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

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Patient Zero - The end of a species.

by ireal - Compo Entry

Hey everyone,

I'm super stoked to show you my first ever Ludum Dare entry. Hope you enjoy the little game I made!

* Programming Language: Javascript
* Graphics: I used PixiJS for fast in-browser rendering using WebGL.
* Sound: The was doing using Audacity (for SFX) and Bosca Ceoil (for background tune)
* Editor: Sublime Text 3


- Ireal

The game plays in a zombie-apocalyptic world in which no man survived.

Jerry, our lovable zombie, is visiting friends, but he has the sniffles!! They want to send him home, after all you can't zombie proper with a cold!

Jerry isn't having any of it!

* Use arrow keys to move around
* Use Z to inhale
* Use V to sneeze

Make sure you don't inhale too long!

Downloads and Links




Malor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:33am

Very nice!

IndigoWolf says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:48am

Enjoyed this, I like the unusual method is attack

Kaev says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:51am

Sneezing as a weapon? 10/10 would sneeze again!
Gameplay is funny and not to hard.

thomz12 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:38am

Very cool! love the music

peterthehe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:39am

Nice soundtrack! Liked the sound effects too XD

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:39am

Love how they start running away as you inhale. Bless you!

Elenesski says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Nice. Strange way to attack ... you must have have laughed throughout the development. It would have nice to have be able to sneeze more.

ireal says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:18pm

Yea, I caught myself laughing loudly at times, especially while implementing the sound effects! :D

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:28pm

hahahaha this is very funny and surprisingly difficult. I like that the common cold is worse than the zombie apocalypse

iossif says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:43pm

i had no sound/music when i played the web version with safari.
the mechanic was fun without any audio though :)

Jakob37 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:10pm

I liked this a lot, fun idea and well executed too. I like how the other zombies runs away when you start preparing the sneeze... Became a bit easy after I got the hang of it (standing in the right puddle, sneezing of all that came close). Would be nice with a win condition. Nevertheless, one of my favorites this far :)

ChaosCult says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:57am

Pretty good. I like that you didn't go with the obvious idea of infecting humans to become zombies!

randoman says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:14pm

Nice entry, catchy soundtrack!

bvanschooten says ...
Sep 5, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Cute concept! A pity I can't aim my sneeze.

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