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

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Evolution

by Crown Games - Compo Entry

Your goal is to make a working Ecosystem and sustain it for as long as possible. Predators and Prey will evolve over time which is where the Shapeshift aspect is. Predators need to eat prey to survive, so make sure you put a lot of prey in before you place predators. Prey have a small chance of being able to reproduce, so you may have to restart a couple of times, breeding may get out of hand, so if the game starts to lag, put some predators in.

Made in Java with no external libraries

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Ratings

#596Audio2.07
#754Theme2.87
#781Graphics2.40
#861Fun2.40
#862Overall2.60
#1854Coolness30%

Comments

TechXSoftware says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:12am

This game seemed a bit too rushed haha

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:45am

Apart from this lagging the crap out of my computer, it was quite fun and an interesting take on the theme. I always like evolution simulators, so maybe I'm biased. Great Job!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:45am

kudos for the java game. only thing i wish was that the critters were a bit bigger.. so i could tell them apart..

Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:49pm

Really interesting game! I included it in my video compliation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/NUKW4hicpYU

tomdeal says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:05pm

Interesting idea. It's a little bit hard to get behind the concept at first.

Crown Games says ...
Aug 21, 2016 @ 4:47am

Major performance improvements have just been released :)

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