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

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Cubes of Power

by catchthefloaty - Compo Entry

GAMEPAD Required

This is a game for Oculus Rift runtime 1.3. (Non Oculus Version Available)

Tested on DK2 only.

Need a Gamepad. ( Tested with Xbox)

Press Escape anytime to quit. Press select/back button to reset camera.

Rift Users may need to allow apps outside of oculus store to run.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness65%
#416Humor2.32
#435Fun3.18
#450Audio2.74
#490Mood2.90
#504Graphics2.94
#514Theme3.29
#523Overall3.15
#548Innovation2.97

Comments

TechXSoftware says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:50am

Reminds me of minecraft, fun.

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:05am

A little hard without vr, but otherwise really good!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:33am

Pretty fun, Should have tried to add camera movement in non vr, but having had made my own game, I understand that compromises had to be made :P

murraya2 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:47am

Kept me interested for 10 minutes! I'd like to see it much faster and with many more puzzles. It was fairly sluggish as-is.

whilefun says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:34pm

Nice job, though the non-VR version is pretty hard in a couple spots due to lack of camera control. I finished in 9:56 and was happy I got under 10 mins. Timer was a good idea to add some tension for the player to challenge themselves. I liked the use of the two different shapes/abilities. Some of the jump/morph/grab/morph combos were satisfying to get! :)

davidB says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:40pm

I trie without VR, and I missed camera control to be able to jump, align and grab power of cubes.

OrangePop says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:51am

Clever and challenging. Works great on the Rift CV1. Played all the way through...8:04!

varuns says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:33pm

Minecrafty. I like minecrafty :D

Rother Games says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:38pm

I just can't jump.
I'm using a 64 bit Computer

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:11pm

@Rother Games you need a gamepad

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:01pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on www.indiexpo.net ? It's like itch or gjolt.
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

VividReality says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:32am

It was fun to play. I played without VR with controller. The controls felt right. Good job.

Ironhead says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:49pm

This was fun and well done. I enjoyed playing it. laid back. My only suggestion would be to have the ability to move the camera around with the right stick to make it a bit easier to get a perspective on things. Not a big deal though. Great job and cool implementation of the theme!

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