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

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Shapeshift Flood

by RegaCaska - Compo Entry

Summary
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Out shapeshift your opponent to controlling the world!

A color-flooding style game built around two opposing shapeshifters.


Instructions
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The goal of the game is to own the majority of the board. The number of tiles own by each player can be seen under each player's name.

To capture tiles, change your color using the buttons on your player's side. Your current tiles will change to the chosen color, and adjacent tiles of that color will be added to your domain!

A player cannot choose their own color, or their opponent's current color.

The game ends when all tiles are owned by any player.


Notes
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Its 2 player right now. Was hoping to build a simple AI, but ran out of time.


Changes
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*Changed Embeded player to OpenGL to allow Chrome Players to play.
*Added additional Screenshots.
*Added instructions to Description.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#165Fun3.59
#177Overall3.59
#188Innovation3.59
#514Theme3.29
#557Graphics2.82
#1979Coolness24%

Comments

ayewyn says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:33am

One of the best games I've seen this jam. Would love more players and online multiplayer.

teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:36am

The game strategy is really fun! I've never played a game like this before. I'm playing alone, but it had me thinking about every single move for a few minutes!
Good job! :>

jcsirron says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:44am

This is quite a fun little game. I didn't quite get it at first, but I got into the game quickly. Good Work!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:53am

This is really impressive! I would love to see this expanded; its a great idea. Would make a great multiplayer app.

Also, adding instructions to your description might be a good idea; I was unsure of what was going on at first.

plko says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:12am

pretty good 2 player game, simple, interesting and very fast :)

zophon says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:09pm

Fun to play, and strategic depth with the colors to choose from (opponent can't choose the color you have, so blocking moves are possible). Would love to see what you can make out of this with more time :)

NPException says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:57pm

Very cool game and concept. An AI opponent would be nice. :)

qu2 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:54pm

Basic, but a really great idea. Very well done. I'm sure with some small tweaking to the mechanic it could be even better.

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