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

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Shaplanet

by chrissou - Compo Entry

SHAPLANET is a game where you have to "defend" a planet from asteroids in order to re-shape it!
The shape you need to create is indicated in red, Fire missile to destroy asteroids or place shields to defend a zone or let the asteroid destroy the part of the planet you don't want (the green and brown parts)

Bug reports : Twitter @chradr

CONTROLS
LEFT/RIGHT = move around
UP = Shoot
DOWN = Place shield

PLANETS SHAPES
On the menu screen you can choose the shape of the planet you want (right under the difficulty buttons)

SHIELDS
At the game start you can have up to 3 shields placed on screen at a time, the each have 3 lives (can be hit 3 times before disappearing)
When you destroy an asteroid (or the asteroid is destroyed on a shield) you gain 1 point
The number of available shields is = 3 + points / 10
The life of newly created shields is = 3 + points / 7

WIN/LOOSE CONDITIONS
Depending on the difficulty you choose you need to keep a certain percentage of the red blocks alive (i.e. number of red blocks not destroyed / number of red blocks at start of game)
You also need to obtain a certain ratio of : (Number of red blocks alive) / (Number of blocks alive)

For information, the actual ratios are:
EASY
%red blocks alive = 75
ratio = 75

MEDIUM
%red blocks alive = 85
ratio = 90

HARD
%red blocks alive = 90
ratio = 95

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2207Coolness10%

Comments

Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:22pm

Really nice take on the theme! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/jRtyhvCwxto

Saiodin says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:07pm

Easy was definetly easy, to the point I got invincible. http://puu.sh/oozNY/2ab89a458f.jpg It would be good if you see the amount of shields available actually ingame. I think higher difficulties might feel even frustrating because of the amount of objects getting thrown at you and the small size of your laser. The shooting sound was a bit loud and high-pitched, got annoying while constantly shooting.

thedashdude says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:32pm

Fun, I thought it was a little hard but a very creative take on the theme. Good job.

Yumeito says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 8:34pm

Nice Game:)

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