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

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Polymorph

by shane1090 - Jam Entry

Shapeshift your way to safety! You need to use your gift to make your way past the various CCTV cameras and patrolling guards to get the truck.

You can change your form into any object that is coloured green. Stand next to it, press space or A on a Xbox 360 controller and *poof*! But your new form won't last long so act quick!

Make sure you hack terminals along the way to save your progress just in case you get caught!

Keyboard Controls:

WASD - move
Space - Use Terminal/Shapeshift

Xbox 360 Controls:

Left Stick - move
A Button - Use Terminal/Shapeshift

Tools:
Unity 5.3.4
ProBuilder Advanced
Bfxr
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Fireworks

Music:
"Crypto" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Twitter: @shane1090

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#52Theme(Jam)4.13
#146Fun(Jam)3.64
#175Overall(Jam)3.67
#307Innovation(Jam)3.33
#337Mood(Jam)3.37
#356Humor(Jam)2.79
#488Graphics(Jam)3.42
#1483Coolness41%

Comments

luquio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:14pm

good idea, like T1000 from terminator

Fierceshadow says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:30pm

very good concept, well executed, that said, you can run past the "guards" and beat the level

homeworld says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:32pm

Target reached ! Evading the guards was pretty easy.
Overall nice game, definitely captured the theme.

JOK says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:35pm

Fun game and cool idea! Well done!

fprawn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:35pm

Nice little bite sized game. I enjoyed the concept, but it seemed like a lot of the times the guards would still catch me while shapeshifted.

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:36pm

This is a really nice game. This almost has a metal gear feel to it.

Auroratide says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:37pm

This is a fun game, and the concept is pretty neat. If this is developed further later, it would be cool if each of the forms had some kind of unique aspect.

Falak says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:53pm

It's like Hide n Seek from Gmod or Minecraft but better.

EvoGenGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:00pm

Nice graphics, cool concept, good execution. very nice job

SantiHisteria says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:09pm

Good idea! I like this game! :)

WojtaW says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:21pm

Nice entry, complies perfectly with the theme and the music is suiting. Pitty it's a bit short and easy - the levels could be more intrique, but altogether - solid entry, good job!

Arvydas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:21pm

The concept is a single-player puzzle game of prop hunt, nice idea and very fun game, congrats

FrozenCow says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:45pm

Wow nice game. Looks really good even though 'people' are cylinders. Good progression too.

s0wbear says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:47pm

Solid concept, and well done!

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

Nice game. However, I could outrun the guard for large parts.

roman9 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:05pm

Sweet game! Nice job

Solocov says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:21pm

Sometimes I could not shapeshift, even though I stood right next to it :( But overall great game :P

jofra says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:07am

Prop Huuunt!
Really cool game, really liked the "tutorial Posters" really nice mechanic/detail.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:08am

Solid take on this idea, very similar to my own (great minds!) I like that you actually use the shape shifting as part of the world navigation, and the alert states are really solid. Loved it!

PickledBrain says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:11am

Very cool. Well made. Good music choice.

kallotec says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:32am

Great use of theme and well executed, well done!

Gravedrinker says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:41am

Great idea and ominous atmosphere. Also quite tricky. Nicely done!

redcubegames says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:16pm

Not a bad game, nice concept, but you can just run past enemies, and win the level.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:58pm

Short game about Benny-Hill-like chase and quite simple morph.

StaNov says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:26pm

Nice and enjoyable "stealth-like" game. Graphics are pretty and music is fitting very well. Good job.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:36pm

Awesome game! Used the theme very well. Controls worked well and was just really fun. Graphics were (obviously) simplistic, but the posters/help text made me laugh at the end.

My only suggestion would be to add some sort of visual showing how long until you transform back to normal. Otherwise, awesome work and I really want to play an expanded version :)

Jimjam says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:05pm

That was a lot of fun to play, but pretty darn difficult! I think it could be made easier by a camera that shows you a little bit more of the scene. In any case, good stuff!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:10pm

Sliding past guards as a traffic cone really made me laugh, game overall was cool, good job

Sir Magic says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:42pm

Enjoyed the prop-hunt feel to this game, loved the feel of running away.

AnMorfeusz says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:34pm

Well put together game.

Pickens Inc. says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:36pm

Great concept, clever implementation, very clean, very sleek.
Also, one cannot fault a game with sentient traffic cones.

GaryS says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:17pm

Really nice! I could see this being fleshed out into something bigger with more levels and such, it's great fun to play.

I found that the guards could get a bit confused at times, though it was enormous fun running around them and ending up with three guards all chasing me as I raced toward a terminal! I also found that sometimes guards from other areas that had come to catch me stayed in the same place when I respawned, and instantly saw me.

All in all, very enjoyable entry. Looks lovely and plays well.

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