Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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Home Alone: Ozzyla

by TajamSoft - Jam Entry

You are ozzy, a tamed friendly cat.
Your owners are out of the house for a few days, you have all your food ready, and Reina, another "not so friendly" (For you) tamed dog is making sure you don't do anything you shouldn't.

Even thought Reina is there for making sure you don't go crazy, you just not simply follow rules, remember, you are a cat!

Your objective is to "survive" as much time eating wild animals on your owner's house (You think it's yours, but it isn't!), not letting Reina catch you.
If you fail you will have to (oh, the fate) eat the food your owners left.

Controls at any of the two game pages.


Feel free to share your scores!

Downloads and Links




PixelPerfect says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:25am

I just get a white screen on both links.

TajamSoft says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:31am

Can't reproduce the problem. I have been fixing a bug about audio not playing, updated the game 3 times in 10 minutes, so maybe it was uploading! (I am using Firefox)

SeaMonster131 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:33am

In firefox works fine. A little bit hard on the beginning, but addictive :)

orange08 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:53pm

nice idea, fits with the theme fairly well.
one thing that bothered me was the glitchiness of how you catch the pigeons and mice... I ran over a mouse and nothing happened(it just kept running), I was able to catch some pigeons, but sometimes you touch one in midair and nothing happens it just flies away...

Literal Games says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:54pm

Cute little platformer! The enemy cat could be a little more interesting rather than just running at you

pixzleone says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:55pm

Fun little game with cute graphics! Good job!

Null DIES says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:55pm

I am just getting a white screen and nothing is happening.

Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:56pm

All I can do is catch one mouse, then the other cat comes and a few seconds later it either hits me and the game restarts or I go up to the other floor, I avoid it and the game restarts.

Paul Sinnett says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Works for me in Chrome. A fun little game. Nice.

Darius says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:27pm

Nice game and music. Sometime I get stuck in a room and can't get out though.

WASDMagician says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:29pm

Found it impossible to escape the dog, the moment I eat something I'm dead.

S0lll0s says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Same, only a white screen on Chrome/Arch Linux.

BlackQuiltro says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:38pm

Nice game!
Takes a bit of time to get used to. But it is fun when you get the controls right.

+ I liked your graphics. Very effective and cat animation is very good.
+ Overall mood of your game is nice and happy

- Audio did not worked for me
- Dog "AI" could be better. had some glitches too (like it appeared below the floor or got stuck)

DruhinM says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:45pm

Quite hard but i like it

Orni says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:49pm

Couldn't play the game in Chrome (white screen) but it worked fine in other Browsers.
Cute nice game! loved it!


xvw says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:07pm

The game is fun but imho we need more fedback. But i love intepret a cats to kill birds ! ... because.. I DONT LIKE Birds !
Very simple but nice platformer !

Fanatrick says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Interesting take on the theme featuring simple but fitting graphics.

louis.denizet says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Really nice, well done =)

Mozz says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:33pm

sorry, can't run - using chrome :/

Slapunas says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:49pm

white screen on both sites, using chrome

PixelPerfect says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Chrome error:
Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token =
Line 719 of index.html
"Bird.prototype.update = function(catX, catY, catState, catVisibility, shallStop = true)"

jsmars says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:10pm

Fun mechanics and nice take on theme, good job! :)

Marjie62 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:19pm

I couldn't run in Chrome, but worked in Firefox

I was struggling a lot with the controls. They were very hard to remember in the first place, but also some of the buttons listed were working sometimes and not other times. For example, I used M to enter a small room, then I couldn't use M to get out of it, I had to use C. Pretty sure something similar was happening with the mouse catching key too.

Very nice art though, and a cute concept.

Big Cow says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:29pm

Loved the music, good SFX too. I like the art. I liked the jumping mechanic and being able to jump so high. I encountered a bug where the dog seemed to be running below the ground. Good job!

TajamSoft says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:01am

Thanks for the feedback!

I discovered what was causing the bug, Firefox JS engine allows default variables (shallStop = true).

I will release a little patch update, so Chrome users can play the game ;) (Also, I will possibly release a web-kit offline compiled version!)

collaboration says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:11am

Pretty nice, cool mechanics and controls, don't give up working on it - it could be really cool game!

TajamSoft says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:53pm

Updated the game to work in Chrome, and fixed the 'M' key can't be used to get out of a room bug!

panda says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 1:15am

I had flashbacks of Alleycat! This game's fun, and it's impressive how much stuff you could put there in so little time! Great graphics and cool effects. I seemed to only be able to run to the right, and not the left?

crucknuk says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 5:08pm

I liked the game :)
but reina is just too annoying, also i encountered some bug with her, she was running toward me but from outer screen but i died too.
I liked the jump, it is a bit hard to run, catch and jump, needs practice :P

nice game!

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