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

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Shape Invaders

by davidB - Compo Entry

Shoot the coming shapes with the same shape:

* [Space] to fire
* WASD/ZQSD to move and change shape

How far could you come ?


No sound, no fx in the compo version, May be in the post-compo version.

Tools & Lib:

* Blender, Eclipse, Gradle
* Java8, jMonkeyEngine 3.1, JavaFX, XBuf

Downloads and Links




scriptblocks says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:40am

Good game. JMonkey rules!. I like your take on switching shooting objects

qikcik says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:15am

Good game :D

pathus22 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:28pm

the old and good space invader... nice gameplay. some non blender primitive graphics would have been a good add on.

KristophTG says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:38pm

Couldn't get the game to open on Windows. When launching the .exe two empty windows opened and immediately closed.

Marsouin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:13pm

Funny game ! gg guys !

hugheth says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:16pm

Standard model, great delivery

davidB says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:40pm

Thanks for your feedback.

Yes I like the standard model, but GFX is not only mesh ;-). I'm starting to find my visual style/touch for compo (this one and future).

I found bugs on Windows (I developped the compo on Linux/Mac).
I'm uploading a fix compo version.

Proximal Pyro says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:37am

Good idea. Kind of wierd controlls but great work!

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:08am

Solid entry, missing audio but a good game. I found it frustrating that I could hold to shoot, but hold to move was temporary. Nice idea tho and well executed.

djfariel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:25am

Tea Kettle Simulator 2016
"Changed my life"
-The Pope

siczecheg says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:07pm

Looks like Blender ape always finds its place, cool !

kleinzach says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:15pm

Quite standard, but executed adequately!

srakowski says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:34pm

Love the use of perspective here. Nice take on space invaders. Well done!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 4:53am

good game - similar to what i did - nice job

alsantour says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 9:27pm

Great Homage to a beloved game, great tie in to the theme, LOVE the perspective, LOVE the rapid fire! Loads of fun!

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