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

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Shapeshifter's Quest

by allstar602 - Jam Entry

Kill creatures and steal their forms. Shapeshift into these forms to obtain special abilities that will aid your progress through the dungeons.


The arrow is a little finicky with the button in the second area. It will work if you keep trying different spots when shooting.

There is an ending, you will have to think about it.

The game is a bit hard at the moment. I wasn't able to add in check points, so if you die you must start over from the beginning. Do not fall in the holes.

I wasn't able to implement an attacking AI so all enemies will flee from you in terror if you hit them.

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vctr_seleucos says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:47pm

Good job!

PulsorHD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:21pm

Very fun game, well made only flaw it had was the lack of music, but overall I enjoyed it alot.

Fabraz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:29pm


ConorOD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:45pm

Quite fun, with some nice ideas, although jumping was a bit tricky and being sent right back to the start each time was a bit frustrating.

Big Cow says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:48pm

I like what you did with the theme. It was satisfying changing into different things and collecting new creatures to turn into. Great job.

Mr.Chippy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:20pm

I liked it a lot. :)

ajayajayaj says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:43pm


AceyT says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Good job !
As you said, it's missing some checkpoints, but I would also suggest some music for the mood ^^

uprightpath says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:27am

Very. VERY! Hard.

Jumping seems to be rather bugged for me. Also, I died by transforming too close to the edge. The slime did it (stupid slime!)

purrpurr says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:23am

I liked this, it's one of those ideas you can get excited about. Bit hard though, in the nes-era way of the word of having to start all over again.

Spiria says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:53pm

Good ideas for gameplay. would be much fun with music :)

csanyk says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 11:11pm

I got stuck on a wall in rat form, and couldn't get unstuck, and couldn't shape shift, either. It'd be fun to come back and see this when you complete some AI, and provide more of a goal or story to the game.

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