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

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Pegs In Space

by Smiley - Jam Entry

Pegs in Space!

Travel trough space and avoid hitting the walls by shapeshifting trough four different shapes. It starts out slow but the speed increases quickly.

Hit a wall and loose a heart. Pass trough a wall and gain 1/2 half. How many walls can you pass?


Simple 3D shape game with a space feeling.

Controls:
Use keys 1-4 at the keyboard
[1] Sphere
[2] Box
[3] Cone
[4] Rectangle

The jar-file is recommended but the web version works quite nice too (in Chome and Firefox) Flash is unfortunately required to get the amazing music and sound effects.

The game is created with the excellent library libgdx.

The game and all the content was created during the jam by:

Nicklas Löf (Programming, ideas, graphics and audio)
Mathias Lindfeldt (Ideas, graphics and music)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#235Audio(Jam)3.44
#338Fun(Jam)3.36
#498Theme(Jam)3.40
#546Overall(Jam)3.24
#686Mood(Jam)2.91
#911Innovation(Jam)2.56
#946Graphics(Jam)2.54

Comments

chaomoon says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:31pm

hot wheeles

http://puu.sh/om8WE/c36bd66ab2.png

beat that

cornand34 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:20pm

nice music

Jordan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:36pm

Fun concept, but could be a bit harder. Nice graphics.

vootele says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:36pm

Got 112 points.
Good job!

kleinzach says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:37pm

Simple but effective. I like the music as well.

ChatPion says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:37pm

Music is nice and game is nice too, but dark dark shapes in a space-themed game are almost indiscernible.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:42am

Scored 119, really simple and fun and that music is so catchy, love it.

Fakirgnome says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:16pm

Fun to play! Gets you to focus and memorize. I think you could be harder on the player though, the health regen made it less of a challenge, but that's what I personally prefer. Well done!

ANTZtakeover says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:05pm

Great concept! The only problem I encountered was that often due to the dark background I couldn't make-out the next shape.

DevelopTech says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:37pm

82 points. I LOVE IT! Nice musci and very difficult (but it is fantastic for me!) Great job!

williambsm says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:45pm

I had fun with this game. Really simple.

dvdagames says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:59pm

The music was really nice and the pace of the game increased in a nice, steady rhythm.

The overall presentation and gameplay was good, but I do think some reminder of what shape is what button would have been nice. It was hard to remember sometimes when making a split-second change between shapes.

sftrabbit says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:17pm

211 for me! Simple, good fun! I found that usually the main reason I missed was because I couldn't see the shape either because it was obstructed by my shape or because it was a really dark colour that I couldn't make out against the background. Music was great!

teamross says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:08pm

yay! 170! This is quite challenging and funny! The concept is kinda similar to ours.
Love the game a lot! :D

Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:53am

Pretty cool and hard. Got 133 before I caught a case of the dumbs and smashed into too many in a row.

avinashd says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:08am

I love how the game speeds up to match the difficulty. And I was surprised at how well I kept up! Good game!

ChummyWinds says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:22pm

Whoohoo! 201! Cool game, I like the twist you spun by having the walls at different depths and heights to make it more challenging.

JoseArias says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:21pm

Wow that was intense. The speed increase is perfect. Nice execution. 164 points

RNanoware says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:40pm

Sometimes the simplest ideas make the most addicting and enjoyable products, and this game is definitely an example of that. Great job with creating a consistent and polished mood with the visuals and audio!

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:10pm

Decent little game.

I really liked the beginning of music, btw.

Toccio says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:34pm

It' cute! But with firefox i have problems, cause pressing a number makes the search bar pop up!

neondx says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:36pm

simple, fun, effective... it lack some graphics

johnbrynte says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:44pm

I also thought that the walls were too dark at first, but then realized that it was actually a good obstacle to disturb the players flow a bit. Nice game!

TeamKuru says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:18pm

A really fun entry, simple to learn but really challenging, nice!

Thirsty says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:22pm

Really enjoyed the music and game was fun but a bit too easy. Great job!

mooncalf says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:15pm

I had fun with this. Its an idea that could be polished and expanded on imo.

aemiliu5 says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:18am

i really liked it!
the music is really great!

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