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

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by swiddledee - Jam Entry

Rotate your character to match the shapes and stack up fat points!

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ruchirbapat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:31pm

cool game, good idea and use of theme

ruchirbapat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:32pm

play and rate my game here:

Zerkruemler says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:07am

Cool idea, but a bit random. You just have a very short time to fit the shape and turning is quite slow.
I would have preferred something like:
* I turn and have to confirm that I turned it to the correct position
* I use the mouse and have to keep it into the correct position for maybe half a second.
Nice work. Keep on going!

swiddledee says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:58am

Zerkruemler, I appreciate that! Yeah, it plays better on mobile, so anything to make it feel better on Web would be awesome!

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:14am

Good base Idea, but I is too easy to just hold down a button. Maybe add a submit key and a little more time.

tsedate says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:23am

Fun to play, but at times it seemed unfair. If I started moving the wrong direction, I pretty much lost the round. Great job though!

Lady Beardo says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:40am

Wow-- the time limits make it really hard! :)

AngerFork says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:52am

Not too bad. Took me a little while to figure out why I was getting marked as incorrect when it seemed like I was doing the right thing.

Insederec says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:04am

Wow, this is really very hard.

morrilet says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:30am

Some of those shapes were really hard to get a read on. It was enjoyable, even though it was so hard.

Reiv says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 4:59am

Was really hard because of the time limit. Rotating was too slow for me. Using the mouse would have created a different experience. Overall interesting concept!

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