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

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by ForeignGuyMike - Compo Entry

Welcome to Blocko.

Shapes will come down the 3 columns on the left. Use your mouse to aim and fire at the shapes to change them. If the shape matches the ones at the bottom, you get points, otherwise, you lose health.

PLUS fire mode will increase the shapes vertex count (triangles turn in to squares, etc.) MINUS fire mode does the opposite.

1 - Change to PLUS fire mode.
2 - Change to MINUS fire mode.
Left click - fire

Starts slow, ends fast.

Magical 8bit Plug

High score: 98

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JapaBijoux says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:35pm

Hi Mike, I follow you on youtube xD anyway, good game bro

Marsouin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:04pm

It look good, gg wp !

ohi12 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:49pm

Great game, pretty addictive!

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:07pm

My only con about this game is that i didnt have full control over the placement of the shapes, or what shape to turn them into. other then that this is a pretty good game

tmpxyz says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:07pm

Nice music!

Patomkin says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:33pm

Very simple and very complete game! Great :)

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:55pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

ZirconCode says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:17pm

Small and solid, I liked it. I think it would've been cool for plus/minus to cycle once a minimum/max number of vertices is reached, or right click for minus, left for plus. A good little puzzler, would work well on Android (already Java even) =D

runvs says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Very nice game. I like the idea of using the simple geometric forms to make a game out of it. Well done. The music and the graphics are also well implemented

Atridas says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:14pm

Oh greeeeeat!!!
It felt like Tetris, but with a totally different mechanic. I loved it!
There was a issue nonetheless: the fact that you have to change the state to shoot makes the game unnecessary harder. Maybe a button to add and another to substract whould've done the job.

DcrDro says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 12:17pm

interesting idea

Yazara says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:24pm

Cool game, simple and addicting :)
It would be nice if you would shoot with 1 and 2, instead of having to press the button + the mouse key.

May 6, 2016 @ 5:47pm

A solid use of the theme, and a well designed puzzle game!

The difference between too easy and too hard is a very fine line here, with it going from getting every shape to missing them all in less than a minute in my case. This is an interesting situation you've built with it, but it might be more enjoyable with a more gradual ramp up of difficulty. Maybe introducing shapes coming at different intervals at certain difficulty levels could be an interesting way of varying difficulty. For instance, on some levels, you could have pairs of shapes come down with very little between them, but give them time to catch their breath after each pair.

On the whole, you've made quite the interesting little action puzzler here!

May 7, 2016 @ 6:05pm

Great tunes and sound work! Clean, straightforward game design & polish too.

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