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

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The one who lurks in the dark

by ChimeraAnt - Jam Entry

Fate was not by yourside tonight. Sadly you've been turned into a blood hungry monster that needs to feed off of the city dwellers to survive but... How long can you survive?

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Atridas says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:07pm

I really liked the monster and the people with their dying animation. Maybe a simple texture for the buildings and a better camera would make it a much enjoyable experience.

Sep 13, 2015 @ 1:45am

Really like the design of the monster, he is adorable. Don't like the tank controls. Giving a more fluid control scheme and making it more clear I was actually eating people would make it a lot better. Keep up the good work!

nihilaleph says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 3:56am

What a horrible night to have a curse....
Very cute monster! For some reason eating the humans was really amusing xp
I understand why you used tank controls, but it was really hard to navigate. Maybe changing the camera setting (it's already not very good positioning itself) and having simpler controls would make it more enjoyable. Since the humans didn't have a great AI the only difficulty of the game was the navigation...
Anyway good job!

Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:49am

Graphics are good (and I sort of like the untextured look). Controls are a little unwieldy and sometimes the camera puts buildings in the way - but I've been able to level those complaints against platformers that have been in development for months, so good job for three days.

P.S. The opening text crawl would be good if you ever wanted to make "Puberty - The Game"

pixzleone says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:54am

Cool game, I like the idea of how the camera moves, but it could use some polishing.
Good job!

Sep 13, 2015 @ 10:05am

The controls and camera should be tweaked a little. You're walking blind a lot of times, and walking in general feels a bit clunky. I like how it is not just a "run into people" game. The monster asset is very beautifully made!

Sep 13, 2015 @ 10:10am

Nice work, a bit generic for my taste, and the camera was working against me, but it's a nice entry there.
Keep up the good work!

Creative Sectors: Kardfogú

radmars says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:25am

I died twice on that back street, no humans seemed to go there! I felt proud when I ate 3 humans in one bite, maybe if you added more to this you could do combos?

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Great entry!!

camthestar says ...
Sep 15, 2015 @ 12:17am

overall good game. The only thing it really needed was a better camera

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