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

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Cracked: Monster Run

by lycanpoet - Jam Entry

Cracked is a 3D runner, featuring squiggy the squigget. A genetically modified cat/squirrel that has escaped.

Any feedback welcome. First LD and first time using unreal.

Controls:

A - Left
D - Right
Space - Jump
esc - Main Menu

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#436Graphics(Jam)3.57
#632Audio(Jam)2.32
#715Humor(Jam)2.42
#804Overall(Jam)2.90
#808Fun(Jam)2.67
#877Mood(Jam)2.61
#957Innovation(Jam)2.33
#1020Theme(Jam)2.45
#1713Coolness37%

Comments

Divitos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:30am

Took me a bit to get it running on my computer, but that's to be expected when running on as junky of a pc as mine. >.>

Once I got it working the game was extremely fun, and the graphics were absolutely amazing. I see a lot of potential in this!

Bytes_M says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:20pm

Game is pretty good from what I played of it, with the time put in I think its pretty sweet.

Few bugs I encountered I am sure will get fixed:
1. Clicking on Start makes it where it wants to edit the button (click the outside to go ahead and start game)
2. Turning corners can be rough unless you actually turn right in middle of the turn

Pros of this game:
Fun sound effects when you collect the nuts
Awesome dying effect when you run into something

Cons of this game:
Can use some music
little simple (Great game for children)

All in all I say try the game its worth it. Cant wait to see new stuff implemented like other ways to die and an actual use for the jump feature. Keep up the good work and dont stop making games.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:39pm

I can see it being a really awesome game once it has more added to it. I love these types of games.

jphelps says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:05am

great start to a solid game

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:03pm

First time using Unreal? I'm pretty impressed! Good job and congratz on your first LD entry!

NuDawg says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:14pm

Graphics was awesome, and overall it was fun to play.

HotBoxGames says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:20pm

It reminded me of that "jungle run" or something game on android. Good effort for your first unreal game!
Although I had noticed you don't turn around corners unless you press A/D while you're at a corner, I think it could be improved to detect if you're already pressing the correct directional key and turn appropriately.

Also, the "hurray" sound, is that from halo 3? It sounds so similar to the grunt birthday party sound.

lycanpoet says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:41pm

I made the sound, but yea i did have the grunt skull in mind hehe. was going to add more party sounds to it but ran out of time.

Jajo says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:46pm

A bit on the buggy side. Pretty good graphics. Maybe better audio next time?

Xanjos says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:12am

Either the squirrel could be faster or obstacles should appear more frequently but this was a pretty fun entry. I loved the shading for the squirrel model plus I found it quite amusing when it crashes into the console and bursts into confetti.

mubox says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:57am

Very nice graphics. (:

It's sad that (after some time) just turned into a black screen and started an overuse of my processor. Maybe a little bug. :D

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:13am

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

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