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

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Blind Rush

by Glaydur - Jam Entry

In the year 198x, one man must do everything in his power to get to work on time. With the help of his magical shapeshifting dog, even slow sports cars and lazor birdz can't stand in the way between him and the road to his job.

Dog beats car
Tank beats roadblock
Bird eats coffee

[Spacebar] transform
[left ctrl] or [left mouse button] = attack


Art: Giorgio "Gio" Renna

Music and SFX: Oliver "Oli" Grant & Tommy "LAZOR" Bradly

Programming: Niño Mollaneda

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jcsirron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:29pm

Interesting game. I don't think the shape shifting was quite fast enough for some situations, but otherwise it was fine. I didn't find a way to deal with the robot birds, though. They seemed like a little bit of a cheap shot, since you couldn't get the rider to avoid the drops.

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:34pm

Great visual and great paper/scissors/rock gameplay, well done.

mukult says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:43pm

Awesome graphics!!
Good Audio too...
Simple but effective mechanic!

I would have loved to transform quickly though.. there was some sort of cool down to change again..

Mase says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:27am

It's possible to transform into a bird, fly offscreen over the cyclist, and end up on the bottom lane or below. It's reversible but... I was troubled momentarily.
The robot birds are a menace.
Nice parallax.

Glaydur says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:03am

@Mase Thanks for reporting! Should be fixed now.

wg_phancock says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:53am

Really enjoyed the graphics. Gameplay was simple but worked.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:58am

Art and mechanics are nice, but it's a little bit difficult to play. More intuitive controls would make a great game :D

bigbuggames says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:39am

Lovely retro graphics, great use of shapeshifting, really like the idea. Although it's not very clear how to win/lose I really didn't understand the mechanic of the bar.
Great game overall!!!

Kuality Games says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:49pm

The game was interesting and the theme was well executed. The game was a bit frustrating at times and the goal was unclear. I liked changing into different forms, however changing had a cooldown and at times I was punished unfairly. I had to change from dog, to bird, to tank to clear an obstacle, but I was too slow simply because of cooldown. Ok attempt overall.

Chaserbrown says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Good job! I enjoyed everything except the cooldown of the shapeshifting! Remove the cooldown (or at least greatly decrease it) and this would be so much better!

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