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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No More Monkeys

by lucentbeam - Jam Entry

‚ÄčAt night, sock monkeys come to life and try to take your toys! Jump around your ONE BEDROOM and bop them on their heads! After landing on a head, steer in the direction that you want to go, and they'll be kicked the opposite way.

Controls

Move - WASD or left analog on XBOX 360
Confirm - spacebar

Credits

Programming: Benjamin Hanken
Music & SFX: Nigel Stadick
Art: Pete Soloway

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#79Graphics(Jam)4.39
#99Mood(Jam)3.93
#102Audio(Jam)3.82
#169Humor(Jam)3.38
#293Overall(Jam)3.56
#300Innovation(Jam)3.37
#340Fun(Jam)3.32
#360Theme(Jam)3.72
#1563Coolness20%

Comments

KadaDev says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 5:14pm

Steering after you land on the monkeys was confusing

Great art and sound! The feel of floating was nice

Kurakurt says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 5:15pm

Cool game! Art is amazing! But need more action in game.

Pestel Crew says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 11:32am

This is sooo cute!!! Nice colors and sound effects :) great job guys!

PowerSpark says ...
Dec 20, 2016 @ 2:11am

Cute art :D I liked the addition of infinite mode too, great work.

SUNFURY says ...
Dec 24, 2016 @ 1:49pm

Made it to wave 8,
nice idea and execution but it ended too soon :(
great graphics and audio!

Dec 31, 2016 @ 6:36pm

My mama called the doctor, and the doctor said this game is fun!

...Ok, sorry, I probably should take a nap.

Great graphics/aesthetics. A really fun kids' game.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 6:44am

loved the artwork and the use of the theme but the game was not fun. controls were also strange. nice effort.

Jan 2, 2017 @ 11:20pm

Really great! I've never played a jumping on the bed game. I also happen to love sock monkeys. I do wonder who bought her all those sock monkeys? Those things are expensive!... unless you make them. Enjoyed gameplay and the art very much. After hitting a monkey it would bounce you somewhere random, which was annoying until I figured out you could change your landing a bit. Fun game!

graebor says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 11:27pm

Cute art and sound, nice job! It was pretty fun getting some combos going after a few waves.

Siridakis says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 12:56am

I really liked your game. Fun and simple gameplay. The music fits the ambient and the art is beautiful. Congratulations :)

JD557 says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 1:37am

I enjoy to see some silly games on Ludum Dare, and this is one hell of a weird game.

It needs a lose condition though. Also, a scoring system with a combo counter would be awesome.

ajayajayaj says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 1:45am

Like the idea. But, the game moves too slow. The graphics are a really good, and the music sets the mood. Congrats. And I hope you get a rating in the final 15 minutes!

MestR says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 1:52am

Cute art style and fitting music! I had to read the description to figure out what to do. And it was difficult to see where you would land, maybe the shadow could have been more distinct.

kato9 says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 1:52am

Very well made and cute game! Bopping those sock monkeys feels pretty good, and choosing which direction to launch is a neat mechanic. The game feels a bit too easy though, maybe respawning the bears every turn is too generous?

qzqxq says ...
Jan 3, 2017 @ 1:59am

I played for about 5 minutes and stopped at wave 8. I thought it was very cute, and the graphics and audio were very well-done. As a whole, the game feels extremely polished, from the animations to the sound effects, as well as the arrows appearing above monkeys that are holding toys.

This was definitely a fun experience for a few minutes, but I do wish there was a little more gameplay than just jumping around and trying to fling the monkeys off the bed, as that gets repetitive fairly quickly.

Overall, very nice work! This is quite possibly the most "polished" game of all of the ones I've played so far.

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