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

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CubeShift

by JangoBrick - Compo Entry

In this game, you'll find yourself moving a blue cuboid through parcour-like levels. Your movements are limited to your current orientation. Moreover, the orientation changes with each move, leading to the shift in shape.

I worked on this for about 12 hours only, unfortunately I don't have much time on sunday.

EDIT: I did find some time today and ADDED 4 MORE LEVELS!

By the way, there's mobile support! So if you want to play on your smartphone or tablet, just visit the web link on there and it should work out of the box.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#140Innovation3.72
#157Audio3.40
#173Overall3.60
#232Fun3.46
#309Graphics3.39
#346Mood3.08
#525Humor2.04
#625Theme3.12
#1201Coolness48%

Comments

ChronoCrab says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 12:49am

Cool music and the mechanics and graphics are really nice. It becomes intuitive very quickly.

locher2015 says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 3:52am

cool game

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 6:29am

My total score was 280.5. The last level got me for sure (I won't give any hints on how to solve it) but excellent job! My only suggestion would be to add a level number on the "Score/try again" page. The music fit the game perfectly!!!

Alphius says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 9:20am

Damn I really love this gameplay! With a lot more levels and a lot more baddies/different blocs this game could be a real success on mobile devices! Great job!

petitpois says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:32am

Very fun game, mobile version works well. Great fun

TechXSoftware says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 11:39am

I like the music and the looks, but controls are a bit funny.

MrMegawatts says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 12:18pm

great concept!

Satchmo says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 12:52pm

This game is phenomenal. The graphics, music, and idea is outstanding! Good job. I don't think that it would fit into the theme. But it has shapes!

BoltKey says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 1:21pm

Smooth visuals and audio. Like it. But oh man, it is so short. Also, it is a bit counter intuitive that you can pass through red block when it is moving.

Gemcc says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 1:28pm

Nice game, more levels would be awesome, but then I understand the time limitations...

basstian11 says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 1:38pm

sometime is game very easy but not bad

sirtetris says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 1:57pm

Really like the music. Game concept is nice, too bad it's only 6 short and easy levels.
Could have been a nice stretch of puzzling time like for example bloxorz.

BloodJohn says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 3:44pm

nice pizzle, fun music

JangoBrick says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 5:27pm

THANKS for all your lovely early feedback! I added 4 more levels due to popular request since the compo isn't over yet!

And please don't forget to come back and vote later on.

laFunk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:30am

Nice job! Looks really neat, smooth and fun gameplay.

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:12am

Really fun, I didn't get it at first but I understood the mechanic quite quickly. Great music too.

Theseus101 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:29am

Nice game, good style, music, and gameplay. Reminds me of Flow.

Johnicholas says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:36am

Impressive!

rikoitza says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:00am

Good job!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:16am

took a bit to figure out why i could not always move the way i wanted to..
otherwise really nice job!

ragnta says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:30am

cool game

XAND says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:35am

Very clean, polished game. I love it. :)

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:37am

I really like the mechanics of this game. The 4 new levels make a huge diference!

Benjamin-L says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:13am

Very elegant design. It could use some harder levels though.

cabezotta says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:08am

I love puzzle games! This one has an interesting mechanic i think. Great work!

GodsBoss says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:22am

Cool concept, very good implementation!

qikcik says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:10am

Cool Game

Anikki says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:43am

Good job.

wheerd says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:37am

Love the game, nice puzzles, cool music.
I hope you add some more levels and stuff in the future!

orukinawa says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:57am

Great take on the theme! Feels like a regular puzzle game at first but the moving cube make it really challenging as it adds timing to the mix. Good stuff!

jdmazz says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:57am

Very fun game. Good audio sets the mood.

akirassasin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:06am

Nice puzzle! Music doesn't loop nicely though... other than that, great job!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:50am

Nice game, great mechanics and music.

Rscar says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:08pm

Excellent work syncing the music to the movement! Loved it.

remiv says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:53pm

intersting mechanics, interesting level from a simple idea.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:53pm

it's a great little puzzle game, i did find the controls and the alternating pattern a bit awkward to manage but it does add another layer to the puzzle aspect of it, well done, also the i love the way you can almost use the rhythm to help you phase through the blocks at the right time.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:20pm

Really nice! Not sure it did much on the theme as the shape wasn't hugely important and more of feedback of where to move next, which could actually just be an arrow?

Brilliant though and great music and clean look, rated high!

JNI says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Really nice concept!
Well done!

redwizard says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:28pm

Good job. Just stucked at level 5 LOL

Jin47 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:14pm

Great Gameplay (Level 10 is really hard). The graphics are simple but beautiful. Good job!

M2tias says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:18pm

What a nice looking game. The graphics are really clean. Music might need a bit of work though...
I love these kinds of games until they get too hard. This one didn't :D
Nice concept and good levels. Good work!

doombrowski says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:33pm

I'm pretty bad at this game. It looks nice though. Very clean and modern.

A333 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:40pm

512.9
Went through 10 in a breeze, got very lucky.

Overall nice and polished game. Clean and simple style, got variety of elements and potential to improvement. Good joob.

garygreen says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:10pm

Great great. Enjoyed the puzzle and speed combination. Really cool music too.

Kirstine says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:41pm

Fun and difficult game!

wissuk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:26pm

I loved this, I'm scared the song will be stuck in my head all night!

mikedirl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Nice idea and game, took me a while to get the hang of it.

FatKarate says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:56am

Nice mechanic. Good escalation in difficulty.

flummox3d says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:14am

It was a bit hard to get used to the mechanics, but I had fun. The music is really fitting. :) Nice work! :)

mutonizer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:56pm

score 469.
I got to say, once I "got" it about going through the blocks even as they move into you, it opened up and really enjoyed it.

Very very interesting concept though not sure how it fits with the theme. I could see people playing this on mobile if done right and with lots of levels.

Very nice, kudos :)

josemorval says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:02pm

pretty nice mechanic...maybe a little easy right now, but there is a lot of potential :)

suppi says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:49pm

awesome entry! very well done! remarkable for only 12 hours.

Pickens Inc. says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:29pm

Great concept, very sleek aesthetic. Nice!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:32pm

Great! Sometimes audio gets stuck though but great overall

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:48pm

This is pretty interesting, would make a great mobile puzzle game. The lose condition text boxes made me laugh.

DiFFtY says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:00pm

Nice mechanics and really clean graphics. I completed it and liked it a lot !
The music is not bad but gets quickly a bit annoying :/

TheCain says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:06pm

It was fun.

ciw1973 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:54pm

Nice. Very simple concept, well implemented, fun and enough of a challenge. Would be interesting to see what levels you would come up with given more time.

KunoNoOni says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:30am

Loved the music and the eye pleasing graphics. Am elegant puzzle game. You should had more level after the compo. I could see this being a hit on mobile phones!

Remynfv says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:04am

Made it to level 7, but got stuck between a block and the walls. Other than that, great game!

nicotuason says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:36am

I like the smooth and minimal style! It's quite hard until you realize you can pass right thru red blocks so long as they are moving. I think the game would be improved if that mechanic were made more obvious.

managore says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:07pm

The first I played, I got stuck (without the "you are stuck" message) on one of the early levels and had to restart, but the second attempt went much better! Really cool idea for character movement, I'm surprised how much you have to think careful about what route you can take.

Llucile says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:22pm

Nice game ! The level design is good and the game itself is working really fine.
I tested it on smartphone.

Patomkin says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:10pm

Wow, that is a VERY complete and polished game for 12 hours! I really liked it! Kudos!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:35pm

Cool mechanics and fun gameplay which I have never seen before. Music was very weird, but I like it. The way you focused on the theme is unusual. Well done ++

foodzilla says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:13am

Graphics are great, audio's good. Very cool game.

recursor says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:41am

Nice job on a simple and fun entry.

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:57pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

Kerdelos says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 6:08pm

This is really neat ! Only thing I found weird is being able to go through other blocks. This feels a bit counterintuitive and it is hard to time the moves correctly when several blocks are moving. Great job anyway !

Insality says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 5:35am

oh, top marks. Exelent work!
Amazing game!!!

cheshire says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 8:12am

Cool

ployer says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 2:23pm

very fun, smart design. good job

CaptainPilot says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 7:15pm

Really cool game, awesome mechanic. I want more!

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