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

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The Lone Druid

by leddkire - Jam Entry

The Lone Druid.

Try to escape the dreaded red abominations by shapeshifting your hands into venom-spitting snakes.

Obtain yellow essence to unlock the exit door.

Perform rituals on mounds of dirt to obtain spirit essence. This will enable you to shapeshift.

Once transformed, you can shoot a limited number of times.

Enemies drop red essences. After picking up enough essence, your shots are powered up.

I admit it's a very short game. Unfortunately I didn't have enough time to expand on more transformations or rooms.

If the windows is too small for you, you can resize it without any problems.

Made in Godot Engine
Sound made in Bosca Ceoil
Graphics made in GraphicsGale
Sounds made in Bfxr

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AuthorX says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:31am

It was short but what was there was fun, even though I didn't run out of green essence in battle, knowing that I could made me choose my shots carefully.

ramza says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:33am

Seemingly simple, but intensely fun! Great atmosphere and audio!

toastedgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:55am

I wish you could resize the window... It's straining my eyes

BrainSlugs83 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:29am

Cool game! Wish it was longer. :-) RE:@toastedgames, you can maximize it using the regular windows button. It makes it much more playable.

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

I thought you had a nice concept, and the sound was pretty good. Even though it was short, it was enjoyable.

PulsorHD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:15pm

Really fun game, you aced it, even though it was short, I did not see any bugs, the gameplay was fun music was fitting, and graphics were good as well.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:49pm

Great mood, not much content. What was there was pretty fun, though.

GaryS says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:55pm

I enjoyed this! The slow momentum of the shots vs the speed of the enemies actually made it quite easy to miss, then run out of essence and have to reload without being hit.
Would like to have seen more screens!

Senor Salty says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:58pm

The one shot death mechanic wasnt very fun,but the music and the mood were nice.BTW glitch with the heads where,if they hit an object at a certain angle,they became extremly slow.

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:52am

Nice sound, but it short. Good luck!

esayitch says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:52pm

Cool concept xD I wish doing a ritual would fill your bar completely, that would save tedious repetition. Other than that cool idea and nice music!

Good luck :)

Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:58pm

I enjoyed it, died a few times....

fafastudio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:16pm

Nice audio, and art !
It was a bit short, but i liked this, and concept was really nice

Tatos says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:31am

I really enjoy the game! Quite short but with tons of fun.

geekguy100 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 9:53pm

cool! beat the game! I would have liked to see another yellow essence in the room with the yellow door and make them permanently disappear once obtained. Overall, fun and nice music!

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