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

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Doppleshifter

by Kalman90Grape - Jam Entry

In this game, you are a Doppleganger trapped in an (almost)void realm surrounded by two dimensional polygons. Because the creator of your universe was short on time, you also have no goal. But you assume that the goal was supposed to be to make a square out of all of the polygons you collect.

To run the game: make sure you have Java installed, then just download the zip, extract its contents to a folder, and run the jar file. The jar file has to stay next to the resources folder in order for the game to work. Controls are WASD to move(,AOE works for Dvorak as well) and Space to move shapes you're standing on once they've been warped. Note that the collision detection acts a little weird and when you try to move a shape for the first time you'll have to keep moving over it while holding space until it catches on, and then you can move it normally.

All code, graphics, and sounds were made by me within 72 hours for the Jam. The programs I used were Eclipse, GIMP, and LMMS. I didn't get to finish half the ideas I had for this game due to time constraints beyond the 72 hour limit of the Jam, but I decided to post it anyway. I hope you at least find it a little interesting. By the way, this is technically my fifth Ludum Dare, although on my last one I did not post my game.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2207Coolness10%

Comments

pianoman373 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:42am

Too bad you couldn't add game mechanics. The music is really nice,

Kalman90Grape says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:28pm

@pianoman373 yep, I really wish I had gotten to add the fun stuff. Thanks about the music. It's the part of the project I'm most proud of.

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