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

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Grim crash

by umb16 - Jam Entry

Noble vampire prevents construction of the new research center of global corporation.

A, D - run
Space - jump
Left mouse button - change form
Right mouse button - change form
Mouse cursor - dash direction when changing the form

All except the music and some of the sounds made for three days, three man team.
Music: Distoche - Vassobaurus

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Gametery says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:17am

Great concept and smooth controls. Nicely done!

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:24am

I liked it. But I think it started a little bit too hard.

Remdiky says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:33am

I have a lot of fun!
Very nice shapshift from vampire)))

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:06am

Really nice work here! Thought the controls, animation and sound design were all great. I had a few issues with getting stuck at certain points in the level where I couldn't find a way up and over, or go backwards, as the puck only seemed to shoot to the right, regardless of which way I was moving. Overall though really enjoyed it!

Would love your thoughts on my entry, Tito's Revenge!

CasualCat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:24am

Wow I really like the coffin launching mechanic thingy! It was really nice and satisfying. It's different and it's pretty fun, I wish there was more though.

Verz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:41am

Nice. Cool shape shift going on here!

Draft says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:42am

I like the graphics. However, I think the control is a little bit too hard to handle.

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:02am

Very nice game playing. The control is very good.

Jimjam says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:25am

Really fun entry! Pretty difficult, but fun :)

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:09pm

Good concept, music is great, game-play is fun and it controlled really well.

A little difficult at the start but you get the hang of it.

BrianSChung says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:14pm

Really difficult, but once I got the hang of it, it's pretty fun to launch yourself.

Raphi says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:21pm

Nice game very fun to play! The controls are really pleasant!

NPC23 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:26pm

Took some getting used to the controls but once I did it was really fun trying to get massive kill combos. I wasn't a fan of how slowly the energy meter refilled though. The rest of the game felt so fast paced that the meter just felt out of place. Still it was a great game. Good Job!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:21pm

I took me a bit to understand the mechanics at first but I loved playing it once I understood how it worked. Great idea and a really fun game!

luquio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:08pm

great idea, i loved when it gets into coffin and smash :D

marod says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:48pm

Nice graphics and game!

Hendri says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:33pm

In the menu the instructions for the mouse cursor is cut out. The game is great, maybe the energy could refill bit faster, but the controls are very good.

ChummyWinds says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:09pm

Really put you in the mood of like a dark 80's retro vampire theme. I liked it.

IcyLava says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:38am

This is the best :D

samlo says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:49am

Haha what a fun concept. A bit difficult but not too bad. Personally I thought the controls were pretty great!

FrozenCow says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:08pm

Really nice game. The bashing through walls felt satisfying, although it wasn't always clear why I couldn't get through some walls. The combo system was also cool. Once you get that with speed things are easier (because of the draining energy) it'll keep you wanting to go faster.

bytegrove says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:16pm

Nice implementation of the theme, the level design however felt a bit lacking as I always got stuck and I just wanted to smash my way downwards, like in the gif.
The shapeshifting mechanic is really satisfying but the input felt a little unresponsive at times.
Overall nice work, I think you should develop this even further! :)

pyokoanarogue says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:59pm


nihilaleph says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:39pm

Very cool concept and mechanics! Graphics are very nice too! Got stuck in level 3 though =x

Anyways great entry!

LinealGames says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:17pm

Fun and addicting!

AsixJin says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:35pm

I think the controls for this are over complicated. The mouse isn't really needed and it would feel more natural to jump with 'W' otherwise the game is really great and I had fun dashing into the bad guys

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