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

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by Crosstales - Jam Entry


About the game

It's simple: be fast and be accurate!
You have to guide the 10 different shapes through a tunnel so that they don't smash into walls. On your journey, walls will block your way and there's only one right passage. Rotate and scale your figure so that it fits through the hole in the wall, but also make sure you don't leave too much space in between the limits of figure and wall (because that will decrease your score).


A/Left arrow: Rotate left
D/Right arrow: Rotate right
W/Up arrow: Scale up
S/Down arrow: Scale down
Numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0 for the forms

PS4 Controller
Right Stick: Rotate
Left Stick: Scale
R1 and L1: switch between forms

XBox 360 Controller
Right Stick: Rotate
Left Stick: Scale
RB and LB: switch between forms

Team: Stefan Laubenberger, Lucien Ryter, Gianluca Scarciolla, Dominik Castelberg

Enjoy and please give feedback :)

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fafastudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:43pm

Nice entry ! =)
I think 10 forms are a bit too much, and graphic quality of walls could be better, but i enjoyed this !

Le_Sarus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:46pm

Good game! I think there is a little too much background visuals and it make seeing the actual game play elements quite difficult to see.

eymrich says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:46pm

The music is nice, and the whole idea is good! My problem is the pulsing of the graphic, which is good on one side but it really makes my eyes go banana. I have a hard time to understand if i'm doing well or not and i die most of the times without much to achieve!
Overall you guys did well!

JoeManaco says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:55pm

Cool music!

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:29pm

Cool! Challenging and fun.

Ryusui says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:38pm

Very professional-looking. I just wish there was better contrast in the indicator in the bottom-left - it's hard to see that thin blue outline against a green background.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:46pm

WOW for graphics!

robb_blob says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:22pm

The music is incredible and really immersive! It has too many forms to transform and you have no clue which ones are related to the numbers. But a complete game at the end.

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:51am

Nice graphic and interesting idea, but a bit too hard.

AnaGF says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:10pm

Nice entry! I think there are too much shapes, maybe 3 or 4 max would work well

zzapp says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:42pm

Cool entry, the amount of shapes to choose from and the scaling make it rather complex and challenging for such a simple concept.
Great work overall.

zenmumbler says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:40pm

I'll try again later, I could honestly not tell if my input was being handled.

Crosstales says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:41pm

Thank you all for your suggestion, please play the arcade mode if the infinity is to hard

samlo says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:52am

Very neat idea and good execution, but 10 forms is wayyyyy too many. The most unique entities most people can keep in active memory is about 7, which is still pushing it for fast paced games. Still I really like your core concept!

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:54am

Effects vere 'a bit' trippy, but nice game overall.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:23pm

Great game, though graphics made the game slow and a bit difficult to play. Love the music! The game crashed while trying to restart so not too sure what that was about, but either way, this was a fun game to play with listening to some good tunes and watching some awesome visuals :)

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 3:45am

Interesting concept, love the audio. That pulsating effect really threw me off after a while, would be awesome of it pulsed to the sound of the beat. Interface could also use some work to match the space theme. Good job overall.

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