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Shifting Sands

by MissVioletVi - Jam Entry

Shifting Sands

2D Top-down Pixelated Shooter

WASD - Move
Up/Down/Left/Right Arrows - Shoot

An arcade-style boss fight game featuring one shape shifting boss.

Due to issues with Unity we were unable to finish the game. We did not get to finish the level design, boss balance, audio, animations or menus.
We have a playable thing, which was our goal and we are content with that.


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Pandaman3D says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:44am

The data folder is missing. I can't play it.. :(

Team 63 Bit says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:48am

Same problem, says data file is missing.

Remdiky says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:01am

Data folder not found.

varuns says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:59am

Is this a unity game? I think you missed the data folder, or stopped the build process prematurely.

DevelopTech says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:09am

Same problem over here, Data folder not found.

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:44am

Sorry dude, I wish I could play it ;)

MissVioletVi says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:00am

I apologize for the error. Game Files have now been fixed. The data is now there.

El Cabaro says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:24am

Well, your updated link is just a folder with no way to download it- I added it to my Drive, zipped it up, and downloaded and it and it worked, so you might want to try sharing a zipped version.

Cool game, I really enjoyed the twist of being able to shoot your enemy's bullets and watching them spiral around with physics. Unfortunately when he transformed into the sand fly the game just hung with no way to progress. Clicking didn't do anything, but maybe that's just where you ran out of time.

purrpurr says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:31am

Aha! Finally managed to get a hold of that data folder. Do have to note I still had to go somewhat out of my way in order to get it. Perhaps you could zip the contents and provide a mirror.. As for the game, it was kind of easy to spoof your way around and still come out glorious. Otherwise, controls were pretty smooth and responsive (which isn't a given).

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:21pm

Kindly rectify it

zookatron says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 9:05pm

In the future, you need to provide the executable and data folder packaged together into a SINGLE zip file. Forcing people to download them and piece them together is unacceptable.

As for the game, I tried everything and I couldn't figure out how to fight back against the monster. You need to have some sort of instructions on how to play your game or people will be unable to play.

MissVioletVi says ...
May 12, 2016 @ 4:13am

Thank you for the feedback. I won't update this project but I will learn about proper file packaging for the future. Thanks!

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