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

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The Last Shift Shaper: Preparation

by Knowledge - Jam Entry

Chevron. Tab. Enter. Shift. Long ago 4 nations lived in harmony. Then everything changed when they all attacked Shift Shapers. Nobody (nor Shift) survived besides you. 4 minutes and 32 seconds passed so you decided to take revenge against 3 nations.

You all agreed that representatives of each nation should meet in Overcomplicated Map (OM) but glitchs called "Ssenizal Ym" and "Emitfo Kcal" happened and other representatives are frozen (let them go!).
You need to prepare yourself for upcoming combat: take a look on 3 representatives, see how OM works and what Central Unit does to your size and entire map!

Arrows - moving
CTRL - fire (not implemented)
SHIFT - shift shapes (only when you are in same room as Central Unit)

Each command should do 2 things ie. Square and Up makes new room and increases your size.

Prepare yourself because maybe someday real version of this game comes out. Maybe!

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TEAM-TIGER says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:36pm

The screenshot had me interested, the look is simple but intriguing, but unfortunately it didn't feel like there was much to play. I'm a bit confused as to what I needed to do and the game crashed once.

Knowledge says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:13pm

You described my game perfectly although I hope you realised how to change shapes of Central Unit (that weird thing in 2nd and 3rd screenshot!) try customizing second shape on UP (like on 3rd screenshot) by using shift when close to Central Unit.

dcolgan says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:56pm

Well, in that case, what I was going to say is not going to be much use to you. I was trying to shape shift on the the "Central Unit" you called it. I could not get it to work. I wish there was more to it. I love minimalism though so do not be discouraged by that.

Big Cow says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 9:55pm

You effectively created the feel of a vast scale with the top down view of a large maze and I like the way the maze shape shifts as you navigate it.

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