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

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The Big Bad Monster

by Monokles - Compo Entry

Humans have entered your lair, and now you can't sleep! Chase them off but be careful not to kill them. You might be a monster but you're not a murderer!

My first LD entry ever (and first game, and first soundtrack, lots of firsts here):D
Game made in javascript / html, using Vim and Atom, and the node http server for live editing.
Graphics: Aseprite v1.0.9-dev
Sounds: sfxr for effects, milkytracker for music (What a pain to figure out the keybinds for that program wow)

--Jquery is linked from the web page, but I only included it out of laziness, so I don't have to type document.getElementById all the time. No actual Jquery features are used.

NOTE: If you get a black screen, try doing a hard refresh (ctrl-f5), it should load the game then.

Downloads and Links




iossif says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:19pm

when i did click on the menu option, nothing happened.

Romaing says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Not bad for a first experience! it's fun to run after the humans (Nope!) to actually help them. Some levels are really hard.

dusho says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:20pm

it's like arkanoid.. but with silly balls

Ptolo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Very fun, novel gameplay which fits the theme in an amusing way :) I wasn't very good at the game only completing a couple of levels but it was fun to bounce the humans around as they made amusing comments. Surprisingly polished for a Ludum Dare entry!

Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:59pm

Please do mute button next time. I want to play but can't listen that sounds for a minutes. They are too repetititive and annoying. This make me sad, because game is good.

collaboration says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:11pm

Interesting game, it's offer a challange for you. I played some levels and I was ready to crash my keyboard. Good game. =)

Jakob37 says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:24pm

I liked this a lot, very nice first game! I enjoyed the gameplay and I enjoyed the music. It was a little bit cumbersome to get them where I wanted them to go, but I got the hang of it after a while :)

Interface says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:55am

Good game, challenging but in a good way. Music was fitting for the mood, good use of theme.

mubox says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Just a black screen here. =/

Monokles says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 7:36am

@mubox try doing a hard refresh (ctrl-f5), it does that sometimes, not sure why, will have to look into it once I get home I guess

PowerSpark says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 6:54am

Not bad, but I think it's pretty difficult.

Sep 10, 2015 @ 11:54pm

Nice! Very good for a first game. :) I had fun herding the people, although it was not easy. The diagonal movement of the people made it interesting and hard. I found it annoying that when I failed a level I had to go through the menu to select the level again, in stead of an instant replay. Also it took too long for the first human too spawn. The music was not my favorite part, but this park is really clean and tidy!

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