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Sea Monster

by flokitall - Compo Entry

"Sea Monster" is a simple avoid & collect game in which you are a sea monster trying to eat divers while dodging mines.

Most of the development time went into polish and general mood (or at least an attempt at polish and mood), which meant I had to keep the gameplay pretty simple. The game has no ending (infinite fun :) ).

Written in Flash with FlashDevelop for code editing. Art assets were hand drawn in Photoshop. No sound effects, sorry!

Can also be played on Newgrounds:

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:17pm

3930, Moby Dick! Simple and fun game.

daveh says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:18pm

I like the look of the sea monster. It works well and looks great when there are tons of divers and bombs.

KPapaGeorge says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:18pm

I like how that there was a high score to the game.
The gameplay is a bit repetitive thou

whalebot says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:19pm

It definitely seems odd that when you get hit by a mine, your score resets, but the difficulty stays the same compared to the beginning... Other than that, it's a fun little game.

Multiplexor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:20pm

Hi, the weblink sends me to download the swf. It might get some people confused.

I downloaded the .swf and I can't seem to make it run, i tried with flash player 10 and It stays loading forever

flokitall says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:38pm

@Multiplexor: thanks for pointing that out, I've replaced the Web link with a link to the Newgrounds page for the game. The Windows link still points to the .swf file if people want to download it.

It's odd that the game didn't load for you, I'll see if I can fix that. It should work on Newgrounds though.

unnamed1334 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:41pm

The game-play is fun but does not appear to get any harder as the game goes on. If the difficulty scaled faster I would consider this to be a good avoider game.

I got a top score of 7400.

andyman404 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:52am

Easy controls! I like the sea monster's art.

ratking says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:21am

My topscore is 580 (Jaws)!

Too bad you didn't have time for some sound effects, they are fairly easy to make with bfxr, and a lot to the atmosphere.

Anyway, nice entry.

Cawrtz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:50pm

It was fun in the beginning but gets repetitive after a while. You should die eventually with mines in my opinion ^^ Otherwise I will just take a shower with them while the number of divers increases, so I can boost my score quicker.
Congratulations for graphics. The parallax, sun and lighting effects are very immersive.
Keep it up!

Dianouille says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:28pm

Pretty simple game, but a nice one ! The controls are very smooth, and it's quite addictive :)

tomdeal says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:16pm

Simple but very funny game :-)

bossmojoman says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 2:38pm

Great job throughout, simple, addictive gameplay, clean graphics. Could have used sound, but thats about it. awesome job

MiniBobbo says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:46pm

These are the bravest divers ever. Mines everywhere and a scary monster eating them, but they just keep coming!

Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:54pm

Nice game! Score: 910! :)

SKT says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 7:56pm

3390 ! Fun game with cool graphics, nice job !

Jani Nykänen says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Nice game. I first thought those divers are fish.

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