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

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Tetrift

by bradleypollard - Compo Entry

Tetrift is a game of Tetris where you must race to clear two lines using only one Tetrimino. The trick is that you can Tetrift your piece into another one at any time!

Made in only 7 hours as I could only participate on Saturday, Tetrift is my first creation using PICO-8 by Lexaloffle Games.

Controls:

Left and Right Arrows - Move the Tetrimino left and right.
Up Arrow - Rotate the Tetrimino clockwise.
Down Arrow - Drop the Tetrimino faster (hold).
Z - Tetrift to another piece (shown in the top right)
X - Tetrift to another piece (shown in the top right)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#92Fun3.76
#99Theme3.95
#198Audio3.30
#273Overall3.43
#294Graphics3.43
#474Innovation3.10
#1979Coolness24%

Comments

Alphius says ...
Apr 16, 2016 @ 5:36pm

Highscore: 5
I'm bad but I really like the concept of this game :)

joezeng says ...
Apr 16, 2016 @ 7:25pm

22, first try :>

I had practice on this mode as a kid with one of those handheld 9999-in-1 block games.

Dext says ...
Apr 16, 2016 @ 9:16pm

Highscore 7, definitely not my game but kinda cool :)

xhunterko says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:32pm

Not a bad idea though!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:22am

at first I hated it, but the magic of falling tetrinos made me spend quite a few minutes. Unfortunately no higher than 19. sometimes it's hard to tell where the row should end, perhaps add some tetrion boundaries? I like the gfx&sfx.

brandann says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:39am

Cool twist on Tetris! had fun playing. the controls were a little awkward, otherwise solid play!

GodsBoss says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:40am

The concept is simple, yet innovative and fun.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:41pm

Thank you for all the comments already! I've yet to start checking out some other games but glad to see some nice feedback :)

rcrmn says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:22pm

13! it's quite addicting!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:20am

Cool take on an old classic.

euske says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:26am

I liked the retro visual and audio.

mutonizer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:12am

Can't go wrong with Tetris based concept and nice twist with the theme squeezed in there.

Emerysfire says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:13pm

loved it.

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:03pm

Good attempt. Block games always rock.

kopo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:12pm

The game feels very good, really like the concept.
I would have liked borders so that don't happen: https://imgur.com/Ugbl0AD

tanjent says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:30pm

PICO8 games = such nice feels. Dangelidoo, my tetris skills are gettin worse for every year.:( I was really bad at rotating AND flipping shapes but I think that with a bit of training and a warm/good toilet seat I could crank out a few lines after a few hours of training :) Nice and very smart. Like it.

madk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:27pm

It's good to see an entry made for PICO-8! I played to a score of 11 and then this happened and I learned the true value of having borders: http://puu.sh/ooB4v/e5111037c1.png

Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:29pm

Thank you kopo and madk for the screenshots - that's something I totally overlooked when working on the game!

GuillaumeGwi says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:18am

Great twist on tetris. I would have liked a better mix on easy/hard puzzle. A cool thing would be to add a third, and then fourth row after a while, so you can raise the difficulty withouth always raising the speed. Keep up the good work

ekkiiiii says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:05am

Great twist to the classic gameplay, instantly addictive.

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:44pm

Hi, nice game ! do you like tetris ? XD 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

Trasevol_Dog says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 4:05pm

Nice arcade-ish game! I love the colorfulness and cute SFX! Very neat entry overall!!

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