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

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Tiny Blob vs Ultra Spikeball

by Xaychru - Compo Entry

Use the X and C keys to stretch and move, press R if you're stuck (it happens and it's inteded, it's not a bug).

I ran out of time so it gets ridiculously hard towards the end and there is no proper ending...
If the game runs too slow, you can change the framerate to 30 fps with F.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#14Audio4.12
#31Overall4.00
#38Mood3.92
#46Graphics4.19
#54Theme4.11
#71Fun3.85
#79Innovation3.89
#325Humor2.59
#1160Coolness49%

Comments

michalpypek says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:35am

Awesome game! Great audio and great use of the theme! The only problem I have with it is that on level 3 there's a jump that just can't be made, I think xD. You're supposed to be pushed forward by a fan after the jump, but it's just slightly out of reach :<. Maybe it's just me doing something wrong.

glaze_96 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:37am

Really innovative and fun!
Got super hard after a while which led me to getting stuck :/
Awesome soundtrack and graphics too!

Xaychru says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:48am

Thanks for playing!
I made some slight changes to the levels just before the deadline, which led to level 3 being impossible to complete, but now it's fixed. :)

mrnannings says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:46am

Nice game. It's very fun! Gfx and audio are not special but it all fits nicely together.

onilink_ says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:19am

Perfect game

Rscar says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:26pm

Seriously amazing! Really into the music and art, but I think the level design is my favorite, really necessary with your mechanic, and you killed it. 5/5

deepnight says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:47pm

Very tricky sometime, but a great concept :)

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:35am

Amazing game! Gfx, sound, music are all pretty spot on. Starts to get really hard with the moving purple spikey balls.

ezombort says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:08pm

Great game, I liked the mechanics :) and the music..and the gfx! Well done.

CluelessGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:40pm

Yet again another fantastic game from you! The audio and graphics are great! The mechanics were designed very cleverly around the theme well done! P.S It's amazing how many AAA developers don't have a 60 FPS option yet 48 hour ludum dare games do!

Pibeex says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:48pm

Amazing!

meganukebmp says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:01pm

Great controls. Very unique!

pixzleone says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:13pm

This one was very cool. I really enjoyed it!

rnlf says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:39pm

I love this game so much! Best use of two button controls I've ever seen, and fits the theme so well. The art is amazing, as is the music.

My favorite so far!

The first section with the many spikeballs in deep drop almost made me ragequit, but after about 30 or 40 retries I got past them. Good thing there was a checkpoint right afterwards. The level design is very well suited for this kind of game.

Congratulations!

esayitch says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:06pm

Controlling the blob felt very fluid and natural, I liked the various puzzles you put in.The game felt genuinely fun to play :)

Good luck!

markusfisch says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:43pm

Wow, really cool use of the theme! I really like that you move by shifting your shape. Very creative! Enjoyed it very much!

euske says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:32pm

Fantastic game design. The difficulty is striking the perfect balance. Awesome job!

Blobo says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:08pm

This was amazing! the game felt really polished!

CMLSC says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 11:12pm

Really interesting and hard. :P
I did find that I could sometimes use X without touching a wall. :/

May 1, 2016 @ 10:07pm

Really clever concept and gameplay, graphics and music were also excellent. A great entry.

pixelpotions says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 1:24am

Awesome game! I really like the game mechanics. Took a while to get used to the controls but was rather fulfilling when I did. The last few levels might be difficult but also really fun when you finally complete them. Love the graphics and sound, good job!

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