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

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by bellum128 - Jam Entry

Welcome to ShapeRoot, a world where shapes do grow on trees!

Every object in the world you see can be broken down into basic shapes, such as rectangles and triangles.

However, there could not be civilization without agriculture.

After obtaining shapes by breaking objects like trees (right click), till some soil (right click with no shape selected), and plant your shapes. View the fruits of your labor with I.

Don't want to wait? You can save your game, exit, and come back later to see your very own grown shapes.

There's not much gameplay yet, however I plan to add more features, including crafting, mobs, building, and more in the future.

Have fun, and enjoy!

-V0.1:Initial version
-V0.1b (Jam Version): Fixed issue with loading with no file.
-V0.1c: Fixed performance issues, added official logo.
-V0.1d: Fixed major issue with save system. Save was corrupted by deleting plots before saving.

Known Issues:
-Game does not save persistently in WebGL version. Saving works properly in Windows version.‚Äč

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marod says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:27am

Well, it's a very good concept, think you can improve a little more this game, and the frame rates btw

Upwily says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:28am

in web player escape key does not release the cursor always. wery nice concept, but yeah, not really a game, not yet at least

Raptorij says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:48am


iossif says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:10pm

i think the scope of your idea was a bit too big for a gamejam :D

nonetheless, it is finished, i can play it.. all good!

Gyfis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:42am

I really miss some kind of background music. Thumbs up for graphics and load/save option.

pixel_maniacs says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:36pm

Nice concept, i love the music in the startscreen, solid controlls. Good Job! Have a look at my entry too please :)

Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:37pm

Nice concept. As other people said before : Maybe a big project for a jam. Congrats for complete the game.

teamross says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:38pm

Like a lot the sandbox idea! Save option is always good!
Well done!

yuigoto says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 6:46am

Interesting game, still needs some polish, but it has potential! :P The concept and game feels quite large, though, and lots of things need to be done in sandbox games. :/

But you made a working prototype, and I hope you keep working on a full version of this game! ;)


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