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

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Fight Not With Monsters

by ccollider - Compo Entry

Stay alive as long as possible before getting turned into a tree!

Arrow keys or WASD to move, mouse to turn and left click to attack.

This is my Ludum Dare 35 submission, and my first ever Ludum Dare compo game! I ended up biting off more that I could chew, and had to make some compromises, but I'm just happy I finished it. I apologize for the sound effects in advance.

Can't wait to see all the great games everyone else made!

UPDATE: Source code here!

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bigpan says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:06am

Your game have the funniest sound effects so far in this LD. Is this your voice? Haha, good game overall, neat graphics, the only thing missing imo is a score system, congratulations for your game =)
PS: Embed not working!

tjxx says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:12am

The sound effects were enough to make me giggle a bit, but it was a great game nonetheless.

retrograze says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:25am

I loved it! The sound effects, the super simple design and story, and the replayability were all top-notch! Wish there were more ties to the "shapeshift" idea, but still a solid title

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:27am

Looks like a good start to a game. Maybe a bit of background music would have added a lot the the feel of it.

GFM says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:30am

Funny sound effects!

Skruffye says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:33am

Entertaining little game. Could maybe do with the ability to hit more than one enemy with each swipe. As it stands currently, it's quite difficult to survive.
Good job though! :)

ccollider says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:34am

Hey guys, thanks for the feedback! @retrograze: I know! I originally planned for there to be more to do with shapeshifting, but it all ended up getting cut in the name of saving time. And yes, the sfx are my voice (I may have pitched them down a bit in audacity to sound more knightly, though...)!

teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:15pm

Love this style of games.
A health bar or something to see my actual life and a text label for the number of kills could have been an improvement.
Simple design, clean, funny sound effects and entertaining.
Nice entry!

Maysickdev says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:20am

Movement was very satisfying & it was fun despite being simple. It's a shame you didn't get to finish it, but fun nonetheless.

plaguespark says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:27am

At some point the unkillable mobs rushed in

ployer says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:48am

404: Not Found!. cant load the web version :(

LOSTALLOY says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:44am

The sound effects are hilarious! Well done!

Insality says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:35am

sfx and DS character is great! good game, got fun from it!

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