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

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The Reaper's Daily Routine

by Aelius - Compo Entry

Help the reaper on his daily quest.

Identify people with the help of deathbook© and send them to the other side.
Don't pick the wrong person!

Arrow Keys - Move (you need stairs to move vertically)
a - Scythe Swing

The game turned out darker than I wanted. The silence only makes things worse.

Edit: If the WebGL version doesn't react to key Input try making it fullscreen (blue Button on the right under the game). If you have problems with performance try out the Windows version (the WebGL build option in Unity is unfinished). Theoretically you can run the WebGL build in Opera and Safari even if you get that error message, Chrome should have no problems (except if you have little RAM - it's chrome after all -) and FireFox blocks older GPUs (to still play it go to about:config and set webgl.force-enabled to true - still slow but whatevs -). Don't let the long WebGL loading time scare you off, as long as you see the loading icon left of the title of the tab in the browser it's loading (except if you get some kind of JavaScript error alert).

Edit Edit:
I posted the Spritesheet with all Sprites i used on und CC0 (public domain). Check out the link below if you're interested.

Downloads and Links




Artefale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:42am

finished the game, and i like play death ^^
great game

vegapomme27 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:48am

Interesting ! I like the style. Nice pyro btw ahah

lolfrad says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:56am

Really great concept, really well executed. This game is awesome

Yamzho says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:02pm

Cool arts, nice game concept ! Wish the game was a bit longer ! ;)

ajopart says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:05pm

The monster of every monster ! DEATH. Nice one !

MegasDragos1 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:07pm

Very good game! I like the style! Great Game!

Aug 24, 2015 @ 8:22pm

Been playing unity games on Here all day, But yours doesn't work properly for me. None of the controls work, and when it asks for 'any key' only mouse buttons(all of them) make it react. :(

andyman404 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:25am

Cool game concept, having death use deathbed to identify the target! Well done!

Aelius says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:29am

@AlgorithmicsAnonymous are you playing the Web or the Windows Version?

Jakob37 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:09pm

You got nice atmosphere and visuals here, I enjoyed playing it!

Xeke_Death says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:35am

Great graphics work...

Nice identification puzzle game...

Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:26am

Like the concept. Really enjoyed the art. I couldn't play the web version. It loaded up all the way and then just sat there. Probably an issue with me (or browser - Chrome), but thought I'd mention anyway. Playing the windows build, the deathbook was halfway off the screen. If I pressed alt-Enter to go to window mode and then pressed it again to go back to full, it moved to the correct spot. Great job.

careless says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:47am

Web version - controls do not work on for me on Mac. Is there a Mac downloadable version? Twitter @carelesslabs if you can a solution so I can vote. Thanks

Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:16pm

Personal idea, both gameplay and the way you used the theme.

Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Short and sweet. Too bad there's no sound :( Movement speed could be faster, too.

Nice graphics!

Drauthius says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:32pm

Love the graphics. Nice mood :)

psychonull says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 5:40am

Awesome graphics, thanks for sharing the sprites. The webgl version worked fine in full screen.

Romaing says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 8:44am

It's fun to play the death! The guess system is good, although the game is a little slow

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