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

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Dino Domination

by ThisIsDaniel - Jam Entry

The object of Dino Domination is to kill as many knights as possible, you have four abilities fire breathing, ground pound, slash and heal, using all these combined will greater your chances of racking up a big score, the more time you spend alive the harder the knights become so killing the knight as fast as possible is the key.

There are also upgrades for each ability that will increase your damage / healing ability you can purchase these upgrades with gold you collect from the knights.

There is also a leaderboard so you can challenge your friend into getting the highest score, the leaderboard only shows if you've downloaded the windows or mac builds, Sorry.

Controls:
Move: W,A,S.D.
Look around: Use Mouse.
Use Ability: Left click on the mouse or Spacebar.
Change Ability: 1,2,3,4 (not num pad) or click on the icons.
Run: hold Left Shift.

Hope you like Dino Domination!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness50%
#456Fun(Jam)3.15
#507Audio(Jam)2.84
#584Theme(Jam)3.38
#624Humor(Jam)2.62
#642Mood(Jam)2.96
#677Overall(Jam)3.04
#742Graphics(Jam)2.92
#808Innovation(Jam)2.65

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:33am

Great stuff dude! If I wasn't super tired I'd carry on playing much longer :P. Have to come back to while we're at Insomnia! :D

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:04am

Really would appreciate some tutorial tips. Was hard to understand what I have to do first. And as it have rig elements some explanations (tips would be nice again). Solid!

JoseArias says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:09am

Nice game! You think that is easy and 2 seconds later you are dead haha

Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:11am

There are not enough games featuring dinosaurs. You are part of the solution. I liked dino domination. There is a lot going on in the game and the details are interesting. The only thing that is missing for me is feedback about when I am getting hit and when I am hitting others. I could see my upgrades taking effect and that was nice but yeah some little indications beyond the numbers would help a lot. I like the concept and I hope you keep working on it.

NIGIC says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:22am

Fun game overall, though slow to start: game felt underwhelming at first, until stuff started spawning a bit more evenly. Then it became a lot more enjoyable.

Leaderboards are a bit funky. They don't scale too well with resolution, and the mouse wheel's sensitivity is way too low.

Liked it.

djfariel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:23am

In Dino Domination, you play as a wingless baby dragon who can't quite dance on beat. While dancing, you must outrun and cook alive as many innocent knights and giant mechs as possible without being slain yourself.

Good fun. :D

ThisIsDaniel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:27am

I'm glad you guys like Dimo domination, a tutorial/tips/feedback were going to be put in but I unfortunately ran out of time.

folex70 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:40am

i liked the fire sprites and the experience system. congratulations for the good job!

Shaw says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:07am

Good music, good controls, excellent idea, well executed. Good job.

boardtobits says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Cute design. Felt a little aimless, but it was fun stomping out little villagers and knights. Liked the particle effects!

martymon says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:56am

Good effort. But I think the game could be better if there was some feedback either visually or via sfx when you hit the other players or when the other players hit you. I'm blowing my fire breath but its hard to tell if I'm actually hitting them or not.

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 9:13pm

The fart gas weapon was my favourite - but no sound effects. Could do with some definite objectives.

Xanjos says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 5:44pm

Could do with some sound effects but this was pretty fun to play and I like the fire particles a lot.

crucknuk says ...
Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Liked the concept. I wish there was more because it is so cool to be a monster in your game :)
the enemies were a bit small though but thats okay i could stomp them all! :D

well done

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