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

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Bite Frenzy

by Testlab - Jam Entry

You play as a Moskito mutant thing and you need to bite tasty humans!
But beware the humans can hear and see you when you are in front of them.
Goal: Kill all humans as fast as possible.
Tip: You can move silently on the ceiling.

This was my first try at the Ludum Dare and this is far from finished. But it was great fun :)

I used C++, OpenGL & SDL2. Tools that got used were Blender, Gimp, Codeblocks & gedit (for text files). I really would have loved to add Sound, but there was just not enough time for it.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#560Innovation(Jam)2.97
#561Humor(Jam)2.72
#622Fun(Jam)2.93
#711Theme(Jam)3.20
#859Overall(Jam)2.83
#956Graphics(Jam)2.30
#972Mood(Jam)2.36

Comments

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:54pm

no web/mac :(

Rongefilet says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:11pm

Quite fun, the human attack hitbox is quite dangerously big.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:15pm

I get a message saying SDL2.dll is missing. Where do i need to put it?
Anyhow, i think your take on the theme is very original :)
Congratz on you first LD!

tGiant says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:24pm

Hahaha, well done. A very nice idea. I enjoyed this very much.

Testlab says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:32pm

Hey DinnerInTheDark! The SDL2.dll should be next to the executeable. The zip file should contain it. If that's not the case could you please try and redownload it?

The hitbox is quite big. I think it's mostly cause i felt they aren't much of a threat otherwise :D

I am really sorry that i can't share a mac version. I've no Mac so i don't know of a way to compile a version for it :/

Jacic says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Nice idea and well-executed mechanics!

jofra says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:13pm

aha nice concept! well done
it was quite fun

Feetsalot says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:03pm

Great mechanics maybe you could have added sound to make it more imersive as well as an end barrier or win condition. Otherwise great job!

parsia says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:14pm

nice idea

Nikteddy92 says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 4:16pm

Nice Idea and well realised!
I like the sound mechanic!
Nice entry

NoWandStudios says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:43am

So original concept! Like the sound mechanic

Aug 30, 2015 @ 11:40am

Definitely a good start! Gets a little boring crawling along the ceiling then dropping down on people, but the hearing thing is a nice mechanic and I bet with a bit more time you could make a great game out of this (which applies to most LD entries I play, so that's not a bad thing)

Cosmic5 says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 12:17pm

really like the way it walks on the ceiling lol
interesting design, such a fun to play it!

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