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

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PolyShift

by FatKarate - Compo Entry

I decided to take the shape part of Shapeshift seriously and make a game with 2D shapes.

1. Shapes will try to kill you by touching you.
2. Only shapes that do not match you can kill you.
3. Avoid the shapes by using "WASD" to move.
4. Shoot and kill the shapes that you match with "left click". Watch out for the explosion!
5. Pickup the pulsing shape changers to change shape
6. each 30 seconds the next wave will start making it even harder
7. "Right click" will fire your Nova which have a cooldown of 30 seconds
8. Good Luck!

Please enjoy

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Ratings

Coolness59%
#363Audio2.93
#487Fun3.10
#521Humor2.05
#611Theme3.13
#688Mood2.54
#732Innovation2.65
#757Overall2.84
#816Graphics2.29

Comments

AnaGF says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:49pm

Graphics are a bit LSD, but the game overall is really nice. Great gameplay, I had a lot of fun with it

jk5000 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:54pm

Weird, strange and amazing.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:15pm

yah the LSD was added on the last day hehe. maybe needed to be toned down.

jdselsor says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:14am

I like it the only thing are the it can be hard to see the pick up.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:33pm

Yes I am getting that a lot. Thanks for the input

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:29pm

Simple and addictive.

retrograze says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:58am

Pretty darn fun. Got a little blindsided when a random red rhombus flew at me at a million miles an hour (unavoidable physics glitch), but overall pretty fun.

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:17am

Had fun playing this game but sometimes it was hard to see what's what :)

cicanci says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:33pm

Nice music

aviktorov says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:38pm

Such a colourful-shape-stealth-shooter game! OMG what I just said? I like that!

DRGY says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:05pm

Nice game it's fun to play, but sometimes i can't see those shapes, because their color is the same as background color and also you could delete those *.pdb files from zip.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:02pm

@DRGY noted thanks

Karai17 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:35am

Neat game, but seems unfinished.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:53am

@Karai17 Yes it is unfinished

Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:41am

Well done! It was over pretty quick as there wasn't much to do, but it has a nice overall feel.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Catchy tune and nice frantic gameplay. Reminded me of geometry wars. Great job!

Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:54pm

I accidentally glitched through the wall and couldn't get back in. I restarted and played it a bit. Great work!

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:28pm

Nice concept fun but bit tardy

plko says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 3:10pm

Simple and fun. Music sounds like jazz music?That's really makes me relax

avinashd says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:00pm

It's really interesting how enemies could camouflage themselves if the background changed to match their color. Keeps the gameplay quite tense because you don't know if you're 100% safe.

MintArcade says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:05pm

Interesting and addictive game. Music is very sutable too. Nicely done!

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