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

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The Darkness Inside

by ClubbingSealCub - Jam Entry

In this game, you play as H.P. Lovecroft, a serial killer. Killing civilians gives you an adrenaline rush, and when you're euphoric enough, the darkness within you sprouts outwards, granting you four pretty sweet tentacles. Don't try to take cops on without your powers, though, or you'll get shot!

W,A,S,D to move. Left mouse button to attack.

PS: Sprite quality suffers from a massive drop in the web version, for some reason.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#572Audio(Jam)2.61
#804Theme(Jam)3.05
#868Humor(Jam)2.06
#992Mood(Jam)2.29
#1015Innovation(Jam)2.11
#1082Fun(Jam)2.00
#1120Overall(Jam)2.10
#1668Coolness39%

Comments

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:10pm

:/

Zerkruemler says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:54pm

Ok, this was interesting. I took very long to understand the controls since they are not explained. Seems to be a bit random when somebody appears. Also how far away you have to stay from the policemen. Music is cool.
The idea is also cool, but the implementation seems to be unfinished. It is possible to leave the playfield, controls should be explained.

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:56pm

Sprite quality is poor in web version. But I think the bigger problem is colour - if everything was monochromatic with touches of colour/blood here and there it would suit the music and concept better.

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:05pm

H.P.Lovecroft! Priceless! Got scared of myself when all those tentacles came out of my head, but I better now :P

wdebowicz says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:58pm

It reminds me of my old games in Delphi 7 :-) Audio fits the game well. Keep going with making games.

madmaw says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:14pm

Web link seems to be broken (403 error) and the executable complains about needing a resource folder (which I'm not downloading each file from dropbox individually for - sorry).

Zephyr Raine says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 10:52pm

A pain in the butt to get to run, cool idea though

El Cabaro says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 11:54pm

It was alright. :) The tentacles scared the crap out of me

CreamyBacon1 says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:04pm

Well that was a thing. Keep it up.

superfreak says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 1:36pm

10/10 horrifying. Enjoyed thoroughly.

MercuryXGames says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 4:41pm

Interesting.. :p

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