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

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by Toonhawk - Jam Entry

A simple action puzzle game based on the idea of shifting shapes around, like tetris meets hole in the wall.

The game is played using the arrow keys, up and down to shift shape and left and right to rotate. The game has 20 obstacles in a randomized order to get through. It's mainly a proof of concept so graphics and UI are barebones and audio nonexistant.

Feedback is very welcome.

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teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:43am

wow! It's hard and challenging! Really good job!

ChrisMingay says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:10pm

Oh my word, my brain is not cut out for this kind of game at the end of the day!O_o very innovative idea though :)

bobismijnnaam says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:12pm

Interesting idea, looks good for a barebones proof of concept. I feel like this game is playable only if you have memorized all the states. It's a novel mechanic though.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:17pm

Great idea, but it super hard.

Arnage says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:32pm

Nice twist on the shape through hole gameplay. My only complain is that the transitions are a bit slow, making it feel a bit sluggish, which can be frustrating considering how fast the patterns come your way.

Telzidar says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:45pm

This game is MASSIVE fun to play!
Things that could be improved: music or at least sound effects, a little more time between the barriers - and it's sometimes too hard to see, which shape lies ahead of you because it's obscured by your current blocks.
Apart from those nitpicky details, this is my favourite game so far!

erdiizgi says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:23am

Its really easy to play and hard to master. I couldn't pass the 3rd shape, yet. (I like the games which run online without downloading anything, thanks for that as well!)

NPException says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:37pm

Very challenging and really good take on the theme! I'm enjoying it.

kabel says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:30am

I can't say I enjoyed it. I twas way too difficult and I never felt I knew what and why I was doing.

siryakko says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:12am

There is challenge in that game. Great Job

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:40am

I really like the idea!
It's nice that it's not obvious what form to choose.
Also, shape shifting animation was good.

Any decent sound effects would make the game a lot better, but anyway, good job overall!

bytegrove says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:46am

Really cool idea, but way too hard in the beginning. But I could easily see this developed further into something really solid! Nice work, impressive!

euske says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:13pm

It was pretty hard initially, but once you get the nuck of it I found it's actually fun. A little more variation and incremental progress would be better. And thanks for confetti.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:20pm

a simple fun game, well done :D

Interface says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:28am

Pretty challenging but I like it. Solid game all around.

3rdChance says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:59pm

nice graphics and great idea! really hard to play tough =D

conno1234 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:15pm

Holy cow this was way harder than I thought it would be. Great work! I had a lot of fun playing this game :)

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