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

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LoneStranger's ShapeShifter

by LoneStranger - Compo Entry

LoneStranger's ShapeShifter

Use the power of the SHAPES to defeat the evil MIASMA infesting SHAPELAND!

Left and Right arrows - move shape
[space] - jump
down arrow - special ability (triangle and square)

1 - line segment
2 - triangle
3 - square
4 - circle

(shift - cheat cycle all shapes)

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Sidescroller where there are four shape types: line segment, triangle, square and circle. Each shape has special properties or abilities that are useful in getting around SHAPELAND. However, in order to become the shapes, you must first help the line segment find them.

[Hint: Once you get the triangle, clear out all the baddies to win.]

Made with Phaser - http://phaser.io

(html5, web, platformer, sidescroller, conceited title)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#397Humor2.39
#479Theme3.34
#632Fun2.88
#636Innovation2.84
#646Graphics2.68
#707Mood2.48
#712Overall2.91
#1248Coolness47%

Comments

Penthaquill says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:14am

Try to sell it on steam :^)

mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:17am

Very rough but good concept. Worked from start to finish without problem though I cheated after some time :)

Just one thing:
- Controls seem weird at times. Jump's too loose and if you have some keys pressed (ie: left/right) other key pressed (down to power up) don't register. Likewise, using down arrow to power up then moving and letting down arrow go, keeps power running....bit weird

Other than that, nice one.
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blockdroppers says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:07am

Pretty neat game!

Xinelu says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:07am

@_@ wow, so much color!

Good entry!

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:05am

This looks really nice, but difficult to control.

DanEEStar says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:15pm

I liked it. Took me a few attempts to beat it but I beat it after all!

I didn't find out where to use the square shape... The triangle was too powerful!

nihilaleph says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:56am

Simple but interesting concept! Though the control was a bit weird, especially the jumping, not always responding very well... Anyways great job!

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:25am

Nice concept, but the controls are a bit tough, especially the jumping. Love the stick animation.

AsixJin says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:43am

Controls were weird on this one and it felt a bit slow

marmpa says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:29pm

Nice idea. I loved the way the shapes moved ;)

garygreen says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:56pm

I enjoyed playing this. Nice level design and I loved the vibrant colours.

fb_holzbaum says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:32pm

That game was awesome.
It's a little sad that there was not much use for other forms other than the triangle and sometimes the circle and the stick for some jumping.
Interesting concept if you get more levels and more shapes with specials.
Anyways I liked it a lot! Good Job!

themadknights says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 5:38pm

Good concept and mechanics. I miss some kind of audio or music but it's fine :).

dollarone says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 2:45am

Nice idea. Quite a hard game! I found three of the shapes before resorting to cheating.

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