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

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Meownster

by Quadnozzle - Jam Entry

Do NOT leave unattended items! (The cat is a monster!)

The pitiful humans have gone to sleep which means its the purrfect time to redecorate the house to align with your personal sense of style! Navigate the room pushing and swatting household items around and knocking them off their stands. Score more points by dropping heavier and larger items from higher heights. But be careful though, the heavier the object and higher the ledge, the louder the crash. And too many crashes might wake the humans up before you've had your fun.

Controls:
A/D or Left/Right Arrows to Move
S or Down Arrow to Drop
Space or Up Arrow to Jump
Left Control to Swat

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#94Humor(Jam)3.77
#243Fun(Jam)3.46
#449Overall(Jam)3.29
#512Graphics(Jam)3.41
#564Audio(Jam)2.63
#599Mood(Jam)3.00
#699Innovation(Jam)2.78
#785Theme(Jam)3.09
#1362Coolness46%

Comments

LeafThief says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:23am

We played it together in front of the TV and had quite a laugh. Good job!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:38am

Purrfect! :)

WASDMagician says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:59am

Good fun, not sure what the point of swip was given that you tend to just run into things.

Some background music would have been nice but the sound effects did the job.

Caracole says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:00pm

Your theme interpretation is hilarious :D
Maybe miss some music, smooth jazz or elevator music would have been perfect I think ^^
Good job !
Thank you for your comment !

wesley werner says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:04pm

My cat loves this game!

HayManMarc says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:54pm

We had a really fun time playing this. Nicely done! Criticisms - time limit seemed too short. Maybe have some way to gain more time (special items). Noise meter seemed to reset too slowly.

Mothdan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:43pm

It doesn't fit the theme but it works well enough as a functioning game I'd say!

Eldan_Knight says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:56pm

Fantastic idea! Well played the noise bar... Those little furry bastards! xD

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

Loved the idea
Maybe some kind of game over scene with the humans would've added some more humor :D
Fun game!

BUNN1E5 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:41am

Cute graphics, and cats are the true monsters

sikosis says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:10am

Very cool. I'd been thinking about alley cat recently and this brought it up again. Short and to the point.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:26pm

Very nice. The main issue I had was the quick reset on "death" (the first time, I thought I had hit the wrong key combination and reset the game somehow). Fun interpretation of the theme and the noise mechanic makes it work, I think.

Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Heh, funny one! :)

Cosmic5 says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 2:37pm

Quite cute cat! a lovely little game

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