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

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Trees That Kill

by irwatts - Jam Entry

In Trees That Kill, you are a tree monster that can phase between tree and mobile forms. The goal is to stay alive and collect as many points as possible by either collecting golden orbs or using your psionic blast to obliterate your enemies and take theirs. Supports LAN based multiplayer for 2-8 players.

Matchmaking is automatic. The first person in game will act as host to those that come after.

Controls:
Left mouse click / Right trigger: Mindblast
Right mouse click / Left trigger: Toggle tree/body form
Spacebar / A button: Jump
WASD / Left stick: Move
Mouse move / Right stick: Rotate camera
R key / Enter key / Start button: Respawn

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2056Coolness24%

Comments

Denis347 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:14pm

Wow! This looks awesome. Could be real fun playin 8 players. Too bad I dont have anyone to play with at the moment, but I will definitely try this one later with someone!

faemir says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:47pm

This game looks and feels great - unfortunately I sat alone hosting a game for quite a while.

Perhaps you could organise a time when you'll be in a game so that we can get a multiplayer session!

sorlok says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:51am

Very cool mood to this game, and loved how you could "hide" as a tree. Graphics were pretty nice too (in a minimalist way). Some reason to *not* be a tree (i.e., lumberjacks) might make the game more tense.

juaxix says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:55pm

Yeah, i totally love these shaders and the idea, hehe
Would like to play with more people !

crucknuk says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Interesting in multiplayer. I like the effects on screen, and the character too

Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:29pm

- Nice work! I just tried playing for multiplayer with the guy who sits next to me and it worked with out issues.
- Lighting looks pretty sweet when you get near one of those globes.
- Stipple graphics was an interesting style
- Looks pretty tripy.
- Music was nice and ambient.
- Running and jumping feels good.
- Actual gameplay needs some work, but is functional. I didn't get to play for very long though.

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:00am

I didn't get the idea :/

nwdg says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 5:56pm

Well done! Nice concept!

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