Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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World Dominator

by TomPugh1112 - Jam Entry

Embark on an epic quest to dominate the world and rid it of troublesome monsters. Get the kills, get the loot and don't die!

Never the same experience twice. Guaranteed.

FREE TIPS!!
1. WATCH YOUR STAMINA! You'll slow down if it runs out.

2. BE WARY OF WEIGHT! Heavier equipment makes you slower.

3. HEAL UP! Only way to heal is to increase your vitality, so use your points sparingly.

4. TREASURE! Boss monsters drop treasure, but they are tougher and bigger.

5. COMMENT! If you find any problems in the game, leave a comment and it'll be fixed.

Made by three Game Design students from Bolton UK.

@NathanielTylerJ
@TomPugh1112
@BradWoodman_

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness72%
#515Audio(Jam)2.89
#590Humor(Jam)2.35
#602Fun(Jam)3.05
#751Overall(Jam)3.00
#798Mood(Jam)2.75
#937Innovation(Jam)2.51
#937Graphics(Jam)2.56
#1091Theme(Jam)2.12

Comments

dvdfu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:56pm

Touching a monster made me slow down too much and die instantly when I had no charge for my sword. Otherwise cool, lots of monsters and places to go!

RockNRedPanda says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:23pm

Really nice! Had a lot of fun with this game and the fact that there's a monster called "Wurm" made me laugh a little. Solid entry!

marod says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:35am

Wow this game is really nice, if it had online would be a great one

Linus123xbb says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:43am

Good game, it was quite hard at times which made it hard to progress but otherwise I liked it.

bellum128 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:44am

I thoroughly enjoyed this game; I would maybe flesh out the combat system some more, maybe with directional attacks of some sort. Also, I would have an option to show your final stats after you die.

teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:01am

Very cool, I loved the world map a lot!

Some thoughts:

Sometimes, when entering a battle, a monster appears just by my side, hurting me, and there is nothing I can do about it. Check and spawn monsters while considering a "safe zone" radius around the player.

When you run out of stamina you practically die. You are so slow in that state that any monster around will catch you up and butcher you.

Great entry!

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:42pm

Had fun playing this, while a bit hard very enjoyable.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:24pm

Very good game :) well done

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:39pm

Nice game! It reminded me of Zelda II.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:41am

For some reason it goes straight to grey at the start : (

torcado says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:48am

nice game! seems really big for a ludum dare game. it does feel a little slow though, and i never found out what money did

ZYXer says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:00am

Nice game. I like that the map is procedurally generated! The fights tend to get repetitive, though. Good music!

RealityCheck says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:35pm

There are some interesting aspects for sure. Unfortunately, I found the controls - especially the attacks - quite lacking. I didn't really get how to hurt the enemies as the sword hit them and pushed them back slightly... but no damage most of the time.

The procedural generation of the maps, however, was really cool.

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:15pm

The slowness was too long when you ran out of "energy." The game was pretty fun but there were lots of enemies just for the starting fight that it took a while to get back to where you were each time you died.

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:05am

Tough game, there was no way to run away after getting touched by an enemy. Nice take on the theme.

kestrelgames says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:48am

Nice random map generation. Lots of potential here, it just needs some work on the combat system. Swinging the sword feels extremely slow and I seem to get stunlocked to death by level 1 enemies.

pixel_maniacs says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:00pm

Had a lot of fun with this game! It would be awesome if this game get an online coop mode or something like that

Jajo says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:43am

Difficult, punishing and, overall, fun. I could play it for hours. Death is painful, but the animation is pretty good. Well done :)

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