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

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Shapeshifter Challenge

by ethankennerly - Compo Entry

The Fire Fox asked:

Can you shapeshift into every animal with few rotations?

Fit an animal: +20 points

Rotate: -1 point

To score higher, shapeshift into similar animals first.

Post your high score in the comments.

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ohi12 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Great, I'm not much into puzzles, but it's fun

Yrasin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:05pm

Got 66 points! Don't know if it's good or not. Pretty cool game, but could do with a little UI polish.

Beard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:47am

I like that this is not just like every other puzzle game. One level gives you the idea, then it starts to make you think a little. I enjoyed this one very much.

Decentsauce says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:58am

This is a cool idea! :) Only problem is that it doesn't really feel like a puzzle if I can't directly see how well I did. (The points feel meaningless) Keeping the configuration between levels is interesting but I feel like I can't really make a good estimation of how to get the most score with this. (Since the overall shape of the object doesn't really match with how much turns you need to go from one configuration to the other) Also, the particle effects when highlighting an object look kinda weird. Would have been better if you changed the color a little or something similar. Some simple sound effects would have fit the game nicely.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:22am

This is extremely clever and fun. It did glitch for me as I finished the rabbit, it kept taking the completed rabbit pieces into the fox and subsequent shapes and never registered the rabbit pieces as complete. Still a great game, well done.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:24am

Cute little game. Timer might work better than a point system, although I can understand if you don't want to put any pressure on the player. Some calm background music would work well or even just a couple of little sound effects. It would be nice if the shapes snapped into position. The animal pictures are great. Good work.

APantaloni says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:01am

Neat puzzle game! Harder than you'd think at first. I love tangram puzzles ;)

Falak says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:31am

Very hard

jhell says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:26pm

Clever idea :). Your game is a proper tangram game !. UI could use a bit of work though, as well as feedback.

TheCain says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:37am

Very clever.
It would have been nice if there was an end screen for completing all the puzzles

dvdfu says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:27pm

I realized that the layout is leftover from the previous animal, so the rotation penalty is interesting! Glow effects also looked nice.

Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:45pm

Lovely entry with minimalistic but well done Design !

I enjoyed this game a lot, it cleverly use the theme in an unexpected way and the exploitation of the mechanics is great.

It kept me play a pretty decent time for a 48 hour solo work and is also visually cute minimalism.

Congrats !

Hempuli says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:12pm

Very nice idea! I enjoyed solving every puzzle a lot, and the concept of the pieces keeping their orientation was neat. The game could've been a bit harder and sometimes it was easy to tell which piece went where based on small seams in the shadow, but still, very solid indeed.

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