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

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by DeusOpus - Compo Entry

I present:

Explodasaur is an top-down-shooter whereby you play as a Russian Dino-soldier and are tasked to conquer America! Use 3 different guns to battle hordes of enemies and 4 bosses throughout all 4 stages!
It is a pretty silly game admittedly, but I must recommend playing with at least a little sense of humor. I just like to poke fun at my own country once and a while.
If you enjoyed it, don't be shy! I'd appreciate it if you'd vote!

I used GameMaker Studio, Famitracker, and Audacity to make this game.

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Orni says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:28pm

you had my curiosity after seeing the title
but once I saw that putin is in the game you had my attention :D

great game - would 'explodasaur' 10/10 times

@SamPotasz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Hectic-ness worked really well, and I appreciate the light tone. Good music, too!

Small gripe: Mexico is not "sorta 'merica."

architect404 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:16pm

great little game! fun and amusing, and very satisfying blowing up the buildings. last boss made me laugh out loud. my only criticism is that the people are difficult to see on the dark roads. really good stuff, well done!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Well done I really enjoyed this game. Great graphics too.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:44pm

Best communist dinosaur game i've ever played

pkenney says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:44pm

Wow this was really good! Tight feel on the gameplay, great sound, and fun art. All the extra touches made it feel incredibly complete with stages, boss fights, dialogs, and the map screen between stages. My favorite small touch was after the final fight, when it panned back through the carnage of flames and skulls.

Very impressive!

If I had to offer one critique, I would say that sometimes too much of the action happened just off-screen, which was happening most in the final boss fight for me.

Well done, a strong compo entry here.

cheapmecha says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:49pm

This game is so fun! Love the gameplay and the graphics, the story line is so funny. Great job!!

SeaMonster131 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 9:34am

This dino-soldier with black sunglasses is the best.

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:07pm

Might be the best dinosaur in the world. LOVED IT!!! Congrats

SecularBaron says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:50am

Awesome game. Accurate alternative history. I'm a little unclear on what the 2nd boss was.

Tselmek says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:20pm

Really funny arcade game, the mechanics feel nice, I love the picturation of the Americans with guns pointed in the air and the Weight restaurant xD The graphics aren't the best but it is a very polished entry, well done.

GraciCebola says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:07am

omg that's REALLY good! Great job. Loved everything :D

MAnimal says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 11:10am

wow... overal 5 stars. i like that your graphic correspond to russian theme. maybe add some more levels.

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