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

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Is-O, Ice Monster

by dawik - Jam Entry

You are Is-O
Your kin have been melted by global warming
You vow to exact revenge on the oil tankers plaguing your home waters

The goal is to push icebergs into oil tankers

Use arrow keys to control Is-o

Feel free to try this out, a fast paced and short puzzle game.

Please leave a comment if you love it or hate it!

Game made using phaser.js

Art made using GIMP

Levels using tiled map editor

Sprite tiles and atlas using TexturePacker

Original music score by Jallabert ( ), using milkytracker

Downloads and Links




mayate says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:34pm

Awesome. funny game to be so simple. KILL THOSE TANKERS!

Gigaraptor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:14pm

quite simplistic, but that is to its strength.

Crypto137 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:17pm

Very funny game, the music and graphics are really nice. The gameplay is puzzle-ish and suprisingly fun.

The thing that needs more work the most is the UI. It's a bit clunky and some sort of map would be very useful, as it's exremely easy to get lost, especially in the later stages.

zuurr says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:13pm

it is like if sokobon was an action game

only complaint is that the iceberg physics have quite a bit of wonk to them. sometimes momentum happens, sometimes not, and sometimes the momentum seems to be reversed.

demogorgon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:15pm

This game turned out well. Last I saw it was a little after the end of the compo, and it vastly improved between then and the Jam. I like it.

psychonull says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:29pm

I liked it overall. What is somewhat frustrating is getting a black screen for a couple of seconds between each level or level restart.

PizzaPortal says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:14pm

Fun game! I liked the sound effects and the animation of the oil tankers breaking in half

terop2 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:37pm

i liked it, except the music.

mantis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:39pm

Sweet pixel art :D

pta2002 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:58pm

Nice and simple :)

dollarone says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:21am

Great innovation The mighty Is-O's revenge! I agree with Crypto in that a minimap would be excellent.

UncleChris says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:45pm

I liked it, the mechanic was cool idea. I agree with others mini-map would be helpful. Also some sort of danger - people on tankers shoot/harpooning you.

rxi says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:21pm

Small but very related to the theme! The handling on the icebergs lead to an interesting and tricky mechanic.

Sound / music unfortunately didn't play for me under Firefox 40.0.3.

mubox says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Funny game.

- The Is-O' shadow can be improved.
- The colision system can be improved.

Please, don't destroy tankers on the ocean. Hahahahahahah.

Larzan says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 8:40am

Hehe, nice idea, good choice of music, a bit repetitive.
But what about the oil spills ? :|

freaknarf says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:53pm

Simple game, good idea, but it was a bit easy ! I think you should keep the same resolution with the background and outline some sprites for a slightly better visual.
I agree that breaking the oil tankers may not be the best plan for revenge :)

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