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

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Indiana Croft and the Mysterious Amulet

by Dasginger - Compo Entry

Indiana Croft is your everyday tomb raider. While exploring a particularly deadly set of ancient ruins (and helping himself to anything valuable on the way) he discovers a mysterious amulet that allows him to manipulate the shapes of objects.
This rapidly leaves him stranded deep in an unforgiving ruin full of deadly traps. Can you help him escape alive?

Controls:
Left click does everything!
Click an icon to activate or deactivate a shapeshifting power. You can't move while shapeshifting.
Click switches to pull them.
Click small objects to pick them up.
Click the ground to drop an object, or move Indiana.

Take any shiny secrets you find to the exit of each level to collect them. There are 4 in total to find.

Notes:
The framerate is a little low at times in the WebGL version. The download is much smoother, if you enjoy the game.
1080 isn't required, but I recommend playing it in a 16:9 aspect ratio if possible. Some puzzles require a wide view to complete.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness67%
#42Graphics4.21
#162Theme3.82
#186Humor3.00
#193Innovation3.58
#278Mood3.21
#281Overall3.42
#450Audio2.74
#514Fun3.05

Comments

tinykidtoo says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:22am

I love the graphics they look amazing.

Crown Games says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:30am

Cool game :D

SkullPixel says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:32am

Nice, solid entry. Definitely more innovative than most. And Indiana Croft? That's awesome. :D

Spud says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:05am

Tricky to play, but I really like the shape-shifting mechanic

tauntButtered says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:50am

It has great potential, the art is very nice, and it has giant chickens. It's a shame the movement controls are so slippery, would benefit greatly from four movement buttons.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:06am

Overall pretty happy with this in terms of the Compo, though i personally felt frustrated which ruined the fun factor a bit though there is enough humor to offset that.

Blister says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:37am

Nice game, good graphics and concept ! I love it :)

whilefun says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:25pm

The graphics were outstanding. I found the controls to be hard to figure out at first, but then realized you can't click to move when a "shapeshift" tool is active. Aside from some weird object physics issues, the puzzles were nicely done. Impressive effort for a 48 hour compo :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:53am

Really clever puzzle game, wonderful art direction. One of those you can't imagine getting made in just 48hrs!

F4KETHIS says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:26am

Looks really great, music looped over itself a couple of times, but it was fun.

orukinawa says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:07pm

That last stage took me forever but it felt so rewarding! Nice idea and level design. Dig the art too.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:20pm

Nice graphics! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/V5g1IHvqQQk

tentacode says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:28pm

Nice concept :) add more polish and you have a really great game!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:14am

clever idea, the third puzzle i could not figure out - great job

Vantaug says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:27pm

Holy poop, I thought it was a jam entry until I read some of your comments, the graphics are really nice.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:02pm

Like the minecraft look. Wasn't too much of a fan of the click-to-do-everything. Great level design and use if the theme. The complete splattering death is hilarious lol. Could use some more sound effects, though. Good game overall!

WizByte_Games says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:22am

Best graphics I seen so far for LD 35

jhell says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:27pm

Beautiful art! Too bad there was no sound or effects, but this must've taken you a lot of time :).

Rakowu says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:44am

Nice game, and nice intro. Good job.

Foxarya says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:21pm

Nice puzzles and graphics. Love the death animation!

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 3:59am

Art is awesome, love the puzzle ideas. Audio really sets that mystery tomb mood.

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