Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting ldjam.com working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Enter Sandman

by Aliencargo - Compo Entry

You are putting your kid to bed and suddenly monsters appear under the bed! Fight them in this rock & roll themed beat em up with a story spanning decades in the same room!

There is a special appearance at the end!

Details:
Play in browser
800x600
Arrow keys input
Tested in Chrome on Windows 7

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness52%
#22Audio4.05
#51Humor3.70
#55Fun3.88
#79Mood3.75
#102Overall3.75
#154Theme3.96
#217Graphics3.42
#259Innovation3.29

Comments

cr4zyt3rry says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 3:05am

I love this idea!

Aliencargo says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:21am

Thanks, Terry!

jcmonkey says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:49am

pretty neat game.

Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:50am

The music is really good

Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:51am

Good job man, i love the idea and the story line, Fun to play!

cjke.7777 says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 9:54am

Very fun! Probably one of the more fun games I have judged so far. Very well done

Jurgler says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 9:56am

Very nice game. Got a lot hard from level 3 on.
I like the idea a lot.

Moritz says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 12:58pm

This ROCKS! :D +1 for the Metallica reference. Great soundtrack.

Love the Storytelling by Storytelling, and the nice progression of age through the levels.

Who presses Z to punch, tho? I guess you gotta be more Metal than me...

Artsicle says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:02pm

Well programmed!

Mieeh says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:04pm

Pretty fun, a little laggy on my machine! The window was a bit off too!
Other than that great work!

Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:20pm

I enjoyed it a lot, but it was quite short sans the cutscenes (which by the way should be skippable, as they might be annoying when replaying). Aside from Iron Maiden members having no hitboxes, this gaem is very well made.

Aliencargo says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:30pm

Thanks for the feedback!
@Starlight - The cutscene is skippable to the extend that you can switch the light at any time. The others are more difficult to skip without causing the player to skip on accident.

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 1:47pm

Tricky! Perspective adds a challenge. Like the music.

MAT4DOR says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 2:07pm

Cool game!

Dec 12, 2016 @ 3:02pm

Great entry, i love the sound and the graphics. The stories and age progression are a great idea. Cool concept, great work.

avalkyrie says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:46pm

Audio doesn't work in Safari but it works fine in Chrome (same with a lot of other entries). Loved the graphics, gameplay, and the surprise ending.

Dec 12, 2016 @ 7:53pm

Just epic ending

nikitapash says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 8:31pm

Good music, good visual, good sound, but the gameplay is not very various. Good game.

batmagus says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:03am

Great work with the original guitar score! It would be good if it let you repeat a level when you fail, or at least fast-forward the cutscenes - that last level was pretty tough!

tartlegames says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 4:56pm

I love it. I don't think you could ask any more from a little game like this. It feels complete.

Zarkonnen says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:01pm

/enter_sandman/app/gameContainer.js:16 Uncaught SyntaxError: Block-scoped declarations (let, const, function, class) not yet supported outside strict mode

pratess says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:41pm

Very cute concept, great soundtrack! Got hard a bit fast.

Sundr0 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:40pm

Simple yet really fun concept, loved playing it! =)

Aliencargo says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:41pm

Thank you for all your fantastic feedback <3

@Zarkonnen what browser are you running?

Vadim Ivshin says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 7:46pm

Thanks, that was very funny. And this idea with a kid playing main theme is awesome and touching. Really nice detail!

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