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

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Corrupted AI

by Manou - Jam Entry

Amstrad CPC 464 graphics!

!!!! Do NOT set your cg driver anisotropic filtering@OFF or some "objects" will be blurry. !!!!!! Put it ON!!!!!

Just download and play me!

Game made solo, not enough time for the compo so I entered the jam !
Not following the theme very well...but I had fun!

Gfx, sounds, code by Manou.
Unity, Playmaker, Zbrush, Blender, Stagelight.

Hope you enjoy !
Ask for help if you need !

Timelapse and gameplay videos coming soon.

Better screenshots,
Only "Fastest" setting available,
Added framelimiter for faster computers,
Removed text alpha animations for WebGL (not supported), <= FIXED, readded,
Fixed a text position that was not readable,
Fixed player available resolutions,
5/4 Ratio available to allow more screens resolutions.

Downloads and Links




varuns says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:13am

Nice game, could do with slightly less effects.
The effects were nice in the beginning, but they kept disrupting my view while cracking the 11+5 lock.
The mood was nice :D

Wan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:14pm

I love the very stylized art style for this game, nice job!

You found a nice balance with the "puzzles", each step got me slightly confused for a while but I eventually managed to beat them all without issues.

On the downside, the music helps setting the mood but grows tiring after a while. Other than that (and the fact that I wanted more!) it was a pleasing experience, and certainly a very respectable entry for a solo work!

Manou says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28pm

Thanks for your comment! I'm pleased to hear the puzzles confused you !

About the music I agree! and it's not looping properly :D

monaarc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:34pm

Nice idea ! Some visual effect are disturbing for resolving the puzzles :/
But it's still a good game ! Good job

Knowledge says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:43pm

Very interesting puzzles. Initial screen was hardest of all puzzles for me (Hehehe)!

Manou says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:04pm

I don't like to use fancy shaders everywhere, but I found it mimics my old CPC with failing green monitor my brother gave me decades ago and found it relevant;

I remember I played a game on this computer and with the low amount of colors I couldn't guess what was going on!

Anyway, gonna test all your games this week :)
Thank you for the constructive comments !

RyanNielson says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:46am

Interesting puzzles and very unique style, though toning down the effects could help just a little bit.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:11am

The game is stylized with nice arts. However the music is not that much soothing and distracting at some stage. I love the game play. Keep improving my dear friend :)

kostasvs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:27am

Well made, I liked the mood and the effects, though I passed half of the puzzles by luck :P Good job!

Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:27pm

Nice game couldn't solve one puzzle though it's all blurry and stuff :P. Still nicely done thanks for the entry

Manou says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:35pm

Hello, what puzzle was blurry ? did you use "fantastic" setting ?

Manou says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:58pm

I think the blurried textures do happen if your graphics card driver anisotropic filtering is off.

Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:17pm

One of the puzzles was just a blank screen, and the sound one never ended but it looked cool and the screen effects were funky

Manou says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:26pm

Hello :) What version did you play ?

Manou says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:29pm

here is a gameplay video, what puzzle had a blank screen?

Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:40pm

Great entry you made there. I really enjoyed it and played until I finish it, some puzlles were super interesting. Also, the art style is unique and enhance the mood. Congrats !

Manou says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Merci! J'ai beaucoup aimé ton entrée!

psychonull says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:42pm

nice game, puzzles were good balanced and graphics effects are pretty awesome. cool mood and feel of satisfaction after resolving a puzzle haha. great entry!

mkghoster says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:34pm

Great job on the presentation and creating the mood! Impressive!

Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:00pm

Lovely stylised game! Nice puzzles too! I really liked the music too, really set the mood :)

WERT Studio says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 12:37pm

neat short game but i hate these flashing things.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 2:24pm

Voila une expérience plutôt weird - selon nos amis anglo-saxons. J'aime beaucoup cet esprit cyber-punk particulièrement décalé. Tu te consacres au visuel avant tout - et c'est un choix que je respecte. Une belle entrée. Bonne continuation Manou ++

chriiis88 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 4:46pm

Love the style, but the gameplay was a bit weird. I had no idea what I was doing, why it worked and why I was doing it.

CliffracerX says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:21pm

Interesting puzzles, good use of the theme, and wonderfully old-school graphics. Wish it was longer!

I have to admit, I was on edge the entire time, fearing a jumpscare or the likes. I also couldn't help but be reminded of Undertale's "speech sounds" when the AI was talking, which certainly didn't help me feel less on-edge.

Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:25pm

Gorgeous! I love glitchy aesthetics, so this was right up my alley. Personally, I loved all the effects, and found the ambience to suit it excellently.

Apart from accidentally solving the rotating wheel puzzle, the only thing I might suggest changing is replacing the default cursor, since as it is it floats above all the effects.

Congratulations on an awesome game!

Manou says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:28pm

Thank you guys, yeah you're right about the cursor it distracts from the immersion/experience.

TheCain says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 10:07pm

I got stuck on the sound sequence. I had played the sounds, and it even said 'Congratulations' but nothing happened after that.

Manou says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:00am

Hello what version did you play ?

thebrainfuse says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:59am

Good aesthetic, although sometimes the graphics hinder the problem-solving (like the wheel: could not see the inscriptions properly)... felt it got over too quickly!

g12345 says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:08pm

I think I've finished every one of the puzzles by luck.

It's also hard to judge this game since the only version I can download is the postjam version.

Nice mood.

Manou says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:47pm

Hello post-jam version is the same as the original + fewer screen ratio. I deleted webgl version so the fixes I did for webgl were undo.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:20pm

I fell like guy the in another world when i play this :p great graphiccs

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