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

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by mushgames - Jam Entry

Backy is a game about a bactery, and all the cool things that a bactery do in it's short life, like eat his friends and break walls!! :D Yes, they kinda do that. :o

This is our first Ludum Dare, and for now on we’re calling ourselves Mush Games!
Evaluate our game if you like it, this make all diference to us!

Edited on 04/22/2016 - Instructions:

So, what should you do?

Well basically use the left click for everything, click to move, and click on the enemys to attack, once you kill an enemy you get more hp and you get his colour, the more enemys you kill more colour you get, once you get enough of that colour you will unlock your whay. Pick up the power ups to change your shape and increase your status, find your way through tha labyrinth to win the game! :D

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Logun says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:45am

Hi ! I am a bactery, great, but what should I do ? :)

ruchirbapat says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:04am

play and rate my game here:

Atridas says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:08pm

I did not understand what should I do :-(

foxroxracer says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:13pm

Nice game! Really liked the soundtracks :)

Nexus64 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:20pm

Nice graphics, but is hard to see what is hapenning (I'm eating the other bacteries? Are the eating me? Both?

DifferentName says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:22pm

The game looks promising, but I think there might be bugs preventing me from getting anywhere. Sometimes I click enemies and absorb their color, but sometimes I click them and nothing happens. Sometimes I click them and I die. I can't tell anything different in the way I'm clicking that might have changed the outcome.

The first time I played i turned green without any trouble, went through the green barrier to the left, then wandered around aimlessly through the maze, unsure of where to go. I found some blue and red guys, but encountered the issue I described above where they just wouldn't get absorbed. I eventually managed to absorb a couple red guys before dying. I've tried playing more, but I just can't get things to absorb after the first few green guys. Sometimes I die almost instantly, sometimes I seem immortal.

siryakko says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:31pm

Original take on the theme, simple controls and fun mechanics, nice entry :D

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:58pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

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