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

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Can Dew

by MrThee - Compo Entry

I took this Ludum Dare mostly as an opportunity to screw around with the new HLAPI Networking system introduced into Unity. So I made this. It's pretty straightforward, though there's no win condition :P. Only glory.

I like to think what I did with the theme was ~somewhat~ clever.

Control with the 2 mouse buttons.

Max game size: 32 players. Unity's new "match-making" system is weird, but simple.

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PEBKAC says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 9:15am

I generally don't like people 'screwing around'; Ludum Dare is for entering a game IMO.

Having said that: Graphics are nice and the controls are smooth. Was unable to connect to a game, but that could've been my firewall...

Simonaiso says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:53am

Fun sandbox. And you are in fact the monster, so nice one on that ! ;) Too bad I could not fly to space with my can.

Loutrattitude says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:38pm

I had fun trying to reach the ball flying around with my can !

razieliyo says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:38pm

Lol, I laughed a lot on this take of the theme! hahaha

Empyrealhell says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:36pm

I like your theme interpretation so much I did the same thing. The down side to making a multiplayer game is that it's almost impossible to actually get a game during the rating period. What you have is fun, and on local multiplayer with two people it was decent. I imagine with a full room of 32 it would be a blast, it's a shame I can't try it though.

Jacob123 says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:44pm

I didn't get the joke at first... I'm an idiot...

peecestudios says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:41am

you win, you win. you are the monster. i love you.

BluShine says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:18am

That was actually pretty fun. Got a friend to download it and we played together. Reminded me of Rocket League.
Also, I appreciate the use of the theme.

Mikhail says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:44am

It was alright. I like that your trying new things because that is what Ludum Dare is for but I wish you would have had a game that had more gameplay aspects.

pixzleone says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 5:32am

That was pretty fun actually :D

Jelinib says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 7:08am

Interesting controls, and simple enough to understand. I kinda felt like I was flicking the can! Wish there was more to it, but I had fun rocketing around on monster juice!

MAnimal says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 8:06am

It look like you are inspirated by Rocket League. LOL coresponding to theme. :)

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