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

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The Boomies

by Pantoufle - Jam Entry

The Boomies are adorable creatures living in a beautiful world.
They just wander around, doing nice and fun things.
You can watch over them and enjoy their presence peacefully.

Unless, of course, you're a psycho killer with other ideas in mind...

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness64%
#47Humor(Jam)4.03
#117Theme(Jam)4.00
#281Innovation(Jam)3.33
#363Fun(Jam)3.27
#441Mood(Jam)3.25
#500Overall(Jam)3.24
#587Graphics(Jam)3.27

Comments

Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:34am

really great game :D

Wevel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Cool game, would like to see what happened if i hadn't 'accidentally' killed them all

Louspirit says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:41pm

I laughed out loud ! Very nice sight of the theme. In addition you made translation, off voice is great!

Tango172 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:40pm

Such a great game, and a wonderful idea! Good job. :)

AntonyBaasan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:43pm

Very cool idea.

Darkflint says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:16pm

Just perfect, how did you get that idea? Really, really great!

bigbuggames says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:18pm

Good job with the main theme. It is sad how everything ended.

Pantoufle says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Thank you all for your comments! It means a lot to me.
I'm quite happy with the result.

I was already curious about multi-agent systems and I wanted to test it. I got the idea for the Boomies not so long after learning what the theme was.

I wrote the off voice the last day, but I thought about it early during the dev. I think it adds a lot to the game.
I wasn't sure I would have time to translate everything but I did it to allow my friends and family to play. :-)

Crosstales says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:04pm

Awesome ='D

Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:05pm

There's something strangely satisfying about this game... Maybe it's destroying the penguins by just clicking on them?

Quij says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:09pm

Teeheehee, very cute :D Good use of music and happy-looking characters to contrast the impending genocide. And those are some nice looking mountains!
The camera moves a bit slow, though.

GreenyUk says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:39pm

Cool little sandbox. That scream is horrifying! :D

duskpn says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:56pm

That was really good, congratulations!

Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:32pm

Cool game and I love how cute everything is (and that they even are harvesting material)! I wasn't able to move upwards, likely as of bad screen resolution, an idea is to add keyboard input to move as well. Nice graphics and funny comments! Sweet game!

Jimjam says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 8:05pm

Those poor Boomies! I couldn't help myself...

Heheh, fun game :)

adsilcott says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Very funny game. Made me chuckle.

Brightstar says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:14pm

Hello, thanks for playing Moon Witch!

I really liked sitting back and watching the boomies go about their business. Reminded me of watching ants. I didn't really want to click on anything but did it after the boomies built up their island quite a bit, I did not like harming the boomies. I would love to be able to help the boomies in some way. Very cool game.

AsixJin says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 5:00am

The funniest game thus far! The boomies will forever be extinct

Daukan says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:00am

I didn't understand the goal of the game :) Looks very nice however.

crucknuk says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:19am

Certes, il n'y a pas vraiment de gameplay, mais je me suis vraiment marré avec les dialogues! L'interprétation du thème est amusante dans le sens où on ne nous demande pas de se comporter comme un monstre mais qu'on le fait de notre propre chef et que donc c'est nous le monstre !

Daisuke909 says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:24pm

Really funny idea. I didn't seem to be able to scroll the screen up, though.

ALobker says ...
Sep 3, 2015 @ 1:11pm

I am the destructor! Kneel before my awesome power!

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