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

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by sepharoth213 - Compo Entry

Drag the shape towards any cardinal direction to start.

This is an interactive sculpture, really just a toy. Sound is a huge part of the experience so don't play it deaf if you can help it. Unfortunately the seams are because the three.js geometry utilities aren't perfect...but mostly because I didn't have enough time to fix them.

By the power of HTML5, this game will run on anything: If your phone can handle it the experience is much better on a mobile browser.

Music created with LSDJ on a Gameboy Color.

ps. after watching some people play it, and after seeing feedback in the comments (shoutouts to you ponk), I made some slight adjustments to how the input is handled. If you absolutely must play the original version, bite me.
...but you can do so here:

My website:

search tags: html5 webgl linux android windows osx ios browser 3d

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ViliX64 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:27am

Fantastic! Really innovative and fun. :)

jodizzle says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:30am


ponk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:53am

Nice ! The controls are interesting. Dragging out the shape feels good, but selecting a new shape is a bit counter-intuitive. I was trying to drag the shape to the center.
But anyway, cool toy :)

MrDave says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:31pm

I found this very interesting and played it for far longer than I should have. I liked the ones with voices and colour the most.

Pellanor says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:02pm

Okay, that was really cool!

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:04am

Very fun game, wasn't sure what was going on at first but it got cool real fast. Quite inventive and mesmerizing. Great work!

pythong says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:13am

nice. i liked the base line most

dustyroom says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:26am

Best experience so far.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28pm

Nice toy, good work on design & feel ! The audio evolving mechanics was cool too. However, a bit frustrated that the possibilities didn't seem that infinite after all.

ignacioq says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:00pm

Sound Design is incredible! I like how the sound is very part of the game. . . I love Chiptune, too. Great Work! I'd check the sync between motion and the beat of the music.

leffe108 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:12pm

Overall very nice. Require a bit fiddeling to find out what you can do. Took me some time to realize that draging to different edges give different effects.

Kudos to also to work towards mobile. Not so much for it being mobile, but for going a bit outside the box of computer based web games and do things different. Lot of interesting possibilities there. In my entry I used geolocation to create a game to be played outdoor.

doombrowski says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:13am

One of my favorites so far. Very cool.

GrimGary says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:25am

I actually still had a lot of fun with this for a non-game. Just trying to fidget around with the right shape was neat!

mutonizer says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:18am

Awesome take on the theme. Fascinating to play around with!

My only grip was that some of the beats were cringy sound wise but otherwise it was a great experience.

One of the most original, on theme and fascinating entry so far! Kudos :)

Sixteen says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:28am

While I wouldn't really call this a game, i did enjoy playing around with it. Very innovative take on the theme!

VictorDoval says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:16am

Congratulations! Great generative music+shape experience. :D

Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:53am

Nice! feels like making a minimalist music video of shapes within while I mess around the figures.

APantaloni says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:46pm

Cool experiment :)

ANTZtakeover says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:57pm

Pretty cool! Really enjoyed the concept but would've liked some more gameplay.

wissuk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:35pm

So innovative, I was playing around with this for a while :)

markusfisch says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:10pm

I have no idea what I'm doing :) A really fresh and innovative concept. Nice.

Arnage says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:52pm

Just discovering new effects was surprisingly fun, great work!

MayMakeGame says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:05pm

Haha. it's surprising how such a simple game could be so fun. Probably one of the best games i've seen all day! =3

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:55am

Great concept and use of theme.

guoboism says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:40am

Innovative! Nice! Glad to see shape shift on interactive artistic perspective.

blubberquark says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:05am

An interesting not-game.

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:35pm

er... I didn't got it :'(

frondeus says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:21am

Very cool but not game.

OysterKLAN says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:34am

Still not entirely sure what i'm supposed to be doing, but I really enjoyed it.

marmpa says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:39pm

Wow that was a crazu game :D.REally liked the idea.

rodobodolfo says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:32am

Wow this was reall cool. Good music!

danieldsj says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:46am

Very different game. Great original score.

kalth.streil says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:50pm

What did I just play? Awesome, really good job!

fatsopanda says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:26pm

Very cool and playful idea.

crazyrems says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 7:33am


torcado says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:51pm

really innovative! i love the music and visuals. very nice

ciaodavinci says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 1:08am

Wow so cool! This was fun to play with and runs great in the browser.

LeReveur says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Yes, it's just a toy. But, what a good toy ! I spent time searching every shape I could find and trying to understand the way that the shape affects the music, so, it's a kind of exploration game, with an innovative concept. Good job. :)

May 6, 2016 @ 10:18pm

Pretty fun to play around with and great music. Best non-game entry perhaps :p.

nhojrekrap says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:36pm

loving the music and graphics synced up!

oparisy says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 7:25pm

Hey, those shapes, they shift! Nice experiment, cool to see some three.js.

broknecho says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 11:31pm

Innovative toy! Was fun to mess around on. Great job!

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