A village is being plagued by monsters. You’re hired to help them with that, in one way or another.

GRATA MONSTRUM is a game about weird creatures and choices, both new and old. Do your job, find the monsters, and see what else you can learn in the process. 

Made for petricakegames for the Secret Santa Game Jam 2022.

CREDITS:

StormCat: Programming, Design, Sound

squazz: Art, Design

zephyreds: Writing, Design

Updated 13 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, HTML5
Rating
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(7 total ratings)
AuthorsStormCat, zephyreds, squazz13
GenreVisual Novel, Puzzle
Made withLÖVE
Tags2D, Atmospheric, Creepy, LÖVE, Mouse only, Narrative, Singleplayer, Story Rich, Turn-based
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsMouse
AccessibilitySubtitles, One button

Download

Download
Grata Monstrum Windows 21 MB
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Grata Monstrum Mac 27 MB

Install instructions

Download and extract .zip file.

Development log

Comments

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(+2)

I might be dumb... but can someone explain ending 3 : the creature ending?

(+1)

Hi there! I'm not sure what exactly was confusing, so forgive me if I'm over explaining. I suppose I should warn for spoilers here.

Ending 3: the Creature Ending is called as such because the monsters win in this situation. The idea behind it is that while you were pacifistic, the monsters aren't necessarily aligned with your methods. The monsters never explain what will happen when the barrier comes down, just that you're helping them get back into the village. They're taking their home back, just through violence. Hope you enjoyed playing!

(+2)

Beautifully drawn style and the twist to the "pacifist" ending is great.  Solid stuff!

(+2)

Whoa! Thanks for making a video! Glad you enjoyed it. :)

(+3)(-1)

quite difficult when they deal more damage than you can heal. rated 5 stars :)

Thanks for playing!