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

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With a Monster Heart

by RegisFrey - Jam Entry

You've been infected with a Monster Heart.
Suppress your monstrous nature while flirting with crushes.​

Controls:

Tap the floor to move.
Stand next to a crush and tap the hearts to grow your love.
Tap the tentacles to hold back the monster

Programming: Dilara Semerci
Design and Art: Regis Frey

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#155Innovation(Jam)3.55
#231Theme(Jam)3.82
#377Graphics(Jam)3.68
#403Humor(Jam)3.00
#771Overall(Jam)2.95
#792Mood(Jam)2.75
#836Fun(Jam)2.64
#1578Coolness41%

Comments

hinerz says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:26am

The graphics are super cute and I like the idea of the game! The controls (tapping) I found to be difficult (probably because it's meant for touchscreen)? Great job!

Code Medicine says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:47am

Nice job with this! Its definitely a unique and interesting idea. I too had a bit of trouble with the controls. I also didn't have sound. Awesome concept, hope to see it improved!

RegisFrey says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:57am

Yeah, no time to tighten the controls and no time to add sound. We bit off a bit too much with this and ended up cutting a lot of stuff at the end, but it came out ok. Thanks! We hope to clean it up a bit more soon.

AntonyBaasan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:37am

No sound. Still good work

Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:56am

Cool idea, but it lacks a bit of feedback on the clicks, and I kept getting unity console errors clogging up the screen =(

bowlercaptain says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:45am

At first did not notice tentacles and murdered three crushes and a classmate simultaneously. Got Damian. Tried again and got Matt, then chose to murder all of my classmates. Required high persistence to keep the monster at bay and flirting progress was slow, which made the pursuit a bit tedious at times, but I like the concept.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:28am

good idea, nice graphics.

Razoric says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:51pm

I love this concept. Clean up some of the gameplay and you'll have yourself a winner here.

congusbongus says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:53pm

When I realised the "hold back the monster" part could be a metaphor for holding back your boner I laughed :D cool game

mklee says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 5:32am

Very cute! I can imagine the tapping would work a bit better on a mobile screen, but very interesting mechanic between balancing finding move and preventing yourself from becoming a monster. Would love to see a bit more variety in different tap mini-games. Great job!

aeveis says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:37am

Haha pretty funny. I had to open up Firefox since Unity and Chrome don't get along anymore- if you could include a dl link in the future as well for people who don't have Firefox. I didn't realize I could click the tentacles at first so killed off a lot of classmates.

At first I was clicking hearts on the floor since it said to click the hearts, and I thought the actual hearts that were coming out were from clicking the hearts on the floor- I think the crushes could probably just be circled so there's not that visual confusion.

Otherwise once I figured it out it was a good balance of clicking back and forth - I think it's pretty straightforward from there. I think it could be cool if there were other distractions or different parts of the monster (Maybe different tentaces, or different death animations) trying to get through that could add to the gameplay if you wanted to keep working on it. very nice!

Biruts says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:17am

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.

Demy says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Didn't get the mechanics from the beginning but after a couple tries I got it, nice game.

bombjack says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:35am

very original idea. The movement could be smoother.

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