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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Little Black Spider

by madmarcel - Jam Entry

Unfinished LD37 entry.

There's a spider in your room, stomp it flat.

Use mouse to move furniture, expose spider and position big boot.

Hit the big button to stomp.

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Ratings

#98Audio(Jam)3.83
#251Graphics(Jam)3.95
#287Humor(Jam)3.00
#324Theme(Jam)3.79
#599Innovation(Jam)2.84
#608Mood(Jam)3.00
#676Overall(Jam)3.00
#738Fun(Jam)2.63
#1114Coolness40%

Comments

tinyworlds says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 12:12am

Beautiful room and I really like the way you designed the itch.io page! :) Would love to see how this would be like with gameplay. Lovely art <3

Noah Ratcliff says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 3:57am

Really cute game! It's pretty hard to tell where the boot will land when I stomp. Didn't stop me from getting the spider eventually though ;D

madmarcel says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 7:33am

I wanted to add a shadow for the boot, but ran out of time. Also, it would've made the game a bit easier.

Really happy with the way the spider scurries around the room, using code from an example for creating homing missiles in games ;)

ursagames says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 9:07am

Cute little game! I spent way too much time rearranging everything in the room after I squashed the spider. Also that was a very gruesome death, that is now hiding under the bed.

mipo says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:41am

Interesting concept I have liked to play different arrangements of the room or at least stomped more spiders. A shadow for the boot would have been nice or at least have the boot closer to the ground so it doesn't have to fall as far. Great art and music (:

MCjammydodger says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:49am

Good music. Sometimes I found it hard to actually move the furniture around the room at times, but I squashed the spider in the end.

local minimum says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 7:45pm

I built a spider-sanctuary out of the furniture and watched is run around with joy while I marveled at the graphics. The spider will live for ever in my version and very well organized room. Moving furniture around was oddly satisfying.

andyman404 says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:18pm

That spider must have some serious hardcore AI! It took me 5 minutes to finally stomp it after almost giving up. Well done. I like the room & furniture. Very cute!

axoona says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:53pm

I like the idea. and the graphics and audio are really great!
pity it's unfinished.

psychomonster says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:57pm

Hi there. Nice game. I like the idea to move things to find the spider. I do it the same way if such an intruder approaches in my appartment :) I fear spider to death :D Great artwork, very good use of the theme. The musik is thrilling but a little loud.... but maybe this is because of my (new) awesome Senheiser Headphones :D If you would give the giant boot a shadow it would be much much easier to hit that spider... or did i miss an indicator. I say it because it is damn hard to hit that creepy fast spider thing. Good job!

Ekilibr says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 11:47am

Hello there! Nice little game :)
The only thing I'd have like to be able to, is to use a keyboard button to stomp, as I already need my mouse to move the shoe.
Otherwise, well done! (+1 for the changeable music directly from the radio ^^)

Dev Dennis says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 2:55pm

Ewww, it had yellow gue inside it.

Great game :) I felt like it needed a ending.

elmoGames says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 2:56pm

Very short but very powerful to stomp this asshole of a spider. the art is fantastic so is the music

rogueNoodle says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 3:30pm

For an unfinished entry, it felt surprisingly finished! Took me longer than I care to admit to finally squash it. Nice touch with the radio - didn't notice it in the instructions, so it was a nice surprise when I clicked on it accidentally.

Dec 17, 2016 @ 3:06am

This is actually pretty cool, the art style is eye candy and I find the game lovely. Too bad you weren't able to finish it on time, it was still really good and I hope you'll find time to keep working on it.

Dec 18, 2016 @ 4:10pm

Very cute game! I included it in my compilation video series of the Ludum Dare 37 games, if you’d like to take a look. :) https://youtu.be/8ZKn12Y_qVg

kato9 says ...
Dec 31, 2016 @ 6:29pm

Cute game, nice visual style. Feel like the basic idea is pretty good here. Would be nice to have a shadow under the boot though. Seems like there could be multiple levels with increasing difficulty, multiple spiders, or more clutter in the room perhaps.

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