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

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Shape Shifters Inc

by roxflame - Compo Entry

SHIFT SHIFTY SHAPES for SHAPE SHIFTERS incorporated on your SHAPE SHIFTING SHIFT (THE SHAPESHIFT) using the SHIFT key to fill the SHIFT-mobile with SHAPES for Mister Lord SHIFTY McSHAPEerson the third.

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"Welcome to your daily grind at SHAPE SHIFTER INCORPORATED."

Shift gleeful shapes with efficiency, grace, and self loathing whilst your villainous overlord of a boss cuts your pay at an ever increasing rate.

Earn your way to freedom. No-one loses anything but their pay-cheque.
How much debt will you make it out with?

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#4Humor4.39
#9Audio4.23
#28Fun4.03
#30Graphics4.28
#57Mood3.78
#58Overall3.92
#193Innovation3.58
#506Theme3.30

Comments

Dooskington says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:08am

Couldn't get my controls to register, like I couldn't focus on the game window.

Mithreindeir says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:09am

This game is adorable! I love your sound effects as well, they made me laugh.

treylon says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:09am

Ohhh meeeeen nice sounds :D

Spud says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:10am

Fun simple wee game

roxflame says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:18am

Hey Dooskington, I noticed that happened occasionally when using fullscreen, not sure why!

Phantom Lab says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:15am

I LOVE IT! :D

Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:36am

Hilarious!

Allov says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:38am

ahaha wow! I had this bug where the truck just exploded and I saw the wheels leave alone. That was a nice run!

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:12am

Great game to the end! I loved the sound effects, the boss design, and the hat!

panurge says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:39pm

A pretty accurate portrait of my working life so far, only I've yet to earn a crab hat...

Great sound effects and visuals. Awesome, goofy gameplay. A really funny and entertaining experience (together with an unexpected existentialist twist at the end!) - top marks from me.

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:48pm

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

Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:50am

I'm really sad because my space bar stopped registering after the first level and I really wanted to hear the cute crate make the noise again. ;u;

I played it very briefly (because it broke) @ 2:09:50 : http://www.hitbox.tv/video/991443

NPException says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 5:44pm

Now that took a colorful dark turn at the end :D
Great game, great audio!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:01am

bet game - my favorite so far - awesome job

Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:27pm

Pssst - you are featured in today's Ludum Dare to Believe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_9jcWfVDXg

SteveSalmond says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:36pm

Really cute sounds, particularly the muzak track :) Debt is no joke haha!

LeReveur says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 2:13pm

Ha Ha very fun ! Sometimes a little hard to handle, but who cares, it's so fun ! :D

May 8, 2016 @ 12:22am

Funny game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/tTBSC0cP_38

Sabina Lis says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 3:32am

I played it twice, and i have to say, it's sadder to die without the crab hat, really funny game in spite of the weird phisics, thanks!

Ellian says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 10:39am

Doesn't feel very shape shifting, but man, it's hilarious and some levels are really fun. Love the "dodgeball" one with the dozens of balls to load. Amazingly fun. :D

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