had bigger plans for the game but unfortunately didn't make the deadline, however we still had great fun making it.

The game was made with Java and the LibGDX framework.

Controls - Arrow keys to move, Z to punch.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#392Audio(Jam)3.10
#821Theme(Jam)3.03
#830Graphics(Jam)2.73
#922Humor(Jam)1.88
#939Mood(Jam)2.48
#1005Overall(Jam)2.60
#1018Innovation(Jam)2.07
#1032Fun(Jam)2.28

Comments

GameQuester says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:02am

Great music. One question, can you loose in this game? Or is this something you didn't get done in time? I personal don't like this kind of camera. It's a bit unsettled, but this a matter of taste.

amortus says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:07am

very fun!

MegasDragos1 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:08am

I like the music but I don't like this camera, and look like you can't lose.

MPCherry says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:08am

@GameQuester, unfortunately we ran out of time before we were able to add a lose condition.

wicht says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:59am

The game breaks if you go out of the actual field (through the "exits". Is there a win condition?

MPCherry says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:08am

@wicht, we weren't able to add a win condition either. There isn't anything more to the game than punching guys around.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:09pm

The camera was a bit disorienting, and I found a way to leave the level, and as soon as I did, the game froze. What I did play was fun, though.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:57am

I liked how the camera moved to show you the most view in front of where you're walking.

Yamzho says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:43am

Well, interesting little game. Although, the camera moves are a bit weird and did not feel right.

berkano says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Nice music and SFX! The graphics and animations were well done too. Would be great to see a more complete version. Nice work tho!

Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Sooo many people to beat up!

Nicely done! Is the maze procedural?

MPCherry says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:08pm

@Team Klappermann, yes it is. It uses Prim's algorithm.

MiniBobbo says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:51pm

I liked the way that the camera tried to keep ahead of me so I could always see where I was going, but the effect was too fast. It was jarring to have it jump all over.

It had a nice feel. Smooth. I'm a bad minotaur though because I got lost in my own maze...

Biruts says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:51pm

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.

Sep 6, 2015 @ 3:17pm

I had to click on this game, since the thumbnail looked so much like my own game! XD

Sorry to hear you didn't get the time to put together all the things you wanted to! One thing I haven't seen other people mention, I was getting some strange visual glitches where white streaks would appear perpendicular to the angle my minotaur was facing every few seconds. I'm running this on Windows 7, if that helps any.

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