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

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Hunger

by jphelps - Jam Entry

First time Game Jam - Hunger

A zombie is hungry and trying to collect as many body parts as possible. The more parts you get the more points you get. DO NOT catch the happy faces or you will lose life. 3 smiles and you are out and have to start over.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness61%
#640Audio(Jam)2.28
#699Humor(Jam)2.46
#866Graphics(Jam)2.63
#988Mood(Jam)2.31
#992Theme(Jam)2.58
#1049Innovation(Jam)1.76
#1069Fun(Jam)2.09
#1069Overall(Jam)2.42

Comments

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:33am

Can't play on web :( and I am on mac.

Monkokio says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:39am

Cute game. Took me a while to figure out how to run it. Had to download the "Windows" file and opened the file in Chrome.

It's simple and straightforward, but it works and is complete! Congratulations on finishing a game!

The falling parts are a little too random, I sometimes get parts that spawn too far away for me to reach in time.

RadioLemon says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:40am

Nice simple catch game. Good job on your first game jam!

Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:41am

I like the character design! The body parts move a little bit too fast compared to the zombie, though, and I can't see my score after the game ends.

Croze says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:42am

Couldn't figure out how to get the game to work

NIGIC says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:47am

The double-click-to-start thing was a strange choice -- I guess it was a workaround to some sort of issue?

Pretty straightforward, and it does what it aims to quite nicely. Some difficulty curve as you go would have made extended play a bit more satisfying.

Graphics are clean. Or rather... well, you know what I mean.

Good job!

RiverAndRun says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:50am

Simple yet Solid. Nicely done :D

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:22am

I liked the art style.

danidre14 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:31am

Simple, yet nice. Cool art too.

corupta says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:41am

Very simple game tho it's hard to catch the body parts since they mostly fall very apart from each other. Liked the graphics.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:42am

The web link simply downloads the html instead.

Game is a bit too simple and unpolished, but a good start. Good luck on your next jams!

Galan says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:44am

Liked the art, very cute. Game was enjoyable, but a bit too easy. Felt like I could have kept going indefinitely.

Marjie62 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:28am

Good for you getting your game out there :) No bugs I could find. One thing I really noticed is that the character's movement speed felt too slow. Playing with speed and acceleration of movement could make the game feel a lot smoother.

FYI, the inline web player doesn't seem to be working. Also, the "windows" version is a .swf file, so I think any browser can play that, not just windows.

dydx says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:26am

Congrats on your first jam! The game plays smoothly and I like the random smiley faces as a contrast to the falling body parts.

I'd recommend renaming your links -- The swf can be played on any platform, it just has to be opened with a web browser.

Zerkruemler says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 5:03pm

Oh yes, I am the monster. I have to collect body parts to create more monsters... No the explanation says something different. But doesn't matter. Nice simple game.
Quite confusing that you need to doubleclick to start and then use the keyboard. Is this to make the game harder?
Some sound effects would be nice.

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