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

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by Those 30 Ninjas - Jam Entry

Bounce the ball off the wall of the same color to earn points and more time.

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Ratings

#139Overall(Jam)3.74
#163Innovation(Jam)3.63
#175Fun(Jam)3.58
#195Audio(Jam)3.56
#519Mood(Jam)3.13
#530Theme(Jam)3.37
#670Graphics(Jam)3.11
#1902Coolness28%

Comments

sirtetris says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:50am

I really like the fact that the ball gets faster if one repeatedly hits the right colored surface. Makes for a fun challenge based of simple rules. :)

By the way, I found a nice bug. While being a triangle rapid turning can make the ball go out of bounds. This interestingly resets the timer. Here's getting to 100 points while keeping the timer at 60s: https://youtu.be/oz7qYsITu4o :D

norseware says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:39am

Hard as hell but superbly enjoyable!I like how it speeds up, and the "ring" changes shape. Sometimes the ball would break out, but I loved it! Good job :)

CMWeissMedia says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:06pm

This is fantastic! Not the most colorblind friendly, but great replayability, great amount of challenge, and themes! Very chillax ;)

Movixio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:57am

This is really neat, simple and really cool to play, I like that.

Toonhawk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:42pm

Simple graphics which kept focus on the gameplay. Nice relaxed audio which fit the gameplay and visuals. Easy to understand concept, I could figure out how to play without reading any instructions. I didn't like the mouse controls, but when I tried using arrows it worked which I appreciate. Lower score in theme because while it had shapeshifting I felt like it wasn't really integral to the game theme or gameplay to any greater extent.

One thing that was a little annoying was that if you rotated the walls while the ball was hitting it the ball would sort of get stuck and wouldn't bounce off until you stopped spinning the walls, which kinda ruined the gamefeel a bit.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Nice style

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:03pm

Hard, but nice little game!

I'd prefer different controls though. I'd make cursor visible and make it so that shape rotation is based on how the cursor is placed relative to the center.

zenmumbler says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:07pm

Nicely done with good audio to match. Rotation speed could have been a bit slower as I can spin the thing around at light speed with even small mouse movements. Good!

erikkire says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:43pm

Nice minimalistic game. Annoying when the cursor goes outside the window though

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:16am

Really fun! This would be a game I would definitely play on my android device. Fantastic!

Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:44am

Very pleasant. I enjoyed the sound effects, though I will say a light touch (something I definitely do not possess) is required to get that ball hitting the right side.

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 9:34pm

Really fun! Great game. It could be better on mobile device ++

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