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

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One of Us

by Sicilica - Jam Entry

TOO HARD? Watch us play instead at

Z - Jump
X - Action

Made by two guys, the first Ludum Dare entry for both of us!
The idea was to have the player be the only human in a society of monsters but keeping it a secret, and then... I don't know what happened, it was Brett's fault.

It's not very optimized, so it might not run smoothly unless your computer is beefy. Chrome seems to run better than Firefox.

Windows version requires OpenAL to be installed.

All music made by Sicilica's keyboard and all sounds made by BenignBrett's mouth.

Downloads and Links




benignbrett says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:45am

This game was so much fun to make. Hope you enjoy it!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:38am

OMG!! Loved it, it brought me back in time, I loved the art, the shading and the choice of forms!!! CAATS CATS CATS!!!!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:41am

had trouble getting out of the 2nd screen.
the graphics are amazing!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:55am

Oh god this is torture >_<!
It's so hard! I spent at least 8 minutes trying to get past the purple mushroom level I cant take it anymore!
It requires the timing to be so precise.. I'm not good at it but I tried my best..
The art is superb though! Super stylish cat character designs!

zillix says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:58am

fantastic work! the game is fun, and I loved the character designs and artwork!

hinerz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:34am

Great mood! Such beautiful art and clever platformer (gotta admit, all the timing stuff got sometimes frustrating)! Great job!

yajiv says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:23am

Very cute :)

commodoreKid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:48am

I found spring mechanic a little bit annoying, it was so unforgiving. Other than that it's a lengthy and nice looking game :)

Bsevers18 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:18am

well done! You were right, pretty hard, but nice art and music!

mklee says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:20am

Wow this is a really weird and unique game. It mish-mashes a bunch of idea together, but sorta makes it work. The puzzles as others have said are a bit finicky and frustrating, but it's a nice mix of timing and platforming. If you can make the bouncing just a bit more consistent and the hitboxes just a tad more harsh it would go a long way towards making the game a bit easier for everyone. Still great job!

khahem says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:30am

Nice graphics and great humor :D

I found the bounce jump a bit frustrating however.

Grahhhhh says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:42am

Lol, and you said my game was "unique" haha
Really, you hit the marks in every category except theme. Was a fun and funny experience, thanks guys :D

MinionStudios says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:54am

Fun game, really tough skill puzzles. I like the art and music too- nice job on this! Alright I'm gonna try it again...

SaintHeiser says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:35am

Not bad! Like the visual style and levels transitions =) Running between locations looking fresh and unusual.
Gameplay looking too simple but it's hard on deal because of precious timing.

randoman says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:48pm

The art style is really cool. I completed the tutorial but couldn't get past level 1 XD

mooncalf says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:07am

Looked good. Sounded good. The timing demanded a little too much precision right off the bat for me. Not sure how it fit the theme either. Overall, well done!

brombatti says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:10am

Great job! It's a very lenghty and fun game, but it's really hard. The mood and music are amazing.

sprawl says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:22am

I'm so conflicted about this one. I love the art, the sounds and the mood of the game. The controls are okay too, but I really dont like the level design.
The jumps need to be so precise and timed that it just made it frustrating for me. You were probably aiming for that type of game, but the fact that you have to walk back, and sometimes reactivate mushrooms and such everytime you fail a jump makes it frustrating.

However, this is a very surprising game for a gamejam. It's not for me, but it's a great entry ! Good job.

yuigoto says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:34am

Beautiful! The graphics are pretty well done, the soundtrack fits like a glove and controls are responsive too! :)

Reminded me of lots of games I've played during the 16-bit era. :P

I didn't get the slimes' timing at first and the mushroom timing is faaaaast, but it was fun to play!

Nicely done! :) Cheers!

lemer says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:38pm

This game is really hard and it has an awesome graphics and gameplay. Really good work.

OrangeeZ says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:36pm

Great job! I like this art and gameplay. Seems it was hard to tune up levels.

Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:45am

Great art style, looks really really nice! I really like difficult games, but I felt the jump was a teeny bit too unfair on this - would be nice with a smidgen of extra leeway in getting some of those jumps landed!

bombjack says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 11:10am

meow... I'm personal not involved in games with cats. Could be interesting for some.

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