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

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Cat-amorphasis

by UltraRat - Jam Entry

Made for Ludum Dare 35: Shapeshift

Catamorphasis is a game about how cats can become any shape when they sleep. Levels are: Catloaf, Egyptian Sphinx, and Peek-a-boo.


How to play:

Move the cat toys with your mouse to move the limbs on the cat try to shift him into the state in the picture on the right before time runs out.


FAQ:

Did you just make a game just to show off your cat?

Yes, yes I did. That and IK is a funny gag.

Don't you have another cat?

Yes, but she is shy therefore harder to take pictures of than he is, here they are together, https://www.instagram.com/p/BDbbhMkNnC_/

Ideas that got cut?

Having a boredom meter where you had to pet the cat and then mice would slide down. IK the cats spine for all sorts of weird yoga poses.


Tools:

Unity

Paint.net

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#22Humor(Jam)4.13
#403Fun(Jam)3.29
#408Innovation(Jam)3.22
#511Mood(Jam)3.14
#587Theme(Jam)3.30
#918Overall(Jam)2.83
#969Graphics(Jam)2.48
#1294Coolness46%

Comments

Cerno_b says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:21am

Very funny entry, good job.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:49am

im a winner!

Nick Weihs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:33pm

I never expected you would make a sequel to Next Gen Cat, and this is not it. Great work nonetheless. The cat-loaf mechanics were a blast to play even though they didn't seem to work at all. I give it a 7.5 out of 6.21

Wertle says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:33pm

Super silly and Tang is very cute. I wanted more feedback when I had succeeded, sometimes I wasn't quite sure.

Dia6lo says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:48am

Loaf should be the last level (it took me as long as others combined ;p)

SteveSalmond says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:34am

Clocked it, yay. I feel like some subtle indicator about which limb(s) need tweaking would have been very helpful, but perhaps not necessary - the target picture pretty much did the trick.

blob says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:26am

Funny idea, could not get past first level though. :U

djfariel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:57am

WTF Simulator 2016
11/10
-Kotaku

I have to say, this has definitely been the most original submission yet, and I've rated like 60 haha.

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:04am

I found this game really funny!!!. I really like the use of your IRL cat which made my a bit unhappy (because I literally had to move cat limbs in uncomfortable stances for her or him which would hurt him/her) but it was fun either way :)

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:37am

Nice game and nice cat :D

Shael says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:01am

Strange game. BUT I LOVE CATS :)

Drkr says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:19pm

I honestly had no idea what the loaf shape was meant to be I feel like I exhausted every possible combination, but pretty funny entry though.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:20am

WTF!!!

Tex Killer says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 10:53pm

That is funny... lol

The "solution" to the first level is not like the image shows it, though. Plus, that was the hardest level, so it should have been the last one, as others have commented. Congratulations on finishing it!

By the way, thanks for trying to rate my entry, and I'm sorry that it crashed for you. I'm still trying to figure out why that happens on some computers and not on others, but thanks for the feedback anyway! :)

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