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

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Heroic Journey (LD33)

by dethe - Compo Entry

Goblin villages have been proliferating at the edges of the kingdom and people have grown fearful for their lives. A hero is chosen to exterminate as many of the green menace as possible, for God, glory, and gold. He knows this will be a one-way mission.

The goblins have their own perspective on all of this.

Left and right arrows to move. Up arrow to jump. Attack with "x". Created using PICO-8.

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Orni says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:08am

fun little game :D
well done

I especially loved the comments of the goblins

Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:04pm

Dead goblins are good goblins.

walaber says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:01pm

nice work, the text commentary is the best part :)

FrederickK says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:46pm

When I started, I didn't get it anything and was really confused.
Reading that you had to use X to attack and the concept of the game and everything made MUCH more sense.
Very unique, I liked! :D

dethe says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:49am

Thanks folks, glad you liked the meta-game commentary!

drakekin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:48am

Loved the goblin comments, controls felt a bit mushy, some more visual or audio feedback when I hit something would be nice. Any feedback when you'd been hit would have been nice.

Great idea and good work!

zatyka says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:53pm

I'm glad to see you used the pico-8. It's a charming little engine.

Regarding the game, I wish there were more to do. The dialog was really shone through. My mother is proud of me dammit (I literally laughed out loud when I read that).

BooleanByte says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Good little game, but when I'm on the edge betwnw two "segments" of the game. it starts to flicker between them, wery anoying andthen i get slaind before i know it. I like the text in the bottom part :)

Mach60KAS says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 3:50pm

The quotes on the top and bottom of the screen really made my day, they're all so absurd! Funny in an odd kind of way, and enjoyable even if it was a little basic. Keep it up!

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