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

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The Mech Republic

by aviktorov - Compo Entry

Hello and welcome to the Mech Republic — a special place where every robot end its life cycle. Feel free to walk and jump for a while as you will inevitably fall to eternity.

All game parts (code, textures, sounds, music, etc.) were made during the compo.

P.S. This is my first compo entry (but not the first Ludum Dare) and I'm not sure if synthesized voice is ok for that format. If not, feel free to tell me about it.

How to play:
1. STAY ON THE PLATFORM!
2. [Don't] listen to AI jokes
3. Every mistake will anger the AI

Controls:
WSAD or arrow keys — movement
Space — jump
Q or E — rotate the camera

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness68%
#6Audio4.34
#39Theme4.17
#42Mood3.88
#56Innovation3.97
#77Humor3.51
#93Graphics3.95
#164Overall3.63
#366Fun3.28

Comments

thnewlands says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:48am

Love this!! Movement is really elegant. Can't get past lava :~p

aviktorov says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:53am

Thank you!

Lancelot Gao says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:33am

wonderful game and worth to play!Amazing art style!Love it:)

terop says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:47pm

This 3d graphics looks so nice.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:49pm

Great game, insane play style, and a cool character. I want to play more.

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:49pm

I liked the movement of the ground and the robot's jokes. Apart from lagging the crap out of my computer (my computer sucks), it was quite a cool game. The lava part is sooooo hard.

TLansdale says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:50pm

Really difficult, but very cool! Well done :)

cameronpenner says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Really like the voiceover! And the world shifting was well done.

s0wbear says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:54pm

It's so simple, yet so pretty!

amymist says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:16pm

This is super fun, but man the "lava test" is really hard!

VictorDoval says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:32pm

I loved the parametric style! Congratulations!

SuperIzzo says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:35pm

Awesome game, best I've rated so far.

aviktorov says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:41am

Thanks you all so much for playing the game! :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:44am

Wow. It was not at all what it looked like! Really nice!. The pulsating colors was what kept me looking!

02fc.exe says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:41am

Graphics is so awesome. Looks like demoscene entry with gameplay. Like it.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:03pm

Really liked the style and game mechanics.

glaze_96 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:57am

Love the voice of the AI!
A real 'Portal' feel to this.

Great take on the theme!

Had fun playing it, hope you had fun making it =)

aviktorov says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:26pm

Thanks! I had so much fun making all game part work together properly. :)

Still have a lot of improvements to do. Probably in post compo.

Chaoslab says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:50am

Quite an intriguing game. Thanks.

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:23pm

Hi, nice game ! 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

drentsoft says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 4:08pm

I liked the idea, it was good looking but collision seemed a bit glitchy. I think I passed the lava test just by glitching up a post. I say I think because I got another lava test afterwards but didn't get a "Bad robot" response.

Jin47 says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 5:42pm

Really great Idea and the graphics are really clean and beautiful. Good job

Mordokay says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 5:43pm

Loved this game. Graphics are amazing and events occur in the right place at the right time. Very good Job!

Rock Eaters says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 12:50am

amaing 3d (a bit lagg on my laptop) super cool audio ambiance but i always fall into the lava and get punish ... :(

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