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

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You Are the Alien

by kakarotsan - Jam Entry

Ludum Dare 33 Submission
You Are the Monster

Solo entry: kakarotsan
Contest: Jam
25 August 2015

**** Dependencies ****
python 2.7.6
pygame 1.9.1

**** How to Run ****
From the command line type:

**** How to Play ****
Arrow keys move the UFO.
Space bar fires bullets. Hold down the space bar for continuous fire.
Left control uses a nuke (1 equipped, but not shown). Nuke erases all enemy fire.
Get past all of the spaceships to win.
Destroy all of the ships to get the highest score possible.

**** Disclaimers ****
BGM is not owned by me. The song is "Metroid" by the Minibosses.
Sound effects were created at
Hexagon shield and bullets were created by myself.
Planet, UFO, and spaceships are public domain.

Downloads and Links




LeoM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:25pm

I tried to launch you game but I get this error :

self.screen = pygame.display.set_mode(GV.resolution, pygame.FULLSCREEN, 32)
pygame.error: No video mode large enough for 1920x1080

My videocard only can go on 1440x900 max

(btw, i found a was to more or less launch my game on Linux)

kakarotsan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Darn, that's too bad. Did you want me to make a lower resolution version?

It was kind of hard to account for many resolutions in 3 days ;P

alkazar says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:29pm

Pretty good! The choice of music gives an interesting feel. The slowly scrolling earth in the background works good too. The gameplay is actually pretty fun too!

LeoM says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 6:32pm

It's not necessary but if you do it let me a note. ;)
I understand it's short ! Myself I still not understand how to make a menu for my game... :s

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:52am

IMO you could've brainstormed up a better idea to go with a theme. There's really too many space games every LD just because people don't even try to innovate.

Cosmologicon says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 7:03pm

I tried the source version on Ubuntu and it works great. That's a huge download. It's not a huge deal, but that 13MB png of the Earth could probably be cut down quite a bit if you saved it as jpg, plus you only actually see the corner of it in the game.

Anyway, the game is not bad but way too short and easy, I would say. Not a ton of replay value. Music was a good choice.

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