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

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BIT SHIFT

by jdselsor - Jam Entry

Game Story:
You are a anti virus software named HERO. IT is HERO's mission to collect all the bits in the level in order to identify the virus. The virus has but up blocks that the player must change there bits in order to pass. The virus has also created enemies that will kill HERO.
Dev Stroy:
This was a fun experience. I wish I could have done more but school and all. I accomplished my goal for this game. Which was was to make a game using Unity. Not going to lie I thought I knew Unity better than I really did but I was able to make it work #fear_the_spaghetti_code. I used Unity's 2D platformer controller asset to do the movement but I wrote all the other scrips. This was the 1st time I made sprites that either A weren't a basic shape or B kept me up at night because they hated me for bringing them into existence(they look so bad). Thank you downloading the game and playing I look forward for feedback and tips with Unity.

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Ratings

#419Mood(Jam)3.26
#439Audio(Jam)3.06
#682Fun(Jam)2.95
#683Innovation(Jam)2.89
#711Overall(Jam)3.05
#740Graphics(Jam)3.00
#741Theme(Jam)3.06
#1483Coolness41%

Comments

ohmmus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:44pm

(not scored yet) Crashes on my computer. Win 10, i7, GTX970M 16GB DDR3. I can send you the crash dump and log, let me know! ohmmus@gmail.com

knason says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:44pm

nice concept and I liked the graphics! nice colors and little virus enemies, I think it would be I lot easier to play if the movement was I bit slower :-)

owyoow says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:45pm

It's a bit difficult to control the character as he is moving pretty fast and you can't see much of the world around you but overall nice game!

Skipi says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:23am

I liked the sprites and graphics. Though the game could benefit from the speed being slowed down.

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:55pm

You can't see enough of the world, and the collision for the floor isn't the best so I found myself falling through a lot of "floors" at a time.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:01pm

Nice art and gameplay, it's quite satisfying to pick up the bits, although it was a little hard to play with such fast movement and the super-zoomed-in camera

Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:35am

I did it. The virus was found and all is well now.

I like how the game looks and sounds. The idea of being a little cyber-guy in a cyber-world has always appealed to me in games, and I really like how that fits together here. The song's a bit repetitive and the graphics have a wacky out-of-place line here and there, though.

However, I didn't like being so zoomed-in on a little guy that moves really fast in a world of other little guys that move really fast. Also if you get hit and push restart, you get taken back to the menu instead of just restarting the level, which is weird.

Just slow everything down and zoom it out, and you've got a decent little game here.

abcdef65g says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:34am

I rather like the sprites you made! But like was already suggested, you really should consider pushing the camera back to let the player see more of the world at once, otherwise it's just too hard to guess where the virus is and you have no time to dodge. The game is good though!

Also, you can leave the .pdb files generated by Unity out of the zipped download, since they're pretty large and not important for the player.

qikcik says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:08am

Nice :D

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