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Captain Shape

by tiffi - Compo Entry

I know not many people will play an Android game, but I felt like making one.

But please: If you didn't play it, don't rate it.

FYI: There is a global highscore

Controls (See screen 3):
Left Side: Move
Right Side: Shoot:
1 Finger Touch: shoot circle
2 Finger Touch: shoot square
3 Finger Touch: shoot triangle

Requirements: Android 4.2

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qu2 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:01pm

Very cool to make an Android game, and a networked one at that :)

Marsouin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:20pm

Cool game !

Red15 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:29pm

QR-Code is broken ? Getting just a white link

Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:15pm

Really nice game! I am already addicted

Been says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:24pm

Fun game, it's been a while since I've done anything for the Android but I imagine it's still quite the achievement to make a game for that in 2 days, especially with the leaderboards (which I reached 3rd place on when I played it earlier. Woo!).

Can't really think of any issues. I was going to complain that I couldn't figure out how I was shooting squares instead of circles, and couldn't make triangles appear at all, but then I noticed that you explained all that here. An in-game help screen to explain this too would be nice.

JJJANEE says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:46pm

I love this game!! I'm actually gonna keeping it on my phone to play every once in a while lol. It's a lot of fun to play and has just the right amount of challenge. The acceleration rate was just right so that it's not boring int he beginning for too long and it doesn't get really hard all of a sudden. The concept is just cool and innovative. The rules were easy to grasp and the controls were smooth. I tried so hard but I'm still not top 3 :( it's so hard to get past that 12000...
The left hand control slacks a little bit, unless that was intentional, which would make sense too. Other than that, it was just overall a great, fun game! Awesome job!

marmpa says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:02am

Nice. Network able games like this are really cool you should put it on play store if you have not yet.

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:03pm

Great work on Android . keep going. Nice game

Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:10pm

Pretty fun, controls could be a little more intuitive but actually a lot of fun!

ZeroFaction says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:25pm

I really liked the multi touch input. It created an interesting challenge dynamic.

Tegu says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 8:43pm

Using different number of fingers to shoot different shapes was an interesting mechanic. It also meant that the triangle was kind of the hardest one with three fingers. For some reason the game started lagging quite much on my poor phone if I shot too many shapes (tapping quickly). Sometimes tapping quickly wirth one finger shot other shapes as well but this might be related to the lag.

The pace gets quite fast, so it's not too easy either. Nice game!

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