Advertisement

Greedy Ghouls


  • Currently 3.8/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3.8/5 (26 votes)
| Comments (2) | Views (11)

TrickyGreedy GhoulsHave you ever had a legion of avaricious specters try to mess with you as you hang out around your money tree, forcing you to break out the ectoplasmic shotguns to fend them off? If so, please let us know what it's like, since it's probably a situation most of us won't encounter in our lives. Still, we can get an incredibly simulation of it in Greedy Ghouls, new from Christopher Gregorio. An action game with elements of the arena shooter and defense genres, it's kind of a miss-mash of competing ideas, but overall, a very entertaining one.

Move, jump and double jump your ghostly avatar with the [WASD] keys, and fire upon them by clicking the mouse. Defeating enemies grants you cash, which can be used to purchase upgrades or turrets to help you protect your tree. Also, collecting rings gives you a cash bonus, and getting three in a row without being hurt enters "windfall mode" for a 2x multiplier. If you have enough cash, [spacebar] will upgrade your weapon, and [E] will enter the Turret Shop. The goal is to fill up the "Kill Meter" at the bottom of the screen. However, you probably won't succeed the first time around, but by completing tasks, your money tree will be upgraded for the next time you reincarnate. On the pause screen is a "suicide" option, which is definitely helpful for when you unlock tasks that must be completed on specific days. In conclusion: BOO!

Greedy Ghouls can be a little confusing at first. Visually, it's starkly beautiful, but with all the ghouls and ninja stars and explosions happening on-screen, things definitely get a busy on-screen. However, once you get used to the chaos, the game really starts being a lot of fun. It dedicates itself to switching up the standard tropes of the "run around, blast enemies, get upgrades" genre, and, though the mechanics get unusual at times, overall it succeeds. In short, Greedy Ghouls is something that feels a little different; a solid base with ideas that deserve to be expanded upon. That it's also an enjoyable time-waster too, is, of course, of no little importance. Boredom doesn't stand a ghost of a chance!

Play Greedy Ghouls

2 Comments

Cap. Vimes Author Profile Page February 20, 2012 2:07 PM

Most HILARIOUS thing just happened. I was on day 10, and when I bought the 100K turret, the dollar amount went to $undefined. So, just for fun, I clicked on it. Not only did it let me buy it, it turned my money amount into $NaN, which didn't change no matter how many turrets I bought. (So I bought enough to cover the whole floor and ceiling with them. When you've got a glitch in your favor, you don't waste it.)
P.S. Shortly afterward, my gun stopped working, so I died. Caveat emptor.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

fairly good game, decent time killer, badly needs an autofire option though, my hand starts cramping up by about day 3, makes it very annoying to play.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
1,001 Views
3 Comments
Caves Online> Johnny123 An online platform game that pits you against the "ghosts" of players who've run the course before you. Use the arrow keys to jump, dodge and collect gold as you avoid lava pits, skeletons and the ever-sliding view.  ...
394 Views
1 Comment
Primary Max> Lori.h Play around in Max's clone lab and test out his new machine by solving puzzles. Use your clones as stepping stools and button pushers but make sure they get back, as you find your exit, to prevent a time paradox.  ...
372 Views
0 Comments
Manor Memoirs> starchild Scarlett has just moved into an old, decrepit manor, looking for inspiration for her new book. But who can write in a house that's falling apart? That's where you come in. As a seasoned interior decorator/garage sale organiser, you will do your best to raise money to renovate the old place. Manor Memoirs is a wonderfully sweet hidden-object/time management hybrid that's guaranteed to make you smile.  ...
2,725 Views
14 Comments
History Museum Escape> Dora Trapped overnight in the history museum, if you want to escape you'll need to solve puzzles and craft some pretty darned clever tools in this short but sweet game also available free for iOS and Android.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Mystery Trackers: Blackrow's Secret

Browser game of the week

Gridland

Mobile game of the week

History Museum Escape

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Popular on JiG


The Room

Virtual Villagers: Origins

Submachine 9: The Temple

Surgeon Simulator 2013

The House 2

Papa's pastaria

Fireboy and Watergirl 4: The Crystal Temple

Fireboy and Watergirl 3: The Ice Temple

Moonchild

The Royal Trap

Loren the Amazon Princess

1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum

Magical Diary

Heileen Series

Visit our great partner: maxcdn!

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.