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

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by OriginalBigDan - Compo Entry

Move with WSAD
Shapeshift with 1 and 2
Shoot and build with LMB and RMB

Music mutes with the - key
Music unmutes with the = key


Note: I forgot to upload the source, will do tonight after work! :)

Downloads and Links




TLansdale says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:25am

Fun game, transforming into a plane and zooming to where you want to go works really well. Good job!

mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:27am

Bit too much HP on the main base and gets a bit repetitive once the enemies factories are down (lack of metal generation too for more troops for faster base kill) but it works, got everything and is finished :)

I'd add something to mute the music and/or sounds.
Make enemy base create enemies (not just factories) so that you can still get a good stream of metal.

Other than that, kudos :)


DesignerNap says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:27pm

Top marks for fun! now I have time to play it, I think it's great! :D awesome work. Reminds me of Future Cop LAPD multiplayer!

wissuk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:00pm

I love the plane so much, the transforming between tank into the plane feels so nice. The contrast between your units is just right. Today is my third time playing it :)

Mixer says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:32am

I like this game! Transforming between a tank and a plane worked really well. The game 'felt' good too, the double bullets of the plane, etc. I had some small collisions issues with the tank (I couldn't move forwards or back) but apart from that minor glitch it was great. I think with some more variation, and some more detailed art (perhaps a more detailed ground than the grid), the game could turn into something even greater.

Somnium says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:36am

Fun game!

The shapeshifting between plane and tank feels useful, and I liked the mechanic of using the metal from the wreckage to build up your own army.

One small issue is, that your army has a tendency to kill itself, as it stacks up at the exact same location.

Nice entry!

APantaloni says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:05pm

Cool idea! I'd like to see the enemies put up a bigger challenge, as it was pretty easy to win on my first try. The controls work well. I think this is a solid base for a game if you decide to develop it further. Nicely done!

magzh says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:03pm

There were some small problems with tank movement, because sometimes you could just run into an invisible wall close to the centre of the battlefield.

thedashdude says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:10pm

I thought the game was ok, but I loved a lot of things in the game. I think if you spent more time adding things and polishing this you could have a really great game, but it would take more than 48 hours.

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 12:10am

Tank controls always takes some getting used too. Having the camera follow the mouse pointer made it really hard to focus on the movement too. Otherwise great concept and take on theme.

11Schotter says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:57pm

really fun to play the tank! gameplay is nice

crazya02 says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:57pm

Destroyed all enemy factories, joined a bunch of my own forces in taking down the base, and got killed by my own jeeps. 10/10.

LeReveur says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 9:17pm

It needs some balance adjustments, but that the harder part for this kind of games. Except that, it's working, and with a bit of patience you can win, so, it's working. :)

Catmoo says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 9:04pm

Lots of fun Dan!

Also I think your simple graphics really work with the game :) The transition into becoming a plane feels great!

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