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

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Shape Jumper

by muumeroinen - Jam Entry

This project is a beautiful thesis about natural selection and passage of time, diving deeply into questions about life and survival of species.

Or it might be a platformer with some boxes.

Jump around and avoid tiles and filters with different color and shape than you.

Shift - change your color
Space - jump
X-box pad should also work. (A/X)

Resources used:
Sounds - http://www.bfxr.net/
Music - http://www.abundant-music.com/

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness51%
#236Fun(Jam)3.48
#364Overall(Jam)3.42
#368Humor(Jam)2.77
#383Theme(Jam)3.54
#404Mood(Jam)3.27
#781Innovation(Jam)2.76
#787Graphics(Jam)2.92

Comments

Ildfuglen says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:11am

Really cool! Graphics were not the best, but I loved the parallax that you added, that added a lot to the game, so that's a big plus! The game was decently challenging, thanks for your entry :)

vethan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:14am

This was really fun to play!

RttStudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:07pm

Really good yet simple entry. It's one of those game where the mechanics are fairly easy and you just get addicted. Really nice game! would like to see a full version with more shapes/color.

mennchen22 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:10pm

Wow , what a cool little game. Random stuff easy mechanics nice Graphis and sound. Well done.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:11pm

Like the goofy characters!

PulsorHD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Fun game, nice concept, I liked the music, graphics were simple, but they worked, good job.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Holy damn this a hella good game congrats!

Per says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:51pm

Simple and fun game. Enjoyed the game mechanics and music (obviously :))

seitnerk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:32am

Simple and funny game! would also be a great mobile game ;)

Mieeh says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Wow, fun game. First infinite runner i played this jam. Great work on the player controller, it felt real good to jump around. Got a score of 275.

iossif says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:18pm

simple yet fun!
(the big guy in the background was staring at me the whole time :p)

giordanno92 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:14am

Quite literal concept for the jam. Very easy to pick it up and start playing, the music is nice and the SFX are very spot on. It could certainly use a little bit more art and visual effects to enrich the experience. I noticed the effect of the ghost from the other shape, I wished there was more of it.

wumpus says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:52am

On about the fourth go it clicked and I got 827. I like the simple art, the controls are easy to get used to and the challenge level is just right.

OU GDA says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:03pm

I frequently found myself stuck at the start by height. There was not room to build the speed I seemed to need to jump a 2 square height.

kabel says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:30pm

Nice, the graphics need some polishing, but the gameplay is solid.

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