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

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Forest Spell

by dusho - Compo Entry

Use shapeshift spells to protect the Light forest and purge the Dark one.
You may try out how things work in Tutorial (free mode).
Light animals: eagle, wolf, squirrel
vs.
Dark monsters (shiftable to): sheep, spider, rat
Mushroom are poisonous to rats, ponds are deadly to spiders.

Controls: Mouse, Left button to select spell and apply, Right button to cancel.


Used tools:
Unity 5
Visual Studio 2015
Paint.NET

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness51%
#385Theme3.48
#574Humor1.88
#662Innovation2.81
#669Graphics2.64
#729Mood2.42
#911Overall2.43
#920Fun2.04

Comments

MrDave says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:17pm

I found it quite hard to know what attacked what. Other than that it is a clever use of the topic.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:35pm

Neat take on the theme

Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:38pm

A nice laid back game. Nice visuals.
It looks like there's strategy to squirrel eating spiders, cats eating rats, etc. and timing it right. So that was cool. More visual feedback with points when the animals eat the "Dark" could be nice? Otherwise nicely done!

PinkIndian says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Very hard game because you have to be very quick with the shapeshifting. Things get ugly really fast :)

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:48am

Too many animals and it confusing. But nice concept, good job!

fafastudio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:29pm

Would have been nice to have a little tutorial ;) but nice game

Squid says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:17am

Great use of the theme, took some time to figure out how everything worked and what attracted what. Overall good job!

scorched says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:41pm

Cannot download native builds, check access rights

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 8:52pm

Quite hard but nice visuals

May 6, 2016 @ 6:38am

I found a bug in the Web version, when I use the last spell in the tutorial, the whole tab freezes, and chrome replies with 'Aw, snap!'. The game works fine if not in tutorial. This is a clever use of the topic, but I did find it very hard to know what attacked what. The best thing is the graphics, they are awesome.

May 7, 2016 @ 3:31pm

Nice concept, liked the way there was a pattern with which animals react to which shapeshifted animals. Would be nice if there was more feedback to make this more obvious with what is occurring.

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