Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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You Have to Shift the Shapes

by ElliotFiske - Jam Entry

Shift shapes around to get 3 in a row, and buy upgrades in the store!

It's sort of like Bejeweled and Cookie Clicker smashed together.

Probably not Frog Fractions 2. But how can you be sure??

HTML5 works great! So does MAC OSX and Windows. Maybe a Linux build coming if people want it.

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methylenblub says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:00am

simple and funny, i love it! :)

dylanwolf says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:26am

Bejeweled + Cookie Clicker is a good description. It's an interesting concept, although I felt like the once I started making purchases I didn't have to watch the board as closely to make a ton of money.

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:44am

nice, straightforward simple game, easy to play.Cute graphics, fun music.Well done!

schizoid2k says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:36am

Nice game. Seems like a nice candidate for a mobile version.

FloatingGhost says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:43am

Yeah that's right boys I got "Wild Queen Angel" on you have to shift the shapes.

Really nice little game, I played for a while :D

celia14 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:46am

This is super cute and really great idea! I like both Bejeweled and Cookie Clicker so stands to reason I like this. :) After a certain point, the element of making decisions between upgrades went away, because I could just buy whatever - but I could definitely see this being a full game, maybe on mobile, that would be a ton of fun.

snowyowl says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:54am

I'm sorry, but unless this has a crafting mechanic and physics puzzles it just doesn't compare at all to Frog Fractions 2. On a scale from Seal Sorceror to Skilled Francis, I give it a pentagon.

terryg says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:42am

it was cute ^^

lightsoda says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:44am

Love the feel, the pieces moving around, the wave, everything feels very smooth.

Some more varied visual feedback based on combos and stuff would be nice.

Moving stuff without making a match should perhaps have consequences.

hadesfury says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:30am

Your Data file in the windows build is not correctly named

but you had a great idea .. your game is kind of fun

Well done

Xanjos says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:46pm

I like how you've combined elements of idle clicker games into the Match3 concept and the art itself was very nice and clean.

gnerkus says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 9:12pm

I'm rich!

I second @dylanwolf's comment about the purchases.

LeReveur says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 10:03pm

OK, you got me. I spent half an hour on this game without even noticed it, I guess it's a proof of concept. :D

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:08pm

yeah very cool, should be real dope on phone

howardcs says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 12:11pm

Fun and the basic mechanics feel solid. Love the little particle effects.

May 8, 2016 @ 3:29pm

Love the derpy shapes! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :)

wg_phancock says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 9:26am

Very clever combination of two casual themes! It needs some sort of "goal" or end game to reach, and probably some more strategy to the upgrades, but it's a pretty fun start even without.

Omiya Games says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 12:04am knew how easy it was to combo your own game. You just knew...

I thought those purchasing upgrades had very funny descriptions, so congrats!

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