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

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Flatland Revolution

by rcrmn - Jam Entry

Simple shooter in the flatland. You have to kill everyone until you find the main boss and then kill him too.

Shoot with mouse left click, move with WASD or arrows.

Click to fast-forward the intro.

In the end I had to make it with unity.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#427Theme(Jam)3.48
#461Humor(Jam)2.60
#619Audio(Jam)2.55
#784Fun(Jam)2.81
#817Overall(Jam)2.95
#818Innovation(Jam)2.71
#885Mood(Jam)2.59
#917Graphics(Jam)2.62
#1483Coolness41%

Comments

marod says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:43pm

Hotline shapeshift. Nice game

RoboNebula says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:32pm

Fun game, it fit the theme quite well and I like that it is based on a book!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:35pm

Cool visual idea, classic gameplay, well done !

McFunkypants says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Nice and smooth! I liked how you use the shape to signify number of hit points. I wish it was a bit harder: I just flew everywhere and always shot behind me, killing all the bots, so maybe a way for baddies to move more erratically and catch up would be good to focus the shooting in front of you. Keep up the awesome work.

Gyfis says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:15am

I liked it except the fact that the shapes spawned up my ass and insta hit me. Not so cool.

Imdeeo says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:45pm

Great idea! And really high difficulty! I couldn't may all the way to de Final Boss!

Congratulations!

Naca says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:21pm

Oh man this is Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott!!!!!!! And I'm not able to play it!! Please upload a WebGL or a downloadable version, the one that you've posted does not run on my browser (Firefox). I can't wait to try this!

DRGY says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 11:17am

Nice simple game

rcrmn says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 11:34am

@Naca, it's WebGL as build by Unity, you should be able to play it in your browser, if you can't it might be your browser is not updated, or you might try it with some other (I use chrome and it works okay for me)

Naca says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 3:34pm

@rcrmn Oh man, I feel so silly! I opened a browser console and saw that it was just taking a bit too much loading time :D Thank you for yout answer!

The game is so good, probably the first game about Flatland. Simple, but for the book fans like me, very enjoyable. The way you've implemented shapeshifting in the gameplay is so intelligent. You could expand it with many things of the story, like the Chromatic Revolution, and make kind of a "Flatland: The Official Game" :D

Finally, I want to share a thought with you: how would this look like if it was a first-person two-dimensional shooter? ;)

Great work, man!

rcrmn says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 1:09pm

@Naca I thought about making First person 2.5D shooter, but I don't think it would feel that great to play... But sure, for some small section it could be cool to have!

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