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

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by Cryptix - Compo Entry

Kitten Killer is a game where you have to kill kittens before the time runs out.

There is a handy tutorial in game to get to grips, then you have 60 seconds!

Watch out though, it's messy business.

There is a bug with the score being displayed at the end screen, this is a bug that I thought I fixed before submitting. The score is still saved, and will update the highscore if it is higher.

Arrow Keys to Move
Space Bar to Shoot

Downloads and Links




OadT says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 8:13pm

Well this theMeatly comic describes my feelings best :D
apart from that nice graphics, also cool that you implemented an in-game tutorial

Cryptix says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 9:43pm

Hahahaha! Perfect :)

Will Edwards says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 10:51pm

Sweat and simple. Well, simple anyway :D

Tutorial works great. +1 for web play too.

kewleus says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 11:13pm

Congratulations... you monster.

Enrymion says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:30am

Something to reduce effectiveness of just spamming might be nice.

walaber says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:47am

nice work could use with some kind of risk or something to give it a bit more depth to encourage you to try a few times.

Itay2805 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:48am

This is a realy nice game! Realt connects to the theme xD

klbrazil says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:22am

5* for the theme... you really are the monster XD

K1llercake says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:44am

;( this made me so sad

Vereos says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:45am

Masterpiece ahahah :D

The last screen places my score on the highscore and leaves the "You killed x Kittens" at 0, though.

I really enjoyed this one! :D

Artefale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:49am

no kitten nooooo.... mouahahahahaahaha!! dead kittent dead

i like the game ^^

TLansdale says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:55am

Well, I definitely felt like a monster.

Simple and fun, good job!

LittleThor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:19pm

Lovely graphics and well made tutorial! But, I can't play a such cruel game :(

frondeus says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:37pm

haha good theme!

Mantlair says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:21pm

Simple brutal idea. I am a cat person actually B).

demogorgon says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:23pm

I really like the tutorial. Generally don't see such great ones for 48 hr games.

Crypto137 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:31pm

Funny game, although the gameplay lacks any challenge or danger. The graphics are minimalistic, but decent. Overall a decent entry.

dawik says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:31pm

I like cats, yet I enjoyed playing this! Very polished and intuitive!

Gigaraptor says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:32pm

Really good game, a little stiff on aiming though

mantis says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:11pm

Poor kittens, but... I MUST HAVE HIGH SCORE :D

steve says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:10pm

I didn't kill any kittens, but I was still a monster ;(
Lovely art, and the way the game blended into the rest of the webpage was nicely done

dos says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:36pm

You, sir, are the monster.

Clouds interact with screen scrolling in a fun way though :D

Pickens Inc. says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:01am

Had my cat-loving sister dying to play it, enjoyed it thoroughly. Art style is charming.

mubox says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:00pm

Is not functioning here. The game starts but after three commands it stops working.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:45pm

Yep, that's a pretty good solution to the theme! Fun game too.

GagaPete says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:28pm

Played this game while my cat scratches on the kitchen door. Time to get a point...

Just kidding, nice game. I was a bit confused when I was kicked out of the tutorial and thrown into the menu screen.

Gameplay support and an online scoreboard would make this game more awesome.

Strike says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:11am

Haaaaa, I saw your progress on the IRC chan and i can finally play the final version of your game ;)
It lacks some challenge but it is still fun, just for the pleasure of killing innocent cats :D

LegacyCrono says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Now I really do feel like a monster D:
Nice game! A bit simplistic though, you can just mash Space all the time. Maybe if you could pick different weapons it could give the gameplay more depth. Still, good job!

My best score was 59 :)

xWarZonex says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:14am

I'm a horrible person for liking this game... I enjoyed the game, and I thought it was a funny interpretation of the theme. The only think I didn't like, was the bullets collision in sorta small, its hard to shoot the kittens, and the blood follow on the screen, it doesn't stay with the kittens dead bodies before it disappears.

My record is 46 kittens in 1 minute.

Saf says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Okay what was it that I just did.. I am a monster :D great weird game

zatyka says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 12:17am

I wish there were more too it. it ended up feeling like a button masher. The blood splatter didn't scroll correctly and at the end, it said I killed 0 cats (but it did record my high score). High marks in themes.... you monster.

wooltech says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 12:28pm

The graphics are great, although it took a little while to get used to the bullets being fires from the character's neck.

Oct 18, 2015 @ 11:01pm

You Monster! I included it in my Ludum Dare 33 Compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

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