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

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Dolphin Meat

by TheDanielBerry - Compo Entry

Enjoy the luxurious life of being a murderous dolphin.
Attack ships with <space> and chow down on the dead sailors.

Use Enter and the arrow keys to navigate the menu.

This has been my third Ludum Dare and I have always loved the rush and thrill of the process. If you have any questions leave a comment and let me know if you experience any bugs or problems.

If the .exe,.sh, or .app do not work, try running the ".jar" file.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#205Humor3.30
#348Fun3.19
#467Theme3.40
#475Audio2.70
#671Innovation2.67
#686Mood2.63
#787Overall2.71
#871Graphics2.05
#1627Coolness40%

Comments

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:40am

Took me a minute to get the spacebar thing but after I figured it out I was really giving it to those sailors!

Sadale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:00am

Linux version doesn't work.
Error: DolphinMeat-Linux.zip: Can not open file as archive

Ethan Allwood says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:06am

a little hard to control and image angle looked bad

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:08am

I've always wanted to be a dolphin with the ability to smash through ships, fly in the air, and then hit my face on the bottom of the ocean due to how high I went.

namrog84 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:08am

I decided to do some sunbathing
http://i.imgur.com/OosSduw.png

Phil Strahl says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:14am

Funny little game, although the charging mechanic was a bit hard getting used to at first. Also, the game would have benefited greatly from more than 4 direction-sprites of the vicious dolphin. Steel-drum music was minimalist but fitting the theme and the physics worked rather well.

hijomo says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:15am

This was fun, I really all the sunken boats at the bottom so I could go down and revel in the destruction.

mrjorts says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:09am

Fun game. I like how you can fly into the air and elbow drop the ships (or whatever dolphins have instead of elbows). I also like how the steel drums are complimented by the screams of drowning sailors.

bradur says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:50pm

This was a fun little game. The atmosphere was enjoyable because the music was spot on, and something about destroying ships and chomping on the dead sailors is just very calming.

Hamsternator says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:26pm

I like your interpretation of the theme ^^
Wish there was a timer or something though since you had no reason to rush anything and accidently hit the mines. I would like something that made getting a highscore a challenge =)

Loved the mines sound effects =D

Ybalrid says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:35am

Needed a bit of time to understand you need to use the spacebar to break the boats

GBGames says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 3:31am

I tried to get the Linux version but I can't seem to extract it:

$ unzip -t DolphinMeat-Linux.zip
Archive: DolphinMeat-Linux.zip
End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
the last disk(s) of this archive.
unzip: cannot find zipfile directory in one of DolphinMeat-Linux.zip or
DolphinMeat-Linux.zip.zip, and cannot find DolphinMeat-Linux.zip.ZIP, period.

daveh says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:27am

It's a lot of fun being a killer dolphin. :-)

I found the controls super fun: position under the boat, move up and charge in to the air destroying the boat, move mid-air to avoid any mines, eat some people. Rinse and repeat. An unusual but very valid take on the theme!

r8berto says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:06am

I played a very simmilar game recently: http://bearmancer.itch.io/pequod

Thalikoth says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:22pm

Controls weren't clear from the start, took me a while to figure out how to eat sailors.

Patomkin says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 10:28am

"HL3 confirmed" - heh-eh-heh ;)

Darkflint says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 2:17am

NOOO, the cute dolphin! you monster, how could you make a little, cute dolphin to a monster?!

:)

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