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

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The Creation

by RyanMan56 - Compo Entry

Take control of a dangerous, bloodthirsty creature as you attempt to consume other animals, assimilating their limbs in the process, and escape imprisonment.

Controls:
A or Left Arrow - Move left
D or Right Arrow - Move right
W or Up Arrow - Elevator up
S or Down Arrow - Elevator down
Space Bar - Jump (when unlocked)
R - Restart

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#105Humor3.31
#318Audio3.00
#448Mood2.96
#677Theme3.03
#688Innovation2.75
#705Graphics2.55
#859Fun2.41
#862Overall2.60

Comments

Javabot says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:01am

well, it was fun for a bit, but I do not feel like I accomplished much, and why a I allowed to jump for no reason? I read this is your first platformer, and in java as well! Good job! I hope this will lead to great things.

RyanMan56 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:59am

You are allowed to jump after you've consumed the cat and grown legs :)

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:29am

A bit short, but for a game jam/compo, its understandable. I really thought it could have been expanded more, nevertheless, but good job on making something. I liked the end bit with the text, and walking through the cat was kinda gross (but in a good way).

dcRfj15 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:41am

First, I must say that there is something quite funny about how the worm can ride up and down elevators :P. Anyway, I liked the music in the game as well as the atmosphere which the game provided. My only criticism would be that there wasn't a lot interaction between the player and the game (beyond walking and riding the elevator). It would be awesome if there were more challenges in the game so that the player could become more involved in the game.
Good work!

FenyesJ says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:51pm

10/10

blinry says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:27pm

I love it! Everything fits together really well. I was sorry for the cat ("Whyyy??"), and I loved the ending! Beautiful music! Thank you for making this!

Ethan Allwood says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:28pm

Nice game but it was a bit short and the character moved kinda slow. I feel like it would be a very good game if it continued for a couple more levels.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:29am

When I pressed the button, my face went O__O lol

Although it might not be your intention, I *loved* that there was only one level. The game is not escaping the room. The game is living with what you did to the cat lol

Good job for your first platformer :)

RyanMan56 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:35am

That is a brilliant way of looking at it! Thank you! :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:46am

Seriously Awesome!!

David Cookie says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:45pm

Well.. That was unexpected ahaha. It's pretty cruel but that makes me laugh for a little moment ^^ The text at the end is surprisely appealing and makes us want to see more. In any case, good job for a 1st!

whilefun says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:33pm

Well that was really weird and kind of gross! haha. Poor kitty. Crawling through that cat was super gross, but gave me super jumping legs. Huzzah!

ogre says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:35am

This made me laugh. That's something...

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:16pm

Good but so short !

Gord10 says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 4:18pm

Neat idea. It was too short, like said. You should had also said we are allowed to jump after we eat the cat.

masterkrepta says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:26pm

I like the idea, definitely could be expanded upon with more time

Big Cow says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Short little game. Clearly has a sense of humour. I liked the way the creation moved and there was a shapeshift! Cheers -R

TheCain says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 11:57pm

That's it? very short.
This reminds me very much of 'The Visitor' by Zeebarf.

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