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

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LD35 Fluffy Shape Racer

by hnzlmnn - Jam Entry

Hello there and welcome to our submission for the 35. Ludum Dare!

This game was inspired mainly by pink fluffy unicorns while being highly
encaffeinated and served with a lot of other types of food that somehow happen
to start with the letter c...

To put it simple (not that it's even getting complicated...) You have to fit shapes
in the front to the cut out shapes on the wall to be able to pass through it.

The shapes are moving faster and faster, so be quick!
To select which shape to change press the accordingly positioned arrow key then
select the desired shape by pressing the according WASD key or the space bar.
For ease of learning these keys are shown on screen.

In case you already got the shapes right and no time to chase for the wall
use your magical teleportation powers by pressing the n key.

Do you want a challenge? Quick observation and reactions? Then hardcore mode is just
right for you. You start with increased speed and disabled shape hints.

Have fun with fitting the right shapes and the unicorns!
Feel free to like, share and comment or whatever else there is.

You can find us here:

Who did what:
Felix Richter(@felix5721): Textures and Game logic stuff and fluffy clouds
Niels Bernlöhr(@k0rmarun): Textures and Game logic and ruining keyboards (R.I.P. L450 keyboard)
Maria Stepanov(@riastefan): Food provider, entertainment, and a bit of "at least I tried"
Malte Heinzelmann(@hnzlmnn): Framework, GUI and everything else


Seizure Warning:
A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns that may appear in video games.

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Gametery says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:05am

It's a nice concept! I just felt like normal mode is very slow and hardcore is too fast. I think little bit tweaking could make this much better.

ragnarolis says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:38pm

Nice game. It's a bit too easy on easy mode and extremely hard on hardcore mode. But that's an easy fix. Good job!

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:39pm

Fun game, at first hardcore more was extremely hard but after a few goes It get's better, still challenging tho.

SgtBursk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:47pm

My favorite part was the decision to go with a unicorn as a shape.! The left shape was sometimes hard to see until the end, due to the blue and purple floor blending into the shape cutout. And using the top reference is cheating!! Hardcore is waaaay too fast. Fun game.

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:09pm

Took me a while to work out what was required, but once I did it played quite well. Some sound would have been nice.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:18pm

Nice game, but it doesn't feel light. However, good job!

Verz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:18pm

Nice game! fun to play :)

WitchBoys says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:19pm

Funny concept.

adsilcott says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:19pm

This game hurt my brain trying to play it, in a good way! I like it! No complaints

FloatingGhost says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:19pm

It's rather... bring on the wall. In a good way <3

Maybe slowly ramp up the speed in normal? That'd be nice :)

iapc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:47pm

Why doesn't the speed go up in normal mode?

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:50pm

What a funny game, lol. It would be nice even without the hints on top.

Upwily says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:53pm

Web player size was awkward so that it did not fit on my screen and kept scrolling when i pressed up and down arrows.
Game idea was clever

kestrelgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:13pm

I like this insane reaction game! Maybe it would ramp up less punishingly if there were less boxes to shapeshift in the beginning.

Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:34am

Using space or arrow keys gives problems with low resolution screens, some keyboards can't make some keys combination work.

esayitch says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 5:09pm

Pretty cool, challenging game :) About the only thing I could "complain" about would be the music as it got repetitive and annoying for me. But that's really subjective.

Good luck, nice entry!

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:49am

crazy good job, love to ride the rainbow

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