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

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Monster From a Dumpster

by TeamWhatever - Jam Entry

A working, monstrously incomplete, however beautiful and fun game about a garbage collector who likes to spend his free time throwing trash out of garbage cans.

Your objective in each level is to get as many points as possible by throwing trash on different objects. Each object has its own value; for example, throwing trash inside a small flower garden gives you more points than around a large house. You can throw trash by dragging the garbage can with your mouse.

We couldn't find the time to finish building all parts we wanted, so even though the game works (quite) smoothly, it lacks much customization. However, we recommend playing the post-Jam version, which includes more art, more music, more levels and more garbage!

A note about builds: there is a Windows version available, as well as the freshest post-Jam Windows version. However, due to problems with the cocos2d library, we cannot provide a downloadable Linux build. Therefore, if you wish to play this game on Linux, you must follow the compilation instructions written here: https://github.com/vmednis/LD33/blob/master/README.md#compiling We host the game's source code on GitHub, so you can choose to play its Ludum Dare version or any newer post-Jam version.

We are TeamWhatever (a temporary name until the Ludum Dare website supports teams with multiple accounts).
Valters Mednis (twitter.com/vmednis)
The Number Guy (twitter.com/thenumberguy1)

Have fun!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#595Humor(Jam)2.67
#783Innovation(Jam)2.69
#815Graphics(Jam)2.75
#1001Fun(Jam)2.33
#1016Theme(Jam)2.47
#1054Overall(Jam)2.47
#1897Coolness32%

Comments

Vem says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:38pm

The time between moves, and the time from move to pay-off is 2 hours longer than it should be.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:38pm

I like the aesthetic of the game and the theme is fun but I couldn't work out how the game was supposed to work or what the controls were.

Flaid says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:43pm

It took me a little bit of time to learn how to play, and, even afterwards, I'm still not sure what I'm supposed to be doing. I throw garbage, and it flies around (which is cool, I liked the physics of it), but nothing else happens. Then I get points. Then I do it again. And again. Then the level is complete. I guess I won?

The music fit with the game's style, and I guess you're a monster because you throw garbage all over these nice people's manicured lawns! YOU MONSTER!

PokeyOne says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 5:29pm

great little game! my only question is why is there a floating house in one level and then on level 10 there is nothing at all making the max and min score 1500?

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