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

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by Mnemusyne - Jam Entry

ORIKAMI by @AD1337 (game and music) and @AnyWhichColor (art).

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This is an HTML5 Web game.

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Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:39am

Great use of the theme, also the graphics are very nice.

Larzan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Wow, beautiful, enjoyable game. Had to finish it :)
I like the message you managed to incorporate there, well done!

Populous90 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Nice graphics! well done!

cakeknuckles says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:28pm

wow, this is one of my favorite games i've played from this jam so far!

the art is just fantastic, it's got such a nice clean style that works super well with the mechanics. i also really like the color choices, and the parallax scrolling with the clouds.
the controls feel nice, and it has some really great atmosphere going on with the ending. great job!!

ronniepedra says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:01pm

Amazing! <3

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:38pm

Beautiful graphics. Excellent atmosphere.

ozukamusic says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:41pm

Beautiful stuff there, congrats and great respect. :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:42pm

Really pretty, i hope people give it enough of a chance to get to the message of the game, at which point it'll click.

McFunkypants says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:59pm

Such wonderful colour choices and zen design! Very good work. Love the style.

Klaas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:36pm


Riftpoint says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Wow, that end really got me. Wasn`t expecting that. Great atmosphere and mood! Congrats

zwrawr says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:52am

Love the Graphics

esayitch says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:09am

Art style (both graphics and music) are insanely good. Great use of the theme as well, though I'd hoped the shapeshifting would have been slightly more "core" to the experience.

Good game, good luck!

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:54am

Lovely game. Very nice visuals and audio. Great work!

Lady Beardo says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:55am

Just lovely.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:57am

An astonishing tribute game, and I love the graphics the use of the theme for this game.

Aaranos says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:16am

Lovely audio and graphics. Love origami as well so I may be biased. Nice message as well.

KaiClavier says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:33am

Just fantastic. Great audio, animation, and atmosphere. The ending really got to me.

BrianSChung says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:00am

Nice graphics & animation.

danbolt says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:46am

This is very good. I liked the symbolism flipping left and right.

I'd love to see a postmortem written up about this later.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:11am

Nice graphics and use of theme, also great final message.

AnaGF says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:58am

Beautiful game, very well done and polished! Graphics are nice

Mixer says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:43am

Lovely and unique graphics! I kind of felt like the theme only affected the graphics, and not the gameplay, so I only gave the theme a three. Otherwise, very nice!

Populous90 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:09pm

IS GRAPHICS EVERYTHING?! think about it....?

Sabina Lis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:08pm

Nice graphics and audio composition, it was fun to try

SHLFStudios says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:40pm

beautiful looking game, and with a message to boot. the name didnt click tell the end, so it came as a surprise.

Arskiainen says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Short, but so much in there.

APantaloni says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:19pm

Graphics are very nice and the game is fun to play while it lasts. Appreciated the unexpected, meaningful ending.

LOSTALLOY says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:45pm

Whoa, this took a dramatic turn I wasn't expecting! Very nice!

Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:28pm

Fun and deep. Well done.

sepharoth213 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:33pm

Great concept and great execution, fantastic work.

Roland M says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:45pm

Beautiful game, its gorgeous graphics. =]

Llucile says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:03pm

Very nice graphics ! The whole idea is very nice, I love the origamis. Maybe the contrast between beeing a bird or a man could have been higher though

Mr MadCat says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:39pm

Nice polish, really good graphics and sound. Wouldn't have expected a deep message after the game. Good use of the theme, however I would have loved if the theme would contribute a little bit more towards the game play.

celia14 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:54pm

Wow, so polished and lovely - absolutely gorgeous art. The ending really hits hard, well done.

josefnpat says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:13pm

Simple but very nice! The style is lovely and consistent. Perhaps it would have been nice to have slowly introduced the different obstacles instead of using them all at once? Great job!

Odyssey says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:01am

Great use of theme and message. Wonderful

Mikaza says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:02am

Very Pretty game !

kik0729 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:45am

This is really great
It really hits a punch in the end!

lightsoda says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:49am

Lovely colors.

Naca says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:48pm

Excellent take on the theme. Glad to see games that deal with social issues. Beautiful graphics and audio, also. Congratulations!

Hectigo says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:42pm

This game is perfect in all of its simplicity. I really love the symbolism that really clicks at the end of the game in one of those 'a-ha' moments and is plain enough not to feel melodramatic. The gameplay is nicely tuned too.

jyeray says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:14pm

Very very nice game :D

meganukebmp says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:13pm

Great art!

LadyEmaSkye says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:39pm

Interesting take on the theme. The game is pretty basic ( I got tired after about 20 seconds), but the graphics are PHENOMENAL.

ponywolf says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:52pm

Graphics and animation!

cossette says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:13am

Simple, but polished, beautiful and even thought provoking. Great Job!

PavelPooh says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:41am

Excellent audiovisual. This is a good and proper game that respectfully reacted to this terrible war as the topic. You make a good and right thing to do. Sorry for my bad english

caelanrp says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:42am

Damn, that got dark fast! Gameplay is simple but surprisingly fun, and the graphics and sound are of course fantastic :)

endel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:31am

Pretty moving. Nice graphics. It's really hard to get to the end with full life. Congrats!

bytegrove says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:50am

Very beautiful art style, and nice effects, sound and music! Would've been cool to maybe let the different origami shapes have different properties.

Reiv says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:28pm

Beautiful game. The graphics and audio are gorgeous! Well Done.

themadknights says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:42pm

Awesome :D! I really liked your game, the execution of the theme. The aesthetic is really cool and I almost cried at the end :_)_

BitDare says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:52pm

This game has such an amazing feel. Nice work.

Rafos Games says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:25pm


okoto says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:49am

I was in your Hangout on PONG. Was pretty cool : "How do games without getting poor or depressed". Very beautiful game and well polished , congratulations.

ployer says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:23am

well done. nice art, fun to play!

icefallgames says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:28am

Poignant ending, and amazing graphics. Gameplay is simple, but it has an incredible amount of polish and subtlety. I love the way the music gradually ramps up as things get more intense.

The ending was like... oh wow... I get it now...

marmpa says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:51pm

Really nice graphics. I really love this type of games.

Djapz30 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 7:43pm

Nice game!

It's truly beautiful and amazing.

Muel says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 8:06pm

That final, dude...
That final...

Apr 30, 2016 @ 4:03pm

Really liked the art style and graphics, the entire game is very well done. Good use of the theme, a fantastic entry.

fenwick says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 4:19am

Wow, was not expecting that ending at all but it made sense with the gameplay. Gameplay was solid but the shapeshifting had no apparent purpose.

TeamPoops says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:38am


miwuc says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:42am

Beautiful graphics, mood and message. The game itself is pretty basic, I wish it made a difference whether you're a crane or a human.
Well done!

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 12:52pm

Simple concept, but nice aesthetic - something really quiet. Well done ++

flummox3d says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 6:07am

Don't understand why you chose to be judged in Humor, but whatever, awesome entry anyways! :)

PinkIndian says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 5:02pm

Great entry and good anti-war theme. The game really opened in the end and managed to make an deep impact (at least on me).

Lucario12k says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 4:00am

Very great mood, theme, and graphics, but a bit lacking on the fun side. In addition, there is no real "shapeshifting" besides moving, and even then it doesn't really make sense why you become human or a crane. Besides that, the game was very well polished.

wboqm says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 7:28am

Nicely polished and the ending is definitely something to think about.

trulyvile says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Overall, it's really wonderful in its simplicity. The art and music is where the game really shines.

This may be more of a personal preference than anything but when abstracting health like this (no GUI) it can be a bit irritating if there's no clear indicator of how many hits you can still take. Like, in Super Mario it's pretty obvious when Mario is at his least healthy (he's small). Adding extra levels to that is just somewhat confusing IMO and I think you could stand to use some more visual indicators that "yeah, I'm about to die".

That's just a tiny thing though that takes a lot of words for me to articulate, make no mistake I really love this entry overall.

knason says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 6:23pm

This was so beautiful. WOW! really good use of the theme, the graphic, atmosphere, and audio was terrific! Congrats!! well done!

tomlum says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:20pm

Absolutely gorgeous, and quite fun.

ermrk says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 11:22am

The game amazed me by music and graphic at the beginning. I was a little bit confused, why there is missing some score. I realize it at he end. I like games with meaning. Great job!

May 9, 2016 @ 10:14am

I love short and sweet games that pack a message. Also, it looks beautiful.

Marius says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 11:13am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several winners 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

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