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

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by jonask - Compo Entry

A two-button arcade game where you morph into shapes.

Control using A,D or left and right arrow keys.

Unzip and run Linedancer.exe

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rossborchers says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:25pm

Cool dynamic. I just can't intuit what to do fast enough, but I think with more time playing I could have fun.

Mieeh says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:19pm

WOw, fun mechanic, REALLY hard though. I enjoyed it though. Sometimes it felt a empty, maybe some camera shaking or some particle effects would make the mood much better.

namrog84 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:56am

simple, beautiful, love it.
Could definitely be expanded and made into something more!

SeaDads says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:05pm

Simple clever idea, and the visuals work nicely. It'd be great to see a time or score to see how well you did.

paquinn says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:41pm

The game play was pretty interesting. It would be cool to have a way to see your score to compare runs. Very cool idea.

saucygames says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:12pm

This is a cool game mechanic! love it!

Hempuli says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:28pm

Nice idea! I really liked the minimalistic aesthetic. Somehow it felt like the game got easier the further I progressed, because there were long patterns of the same shape instead of the faster changes. Still, very nice!

SwedishCheese says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:38am

Really interesting mechanic, I like it.

Tselmek says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:39am

Really cool mechanic, I feel the pace for Level 1 was pretty fast which made me unable to pass this one (yea i suck at it a lot). Would definitely benefit from some upbeat music.

Ayawaska says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 1:36pm

Nice game! Simple and effective! As I like it

Yazara says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 6:50pm

Clever design!
It seemed kind of unfair to me at times, when only shapes of the wrong form came.

in3orn says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 6:52pm

I cannot run it. I get the 'XINPUT1_3.dll missing' error.

jonask says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 7:02pm

@in3orn: I think you need to install latest DirectX.

Stending says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:07pm

I don't know why, but this so minimalist design really talk to me!
Clever and simple, but still hard, really nice entry for me!

Atridas says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:09pm

Gread mechanic!
The base idea is good and it can be refined for the better. The difficulty escalated way too quickly for me.

Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:29pm

Well, this is a really hard game for such a slow person as I am. But really fun, I liked it a lot!

jk5000 says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 7:21pm

The idea is great, and the graphics is beautiful. It is pretty difficult to play.

VapeurTeam says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 11:03am

It's kind of hard..... but it's also quite cool. Everything works together very well, it's quite fun!

avinashd says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:30am

Really interesting mechanic!

methylenblub says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 3:54pm

hard but fun! nice game!

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