Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Dungeon of Choice

by DBRalir - Jam Entry

Dungeon of Choice is an endless, random dungeon.

Use the left and right arrow keys to navigate the twisting passageways and defend yourself against monsters.


- Lamp: Provides more light.
- Boots: Makes you move faster when walking and in battle.
- Heart: Heals some health.

A post-compo version is likely, since I wasn't able to add a goal or scoring system.

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benjammin1391 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:57am

Im a sucker for proc-gen stuff, and this was great. Fun little game that kicked my ass.

CremaGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:18pm

Nice game, I liked the mix between dungeon exploration and the minigame

RhysD says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:54am

Great work on this. Could easily be turned into a full game with items, different enemies and more! Three mimic chests ended up killing me in the end :( Love the humor with the "third button" as well!

Clavus says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:23pm

Nice take on the theme. Battle system seems to be a bit Undertale inspired? :P

I got a strange looking rendering glitch though, seems there's something wrong with the draw order or something (

jdoughty says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:24pm

Loved the mechanic of gathering upgrades in an endless runner. Only consern was i got lucky quite a bit between two bad dudes and the difficulty level changed ALOT in between them, so I didn't quite adjust. Still, a lot of fun!

DBRalir says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Thanks for the kind comments, everyone! I'll try to return the favor.

@Clavus That's a really strange glitch. It's not the draw order; it seems to be a depth buffer error.

If anybody else gets a similar glitch, please let me know what kind of graphics card and OS you're using.

pi_pi3 says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 1:32pm

I like this. This is fun. But... The knifes get too fast and it becomes impossible to dodge them.

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 6:04pm

This was hilarious. Nice combination of Undertale battle, PG dungeons and Bad Dudes. They are bad enough dudes. The difficulty ramps up quickly and soon the daggers fall like lasers but that's fine. Good atmosphere, only some moody bgm would have finished it off.

Dec 31, 2015 @ 7:33pm

The actual battle minigame was pretty tough and without much nuance, but I loved the mood. Top notch feel, for sure.

Dietrich Epp says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 8:35pm

Very nice, one of my favorites. Gets a bit silly when things start going fast.

ninos says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 11:14am

This is the most awesome game I have seen in some time, you did an amazing job at making this, loved it

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