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.


"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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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


Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:36am


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 ? (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 :

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!

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 :)

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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