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

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"Shape" Shifter

by Hendri - Compo Entry

You must use two shapes to get to the finish.

A&D move left and right, Space shapeshifts into the other shape and W&S to change cubes size.

You have to enable music in the options if you want to.

If you have any problems with the game, let me know.

- Added support for Linux.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#543Theme3.25
#614Innovation2.88
#819Fun2.53
#870Graphics2.00
#923Overall2.35
#1902Coolness28%

Comments

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 8:32pm

The game is nice, however it's quite easy. Make yourself tall and spam spacebar. I think it would be better if you could only press space when on a platform.

Andy_Voz says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 8:37pm

Very good!)

MrMegawatts says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 8:40pm

Nice)

Johnicholas says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 9:07pm

I greatly admire you for making something 3d. However, I wish the shapeshifting controls were less like a kind of jump.

HealogiK says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:02pm

Pretty easy, like first comment said, spam space bar to win, no sound, no sfx, no textures, no art..

Hendri says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:52am

You can enable music in the options menu and to get a bigger score you have to get on top of as many platforms as you can.

edve98 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:48pm

can you upload your game somewhere else? Kongregate asks for flash - I have it on Google Chrome but it does not support WebGL. Firefox (which I have too) has WebGL but no flash since Adobe's flash player for Linux is a "bit" outdated.

arhpositive says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:53pm

Decent attempt. It's pretty easy to exploit the mechanic and just jump continuously to get through the level. Other than that, nice work!

Hendri says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:22pm

If your browser doesn't support webgl you can download the windows version, if anyone needs another os, I will upload it, but I have no way of testing it.

AsixJin says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:33pm

not much to this game and it's mechanics are easy to exploit. The mechanic does feel like a broken jump

Hempuli says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:38pm

At first I didn't understand the concept, but once I found out you can shapeshift even in midair the game got very fun. It's rather easy but I like how gravity prevents you from just teleporting to the top instantly. I could see a puzzle game made out of this!

Gord10 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 5:49pm

Innovative idea!

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:11pm

I like the innovation aspect of this, though i'd tweak up the ball speed a little bit, put in some visual fx on the shapeshifting part. Keep it up :)

edve98 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 7:15pm

If I were using Unity I would package up and upload all Windows/Mac/Linux versions and would add "(untested)" near those who I can't test.

Or just upload Linux version for me :P

Hendri says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 7:29pm

Added Linux support.

Joozey says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:45am

Going 3D is quite the challenge! You made a nice little demo here with a potential game mechanic.

cynicalmonkey says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 5:24pm

felt like i was missing something until i started furiously tapping space and then it became a bit weird to play, like Flappy bird meets Thomas was alone. personally i would preferred more of a puzzle element around the shapeshifting and the physics but i get that the time element of LD doesn't make developing a number of puzzle levels easy

puppetmaster says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 9:00pm

Cool theme implementation. Like the plain art presentation.
Keep up the good work.

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