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

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Little George and the black hats

by swellbastion - Compo Entry

Once again I went the platformer route. Theres physics and stuff. Let me know what you think.

My idea for the theme was you dont shapeshift yourself but you shapeshift blocks. I went for a pretty simple kind of shape shifting which some people might not consider shape shifting.

I learned a bunch about phaser.js. It seems cool. It kept my lag better than last time.

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Ratings

#272Humor2.76
#318Audio3.00
#320Theme3.58
#364Innovation3.26
#530Mood2.83
#724Fun2.74
#725Overall2.89
#725Graphics2.53
#1666Coolness36%

Comments

Red15 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:30am

Quite a difficult game, had a bit of trouble getting beyond 2nd pair of guys. The physics on the cubes sometimes act quite unpredictably, launching me, the cube or the enemy occasionally.

jdmazz says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:01am

Why must these mind flayers, in 3-piece suits and capes, keep shooting me dead? Why? Pretty good game, but damn hard. :-)

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:05am

Super difficult. I liked the shapeshifting mechanic. Not sure why they kept shooting me though, haha

vini60 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:10am

Good idea but poorly executed.
Music is fine.
Very hard.

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:18am

Thanks for playing my game. I see that you used PhaserJS as well - nice. :) The gameplay in your game could be a bit more flowing, this way it's somewhat challenging. Nice idea.

CMLSC says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:38am

I chubby.
I fat.
Game hard.
Game fun. :3
(I actually found a glitch where when the blocks get big, and you get inside it, you fly up! :D)

ito123456789 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:51am

Very hard, but nice concept.

Larzan says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:38pm

Wow, thats haaaaard.
But a very interesting concept!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:32am

i really could not figure this out - you need a simpler tutorial level - i liked the idead of shaping the objects - nice effort

Green Soda says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:08am

Interesting :)
Great concept and take on the theme ... kinda had a hard time playing it tho... maybe i need more practice, let's just say it's challenging! Nice pixel art graphics!!

if u continue developing this (or next time), adding eye-candies (props/visuals) would improve it :D Good job man

kabel says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:55am

Even though the design is nice clean, and simple, the gameplay is lacking any depth or interesting element. I though making the enemies fly would kill them. This is just not ready yet.

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