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

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Simen the snail

by BloodJohn - Compo Entry

Shapeshift the mushrooms into snails

This time the game will be about mushrooms. Because mushrooms are funny.
Simen snail eats fungi. Choose edible mushrooms or die from poisoning.
After the first poison mushroom Simen starts hallucinating.
After the second mushroom, they are eat Simen.

Poor snail.

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BloodJohn says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:07am

my best result 160

Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:36am

I think that a timer would make the game more interesting. I took my time to click the correct mushrooms so I tried clicking them faster just to make it more challenging.
Great game!

Jukepoks1 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:53am

I got to level 30+ something. Oh my eyes :D It does give more challenge the faster you try to beat them. I wish there was a time you had to race against and to show scores somewhere of last results. Nice game anyway!

BloodJohn says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:33pm

Thanks for the feedback. Will think how best to add a timer to the game.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:38pm

This is cute, could do with some more challenge, though.

Cowa says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:41pm

I don't like mushrooms. Now I know why... they killed me :(

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:25pm

I never expected mushrooms to be this fun. Love the visuals!

Arvydas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:49am

I found this to be pretty addicting...though, not my taste in game. Good to know I can eat certain mushrooms :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:51pm

Good music and the game is very addictive. :)

torcado says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:57pm

interesting concept. not sure how the mechanics play into it, or even the theme for that matter. the art is cute though

virtual_void says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:00pm

Fun little game with good music and gameplay. Get's a little repetitive after a while, and a timer would've been nice, but great game anyways!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:51am

Best I could do was 71, but I took the other comments' advice and played like there was a timer. I liked the interesting tricks the game throws at you as you progress to keep ramping up the challenge and keep things fresh!

Nice work :)

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:14am

Fun mini game, i'm horrible at it though!

Saiodin says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:03pm

Good fun for some minutes. Didn't know which one of the advanced muschrooms were edible and which not tbh, so that got to be trial and error. The color effect does make it noticably harder to get through the game.

BloodJohn says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:26pm

I took real mushrooms. The game teaches shape and color can easily deceive a intuition of a person. You should know exactly where the mushrooms grow and what they look like before you eat them.

jakass says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:56am

I didn't understand what kind of game you try to make, maybe, if you put a timer, this game could be very challenger and interesting... Btw, Good!

Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:06am

Amazing music feels like the "kerning city theme" from Maplestory, pretty nice graphics, i really like the hallucination effect, the only not that good thing is that the game is not challenging, but anyway still fun to play, my score was 597, lvl102, i just commit suicide at that point, should be better to add a timer or something like that to that. Well i feel like i'm ready to go into the woods and eat all those delicious mushrooms (even the red with white dots).

Madsj says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 2:05pm

Great game. Very relaxing. It's most interesting in the beginning when new mushrooms are added and you keep track of which mushrooms are safe. In the end I had it memorized perfectly and would have to make a serious blunder to die.

Tselmek says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:23pm

Fun little game, doesn't get repetitive thanks to the new types of mushroom coming in but some time constraints might help enhance the gameplay. My best go was 200 sharp.

domrein says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:25am

I like it. I wish there was a time component to it to force decisions.

in3orn says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 11:28am

Awesome game! Really addictive! :) With timer it could be the number one :)

My score: 310 (lvl 47), screen here:

BloodJohn says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 10:27pm

Thank you for the kind words. I added the timer option. He actually pulls the session, and at the same time makes the game hasty.

in3orn says ...
Jun 8, 2016 @ 6:42pm

I know it's month after the event, but maybe you'll be happy to hear that you're in my top 10 LD35 summary list :)

BloodJohn says ...
Jun 14, 2016 @ 4:22am

Thank you! Nice to be in the top. :)

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