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

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Street Murder

by CaptainKraft - Compo Entry

You're out to murder as many innocent people as possible and anything less is failure.

Guilty targets will flash briefly, so make sure to remember who they are. Kill the people who did NOT flash.

Basic instructions:

- Enter to start game
- WASD to move
- Hold SHIFT to sneak
- Kill non-flashing targets

Don't have too much fun.

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LandoSystems says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:48am

Interesting game idea, tricky to keep track of peoples' guilt and innocence though. It would have been nice to flash a bit more often. Good fit with the theme. Nice work!

SecularBaron says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:49am

I murdered guilty people on the street. What was their crime? Being guilty. Hard game overall. Truly we are the monsters.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:51am

Fun little game. I kept dying when it looked like I was hitting an innocent.

Dodechotomy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:53am

Really nice swarm AI, and it's a functional game. Sound was painfully loud, and the controls were a bit iffy. Only right shift seemed to sneak, not left shift.

CaptainKraft says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:34am

Thanks everyone so far for checking it out!

I do need to go back and make sure the controls are right. And I've heard from a few people that the guilty should flash more because of difficulty. Thanks for the feedback.

Wevel says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:25am

Nice idea, the guilty targets should flash more often. Also, it should say its only right shift which lets you sneak

Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:32am

Brilliant, simple, and fun game. Great game mechanics changes the game from a mindless rampage into a strangely addictive memory game.

the31 says ...
Sep 7, 2015 @ 4:57pm

Fun little game! I see a lot of ways this could be expanded, but the base mechanic is quite interesting. I like that you played the theme straight to an interesting end.

Catmoo says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 5:57pm

I really liked it, similar to other people I found it hard to remember who was guilty because I'd focus on like two people I could hunt down and kill. But I found it handy when they're re-flash again for me :)

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