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

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by Farelle - Jam Entry

note: I took out the web client, since the mouse issue comes from unitys side and I can't fix it, but it's game breaking in my opinion.

*Update: linux, OS/X and fixed a bug where the bird would increase it's flying speed endlessly and another "bug" where the main menu and settings window would stretch to screen size.
Also removed mouse from being active while playing, so it should create less problems when playing.

It's a hidden object game, which has not many hidden things, since I ran out of time XD

Controls are:
Numeric Keys 1,2,3 for shapeshifting
WASD for moving (and flying)
Space for jumping (when near a tree you can climb it)
F for special ability (in cat form you can smell where objects are)
Esc for Menu (volume and brightness Slider not working)

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raybarg says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:06am

It was fun to climb the tree as a cat and change to a mouse to collect the glowy thing within the branches.

Flying was almost impossible, I just touch space a little bit and bird shot to the sky like daydream of a rocket engineer. Had to wait half to forever for Gravity to catch up and start pulling it back down... So I really lost the game, could only collect few glowy things. :)

zenmumbler says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:59pm

Guiding animals with rigor mortis around was more enjoyable than I thought. :)

Farelle says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:41pm

@zenmumbler hah! I learned something new :P

Naca says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:01pm

It feels a bit unfinished (I know timing is difficult at LD :D) but I had fun playing it.

Farelle says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:35pm

@Naca, thanks :) and yeah, i totally messed up scope wise XD

SpringCabal says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:54am

I think I understand where you were trying to go with the 3 forms, but the implementation was rather lacking as I'm sure you realize. I managed to get all hidden items by just relying on the flight form, as the mouse controls were rather unwieldy and I managed to fly inside the cave anyhow.

My suggestion for next time is to spend less time making complex graphics which might be hard to animate. Keep to simple shapes or mechanical objects/robots and hide the lack of detail with good shaders.

ciaodavinci says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:52am

I liked being a cat and exploring this environment but I wasn't sure what I was supposed to be doing. Also had some issues with the mouse on the web version.

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