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

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Morph Space

by LukeZaz - Jam Entry

Controls: WASD - Movement / Mouse - Aim / Left Mouse Button - Build/Shapeshift

Shapeshift asteroids into mines and blow up enemies with them without getting blow up yourself. Transform enemy remains into more stuff and see how long you can survive!

Couldn't get UI done beyond a health bar, nor much sound, but the gameplay is (mostly) there, so hey - it's something!

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Ratings

Coolness53%
#678Audio(Jam)2.17
#743Mood(Jam)2.83
#766Humor(Jam)1.89
#805Graphics(Jam)2.88
#849Fun(Jam)2.73
#856Innovation(Jam)2.65
#906Theme(Jam)2.77
#1101Overall(Jam)2.54

Comments

GAFBlizzard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:55am

Nice twist on asteroids. Pretty tough with how slippery the ship is!

mikeware says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:38am

Really loved the artwork and effects. Just wish you were able to add a concrete objective in to give a bit more purpose and meaning to the mechanics.

CasualCat says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:46pm

I ship felt really good when I was controlling it. It was fun to let it glide and spin around. But I think the game just needed more of an objective and the shooting wasn't working for me. Some of the enemies just flew out of the screen instead of chasing me. But its good work, you gotta start somewhere!

janiq says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:52pm

There should be more enemies and some kind of progress. Most of the enemies exploded somewhere out of the screen and i only heard the sound of explosion. Hovewer I really like the graphics. I think the graphics style and controls really worked together nicely.

Robber says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:39pm

had a really nice time, chilling out in space, collecting rocks and building some kind of defensive mine wall, then the enemys increased rapidly..fun game, has some interesting ideas and mechanics which could be expended upon

samlo says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:55pm

Nice! Mining is fun and I like how you have time to prepare before enemies scale up. Lots of room for expansion here

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 12:52am

I like it!! Turning asteroids into mines and watching bad guys (whom I nicked named 3 and quarter (soooo looks like a floppy disk) :) which I love!!! Excellent job on your game!!! Oh and thanks for doing the stream!

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:05am

I would like to see the laser fire whenever the mouse button is pressed. Besides that, I like the controls and the response to flying. Nice work!

broknecho says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 3:18am

Nice! Really good start here! I can see quite a few possibilities with the gameplay in the Tower Defence genre. Was cool how you could turn the ship wreckage into some mines as well!

Fun game.

Xanjos says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:29pm

Pretty fun and interesting entry. I really liked how you can turn the asteroids and wrecked enemy ships into mines.

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:31am

Nice game, only wish there were more enemies at the start.

Apr 27, 2016 @ 2:37am

Good start to a game, the controls need work.

KodingNights says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 2:23pm

Asteroids 2.0

alyphen says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 7:29am

Quite pretty, and an interesting mechanic to get the enemies to move over the mines. Perhaps it would have been more exciting if that was the only way to destroy them.
Sorely lacking music and a lot of other sound effects. These would have added a lot more depth.
After a while there wasn't really anything to do - perhaps adding some sort of congratulations for taking out all of the enmies would be nice.

Tselmek says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 9:33am

The mechanics work nicely but an objective goal might have helped keeping the gameplay interesting.

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