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

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by zlaine - Jam Entry

Play as the Fenris Wolf, eating and growing as you try to avoid attracting the attention of the Gods.

Beware of Odin, who finds you threatening, and will insist you be bound if he catches sight of you too much -- hide from him and his ravens Huginn and Muninn behind rocks and trees big enough to conceal you! Be careful: if Odin's ravens spot you they will call him to your position. Tyr, the only god who doesn't fear your potential, will gradually lower your threat when you spend time with him. Eat creatures smaller than you and grow as large as you can before Odin gets his way.

Created for Ludum Dare 34 and fulfilling both the categories (Growth and two button control), this game was made by a team new to game jams who are all members of George Mason University's Game Analysis and Design Interest Group (GADIG).

All scripts, art, and sound were created during this Jam.


Zack Laine (Lead)
Jacob D. McFadden

Zack Laine
Jacob D. McFadden

Kain Henry (Character/animations)
Shyheim Williams (Environment)

Nick Black

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UgiWithAKnife says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Hey, the speed of all other entities in the game is way too fast, I don't know if it is intended to be so. I really like the idea but right now it's not that playable.

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 1:28pm

Up to when you're about 10ft in size, finding any food is rather hard and then things accelerate quickly and suddenly I was dead because I touched Odin (?) though I still had 3 hearts? Nice context for the game (can't go wrong with Norse mythology) but the beginning and endgame are too slow and fast, resp.

NirabazGAMES says ...
Jan 5, 2016 @ 1:54am

your art is nice!

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