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

Search Keywords: HTC Vive, Oculus, Mac OSX, Linux, Android, Flash, HTML5, Java, Unity

Back to Browse Entries


by Michael Grand - Jam Entry

===== Objective =====
Destroy all the enemies before they go off screen.

===== Controls =====
- ​Arrow keys to move.
- Space to shapeshift.

===== Shapes =====
== Boar ==
The "Boar" shape moves and fires slower, but packs a much more significant punch. Use this form to take down large opponents.

== Falcon ==
​You have a significantly increased fire rate, as well as faster movement. Your shots individually will not deal much damage though, so this shape is best to pick off other small ships.

Downloads and Links




Gametery says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:56am

Alright well. I liked the idea of automatic shooting instead of pressing a button which is very usefull in a game like this. Other than that, it feels like you didn't spend enough time on this project.

Michael Grand says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:51pm

Dude, it's a 72-hour gamejam, lol

Sean says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:04pm

At first I thought there was a bug which was causing me to die randomly, but then I realized that you have to destroy every incoming object and you lose if any get through. You should probably add that instruction somewhere!

Le_Sarus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:07pm

It's a nice start, the losing when you don't destroy an object confused me at first though.

Michael Grand says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:10pm

Ahhh, good catch Sean. Thanks!

jakass says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:34pm

Nice :D

You must sign in to comment.

Mini Submission FAQ

TEAMS: Teams entering the Jam should pick a single representative to submit your game, or create a team specific account you can share. We currently do not support Team Voting, but sharing an account and together playing and rating games is acceptable.

CAN I ENTER BOTH EVENTS?: You should pick 1 event, whichever you think it’ll do better in. If the idea is strong, and everything plays well enough, you can go Compo. If you’re a perfectionist, and would prefer people to play a more polished game, do the Jam. Historically, more games are entered in the Compo, but with more people and more time, Jam games have the potential to be better (that doesn’t mean they are). Many solo participants do enter the Jam.

If you made 2 games, unfortunately, the website doesn’t support multiple submissions per user. To submit your 2nd game, you will have to make a 2nd account. Only do this if you made 2 games. Alternatively, if one game is better than the other, then consider just entering the better game.

CAN I KEEP WORKING UNTIL THE DEADLINE?: Yes! Immediately after the 48 or 72 hours, we do something called Submission Hour. As the name suggests, it’s an extra hour for you to package, upload, and submit your games. If there were catastrophic issues trying submitting your game, or you misunderstood how submissions work, that’s okay. It happens. We’re flexible. If you need advice, check with the folks on IRC. If you need an admin, get in touch.

CAN I KEEP WORKING ON MY GAME?: Oh definitely! You should! But for the sake of judging, keep the Compo or Jam version around. You can include a link to the Post-Compo/Post-Jam version of your game on your games page, but sure your main links are the original version.

PORTS: Ports to other platforms can be done after the deadline. That said, the sooner you finish your port, the sooner people can play your game, improving your chances of placing in the final results. For best results, provide a Web version of your game, or a Windows version with no dependencies. Also be sure to rate at least 20 games to improve your visibility (Coolness).

MY GAME CRASHES, IS UNBEATABLE, OR I MADE A TYPO: We allow you to fix crashes, win condition, or tiny bugs after the deadline. In a sense, this is like “porting” to support more players. We leave this open to interpretation, but generally speaking your game should be identical to the game you submitted. No new features, just fixing mistakes you should have caught had you been better rested.

MY GAME DOESN’T SHOW UP: If you can’t find your game, it’s usually because the URL to your downloads are missing ‘http://‘. Fix your URLs ( and you will show up. Alternatively, if you just posted it, wait a minute. The cache may not have refreshed yet.

NOT LOGGED IN?: If you get a message about not being logged in, even though you are, it’s because your web browser cached the non-logged in page. You can fix this by either refreshing your cache or clearing your cache. CTRL+F5 in many browsers. Chrome is a bit more work. Press F12 to enable Developer Mode, then you can right click on the refresh button and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”. This option is unavailable if you are not in Developer Mode.

[cache: storing page]