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

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Shapeshifter

by TideS - Compo Entry

Short poem with some audio/visual details.
Just press something if it asks to.
Interpreter the plot as you want, i don't have idea what's going on here.

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Ratings

Coolness54%
#53Mood3.82
#96Graphics3.93
#124Audio3.52
#554Innovation2.96
#813Overall2.75
#854Theme2.54

Comments

Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:51am

Well, as you say, it really isn't a game. However, you did a lot of things here which you need for games and cutscenes, so I bet it was still a very valuable experience for you in that regard :) And I absolutely loved the chain link fence and bleak apartments look. Walking past the trees looked great, too.

Just one problem, though. When it ended and displayed the title again, I had to use the task manager to close it. Nothing else I attempted did anything.

Still, it's pretty, and a little creepy, so full marks for mood ;) Nice work.

TideS says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:56am

Sorry for problems you encountered, i think it's another unity problem. 5x version are so buggy so again im sorry and thanks for playing.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:02am

Great visuals, and the audio was also pretty good.

Saymon says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:07am

nice work on the graphics

studdert249 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:10am

Loved the mood in this piece! Nice work!

Jukepoks1 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:10pm

Nice visuals! nice moody world! I like the sounds, and the girl laughing :D

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:23pm

I did not understood what I was supposed to do, I just clicked on the beginning to wake up someone as not able to interact anymore. But the visual and audio are very nice!

TideS says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:23pm

Thats strange, after waking him up and logo u should be bringed to next scene.

Cerno_b says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:31pm

Wow, I don't know what to say.

The atmosphere is great, the graphics very nice, sound is good and I really like the idea of having a game set to a poem.

But I don't get it. So we're two, I guess ;)

What went wrong? Out of time? Out of ideas?

Since you already invested all the effort to bring it this far, maybe you can continue working on it and turn it into an interactive story, where lines of dialog the player chooses have an influence on something that happened in the past and is revealed through the poem.

TideS says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:28pm

Yeah man its compo and i had to give up on music, more graphics and a bit gameplay. However i do like idea of dont getting whats it about, i just should have make it more detailed. Thanks for your post!

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:55pm

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

rodobodolfo says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:38am

I really really liked the visuals that 3d/2d mix works really well. The sound and ambience was nice too. Its a real shame its not playable... Maybe you can continue it and make a game out of this concept, good job!

nickavv says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:45am

Very freaky. Nice poem, not sure I understand it, but nice. Lovely graphics and sound design too

Lee1121 says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:42pm

You've got a nice mood going :)

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:12am

cool demo - but not a game - loved the effects - nice effort

Reis Mahnic says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 5:27am

Well, I'm in the 'its interactive art, so it's a game' camp, but regardless of what side of the argument someone falls on, I don't think anyone would say this isn't beautiful work.
Wonderful visuals and your writing was really nice.
Well done.

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